Job Purpose :
Data Quality role - Primary responsibility is to ensure the quality of data held within our master database applications for financial instruments are kept up to date.
Will work closely with various system support groups and global Security Coding teams to ensure that a consistent model is followed with respect to this critical reference data
BAU role - Primary responsibility is to monitor and process requests in XMC Engage for internal clients for security updates and set-
ups. Perform tasks to ensure the quality of data held within our master database applications for financial instruments are kept up to date.
Will work closely with internal clients, various system support groups and global Security Coding teams to ensure that a consistent model is followed with respect to this critical reference data
Job Background / Context :
The Information Services Group (ISG) is responsible for providing authoritative sources of reference data to our clients across the Institutional Client Services (ICG) organization, through implementing state of the art technologies which promote the collection, storage, analysis, and distribution of product, pricing, account and corporate action data.
The ISG organization works in partnership with data clients across all ICG business lines, deploying solutions to increase their competitiveness, through restructuring business processes, simplifying information access, and providing business intelligence around critical data
The Manila Security Coding team is responsible for ensuring that product and pricing data is available, accurate, and complete for global financial markets.
They work with various business units to setup listed, OTC, and private placement instruments in our master databases to facilitate trading activities.
In addition, the team monitors reconciliation and data quality reports, as well as global corporate action announcements and actions listings, delisting, name changes and identifier changes
Key Responsibilities :
The role will be within the Manila Security Coding team located in the ISG COE based in Manila, working within the team responsible for ensuring the quality of data held within our master database applications for financial instruments are kept up to date specifically for Japan Market
Key Responsibilities Include :
New security set ups and modifications
Reconciliation and data quality report or request monitoring
Support Pre-market events and Post Market Close events for Japan market
Be able to work hands on with tight deadlines
Gain thorough industry knowledge quickly and effectively interact with other operating units
Provide effective maker / checker function to ensure data quality and accuracy
Ensure adherence to all audit policies and procedures
Provide SIT, UAT testing with strategic technology rollouts
Support pre-market, market close, regulatory reporting and other events pertained to Japan market operations
Coordinate with global coders in other regions to resolve issues
Understand global procedures to support other markets if needed
Assist the Team Lead in handling escalations and production issues
Knowledge / Experience :
Previous reference data experience within an investment bank
Familiarity with a wide array of financial product types
Knowledge and familiarity with financial product data vendors (Bloomberg, Reuters, S&P, Telekurs, etc)
Skills Required :
Intermediate level in Japanese Language (oral and written communication, reading comprehension)
Strong organization skills with an excellent attention to detail
Ability to focus on high quality work while under pressure
Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite, including proficiency in Excel
Strong teamwork skills
Must possess good written and oral communication skills with the ability to be assertive and handle escalations
Initiative to understand procedures and concepts and identify process improvements