Senior Financial Data Analyst

Location: Toronto, CA

The Senior Financial Data Operator is responsible to execute the collection, composition, control and distribution of market and master data for financial instruments (Equities, Funds, Fixed Income, ABTS/MBS, OTS Derivatives, etc.) for various SimCorp clients and in accordance of the effective SLA agreements.

Furthermore, this role is responsible to answer client questions and conduct all necessary data analyses of financial instruments data to resolve service delivery incidents to continue service delivery.

The role is also responsible to adhere to all relevant operational risk as well as data governance and quality frameworks.

Eventually, this role also requires to demonstrate very client-focused mindset, substantial know-how of financial  instruments (such as Equities, Fixed Income, ABS/MBS, etc.)  and provide coaching to other members.

Reports to: Financial Data Operations Manager

Key Accountabilities:

  • Executes all daily service deliverables in terms of collecting, composing, controlling and distributing financial instrument data according to effective client SLAs
  • Execution of all quality checks part of the service scope and strict adherence to existing run-book(s) as well as data quality and governance frameworks and conduct first data analysis in case of unexpected data behavior
  • Resolve all data questions, service requests and requested audit support raised by clients in a timely and professional manner to ensure customer satisfaction and SLA compliance  
  • Perform all necessary tasks to comply existing operational risk frameworks (e.g. Sarbanes–Oxley Act (SOX), Risk and Control Engine (RACE) etc.)
  • Proactively support and contribute to continuous improvement of operational processes (with predominant focus on manual processes and/or high risk areas), data quality checks and system functionality
  • Work with local/regional clients to identify specific requirements, special data treatment or any other client demands which need to be delivered as part of the service scope
  • Perform continuous know-how exchange between the different Data Operations teams in terms of processes, incidents, documentation or other open topics to avoid know-how silos/gaps and assure service level consistency
  • Monitor and report any kind of issues along the data supply chain including but not limited to interface issues, missing data files or interrupted business processes and trigger the necessary resolution processes to ensure service delivery continuation
  • Maintain documentation in terms of business processes, functional descriptions, operational run-books or other manuals to ensure information transparency and enable know-how transfers

Education / Experience:

  • MUST HAVE: Experience with data vendor feeds (Bloomberg, IDC, Reuters, etc.) and display products, 4-5 years
  • MUST HAVE: Deep knowledge of traditional and non-traditional financial instruments and markets including structured securities, especially complex instruments like ABS/MBS, index linked bonds, and syndicated loans.
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in finance or engineering
  • Solving master and reference data issues based on exception handling, 3-4 years
  • Applying operational data management and data governance, 2-3 years
  • Process design and engineering experience, 1-2 years
  • Process management experience, 1-2 years
  • Requirements engineering and data modelling experience, 1-2 years
  • Experience with EDM platforms, 4-5 years
  • Experience with service request systems or any other similar ticketing tool, like HPALM, Service Now, etc., 4-5 years

ABOUT US

SimCorp is a leading provider of investment management solutions to the world’s largest asset managers, fund managers, asset servicers, pension and insurance funds, wealth managers, banks and sovereign wealth funds. Here you will get to work with skilled and supportive colleagues. We are more than 1.900 employees from 50+ nationalities dedicated to supporting our 200+ clients across the globe.  

We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view, together we are building a culture where difference is valued. You will be part of a success story and a company that continues to grow, offering a lot of challenging and interesting opportunities. 

Visit our career pages to learn why other people choose to work at SimCorp: www.simcorp.com/career  

Interested?

If you would like to know more about the job, please apply.  You can also contact Kevin Brown (North American Recruitment), email: kevin.brown@simcorp.com. Applications are continuously assessed, so please send your application as soon as possible.

Please include CV and motivational letter.  Incoming applications will be processed on an ongoing basis.

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