Data Analyst

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Equilend Holdings LLC
  • 21 Apr 17

The Data Analyst will support development of the DataLend product, improve data quality and provide data analysis for both internal and external purposes. The analyst will work closely with internal teams, including Development, Client Services, and Sales. Strong skills required in data gathering, data analysis and communication. A working knowledge of SQL, XML, and UNIX is also required.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Product Owner and analysts to outline business requirements and necessary data to vet decisions
  • Source data from the DataLend database to provide analysis for internal and external purposes
  • Provide quantitative support for client trading and reporting activities
  • Document client business requirements and develop new functionality
  • Improve data quality 
  • Ability to pull data from the database and analyze for trends or lack thereof
  • Use Excel and/or Excel VBA to create client facing reports and presentations
  • Learn the underlying securities finance business and the DataLend product at a detailed technical level

Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree (or equivalent experience) and 3+ years of professional experience required
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; able to effectively manage multiple work streams
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; able to handle complex information with accuracy and intense attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experienced in facilitating discussions with internal teams; experience with clients a plus
  • Knowledge of securities finance or capital markets is highly regarded
  • Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills, VBA is a plus
  • Experience working with and querying large datasets
  • SQL Experience required