Data Analyst

Change Recruitment Group
08 Nov 2019
13 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
Data Analyst | Edinburgh | Contract

Do you have experience of Investment Operations within the fund mandate space or client services? Change Recruitment's leading asset manager is looking to hire a Data Analyst on a contract basis. As part of an ongoing global project, you will be involved in the re-design of Client data requirements, work closely clients and other teams to meet key objectives.

Main Duties:

• Setup and maintain client and portfolio attributes for new clients and portfolios in appropriate systems, including test, operational and portfolios used for revenue and AUM
• Implement amendments to existing client / fund mandates and related portfolios
• Ensure client requirements reflected in the contract or other legal documents are accurately reflected and maintained in the standing data systems
• Capture and review of Contractual metadata and documentation storage for new and existing clients
• Exception monitoring of client and portfolio attributes via dashboard tools
• Respond to inquiries related to client and portfolio data
• Support management reporting

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following;

• Understanding of the unique operational, regulatory, accounting, reporting, and auditing aspects of investment companies and/or investment advisory functions
• Strong multi-tasking abilities in a high performance, high demand environment
• Organised and detail oriented with strong time management skills
• Strong control/risk mitigation mentality with ability to know when to escalate issues
• Familiarity reading legal documents and ability to understand basic legal document structure and terms
• Capacity for critical and independent thought, especially around process improvement
• Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills
• Extensive experience with business applications including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
• Database proficiency in SQL and other programming disciplines
• Outstanding work ethic and willingness to contribute beyond the scope of one's role to achieve team and firm objectives
• Ability and desire to work in a team environment; willingness to ask questions but also to learn independently
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and an aptitude for learning new applications

This is a great opportunity for a highly analytical individual with a passion for learning about the global financial markets and investment management to gain further exposure to projects, working in a dynamic environment at an exciting period of change.

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