Structured Finance Data Analyst (12m FTC to cover maternity)

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • S&P Global
  • 23 Jun 18 2018-06-23

Structured Finance Data Analyst (12m FTC to cover maternity)

JobDescription :
The role:
As a Data Analyst you will be responsible for performance data used for analytical purposes. You will ensure data is validated and error free, communicating with teams in multiple locations/time-zones and managing tasks accordingly. Deliver on predefined individual and team targets including delivering outcomes with quality and excellence. You will be expected participate and lead process improvement projects .

In this role you will be:

  • Responsible for collection and management of Structured Finance data used for analytical purposes
  • Signing off loan level and investor reporting data requirements for new issue deals
  • Working with the analytical teams to sign off data maps
  • Ensure reports are received on time, the data is validated and error free
  • Resolve data queries, with external clients, in a timely manner and within the Service Level Agreements
  • Working with the Internal Controls team during reviews and implement changes where necessary
  • Work with IT, Data, Analytical teams on data enhancements and improvement projects including leading User Acceptance Testing
  • Pro-actively look for areas where data processes can improve and implement those changes
  • Produce ad-hoc reports for the business by querying the databases
  • Work with the Data Quality team on established metrics and the implementation of new ones
  • Responsible for updating, approving and creating Data Process Manuals
  • Improve knowledge within the team by conducting training sessions

The Impact: This role provides a vital connection between S&P Global Ratings data and global markets by ensuring quality data for consumption by downstream products and investors. The role has a core impact to our stakeholders, serves as the backbone of S&P Global Ratings process and has high visibility within senior management, analytical and operational groups.
The Career Opportunity: An individual who can excel at this role will be known throughout numerous leadership teams, with interactions across a broad range of teams including Analytical, IT as well as other Data functions.
The Team / The Business: The team is supportive and collaborative. They work great at moving forward with the group's mission and goals. A new member of this team will hit the ground running and partner with the team members immediately.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Experience in a similar role within Structured Finance/Data Management
  • Highly proficient in Excel and SQL.
  • Any experience with QlikView, Blue Prism, Python or R is desirable
  • Used to dealing with and analysing high-volume data
  • Aware of Data Quality/Governance principles
  • Worked on process improvement projects
  • Experience with working with teams in different locations/time zones
  • Very good written and verbal communication
  • Able to speak about technical issues to a non-technical audience
  • Can handle multiple queries, multi-task and flexibility to adjust to changing circumstances quickly
  • Understand and map data flows end to end to a technical level and can isolate and rectify issues
  • Proactive - work on tasks/initiatives without prompting
  • Can drill down to understand the root causes of issues
  • Self-starter, uses initiative and is inquisitive and is willing to go the extra mile