Static Data Analyst - FTC

  • Competitive
  • London, England, Großbritannien
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • BGC Partners
  • 14 Jan 19

Background and role outline:

The static data team is responsible for creation and maintenance of instrument, client and settlement data for multiple asset classes across the EMEA region. We are a shared data service team who provide support to numerous businesses within the BGC group of companies.

The role will consist mainly of managing larger volumes of data creation and updates as part of our initiative to prepare for the impact of Brexit, preventing any potential data originated risk to the business.

Another key focus of this role is to review existing client, user and instrument data, ensuring that data integrity is maintained to the highest of standards, as part of an on-going static data transformation project. Main items of responsibility will be:

  • Ensuring that counterparties are created within the relevant systems as part of client on-boarding, and maintenance of existing client data as part of the groups preparation for Brexit
  • Data Sanitisation across multiple in-house applications of our client data, consisting of  legal entity and personal user account information
  • Investigation and remediation of trade flow data gaps
  • Provide data support for the go-live of new trading desks, and bulk data creation as part of new trading initiatives

Candidate desirability:

Knowledge of the following is desired:

  • Experience of counterparty data preferable
  • Settlements data background beneficial but not essential
  • Excel knowledge at a level sufficient to manipulate and reconcile large quantities of various types of client and instrument data
  • Knowledge of vendor systems such as Bloomberg, Markit

Qualities:

  • Pro-active
  • Confident
  • Good team ethics
  • Analytically minded
  • Customer focused
  • Logical thinker
  • Excellent numerical ability
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Good communication skills

The static data analyst should not be afraid to question how and why processes are done, and be confident in suggesting potential improvements for existing practices, with sound reasoning to enforce this. The role requires a dynamic individual that is pro-active in their working, and able to manage their time effectively to consistently deliver to a high standard, in a busy and exciting working environment, as part of a newly formed and experienced team.