Market Data Analyst

Accountancy Professionals

The Market Data Analyst is a key role within the Unit Linked Department at an international re insurance company

The Market Data Analyst is a key role within the Unit Linked Department at an international re insurance company and would suit a candidate looking to make a move from the investments industry into insurance. The Market Data Analyst will report to the Unit Linked Group Manager, with a dotted line to the Head of Unit Linked Business.

The role holder will be responsible for day-to-day Market Data support for Ireland entities within the group, as well as oversight and relationship management of third-party market data providers to ensure reporting for the unit-linked book of business across is accurate and timely.

Requirements

  • Educated to degree level or hold Investment related qualification (e.g. Securities Institute certificate).
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a Market Data, Pricing and Valuations or Corporate Action environment.
  • Assist in both the research work for Market Data standards, and the proactive investigation required to ensure the business is aware of, and prepared to cope with, changes in market practice and moves into new market areas.
  • Experience in investment operations including investment pricing and valuations; specifically, working with third party vendors to ensure robust controls on a monthly basis for Net Asset Value and General Ledger Reporting.
  • Detailed knowledge of Bloomberg, Reuters and Morningstar preferred; expert Excel user level with data base experience is essential.
  • Previous experience of working in a deadline driven environment; demonstrating time management and ability to work with changing priorities in a time sensitive environment.
  • Given the expansion of the Unit Linked business line in Europe, European languages would be an advantage.