Reference Data Analyst - Investments

Boston, MA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 01/04/2018 Job ID: 80210 Specialty: Accounting & Finance

A top investment management firm in Boston, MA is seeking a Reference Data Analyst to join their Portfolio Data Team within Portfolio Services. Apply today for this contract role with a well-respected firm in Boston’ s Financial District.

Responsibilities for the Reference Data Analyst:
  • Work closely with Portfolio Data management team and internal clients to develop and monitor sound workflows, controls, and procedures
  • Identify opportunities and lead efforts to increase productivity, develop scalability, improve data quality, and augment controls
  • Assist manager with the oversight of daily processes and client service
  • Provide support for complex and routine reference data inquiries
  • Identify, own and resolve business and systems issues through interaction with IT, data vendors, brokers, and internal clients
  • Lead efforts to identify and implement process improvements
  • Execute daily validation and initiation procedures, ensuring the integrity and consistency of data across multiple platforms
  • Work closely with Portfolio Data management team, Portfolio Management, Investment Compliance, Trading, and Legal to understand new security purchases and validate client permissibility and regulatory restrictions
  • Identify key reference data and client permissibility language in official source documentation (offering documents/Prospectus)
Requirements for the Reference Data Analyst:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree with relevant financial services industry experience
  • Highly knowledgeable of security master file and data integrity processes in addition to experience working with vendor products and technology
  • Bachelor’ s Degree with relevant financial services industry experience
  • Strong understanding of data flows and systems utilization of security master file data
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-pace work environment
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                      

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