Research Analyst

Job responsibility
  • Conduct in-depth governance practice analysis across sectors including financial statements, executive pay practices, corporate events and activities.
  • Collect governance information from disclosures, as well as other sources and write relevant news alerts.
  • Provide relevant market assessment, industry, trends and factors, which affect governance practices, corporate board and investors’ risk management, engagement, and decision-making process.
  • Maintain and improve the quality of the universe covered.
  • Collaborate with the team on client requests and projects.
  • Use key insights and data to write thought leadership articles.
  • Performs additional duties as the need arises.
What we are looking for
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business and/or Economics or relevant field.
  • Knowledge of global financial markets and an affinity for good corporate governance.
  • Experience in corporate governance research
  • Strong data management and analytical skills with a passion for research, including the ability to discern detailed documents and analyse annual reports including financial statements.
  • Strong writing and verbal skills including the ability to organize, interpret, and summarize large amounts of information into concise and simple text.
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure, make decisions and handle a high workload volume at a rapid pace.
  • Ability to identify and assess key drivers and trends for governance practices.
  • Eager to learn and willing to go the extra mile.
  • Excels in a team environment and is proactive, collaborative and collegial.
  • Strong communication skills, flexible, driven and good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent practical knowledge of MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
  • Advanced English language skills are required and preferably another language.
What we offer
We offer a great entrepreneurial working environment, where you can make a real impact and difference. We don’t operate in a hierarchy and truly value our people as they are critical to the success of our business. We put the customer at the heart of our business, making their decision-making much easier! We are dedicated to innovation, teamwork and encourage our people to think big, be decisive, focus on excellence and to act courageous.

Research Intern

DirectorInsight offers a challenging Research Internship focussing on, but not limited to:
  • Gathering financial information, corporate governance and executive pay analytics from various listed companies across leading equity indexes
  • Writing powerful company analysis and reports
  • Analyse company disclosures, market research reports and global market news
  • Deliver research presentations to management and research team
  • Work on thought leadership articles for publication purposes
  • The opportunity to use our expansive database for writing your thesis
What we are looking for
Finance & economics students, with knowledge of global financial markets and corporate governance. The internship duration is 6 months.
Requirements
You have strong analytical skills, attention to detail and accuracy and have the ability to create insight from big data. You are able to make decisions, work independently with tight deadlines and under pressure. You are flexible, proactive and have a positive, down to earth attitude. Advanced English language skills are required and preferably Dutch and another language. It is a requirement that the candidate is still enrolled in a university or school program and eligible to work in the EU.
What we offer
You will be part of a highly experienced and dynamic team, based in Amsterdam. We offer a great flexible working environment where you can make a real impact and difference.

Information Technology Intern

Do you want to get real programming experience in a start-up venture? We are looking for a smart and creative IT intern. You will get the opportunity to contribute to the development of new features and enhance some of our existing software functionalities. In addition, we offer our interns to conduct their thesis at Directorinsight. You will be part of a highly experienced and dynamic team, based in Amsterdam. Our development team is responsible for our online tool Directorinsight. We are the first and only platform in the European market that provides such platform. Your task will be setting up a test-framework to assess our in-house-developed application. In addition, we expect you to create a new feature for mapping the interconnected relations between directors. Finally, we have developed an algorithm to compose company peer groups. You will be working with the team to have this fully integrated in our tool DirectorInsight.
What we are looking for
  • Affinity with IT and financial services
  • Experience in programming and automated testing
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Numeric and analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS and HTML
  • Adept at solving problems, making decisions and be able to work independently with tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Flexible, proactive approach and a positive, down to earth attitude
  • Knowledge of PHPunit (pré)
What we offer
You will be part of a highly experienced and dynamic team, based in Amsterdam. We offer a great flexible working environment where you can make a real impact and difference. This internship can be combined with writing a thesis at DirectorInsight.

Developer

Do you want to be part of a startup who strives to transform the way decisions are made in company’s governance practices? We are a looking for bright and creative software programming developer. You will be part of our development team and play a pivotal role in the further development of our unique and innovative software platform, DirectorInsight.  
What we are looking for
You will perform a wide variety of tasks from 100% new development to bug fixes and maintenance. You’ll work on improving the richness and the capabilities of our platform, to support the growing feature set of our platform DirectorInsight, and deliver a greater user experience to our customers. You’ll work on tackling interesting technical challenges such as dashboards, data reshaping, etc.    
Requirements
  • Experience: PHP, MySQL, Computational experience with software framework and familiar with Laravel.
  • Passionate: You love coding, solving complex problems and building easy to use user interfaces.
  • Characteristics: You are accurate, creative, a real team player, proactive and down to earth. You are able to work independently, with tight deadlines and understand what it takes to write software that is robust.
  • Preference: Knowledge of JavaScript, CSS and HTML and data visualization.
 
What we offer
We offer a great, entrepreneurial, flexible working environment where you can make a real impact and difference. You will be part of a highly energetic, experienced and dynamic team, based in Amsterdam.

We are constantly looking for emerging talent & professionals aspiring a career in finance, corporate governance and software development. Our people are exceptionally bright, intellectually curious, have an entrepreneurial drive and are passionate about their job. We offer a great working environment where you can make a real impact and difference

Looking to take the next steps with your career? Please send us your resume and contact details and we will contact you.

 


How to Apply

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