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Data Operations Analyst (Reference Data)

Banking Operations
£60000 - £70000
60,000 to 70,000
City of London
United Kingdom
07-01-2021 05:56 PM
Role: Data Operations Analyst 
Position: Permanent

Overview of the role

You are responsible for 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 You will:

• 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 and updated 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 stakeholders 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
• Carry out additional duties as assigned

Skills and qualifications

• Significant Investment and operational data management experience within the financial services sector (preferably in the buy side)
• Significant securities reference data knowledge
• Advanced knowledge of product and client data
• Experienced in data operations approaches, quality practices in large financial organization(s)
• Five-year experience within the financial services industry specifically focused on security reference data
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required

Ryan Green

Recruitment Consultant

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