Data & Reporting Analyst - 18 M FTC

M&G plc.
London, United Kingdom
04 Aug 2022
03 Sep 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At M&G our vision is: to become the best loved and most successful savings and investment business and we're looking for people who are excited about joining us on our journey. We're digitally transforming and investing heavily in technology and innovation to develop new and improved customer propositions that really raise the bar for our customers. To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values and behaviours and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity/nationality, disability, or military service and welcome those who have taken career breaks. We will consider flexible working arrangements or home working arrangements for any of our roles and also offer work place accommodations to ensure you have what you need to effectively deliver in your role.

What you can expect from us:
We are committed to creating an environment where you can be exceptional at all you do. To help us deliver this, we promise to:
  • Challenge Your Limits by creating a stimulating working environment and providing opportunities for you to be involved in meaningful and challenging work
  • Support Your Aspirations with a commitment to learning and development that helps you achieve and build your experience with people who want you to succeed
  • Value Your Input whereby leaders and managers will involve you in key decisions, listen to your thoughts and recognise the important contribution you make
  • Balance Your Life through a work life partnership that focuses on making this an inclusive, diverse and friendly place to work and offers the flexibility and support that enables everyone to be at their best

How do we support our employees:
All M&G plc employees will be supported in the workplace through our M&G Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). If you need counselling, confidential financial or legal advice. The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and offers access to qualified professionals who can provide specialist information, advice and support on many issues. It offers a broad range of services, including help with family issues, maintaining work/life balance and mental health support.

The Role:

The Investment Data & Reporting Services ("DRS") team is responsible for delivering and overseeing business-critical data for stakeholders across a number of key applications. The DRS team is undergoing significant change driven by strategic programmes, new business, organisational change along with it's own Target Operating Model transformation.

In this role you will support the Head of Operational Readiness in representing the DRS team to ensure that they have the necessary capabilities to deliver this change enabling high quality, value add data services to our Investment teams, Clients and the Regulators. You will be working with a number of stakeholders and change initiatives from across the organisation, and working with the DRS SME's.

Key Responsibilities for this role:
  • Representing the team across fund launches, new mandates, new instrument and new market working groups to deliver the requirements of the team to support the new initiatives.
  • Working with the ESG programme on requirements related to data sourcing, assurance and client reporting to assist with delivering solutions into the DRS team
  • Manage the pipeline of change and new initiatives into the team, to assist with prioritisation of deliveries.
  • Production of high quality Management Information on the change initiatives and pipeline of work into the team.
  • Produce requirement documents for DRS change requests to support the teams strategy.
  • Assist with defining the business processes which deliver high quality data services.
  • Understand the teams operating model and how future pipelines, change programmes, client's expectations and regulatory obligations impacts the operating model.
  • Engage with stakeholders to understand requirements of new initiatives impacting the DRS team and manage the stakeholders expectations in delivering the change.
  • Advise the team on impacts to change and resourcing.

Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • Strong knowledge of financial markets and across differing asset classes (Fixed Income, Equities, OTC & ETD Derivatives, Leveraged Loans, Private Debt & Equity)
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders across the business and manage their expectations
  • Proactive and delivery focused with excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiasm to expand knowledge in the role to the benefit of the wider team
  • Experience in gathering and producing clear and precise requirements, both written and verbally
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills with a keen attention to detail and ability to manage multiple deliveries
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to generate solutions
  • Understanding of the M&G fund ranges is advantageous.
  • Understanding of ESG, with some experience in this area preferable

  • Experience of using Power BI
  • Working knowledge of Blackrocks Aladdin system a bonus

We live by four behaviours at M&G and we ask all our employees to:
  • Inspire Others - Support and encourage each other, creating an environment where everyone can contribute and succeed
  • Embrace Change - Be open to change, willing to be challenged and able to adapt quickly and imaginatively to new ideas
  • Deliver Results - Focus on outcomes, set high standards and deliver with energy and determination
  • Keep it Simple - Cut through complexity and bureaucracy, be clear and decisive and never overcomplicate things

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