StreetAccount is a division of FactSet that aggregates, filters, and contextualizes real-time financial market news for institutional investors. We are adding to our Canadian coverage and seeking to fill the role of Senior News Analyst, with a focus on Canadian macro news events.
The role involves all aspects of providing content to our clients, from identifying information, research and news that is material and actionable, to writing concise comments that enable investors to immediately grasp their impact. The role will be particularly focused on providing daily commentary on the Canadian market, economic data, monetary policy and political developments. North American positions generally occupy either the earlier or later portion of daily coverage that spans from 5am to 6pm ET.
StreetAccount's parent company, FactSet, consolidates all the tools you need to monitor global markets, public and private companies, and equity and fixed income portfolios in a single, intuitive interface.
A passionate interest in Canadian financial markets, as well as a clear understanding of how news affects equities and the broader markets
Knowledge of Canada's macro environment as well as key market sectors and listed companies
Previous work experience in a market-focused role (analyst, trader, PM, equity/currency/bond sales, economist, etc.)
The ability to digest and analyze information quickly
Excellent written communication skills
Having a network of Canadian market contacts would be ideal
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