Research Associate

Location
Bethesda, Maryland
Posted
Jun 12, 2017
Closes
Jul 07, 2017
Career Level
Entry Level
Hours
Full Time

About Us:

We are a well-established financial research/data provider that has been in business for over 30 years. We are a small company with a fun, congenial staff. We pride ourselves on our relaxed, collaborative corporate culture, and our excellent work-life balance. We are located in a bright, open office space in downtown Bethesda, within walking distance of the Bethesda Metro station and numerous restaurants and bars.

Our firm has just had an additional position open up for a smart and competent recent college graduate to join our team as a Research Associate. Our ideal candidate is flexible and eager to learn, and is available to start immediately.

Position Description:

The Research Associate position gives the employee a chance to participate in a small business that provides research to the major financial news services and over 200 financial institutions worldwide. This job provides a unique work experience through the opportunity to observe and participate in virtually every aspect of a small business. The duties are extremely varied and include handling ad-hoc client research requests, analyzing and validating data for clients, writing financial news stories, and verifying functionality of applications, as well as some accounting and administrative tasks.

Requirements:

-Bachelor’s degree

-Minimum GPA of 3.2, demonstrated history of academic excellence

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills

-Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

-Knowledge of financial markets a plus

Salary

Competitive salary with the opportunity for performance bonuses. Benefits package includes: medical insurance, disability benefits, prescription drug coverage, sick leave, vacation, paid company holidays, and SIMPLE-IRA plan.

Candidates must possess immediate right to work in the USA without need for visa transfer or sponsorship. We are not offering relocation assistance. 

Apply

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to jobs@washingtonservice.com.