Reference Data Analyst Reference Data Analyst …

Wellington Management Company, LLP
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Oct 21
Wellington Management Company, LLP
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Oct 21
Reference Data Analyst

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours.


The Reference Data Analyst ("The Analyst") will be part of the Infrastructure Design team within InvesTech. The newly formed Investment Services and Technology ( InvesTech) organization will design and develop a cohesive program, with an end-to-end view of the investment process, which brings technology and operations together to deliver better, more efficient outcomes for our clients and business partners.


Specific responsibilities include:
  • Work closely with Portfolio Data management team and internal clients to develop and monitor sound workflows, controls, and procedures
  • Identify opportunities and lead efforts to increase productivity, develop scalability, improve data quality, and augment controls
  • Assist the Manager with oversight of daily processes and client service
  • Timely, accurate, and thorough support of complex and routine reference data inquiries
  • Identification, ownership, and resolution of business and systems issues through interaction with IT, data vendors, brokers, and internal clients
  • Lead efforts to identify and implement process improvements
  • Strong understanding of data flows and systems utilization of security master file data
  • Execute daily validation and initiation procedures, ensuring the integrity and consistency of data across multiple platforms
  • Work closely with colleagues in the UK and APAC to field queries and handoff work across regions in an effort to provide uninterrupted global coverage
  • Assist in the creation of securities, as requested by Investors and Trading
  • Work closely with Portfolio Data management team, Portfolio Management, Investment Compliance, Trading, and Legal to understand new security purchases and validate client permissibility and regulatory restrictions
  • Identify key reference data and client permissibility language in official source documentation (offering documents/Prospectus)
  • The candidate must be highly knowledgeable of security master file and data integrity processes in addition to experience working with vendor products and technology
  • Knowledge of fixed income instruments preferred
  • The candidate is required to have a Bachelor's degree with relevant financial services industry experience
  • Exhibits a proactive nature and approach to learning, problem identification and problem resolution
  • Thoroughness, attention to detail and the ability to think and work independently and within a team environment
  • Strong organizational, prioritization and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Quick learner with ability to apply business and industry knowledge
  • Good written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Desire to succeed and the ability to self-motivate and motivate others
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-pace work environment

Reference Data Analyst

100 Federal Street

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at .
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