Index Production Sr Associate

San Pedro Garza Garcia
21 Jan 2022
19 Feb 2022
Industry Sector
Consulting Firm
Employment Type
Full Time

MSCI is a market leader in Global Indexes, Smart Beta, ESG and Risk Management, and is at the forefront of the secular trends dominating the financial services landscape today.  We are committed to the future sustainability and transparency of the financial markets.  We create innovative products and services that allow our clients to make more informed investment decisions, and we provide investors with critical performance measurement and risk management data and analytics.    Click here to see what we do (link to MSCI brochure)

Our values define the working environment we strive to create.  We are inclusive, we champion bold ideas, we always pursue excellence, and always act with integrity.   Personal accountability and responsibility are key to success, and we always work as a team to remain client centric.

MSCI is committed to developing a culture and workforce that reflects the clients and communities in which we operate. Increasing our diversity expands our talent pool which helps to accelerate innovation in all we do. We especially encourage members of historically underrepresented groups to apply, including women, ethnic minorities and those in the LGBTQ community.

This is a position with the Index Product Operations team which is responsible for the daily monitoring, production and distribution of both real time and end of day Indexes with teams currently based in Budapest, Monterrey, and Manila. This is a very critical and an extremely sensitive function and is tasked with maintaining close to 100% timeliness & quality for our Indexes.

The Senior Associate position with the Index Product Operations team with initial job responsibilities being the execution of the day-to-day tasks as they relate to the calculation and dissemination of the MSCI equity indexes. This role requires proactive monitoring of the Real Time/End of Day prices of securities and related market/company news & events; ensuring timely delivery of both the real time and end of day indexes while maintaining the highest quality standars.

Your key responsibilities 

• Ensure accurate calculation of all the Indexes via the execution of all daily production procedures and controls while operating within strict deadlines.

• Perform routine quality assurance procedures, which include checking prices and monitoring market activity to understand impact on our clients or Index calculations.

• Ensure timely delivery of all the Index Products to internal & external clients

• Addressing client queries and collaborating with Client Service teams to assist in resolution of client queries.

• Addressing day to day operational issues in a timely manner.

• Consistently review procedures and processes to identify enhancements, efficiencies and scalability that could be created through enhancements to existing processes or new tools in support of existing products and potential new launches

• Develop knowledge of index calculation methodologies & processes and maintain the index database in accordance with changes in Index constituents, coverage or methodology

• Contribute in projects relating to client or internal product requirements involving developing or reviewing business specifications followed by testing


• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail

• Ability to multitask and work under pressure is a must

• Highly developed organizational and interpersonal skills

• Flexible in working hours including working over Sundays (approx. one Sunday per month)

• Have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Finance, Economics or Mathematics

• 5+ years of relevant experience

• Experience of working in a Global team environment

• Knowledge/Experience of working in Index management space in beneficial

• Familiarity with Reuters and/or Bloomberg market data system

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