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Data Support Sr Analyst

Toronto, , Canada

Job Description:

As a key member of the Risk Operations team within Quantitative Services, employee will have the opportunity to work on automation / optimization opportunities within QS organization. The central focus of the role includes responsibility for data quality and control processes across Prime Brokerage (PB) Market Risk and Margin data programs. The role also requires individuals to work closely with collateral operations to review, document, simplify and improve, and enhance control and governance processes to ensure that they comply with regulatory requirements. Apart from working with data stewards, business users, and risk managers they will also have the opportunity to liaise with technology to define effective solutions and  manage upstream and downstream remediation.

Responsibilities

  • Identify opportunities and suggest solutions to improve data quality and business processes

  • Participate in simplifying and improving Prime Brokerage Risk and Margin processes ensuring adherence  to regulatory policies, risk data aggregation standards, and enterprise-mandated standards

  • Improve data quality diagnostic tools, investigate possible data errors and remediate inaccurate/missing data

  • Monitor pricing failures in the margin process and closely work with Risk Managers, Collateral Operations and technology to identify solutions for systemic issues

  • Work with technology on strategic initiatives and data sourcing projects and participate in User Acceptance Testing and impact analyses

  • Analyze and confirm metrics / controls / thresholds are effective with LOB Risk Executives and sufficient for compliance

  • Establish policies and procedures for managing data exceptions in the Prime Brokerage trade and margin lifecycle

Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, Finance or a Quantitative field

  • Broad knowledge in financial products and Financial Risk Management. Experience in Prime Brokerage Collateral Operations is a plus

  • Excellent communication & analytical skills

  • Ability to work under pressure in a team environment and across different geographical locations

  • Ability to liaise with all levels of the firm and people with different experiences and backgrounds

  • Preferred: Advanced Excel/VBA skills and preferably SQL and python skills to build and maintain tools to simplify and improve processes, and eliminate manual / repetitive tasks

Additional Qualifications

  • Strives to bring new thoughts and ideas to teams in order to drive innovation and unique solutions

  • Excels in working among diverse viewpoints to determine the best path forward

  • Experience in connecting with a diverse set of clients to understand future business needs – is a continuous learner

  • Commitment to challenging the status quo and promoting positive change

  • Participate in and drive collaborative efforts to advance tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve an evolving client base

  • Believes in value of diversity so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

37.5

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

As a key member of the Risk Operations team within Quantitative Services, employee will have the opportunity to work on automation / optimization opportunities within QS organization. The central focus of the role includes responsibility for data quality and control processes across Prime Brokerage (PB) Market Risk and Margin data programs. The role also requires individuals to work closely with collateral operations to review, document, simplify and improve, and enhance control and governance processes to ensure that they comply with regulatory requirements. Apart from working with data stewards, business users, and risk managers they will also have the opportunity to liaise with technology to define effective solutions and  manage upstream and downstream remediation.

Responsibilities

  • Identify opportunities and suggest solutions to improve data quality and business processes

  • Participate in simplifying and improving Prime Brokerage Risk and Margin processes ensuring adherence  to regulatory policies, risk data aggregation standards, and enterprise-mandated standards

  • Improve data quality diagnostic tools, investigate possible data errors and remediate inaccurate/missing data

  • Monitor pricing failures in the margin process and closely work with Risk Managers, Collateral Operations and technology to identify solutions for systemic issues

  • Work with technology on strategic initiatives and data sourcing projects and participate in User Acceptance Testing and impact analyses

  • Analyze and confirm metrics / controls / thresholds are effective with LOB Risk Executives and sufficient for compliance

  • Establish policies and procedures for managing data exceptions in the Prime Brokerage trade and margin lifecycle

Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, Finance or a Quantitative field

  • Broad knowledge in financial products and Financial Risk Management. Experience in Prime Brokerage Collateral Operations is a plus

  • Excellent communication & analytical skills

  • Ability to work under pressure in a team environment and across different geographical locations

  • Ability to liaise with all levels of the firm and people with different experiences and backgrounds

  • Preferred: Advanced Excel/VBA skills and preferably SQL and python skills to build and maintain tools to simplify and improve processes, and eliminate manual / repetitive tasks

Additional Qualifications

  • Strives to bring new thoughts and ideas to teams in order to drive innovation and unique solutions

  • Excels in working among diverse viewpoints to determine the best path forward

  • Experience in connecting with a diverse set of clients to understand future business needs – is a continuous learner

  • Commitment to challenging the status quo and promoting positive change

  • Participate in and drive collaborative efforts to advance tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve an evolving client base

  • Believes in value of diversity so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21028753

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Larisa McLaughlin

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
181 BAY ST, Toronto, M5J 2V8