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Global Investment Reference Data Operations Manager

Banking Operations
£80,000 - £100,000
90,000 to 100,000
City of London
United Kingdom
07-01-2021 05:39 PM
Role: Global Investment Reference Data Operations Manager
Position: Permanent 

Overview of the role

You will be responsible for daily supervision of Global Investment Reference Data Operations Analysts, as well as assisting staff in performing a variety of functions associated with maintaining all Investment reference data (Benchmarks, Indices, Security, Security Analytics, Portfolios, Ratings, etc.) across multiple systems, for a variety of investment products, with the goal of providing accurate, timely data that is used for analytics, risk management, trading, finance, compliance, marketing and client reporting. This includes developing and analyzing daily, weekly and monthly reports to ensure accuracy, compliance and control.

Duties and responsibilities

• Promote a culture of accountability and risk mitigation within the department.
• Coordinate departmental workflow and assist staff by researching and resolving complex problems.
• Evaluate employee performance and provide feedback, assess training needs and assist in the development of the team.
• Ensure Investment reference data integrity and compliance by performing data cleansing, data audit and/or data validation
• Ensure all Investment reference data elements are opened, closed, updated and maintained both timely and accurately
• Set improvement targets, qualify and quantify the results of data quality efforts
• Perform root-cause analysis on master data related system problems and recommend or execute corrective action
• Recommend ways to strengthen data integrity, quality and availability across the enterprise
• Work with IT, data stewards and internal business groups to develop effective, efficient, and transparent processes around the use of master data in systems
• Create testing programs in stage environments to manage proposed changes in master data
• Work with IT resources and data stewards to look for data anomalies by using data profiling tools
• Maintain understanding of master data tools, downstream systems and data lineage rules
• Assist in the development and maintenance of operational policies and procedures
• Maintain understanding of all internal partners’ requirements and business processes
• Develop daily, weekly, and monthly quality dashboards that show state of data errors and exceptions as well as progress toward specific data quality targets
• Assist in the design, development, testing, and implementation of new processes and/or system enhancements to ensure that the design meets business requirements while improving department efficiency and effectiveness

Skills and qualifications

• Significant Investment and Operational data management experience within the financial services sector (preferably in the buy side)
• Advanced knowledge of securities, product and client data
• Experienced in data operations approaches, quality practices in large financial organization(s)
• Significant experience managing data analysts teams with a focus on data quality and process improvement
• Five-year experience within the financial services industry
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required

Ryan Green

Recruitment Consultant

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