Job Description

Reference # : 18-01679Title : Data Analyst
Location : Getzville, NY
Position Type : Right to Hire
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 11/19/2018 / 03/29/2019
Our client, a leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 140 countries. They provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

Seeking an Index Analyst as they have had a continued growth in their business and are looking to increase the size of the Benchmark Administration Team globally. The incumbent will be involved in data management which includes corporate action handling, processes to manage exchange calendar data, prices, securities from various data vendors et in addition to who having a strong developing knowledge of index model calculation processes and process improvements in the data management space.

Job Background:
Operational convenience to have presence in US time zone primarily from the point of view of timeline and connectivity to team members in other regions.
The team develops and manages all organizations benchmark indices globally and cross asset class.
Some travel to New York may be necessary whilst training, then periodically thereafter.

Role and Responsibilities:
Data management on the calculation systems and implement process improvements in data management.
Risk control aspect of data management processes.
Daily production and reconciliation of benchmark index models, cross asset.
Documentation and administration of data and calculation processes and applications.
Accuracy with a strong attention to detail.
Methodical approach and strong organizational capabilities.
Efficiency and speed in carrying out tasks.
Good interpersonal skills and proven team player.
Possess a positive attitude, drive and initiative.

Excel experience is essential.
Basic knowledge of Databases and SQL would be advantageous.
No Perl Scripting required. This is a DA role (Non tech).
Knowledge of Python would be beneficial.
Proven work experience in manipulating Data preferably in a finance related field.
Knowledge of Market Data services (Bloomberg, Reuters) is beneficial.
Experience of corporate actions beneficial.
Self-driven, quick learner, motivated individual.
A thorough and detailed approach to work.
Excellent spoken and written English.
Good communication skills.

A numerate background (BSc/BA) is essential

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