Market Data Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Rabobank Hong Kong
  • 03 Aug 18 2018-08-03

The position plays a CoC role for Markets and TRG Asia Pacific (including Sydney) in cost control and compliance aspects. This key position maintains all elements of the Market Data Inventory System- including contract/vendor details, contract renewal alarms, pricing, currencies, and user profiles, vendors uploads, and track spare licenses for re-allocation or cancellation. This role also proactively focuses on cost saving or cost avoidance opportunities in the area of Market Data and align with Market Data CoC cost reduction campaigns where applicable.

Responsibilities

  • Provide accurate and timely administration of Market Data requests via RPM and ‘demand-challenge’ each new request
  • Provide accurate and timely administration of Market Data invoices, ensuring all variances are investigated against contracts and previous invoices
  • Provide monthly and year-end invoice accrual inputs
  • Produce monthly headcount figures and any required internal cross-charge figures for Finance
  • Provide Market Data insight, analysis and accurate reports to stakeholders throughout the organisation
  • Run an annual pre-budget review process to establish potential savings for the next year’s budget
  • Create and maintain the Market Data budget providing commentary on reductions and increases throughout the year
  • Perform annual Market Data contract reviews on local contracts, re-negotiating better terms and pricing where possible
  • Provide required approvals and input to the Market Data CoC for global contract renewals
  • Document all savings, cost avoidance and additional unbudgeted costs for monthly input into the Market Data CoC
  • Establish and adhere to Market Data CoC policies, processes and procedure
  • Responsible for the production of accurate 3rd Party and Exchange data declarations in line with audit and contractual obligations
  • Responsible for the production of accurate Thomson Reuters Data Access Declarations (DAD) in line with audit and contractual obligations
  • Responsible for the administrative maintenance of Thomson Reuters DACS in line with best practises
  • Provide effective administration/permissioning of Bloomberg exchanges and terminals via the Bloomberg Portal, adhering to best practises
  • Support internal and external audit requirements
  • Provide timely Market Data support for the new joiner and leaver process
  • To develop and manage effective relationships with all Market Data vendors
  • To work closely with the Market Data CoC, aligning and synergising where possible in terms of cost reduction, new pricing models and procedures
  • Provide the Head of Global Market Data CoC with a monthly report of activities

Requirements

 

  • Bachelor degree holder 
  • 3 to 5 years relevant experience working in a wholesale banking environment of a multinational financial institution

  • Exposure to market data systems, such as Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters

  • Experience in project or vendor management

  • Well presented and fluency in English and Mandarin