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IHS Markit
in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Permanent, Full time
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IHS Markit
in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Research Analyst
Department overview:
IHS Markit offers reference data cutting across assets classes such as bonds, loans, equity, CDS. The Reference Data product services internal clients as well as external clients and is focused on developing a suite of Reference Data offerings for the broader marketplace. Bond Reference Data is a growing product within its Reference Data offering. IHS Markit delivers deep terms and conditions data and new issue information for global government, sovereign, agency, corporate and municipal bonds.

Position summary
The successful candidate will form a key part of the Bond Reference Data team responsible for maintaining the smooth running of the day-to-day operations of IHS Markit's bonds product and services as well as supporting the questions and requests of our internal and external clients. Working closely with other functions within the wider global team - product management, business analysis, technology and testing - the role also includes enhancing the Bond Reference Data product offering. The position is offered out of Noida. The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues across locations such as in Noida, Gurgram, New York, Dallas and London. India is seen as a key strategic priority for the business alongside the existing London and New York to create a 24 hour global support model for the business
About You
This role will ideally see you come from a funds management or reference data background with experience in a similar middle office or operations role. You are a proactive individual who will not only follow the procedures but will actively contribute to the development of the internal control environment and the efficiency of the group. If you're interested in working in an environment where leadership, excellence, integrity, and diversity are among our core principles, then explore the opportunities at IHS Markit.
Duties & accountabilities
As a member of the Reference Data Operations team, you will be responsible for ensuring that security reference and pricing information is captured in a timely, accurate and complete manner. You will work with operations, DEV, QA and client teams to resolve various data issues and implement new requirements.

Production Support

  • Meet KPI targets for the respective group around Quality and Service metrics
  • Ensure entity related reference data is accurately captured and maintained
  • Monitor Vendor Feeds and Corp Action sources and ensure information is captured timely and accurately
  • Complete daily assignments/tasks assigned and report progress and any delays
  • Follow standard operational procedures and highlight any potential deviations to SME/Line Manager
  • Perform sample Quality check for team members and provide inputs for training, etc.
  • Work on projects allocated as per agreed timelines
  • Identify opportunities to enhance operational efficiency
  • Proactively identify and deliver on opportunities to enhance database coverage and quality/process improvement projects

Service and Client Queries

  • Own and resolve client (internal and external) queries on Fixed Income Terms and Conditions within agreed SLAs
  • In depth research and provide highest standard of quality for client responses
  • Handle client escalations and complex queries. Work with responsible teams to get issues fixed and escalate where required for timely resolution
  • Work on Root Cause Analysis for data corrections and inconsistencies. Work with Ops leads to take preventive actions

Business competencies
Education and experience
Graduate degree/ Post Graduate or equivalent in ideally Finance, Economics or Business
Mandatory Skills
At least 1-2 years of experience in Reference Data space
Understands Fixed Income users, workflows and Reference Data industry practices
Trouble Shooting & Problem solving skills
Analytical Skills
Strong Communication skills
Intermediate knowledge of SQL & Excel and ability to deal with large volumes of data for analysis
Understanding of Reference Data flow and should have good knowledge of Reference Data content.
Basic understanding of associated technology & tools associated with Reference Data.
Working knowledge of MS Office

Desired Skills
Excel VBA and capital markets certification would be an added advantage
Knowledge of 3rd party reference data vendor feeds will be desirable
Commercial awareness
Must have a keen interest in finance and also be up to date with current global financial market news.
Management requirements
Personal competencies
Personal impact
The candidate must be a self-starter, adapt to dynamics of the work environment, ability to multitask, meet tight timelines, hardworking, efficient with good analytical skills.
Must demonstrate superior communication skills (written and verbal) and is expected to interact professionally
Being a team player is a vital aspect of the position, and it is expected that the candidate will work well individually, as well as in a global team environment coordinating well within Team as well across other Teams


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