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Sr. Specialist, Research (Finance)


About the role:

Gartner Researchers support the discovery of actionable business ideas while bringing best practices, and research models to life across a broad range of world-leading clients. A Senior Specialist on the Finance Insight Extension team is responsible for synthesizing Gartner’s best research to develop fresh, timely insights designed to help senior executives solve critical challenges and elevate their organization’s performance.

The Senior Specialist combines their knowledge, experience and collaboration skills to produce provocative research and collaborate with peers and senior stakeholders to develop research initiatives.

This individual will produce a wide range of written deliverables written for CFOs, Controllers, Heads of FP&A, and Finance Transformation Leaders that require qualitative and quantitative research methods, strong collaboration skills, and clear and compelling business writing.

What you will do:

  • Apply Gartner's proven methodology for identifying best practice solutions to many of today's biggest business challenges
  • Analyze and interpret business problems using primary and secondary research, root cause analysis, benchmarking, and other qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Conduct wide-ranging secondary literature searches
  • Spot patterns and relationships in quantitative or qualitative information in order to generate hypotheses about conclusions that can be drawn from the data
  • Independently create key research deliverables, including: white papers, articles, presentations and webinars, guidebooks, templates, how-to guides
  • Challenge client thinking utilizing solid logical frameworks 
  • Contribute to the Insight Extension team’s plans for future content by monitoring areas of emerging client interest and urgency
  • Closely collaborate with peers and senior stakeholders on a global team

What you will need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Creative approach to gathering, analyzing, and restructuring data points to create original insights
  • Strong writing skills, with particular attention to precision of language and ability to present information in a logical and consumable manner
  • Intellectual curiosity and adaptability to changing circumstances, including a willingness to experiment with content to maximize client utility, challenge stakeholder perspectives, and consider alternative or unexpected points of view to improve ideas
  • Dedication to ensuring deliverables meet Gartner’s high content quality standards
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong organizational skills, including a proven competence for meeting deadlines and managing thorough stakeholder reviews
  • Highly disciplined and committed to self-improvement, with a self-starter mentality
  • Willingness and foundational ability to coach others

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary, generous paid time off policy, charity match program, Medical, Dental & Vision Plans, Parental Leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and more!
  • Collaborative, team-oriented culture that embraces diversity
  • Professional development and unlimited growth opportunities


Who are we?  

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT), we guide the leaders who shape the world.

Our mission relies on expert analysis and bold ideas to deliver actionable, objective insight, helping enterprise leaders and their teams succeed with their mission-critical priorities.

Since our founding in 1979, we’ve grown to more than 20,000 associates globally who support ~15,000 client enterprises in ~90 countries and territories. We do important, interesting and substantive work that matters. That’s why we hire associates with the intellectual curiosity, energy and drive to want to make a difference. The bar is unapologetically high. So is the impact you can have here.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?  

Our sustained success creates limitless opportunities for you to grow professionally and flourish personally. We have a vast, virtually untapped market potential ahead of us, providing you with an exciting trajectory long into the future. How far you go is driven by your passion and performance.

We hire remarkable people who collaborate and win as a team. Together, our singular, unifying goal is to deliver results for our clients.

Our teams are inclusive and composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations.

We invest in great leaders who bring out the best in you and the company, enabling us to multiply our impact and results. This is why, year after year, we are recognized worldwide as a great place to work .

What do we offer?  

Gartner offers world-class benefits, highly competitive compensation and disproportionate rewards for top performers. 

In our hybrid work environment, we provide the flexibility and support for you to thrive — working virtually when it's productive to do so and getting together with colleagues in a vibrant community that is purposeful, engaging and inspiring.

Ready to grow your career with Gartner? Join us.

Gartner believes in fair and equitable pay. A reasonable estimate of the base salary range for this role is 69,600 USD - 96,750 USD. Please note that actual salaries may vary within the range, or be above or below the range, based on factors including, but not limited to, education, training, experience, professional achievement, business need, and location. In addition to base salary, employees will participate in either an annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance, or a role-based, uncapped sales incentive plan. Our talent acquisition team will provide the specific opportunity on our bonus or incentive programs to eligible candidates. We also offer market leading benefit programs including generous PTO, a 401k match up to $7,200 per year, the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount, and more.

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