Instrument & Reference Data Lead Specialist

5 days left

Resource Solutions.
London, United Kingdom
30 Apr 2022
30 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The team

The Data Management group comprises 4 teams, Client & Portfolio (C&P), Data Services, Index/Benchmark and Pricing data. The group is responsible for the timely and accurate delivery of data to facilitate the Investment and client reporting processes.

What you'll do

  • Set up and maintenance of security reference data in our global Trading Platform (Aladdin) and central Security Master (MEDM) as required for the Investment, Distribution, Portfolio Services and Risk/Legal/Compliance teams.
  • Monitor and answer security data queries from stakeholders.
  • Run daily tasks for the accurate maintenance and quality control of the security data within our systems.
  • Continued development of quality control checks to ensure adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Working closely with Data Services colleagues in Singapore and New York.
  • Run automated UDTs and look for improvements and new ways to automate processes with UDTs using such tools as VBA, Python and Power BI.
  • Monitor Cash breaks assigned to Data Services by Reconciliation and correct security data where applicable.

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
  • Degree or equivalent or previous Data Management or Operations experience
  • Have a broad understanding of Securities (Equities, Fixed Income, Derivatives)
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills i.e. Excel, Word, Powerpoint
  • Good communication skills- written, presentational and verbal

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
  • Previous Security Reference Data or Pricing Analyst experience
  • Experience of using Data Vendors i.e. Bloomberg, Refinitiv Eikon, ICE (IDC)
  • Experience of Aladdin, Eagle Star PACE, MEDM
  • Experience with VBA, Python, Power BI

What you'll be like
  • Enthusiastic and committed
  • Analytical and numerical
  • Ability to prioritise and willing to work flexible hours when necessary
  • Focus on quality and delivery
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Able to work on own initiative and under pressure - a self starter
  • Must have excellent attention to detail

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