Data Business Analyst

Contract | £600 - £700 per day | London (All) | England | Posted by Shane Ferguson | 16.04.18

Reputable Institutional Investment Manager is hiring for a Data Business Analyst.

The Business Analyst will work across various lines of business across the fund with a particular focus on portfolio data, key fundamentals and delivering a new reporting platform.

Key Duties:

  • Analysing and extrapolating large data sets across a variety of portfolios and asset classes
  • Collating and verifying data from relevant sources and ensuring data is reconciled, vetted and communicated correctly to difference stakeholders across the fund
  • Data cleansing and challenging the accuracy and quality of data across multiple sources
  • Manipulating data and providing reconciled data for client reports, position reporting, valuations and portfolio reporting
  • Analysing Data feeds into current PMS ensuring data integrity and reviewing data sources
  • Data migration to new reporting tool and working with business and external vendor
  • Delivery of robust Data Controls and mitigation of data risk across all invested portfolios
  • Particular Data Analysis in Fixed Income, Equities and OTC Derivative Asset Classes (Multi Asset Class coverage)
  • Act as the Data owner and specialist as part of client reporting project team
  • Engage with all levels of seniority across the fund particularly Front Office, Portfolio Managers and Risk
  • Understanding the data requirements and needs of said stakeholders
  • Support scoping, gap analysis and production of detailed and high quality BRD's and FRD's
  • Run, deliver and organise workshops with business end users and other business sponsors

Experience Required

  • Solid experience in Data in Asset Management
  • Experience in specific Data Analyst Projects in Asset Management
  • Broad Business Analysis tool kit: Requirements Documents, Scoping, Gap Analysis and delivering Workshops for Data Projects
  • Strong Asset Class coverage particularly Fixed Income and OTC Derivatives
  • Data analysis for Investment Reports and therefore familiarity and understanding of NAV positions, pricing, performance, attribution, P&L and market data
  • Experience in building good Data Governance and Best Practice controls
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg's products and services, including integration with Excel
  • Broad understanding of Portfolio Management Systems and Reporting tools
  • Strong knowledge of Enterprise Data Management system such as Golden Source, PolarLake, Markit EDM or a standalone Security/Product Master
  • Strong SQL, VBA or evidence of programming when analysing large data sets

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