Senior Data Analyst, Financial Services

    • New York, NY


Earnest Research is a VC-backed data innovation startup driven to change the way professionals understand consumer and business behavior. Working with world-class data partners, we transform raw data into a source for business and investment professionals to ask better questions so they can make better decisions. We believe, in the right hands, data has the power to change the way we work. 


Data Analysts at Earnest are passionate about finding signals in the noise of large datasets and have a strong interest in technology, consumer trends, and private and public markets. Quantifying both macro and micro trends in the consumer economy is our primary focus. As part of the group, you will be immersed in a fast-paced environment with infinite opportunities to learn and grow. In this role, you will facilitate the next level of growth for Earnest and be a meaningful contributor to shaping future data professionals. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated problem-solver capable of applying big picture thinking with a passion for using data to assist our clients in making better investment decisions.


  • Interfacing directly with clients to present analyses, explain product offerings and serve as an industry and subject-matter expert
  • Developing and maintaining insights on private and publicly traded companies
  • Identifying and investigating trends within the consumer economy
  • Creating analyses from billions of rows of electronic records
  • Providing guidance to junior team members to further develop and hone their skills
  • Collaborating with product and engineering teams for collection of the *right* data
  • Seeking out areas for operational improvement and taking initiative to address them


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or a related discipline from a top tier university
  • 3-7 years of finance experience, preferably in equity research, private equity, or asset management. Will consider those with investment banking, consulting and/or quantitative marketing experience.
  • Proactive and solutions-oriented; innovative and results-driven
  • Meticulous attention to detail and the ability to complete tasks with minimal oversight
  • Ability to handle confidential/sensitive information and exercise exceptional judgment
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, interpersonal)
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks daily and meet project deadlines
  • Extremely committed, hard working, and thoughtful with the ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment
  • Exceptional Excel and analytical skills
  • Familiarity with Tableau software is a plus, but not required


  • 100% company paid medical plan options (additional medical, dental and vision plans available too!) 
  • Health & fitness reimbursement program
  • 401K retirement plans with employer matching
  • Flexible and generous time off 
  • Pre-tax savings plans for public transportation and parking expenses
  • Golf simulator, pool table, fully stocked kitchen and cold brew on tap
  • Regular company happy hours, lunches & events

Earnest Research is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.


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