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Factor Analyst, Data Analytics - Equities

London Stock Exchange Group
Taipei, Taiwan
Closing date
Aug 10, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Data Analytics is part of the Index Data Management group of Benchmark & Index Management within the FTSE Russell business. The Data Analytics team is a customer-focused, technology enabled team, producing unique analytics and data derivations that drive insight and value for our partners. The team is responsible for creating LSEG Intellectual Property by generating derived fundamental data content and similar content based on data standardization from raw data.

We are recruiting for a Factor Analyst, reporting to a Manager within the Data Analytics team. The Analyst will quickly develop the skills to work with key partners to develop, maintain and monitor derived data (e.g. Price earnings ratio). The candidate will be responsible for the timely, efficient and accurate review of derived data at all index review periods and will work with team members on data projects to improve and optimize our ways of work.

The position offers a clear development path and presents many exciting opportunities in a challenging and dynamic environment. The role provides an excellent opportunity for the candidate to consolidate and further develop their financial, analytical and data and database knowledge and project management skills, working with colleagues across functional teams to complete projects and deliver content on time and to the highest possible standard.

Department Description - Index Data Management

Team Description - Data Analytics - Equities

Creation and Maintenance of High Quality Equity Fundamental Factors
  • Create & document methodologies behind analytics in conjunction with Research and external clients
  • Specify requirements and collaborate closely with Technology on implementation of analytics
  • Test output of data derivations ensuring Accuracy of calculations
  • Wrangle data from internal & external sources into standardized data models
  • Create and monitor quality control checks on raw & derived data
  • Ensuring high quality, complete derived data content is created and provided for use in index builds and other products
  • Respond to client questions in an efficient and timely manner, providing root cause and action plans where necessary to prevent future reoccurrence of issues
  • Assisting in the production of regular reports and in new product development in data and technology segments to support index and analytics
  • Produce data visualizations and data quality reports to management and partners
  • Clear documentation of technical requirements around analytics to ensure smooth implementation in partnership with technology
  • Deliver clear and accurate analysis to facilitate partner discussions
  • Build trust with partners by consistently understanding and fulfilling partner requests in an accurate, timely and professional manner
Key Behaviors
  • Continuously adopt a pragmatic, flexible and responsive approach.
  • Create robust and repeatable processes to continuously deliver high quality output
  • Suggest change and innovation to enhance current methods of working
  • Working with teams in multiple locations simultaneously, in an iterative and collaborative manner
  • Maintain constructive and supportive working relationships with partners across the group
  • Demonstrate and practice adherence to LSEG internal controls and standards in data management, and document management and production (e.g. keeping appropriate records, following LSEG processes and using mandated tools, etc.).
Key Skills
  • Excellent understanding of accounting principles, and fundamental and valuation analysis
  • Demonstrated experience with market data, including procedures of corporate action treatments, currency changes & common market identifiers
  • Solid grasp of data management theories with 3-5 years practical experience, including managing and monitoring data from common third party vendors (e.g. Refinitiv, Bloomberg or Factset)
  • Excellent computer literacy, including advanced knowledge of the MS Office suite of products, 1 or 2 programming languages (R, Python), Database querying language (SQL) and a willingness and skill to learn new tools quickly
  • Customer focused with a good understanding of typical workflows within Investment Managers
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; proven ability to work within a team
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

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