Reference Data Job Description

Reference Data Job Description

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Reference data provides reference data knowledge and expertise to support, maintain, and assist in managing use and distribution of healthcare industry standard and proprietary reference data.

Reference Data Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Creating and maintaining security master records on the firm’s enterprise reference data platform using Bloomberg and other applications
Work with the business to analyze and understand business requirements and review/produce technical and business specifications with a focus on reference data modeling
Develop a semantic model for the reference data used by SCPP program
Work closely with multiple development teams on complex data analysis, providing key business insight to ensure strategic alignment of business and technology goals with regards the implementation and usage of reference data
Implementing quick solutions that help minimise time to market – temporary golden source data overrides to mitigate data quality issues, front run set up of new reference data entities independent of the golden data source
Prior experience in reference data domain (instrument / Client data) (beneficial)
Monitor KRI/KPIs daily and ensure timelines are met
Support RDS, CDA, Client On-boarding colleagues globally in performing all aspects of work associated with the cyclical review process and static data fields
Provide advice and full assistance to FID, Equities and Prime Services sales and trading personnel on KYCs processes as required
Maintain and develop MIS Reports on processes & liaise management on due-diligence processes

Reference Data Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Reference Data

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: FRM, CFA, MDM, APICS, B2, IHS

Education for Reference Data

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Employers hiring for the reference data job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Finance, Computer Science, Management, Financial Services, Engineering, Business, Economics, Graduate, Accounting, MBA

Skills for Reference Data

Desired skills for reference data include:

REUTERS
Will be an advantage
External reference data providers –BLOOMBERG
Middle office functions - desirable
Handling various related instrument reference data
Banking Operations & Financial product
Industry activities
Particularly corporate actions
Reference Data
Key finance and risk disciplines is highly desirable

Desired experience for reference data includes:

Evaluate measurable project benefits, increased revenue, efficiency and control
Perform business analysis to help define solution options and recommendations for each regulation, including pros/cons and rationale for recommendation Perform business analysis to help define solution options and recommendations for each regulation, including pros/cons and rationale for recommendation
Work with global stakeholders in understanding and translating requirements to the underlying data Work with global stakeholders in understanding and translating requirements to the underlying data
Perform business analysis to help define solution options and recommendations, including pros/cons and rationale for recommendations Perform business analysis to help define solution options and recommendations, including pros/cons and rationale for recommendations
Gather and document requirements reviews with business stakeholders and achieving signoff Gather and document requirements reviews with business stakeholders and achieving signoff
Coordinate user acceptance testing for business users including preparing test scripts, validating test completion and signoff Coordinate user acceptance testing for business users including preparing test scripts, validating test completion and signoff

