Head of Financial Data

Recruiter
EC1 Partners
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
£80,000 to £110,000
Posted
17 Oct 2020
Closes
22 Oct 2020
Ref
8712641
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
As the Head of Financial Data, you will be reporting to the CEO and will collaborate with a diverse team of fintech professionals. You will be responsible for the data strategy road map and work with the engineering team to build the platform.

Responsibilities:
  • Be absolutely obsessed with stock market data!!!
  • Work with researchers and stakeholders to develop the equity data strategy and roadmap
  • Collaborate with technical teams to deliver quick time to market results with impact
  • Negotiate with data vendors to achieve sound commercial contracts
  • Research new technologies that will help leverage data to improve decisions internally and for external customers

Key Requirements:
  • Robust understanding of financial data, especially equity data and all that can be done with it (equity factors, backtesting & market timing)
  • Good experience working with cross functional teams and management experience is desirable but not essential
  • Experience working with SQL databases and large data sets
  • Ability to read and understand code in either Python or Java is an advantage
  • Financial qualifications e.g. CFA / CMT / ACCA (qualified or part qualified okay)
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills


This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented individual to accelerate their career. This role can be based in London, Oxford or 100% remote. There are all kinds of benefits including a competitive salary, education and training options, and the usual holiday + pension allocation. For more information please apply today with your CV and contact details.

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