Review Analyst

London Stock Exchange Group
London, United Kingdom
Jul 19, 2019
Aug 16, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Role Profile

The Index Analyst role sits within the Chief Data Office's organisation which is part of the Information Services Division.

The Index Review team are ultimately responsible for the review, rebalance, and reconstitution of the FTSE Russell index / product portfolio. It is a global group, with teams in Hong Kong, London, Fort Mill and Seattle. The group operates a "follow the sun model" with work as a single team across the different time-zones.

Please note that the working hours for this position can vary as the business needs require. This means that weekend work, extended hours, and market holiday coverage can and will be expected to meet critical business deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

As a member of the Index Review team, the individual will be responsible for the support/assisting of the periodic Index reviews and rebalances of the FTSE Russell indices. Key areas of responsibility will include:
  • Conduct the periodic rebalance process of indices and/or the associated implementation of any changes, in accordance with review schedule.
  • Conduct eligibility checks on stocks potentially entering FTSE Russell indices, such as liquidity and free float.
  • Conduct data analysis on the results of index rebalances to ensure the accuracy and quality of the changes of the review.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate and articulate the effects and impact of the index rebalance/reviews on end clients.
  • Escalate any issues/concerns to the line manager and report exceptions in a timely manner.
  • Timely investigation and resolution of any client queries relevant to your role and areas of expertise.
  • Highlight and recommend process improvements to your line manager that will improve the levels of quality, productivity & client service.
  • Using all available data sources including data vendors, stock exchanges and regulatory filings to research and analyse underlying security level data.
  • Participate in projects or initiatives as needed such as writing procedures.
  • Ensure that all of your tasks have been completed in accordance with your procedures.
  • Strive to constantly improve your skills through training & development.
  • Support the onboarding of new business to the team.
  • Actively contribute to the training and onboarding of new team members.
  • Promote teamwork and collaboration across teams (including other offices), actively encouraging interaction and providing assistance to others where required.

Candidate Profile / Key Skills

  • It is expected that with limited supervision the individual will deliver each of the key objectives of the role identified above, working to strict deadlines and to the highest degree of accuracy.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Understanding of the investment management and portfolio construction across asset classes.
  • Knowledge of performance measurement and portfolio analysis concepts.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to prioritize effectively, handle multiple projects under tight deadlines, identify/ flag/resolve potential issues early on
  • A proven track record for achievement in delivering a high quality service.
  • Advanced level Excel proficiency as well as experience with a structured programming language such as VBA or SQL.
  • MS or MBA in finance, financial engineering, economics, statistics, or other quantitative fields a plus.
  • CFA, CAIA designations (or participation in the programs) also a plus.

Type Of Person
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple systems simultaneously.
  • Dynamic, enthusiastic and responsive to change.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.
  • Logical and structured approach.
  • Ability to pay meticulous attention to detail.
  • Effective written and spoken communication and presentation skills.

  • Comfortable with flexible hours
  • Team player
  • Highly motivated
  • Self-starter

People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business. Our colleagues thrive personally and professionally through our shared values of Integrity, Partnership, Innovation and Excellence are at the core of our culture. We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract people with unique backgrounds and perspectives. We are always looking at ways to become more agile so we meet the needs of our teams and customers. We believe that an inclusive collaborative workplace is pivotal to our success and supports the potential and growth of all colleagues at LSEG.

A career with London Stock Exchange Group offers you the opportunity to be at the centre of the financial community. As well as competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits, we maximise each employee's potential through personal development plans, training, coaching and mentoring.

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