Reference Data Examples

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Reference Data Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a reference data. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for reference data
  • Define and translate business requirements into technical analysis and functional specifications documents for developers and QA
  • Complete data analysis to corroborate with business analysis
  • Analyse new sources of data, data feeds, attributes for processing
  • Analyse ongoing data changes, impact on application and defines solution for developers to implement
  • Directly interacting with all functional teams, across front and back office, supporting their data needs
  • Maintaining the firm’s trading portfolio, strategy, and position hierarchy structure
  • Clearing data exceptions identified through the firm’s data quality procedures
  • Support CDMCS colleagues & Client On-boarding colleagues globally in performing all aspects of work associated with the cyclical review process
  • Provide excellent customer service/advice with full assistance to FID, Equities and Prime Services sales and trading personnel on processes as required
  • Participate in business process modeling and assist in generating applicable scenarios testing
Qualifications for reference data
  • Must understand accounting topics related to Capex, Opex, depreciation and be able to distinguish between cash budgets vs
  • Proficient in financial/strategic analysis
  • AML Knowledge a plus
  • Solid understanding of most equity, fixed income, and derivative asset class characteristics (futures, options, swaps, forwards, rights, equities, bonds, asset backed securities)
  • 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree and strong academics
  • Familiarity across all IB Functions - SME across all not required
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of reference data. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for reference data
  • Manages the Equities reference data project plan / book of work and mitigates any risk and issues as they are identified
  • Partner with enterprise reference data teams for delivering best of breed solutions
  • Perform final user acceptance testing for enhancements in BPS, ICI, and SMR
  • Achieve measurable targets and ensure project success
  • Provide expertise and problem resolution to other areas in response to inquiries
  • Requires in-depth understanding of the market data requirements of the business broad knowledge of the optimum sources available to facilitate planning for future actions
  • Maintain the cohesiveness and culture of a global team spread across multiple geographies
  • Prepare materials for the Working Group
  • Define, collect and prepare data quality metrics for project and management reporting
  • Creating and maintaining our Data Entity standards and interlocking with the CDO office
Qualifications for reference data
  • Previous Ref
  • Creating technical specifications, design documentation & user documentation
  • Creating automated unit tests for all components that are developed
  • Doing peer code reviews on a regular basis
  • Adhering to SDLC processes and tools as defined by team?s management
  • Fluency in Java [Core java, multi-threading , data structures]
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Reference Data Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a reference data. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for reference data
  • Work to become a subject matter expert of all things reference data across traditional, open source, digital and cloud based environments
  • Be a great communicator and advocate of the benefits of well managed reference data
  • Be a subject matter expert of all things reference data across traditional, open source, digital and cloud based environments
  • Manage client and stakeholder expectations through clearly defined SLA
  • Supervise workflow operations to ensure efficient operation devises and implements corrective action as required
  • Provide guidance to the Pricing team
  • Establish internal controls and monitors activities of staff to ensure operating quality
  • Supervise perform fee research and analysis, fee recommendations and fiscal calculations
  • Recommend reimbursement rates according to preset guidelines
  • Plan goals and objectives for staff and organizes personnel accordingly, including the scheduling assignment of staff
Qualifications for reference data
  • Experience with using Apache Web Server & Tomcat Servlet Container
  • Knowledge of writing SQL in Sybase and DB2
  • Familiarity with SDLC tools including JIRA, Crucible, Ivy/Maven, Ant/Gradle
  • Experience in front end technologies like Javascript , ExtJS 4.x and 5, JQuery
  • The ability to abstract from specifics, and detail from conceptual
  • Demonstrable Oracle EPM suite experience (Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Essbase, Financial Reporting)
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of reference data. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for reference data
  • Provide guidance to staff to ensure the effective implementation and maintenance of same
  • Act as point of contact for other departments to resolve problems regarding areas of responsibility and act as in house consultant
  • Use project management body of knowledge to manage pricing and fiscal reviews
  • Compile special analyses, reports and presentations of performance, forecasts, as required
  • Introduce the implementation of administrative control procedures and process improvements, which improve the effective operation of the unit
  • Participate in a variety of pricing activities supporting client requests
  • Organising workload within the team
  • Developing and improving the development lifecycle in partnership with other areas in FC&A and Technology
  • Ensuring escalations are done to the Managers at the right time so that precautionary measures can be taken at the right time
  • Encourage training and cross training within the team
Qualifications for reference data
  • Interacting with key stakeholders from various areas of the business
  • Interact closely with development teams to ensure that requirements are accurately translated into system solutions and ensure that testing approach and methods successfully verify that changes meet functional requirements
  • Identify opportunities to enhance operational efficiency and data management
  • Project manager responsible for investigating process gaps /discrepancies with requirements and working with sr
  • Minimum of 1 to 2 years experience in Operations with products, systems and credit
  • Responsible for reference/static data integrity, quality control checks, and processes
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of reference data. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for reference data
  • Need to possess Lean mindset of optimization of resources, eliminate wastage process, process efficiency
  • Have good connection with the Team leads and Managers within Referential and have regular meetings to understand their challenges and make sure to extend help to them for smooth flow of work within the scope of referential
  • Builds and maintains strong relationship with Leads/Stakeholders in the business to ensure alignment with client needs, business requirements and project management resources
  • Lead consolidated stakeholder meetings, providing program updates, risks, issues and remediation's
  • Establishes the governance (decision making) structure for the program/project and manage/escalate issues and risks to the appropriate management levels
  • Responsible for Service Delivery including SLA adherence and issues/incidents
  • Continue to foster relationship with the enterprise data management team continuing to enhance the engagement model between the enterprise and LOB-aligned data team
  • Ensure solution delivery model adhering to the Equities Strategic Architecture
  • Develop web based applications and programmatic process automations
  • Developing a great relationship with owners, stewards, peers and D&T (IT)
Qualifications for reference data
  • Flexible work approach – be willing to operate within a shift environment (Potential early and late shift starts)
  • Availability to work a share of Singapore Public Holidays
  • College Degree with 4+ Years of experience in a financial services sector, preferably with an Investment Bank
  • Focus on quality and controlled environment and attention to detail
  • Handling and monitoring issue and query mails and escalating issues promptly to the Manager
  • College Degree with 2-4 Years of experience in a financial services sector

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