Professional Services Recruitment

Finance Data Specialist - Edinburgh

£35,000 - £45,000 - Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1842 Date Posted: Monday 27 Sep 2021
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Wilkinson and Associates is partnering with an acquisitive asset management organisation based in Edinburgh to source a Finance Data Specialist. Role offers hybrid and flexible working.

Our client has invested assets with a number of Investment Providers and this role centres on the review, refinement & reconciliation of Investment data flows from these varied providers, supporting the timely delivery of quality reporting data. The role ttherefore offers the opportunity to work on a large variety of interesting and challenging tasks, ultimately ensuring a solid control framework around the Asset Data. 

This is an excellent opportunity to widen your knowledge and develop both your technical and softer skills within an organisation which promotes development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivering quality reporting data and supporting analysis to internal and external stakeholders
  • Interrogation and analysis of large complex datasets
  • Maintenance and performance of strong data control checks ensuring quality output and clear audit trails
  • Resolve data issues through Interpretation of technical specification documents
  • Identifying and implementing opportunities for process improvements
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with data providers

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Working knowledge of asset data and reporting processes would be advantageous
  • Experience operating controls and implementing process improvements
  • Some awareness or familiarity of Solvency II QRT Reporting
  • Awareness of financial services legislator and regulatory frameworks
  • Knowledge on Derivatives, including both OTC and ETD would be desirable
  • Attention to detail when handling significant quantities of data
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Ability to progress multiple work items concurrently, prioritising appropriately
  • Comfortable to constructively challenge and influence a range of peers and stakeholders
  • Ability to take complex and ambiguous problems and quickly generate practical solutions
  • An effective team player, able to provide advice, share knowledge, and deliver training to others