Senior Data Analyst

Chicago, IL 60602

Posted: 10/25/2018 Category: Data Job Number: 11035

Senior Data Analyst 

The Security Data Management (SDM) group is responsible for the management of data and systems related to enterprise security reference data and security life cycle events such as pricing, corporate actions, and proxy voting.      

You will be  responsible for administering corporate actions and proxy voting events and ensuring the accuracy and consistency of security reference and pricing data for the firm. This includes information stored in systems and data repositories, as well as information sourced both internally and externally. You will work closely with business partners throughout the firm to help define, manage, and access security data and to resolve issues as they arise. Additionally, you will assist the Data Governance Manager with key data governance initiatives, including participation in testing new systems and system enhancements to ensure that data integrity is preserved.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Establish, monitor, and proactively manage the firm’ s security master data
  • Monitor and administer corporate actions and proxy voting events
  • Firm subject matter expert on corporate actions and proxy voting including a thorough understanding of the firm’ s proxy voting guidelines, and security reference and market data.
  • Assist on developing the firm’ s MDM (Master Data Management) program, including exception management and vendor discrepancy research
  • Provide leadership and support for departmental and firm-wide projects as needed
  • Assist with the development and implementation of procedures and training materials for the team
  • Stay abreast of data governance and data management best practices and continually recommend and implement process improvements
  • Assist Data Governance Manager with initiatives related to data governance and the maturation of the data governance organization
  • Key contributor and team member in firm-wide data initiatives

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree
  • Minimum four years of investment management experience, preferably with two or more years in data management
  • Healthy curiosity about the industry and trends in data management
  • Sound understanding of security characteristics (equity and fixed income)
  • Self-starter with the ability to assess, explain and solve complex problems
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented and thorough
  • The ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Experience in corporate action processing and proxy voting administration is preferred
  • Experience with querying database using SQL is preferred
  • Experience with security reference data management systems (i.e. Eagle SRM) is preferred
data management

Kelly Hallgren

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