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FactSet Overview

Norwalk, CT (US)
5001 to 10000 employees
1978
Company - Public (FDS)
Financial Analytics & Research
₹100 to ₹500 billion (INR) per year
FactSet creates data and software solutions for tens of thousands of investment professionals around the world, providing instant access to financial data and analytics that investors use to make crucial investment decisions. We combine hundreds of databases from ... Read more

Mission: Solve our clients’ greatest challenges with the power of collaboration

Company Updates

  • To kick off Black History Month, we had the pleasure of welcoming Ronald Taylor, CPA, Diversity Officer at The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and Evin Floyd Robinson, President of America On Tech for a panel discussion on Diversity & Inclusion in Financial Technology.

  • FactSet is proud to earn 100% on Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index for LGBTQ-inclusive workplace policies and practices. #CEI2020

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FactSet – Why Work With Us?


At FactSet, exceptional talent fuels every aspect of our business, from the constantly evolving financial software we develop to the unrivaled client service at our core.  As we continue to grow, we rely on new ideas and creative thinking to maintain our position on the cutting-edge of financial services and software.

FactSet hires the best of the best in the financial technology industry. Whether you are a college student, recent graduate, or working professional, product-facing or client-facing, you will dynamically contribute to FactSet’s flourishing business. You will work with peers who are just as motivated and passionate as you are, in an environment that promotes team, personal and professional growth.

When you join our team, you’ll receive immediate responsibility and recognition for your work, and will be valued personally and professionally. As the financial services software industry continues to grow, so will the future of FactSet and its employees. 

Embedding Diversity & Inclusion at FactSet 

We recognize that our best ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time to help us solve our clients’ greatest challenges. We provide the best client solutions when we leverage diversity for collaboration, innovation, and shared success. FactSet is committed to growing our workforce diversity, and we aim to be the career destination for the best and brightest talent that mirrors our diverse global communities and client markets. At FactSet we are unified by the spirit of going above and beyond—for our clients and for each other. In fiscal year18 our employees identified inclusion as one of our core values. We foster a globally inclusive culture across the company by enabling our people to be themselves at work and to join in, be heard, contribute, and grow. Our inclusive work environment maximizes engagement, productivity, and ultimately makes FactSet a great place to work.  

784 volunteers in 34 offices globally participated in our Global Relay for Good.

 A Culture of Giving Back

Just as we help our clients solve their greatest challenges through collaboration, we believe that giving back to our communities is part of our culture. We recognize our responsibility as a global corporate citizen to invest in the communities where we work, and we direct our employee volunteer efforts and charitable giving for positive social impact. We unite around FactSet’s four Pillars of Service, partnering with leading nonprofit organizations that are contributing to the causes that matter most to us. This sense of purpose demonstrates the FactSet spirit of going above and beyond and reflects our employees’ pride in working for an organization that cares.  


Helping Our People to Balance Work and Life

FactSet provides a host of benefits that help our employees be productive at work while enjoying a good quality of life with opportunities for personal and professional development. While our programs and perks vary by location, our comprehensive benefits offering is an integral component of our total rewards approach: 

  • Comprehensive health coverage for employees and their families 
  • Retirement savings vehicles to provide financial security and help employees plan for the future 
  • Life insurance, personal accident insurance, disability coverage, and business travel accident insurance to provide financial protection and peace of mind in the event of unforeseen circumstances 
  • Paid time off for personal, vacation, and parental leave 
  • Alternative Work Arrangements (AWA) to help employees balance their work and personal obligations (US and UK offices) 
  • Perks to make each workday easier such as subsidized lunch in the office Monday through Thursday in most locations 
  • Discounted services at gyms and wellness facilities 
  • Extensive training and development opportunities to support employees in their pursuit of lifelong learning, including certification reimbursement for eligible expenses related to the CFA, CIPM, CAIA, and FRM exams 
  •  A robust social community involved in volunteerism, intramural sports, and in-office team building events  
FactSetters staying active outside of the office for the Corporate Challenge Run.

FactSet is comprised of various teams and SBUs (Strategic Business Units):

  • Analytics Solutions SBU
  • Content
  • Content & Technology Solutions SBU
  • Engineering
  • Enterprise Solutions
  • Finance
  • Global Client Solutions Group
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Product Development
  • Research Solutions SBU
  • Sales
  • Wealth Solucitons SBU

FactSet Reviews

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    Former Employee - Research Analyst in Hyderabad
    Former Employee - Research Analyst in Hyderabad
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    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at FactSet full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    New technology, Flexible shift timings

    Cons

    No negative comments for the organisation

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FactSet Photos

FactSet photo of: Celebrating how we help clients #SeeTheAdvantage as we ring the opening bell at Nasdaq.
FactSet photo of: Global Client Solutions interns in our Chicago office attend a Cubs baseball game at the iconic Wrigley Field
FactSet photo of: We roll up our sleeves to solve tough problems together. We learn from our successes and our failures and continually push each other to do better.
FactSet photo of: Our four offices in India celebrate employing over 3,000 FactSet employees in India.
FactSet photo of: FactSetters gather at our 2016 EMEA Symposium in Berlin.
FactSet photo of: Volunteer Event
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FactSet Interviews

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    Research Analyst Interview

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    Interview

    There are 4 rounds
    First one is written test
    Second one is SI writing
    Third one is interview with team leader
    Fourth one is interview with HR.
    In written test there are 4 sections.
    English, finance, accounting and aptitude.

    Interview Questions

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FactSet Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2014
  • UK's 50 Best Places Workplaces(Medium Category), Great Place to Work Institute Europe, 2014
  • Fortune 100 Best Places to Work, Fortune and Great Place to Work, 2015
  • 100 Best Places to Work for Millennials, Great Place to Work, 2015
  • Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2017
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