Business Researcher

MP Resourcing Ltd
£26-£30k doe
16 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
The ideal candidate wanting to work for a small entrepreneurial company, you will be a graduate with two to five years' experience in a relevant field such as the research departments of accountancy firms, consultancies, private equity, law and banking, or financial journalism/PR.

The role :

Candidate will be able to use their initiative to identify top-performing private companies and diligently capture company financials, using internet sources, news articles, financial databases and company accounts. Conduct telephone and face-to-face interviews with entrepreneurs, CEOs and finance directors, and write short accurate profiles and reports you're your findings. Work on ad hoc research projects, helping to improve our research techniques. Help foster good relationships with the companies we research on the phone and at company visits to promote the benefits of our league tables and to encourage the directors to attend our dinners, help service our blue-chip sponsors. Provide support to our events team at our national networking awards dinners (up to seven evenings a year)


Possess a strong interest in private companies and entrepreneurs, Meticulous attention to detail, service-oriented, organised with excellent inter-personal and communication skills, competent at using the internet and preferably also financial data sources, such as Companies House, Experian's MarketIQ and BvDs Fame, as research tools. Able to be flexible and adapt at short notice, and be a team player.


- Able to write confidently and accurately
- Some accountancy training
- Some experience of customer account handling
- Strong IT skills, preferably Excel and Access, and helpful to have some WordPress or InDesign experience