Instrument Reference Analyst

  • Negotiable
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni Londres Angleterre GB
  • Intérim, Plein-temps
  • DBFS
  • 22 juin 18 2018-06-22

A position has become available for a Instrument Reference Analyst in the London based Global Markets Instrument Referential Team. The successful candidate will be required to create and maintain instrument related / reference static data in accordance with governance and regulatory procedures.

The succesful Instrument Reference Analyst will have experience in the following:

Key Responsibilities

  • Creation and maintenance of Fixed Income Securities including Government, Corporate and Mortgage backed bonds as well as Structured and Derivative instruments
  • Close communication with Front Office / Traders and Middle Office Teams, as well as Risk and Pricing Support and P&L teams
  • Ongoing maintenance of products (e.g. coupon fixings, amortising/capitalising factors, redemptions and defaults)
  • Performing daily reconciliations between settlements system and various trading systems.
  • Dealing with settlement and trade queries from traders, Middle Office and Back Office
  • Contribute to monitoring all incoming email requests and ensure all are actioned in a timely manner
  • Contribute to the team's continuous process improvements to maximise efficiencies and minimise risk
  • Contribute to internal / external audit mission / inspection and closure of resulting recommendations
  • Contribute to IT system enhancements / bug fixes
  • Promptly escalate issues / incidents identified or reported
  • Identify static data weaknesses and work to resolve on a tactical and strategic basis

Basic Skills needed for the role

  • A sound knowledge and understanding of financial products and attributes.
  • Familiarity and use of data providers such as Bloomberg / Reuters / Telekurs / Markit
  • Accuracy and good organisation skills
  • Proactive, self -motivated and able to work with a minimum of supervision
  • Some project involvement or mgmt experience
  • Candidate must also be enthusiastic, mature, polite, and a good team player
  • Solid understanding of data governance, distribution and quality management principles
  • A willingness to adapt and learn additional functions

Desirable Skills

  • Experience with the Equity and Commodity asset classes
  • Advanced Excel skills (Pivots, Vlookup, Index Match etc.)
  • Experience with macros/VBA would be a plus