Job description:

Core-Asset Consulting's client, a prestigious UK investment management firm, is looking for a Data Operations Analyst to join their office in Edinburgh for an initial fixed term contract of 12 months.

Core requirements:

  • Experience of Markit EDM (CADIS), Excel, Thinkfolio, VBA and Macro creation

  • Experience and understanding of data management activities

  • An understanding of data for the investment management market (including reference, static and dynamic data) and the sourcing, validation, matching and transporting of data to / from enterprise solutions

  • An understanding of the investment process and investment administration and reporting

  • Experience and understanding of fund accounting

  • Bloomberg / Eikkon terminal experience is desirable

Core responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the quality, accuracy and timeliness of data distributed to various business areas and for the generation of investment reporting that is sent to stakeholders and clients, both internally and externally

  • Daily exception processing of asset, price, exchange rate, ratings, classifications, issuer, legal entity / counterparty data

  • Amend and send trades through to front office / back office systems

  • Restricted Asset / Restriction Lift processing

  • Act as subject matter expert on projects, carry out user acceptance testing and assist with developing new processes and procedures

  • Reporting and data process, procedure and controls maintenance, updating and enhancement

  • Maintenance of user priced assets

  • Maintenance of asset data

  • Act as a conduit between our fund managers and TPA(s)

  • Prepare investment reports to a high standard and within agreed timelines

  • Reports are complex, of large data volume and generally use Excel pivot functionality

  • Complete peer review of completed tasks / reports prior to distribution

  • Completion of operational data and reporting tasks to deadlines

  • Maintain and ensure the integrity of asset, price, exchange rate, ratings, classifications, issuer, legal entity / counterparty data

  • Monitor the data integrity between Third Party Administrators, Market data providers, Markit EDM (CADIS) and Thinkfolio

  • Assist in development of new reporting solutions
    Define new report requirements, liaising with stakeholders, ensuring delivery of a value-add reporting service

  • Responsible for compliance with the regulatory and legislative regime as it impacts your role and for ensuring risks are identified, reported and managed accordingly

Job reference: 9780

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.


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