Product Management Specialist, Quality Assurance, Equities Data Analytics

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IHS Markit
  • 18 Sep 18 2018-09-18

Product Management Specialist, Quality Assurance, Equities Data Analytics

Department overview:
IHS Markit Equities Data Analytics (EDA) combines independent dividend forecasts with a global equity index management service. Our independent benchmark forecasting service covers discrete dividend amounts and ex-dates on over 8,000 stocks worldwide whilst our index management service collates equity index and ETF compositions and delivers them via a single, uniformly formatted feed that is validated and delivered each day before markets open globally.

The IHS Markit EDA Quality Assurance team is responsible for ensure timely and quality data is delivered to our clients. This extends from our PCF service to our data aggregation and validation services covering global equity index management services and ETF compositions.

Working closely with product, operations and sales teams, the team is responsible for data quality, liaising with providers and providing reports to stakeholders. Our clients expect continually enhanced data and business solutions to enable them to operate with optimal efficiency in an increasingly complex and regulated market

Position summary
The successful candidate will be working within the EDA team providing data quality assurance such as ensuring that all the data is available to clients prior to market open and that the delivered data is reflected appropriately. This position that will be based in Hong Kong.

Duties & accountabilities
• Before each market open, ensure that the data is available
• Check that the data is accurate, reflecting Corporate Actions, and other changes
• Liaise with providers and internal teams to understand and communicate the status of the missing data
• Liaise with providers to challenge data
• Work with providers on the methodology, validating the upcoming changes (ad-hoc and rebalance)
• Create internal tools (VBA/Python/C#) to automate error identification, data validation and file availability status to assist and enhance the productivity of the team given a large universe of products IHS Markit Recruitment
• Assist the Business Development and Client Services teams with complex investigations and RCA content.
• The successful candidate will be accountable for ensuring oustanding data quality and minimising contractual and other risks to EDA.

Education and experience
Undergraduate degree, preferably in a financial/ accounting/ business discipline, preferably with around 1 year of relevant work experience
Must have strong knowledge or experience of financial statement analysis
Must be fluent in written and verbal English for business purposes. Additional languages an advantage
Must be proficient in Excel SQL/VBA/Python/C# skills an advantage
Knowledge of equities derivatives an advantage

Commercial awareness
Proven interest in financial markets
Ability to assess the impact of poor data quality from the clients' perspective
Good product knowledge across various financial asset classes Personal competencies

Personal impact
Strong problem solving skills
Flexibility and attitude to achieve tight deadlines
Flexibility and Adaptability
Pleasant personality

Excellent communication skills

Strong team player Comfortable working in a team environment
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