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Business Analyst

Job Description

Req #:  21-00197
Title: Business Analyst
Location: Newport Beach, CA- REMOTE

One of our enterprise investment firms is seeking a Business Analyst to join on contract as one of their employees prepares for maternity leave. Candidates who possess a Bachelor’s Degree, prior Financial Services industry experience and strong exposure to tools like MS Excel, Salesforce, Python, R, and SQL will be an excellent fit. Please reach out or apply with you current resume for more details!

Position Description:

The Asset Information team is responsible for establishing and maintaining proprietary reference data warehouse. The team utilizes a variety of vendors and sources including Bloomberg, Markit, MSCI and Reuters as well as offering documents to ensure the accurate population of security and issuer level data. The Asset Information teams other core responsibilities include answering complex product related inquiries, performing data integrity analysis, ad hoc research projects and working with development teams to further expand and enhance our proprietary systems.

In this position, the Asset Information Analyst will focus on creating new security masters while assisting the team on projects and inquiries. The Asset Information team has exposure to all the products so candidates will need to learn the mechanics of the instruments, how the data is stored throughout our internal systems and how end users are consuming the information. The position requires frequent interaction with teams throughout the organization including Legal, Compliance, Technology, Analytics, Risk, Account and Portfolio Management. A strong technical background is required along with a solid understanding of the financial markets.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Create and maintain security master information
  • Monitor daily quality assurance checks
  • Reference data analysis and ad hoc projects
  • Answer data related inquiries for various departments throughout the organization
  • Submit system enhancements and work with technology teams to implement
 Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree - preferably in economics or finance
  • MBA, CFA, or active status in either program is a plus
  • Previous reference data experience and knowledge of the financial markets
  • Consistently produce accurate, high quality results with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines while managing several projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong technology skills, including proficiency in MS Excel and SQL
Tom Gartland 
Recruiter
303-694-5482 

About Ascent:  The Ascent Services Group (ASG) is a nationally recognized technology staffing and consulting firm whose fundamental business is providing staffing services to Small, Medium, and Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, Technology and Life Sciences.  As consultants for ASG, you will have access to many of the top clients within the industries we serve.  Our goal is to deliver innovative talent through proven best practices and effective resource optimization.  Become one of ASG’s candidates and experience the difference!

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-CA-Newport Beach
Employment Type Contractor
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate $22.00 - $27.00 /Hour
Store Type Other
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Company Overview

Ascent

The Ascent Services Group (ASG) is a leading national technology consulting and professional services firm that focuses on tactical and strategic consulting. ASG’s fundamental business is providing staffing services to Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, and Life Sciences. We focus the majority of our efforts in Staff Augmentation support of Large Enterprise Clients who utilize a Vendor Management System. Learn More

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US-CA-Newport Beach
Tom Gartland
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Job Description

Req #:  21-00197
Title: Business Analyst
Location: Newport Beach, CA- REMOTE

One of our enterprise investment firms is seeking a Business Analyst to join on contract as one of their employees prepares for maternity leave. Candidates who possess a Bachelor’s Degree, prior Financial Services industry experience and strong exposure to tools like MS Excel, Salesforce, Python, R, and SQL will be an excellent fit. Please reach out or apply with you current resume for more details!

Position Description:

The Asset Information team is responsible for establishing and maintaining proprietary reference data warehouse. The team utilizes a variety of vendors and sources including Bloomberg, Markit, MSCI and Reuters as well as offering documents to ensure the accurate population of security and issuer level data. The Asset Information teams other core responsibilities include answering complex product related inquiries, performing data integrity analysis, ad hoc research projects and working with development teams to further expand and enhance our proprietary systems.

In this position, the Asset Information Analyst will focus on creating new security masters while assisting the team on projects and inquiries. The Asset Information team has exposure to all the products so candidates will need to learn the mechanics of the instruments, how the data is stored throughout our internal systems and how end users are consuming the information. The position requires frequent interaction with teams throughout the organization including Legal, Compliance, Technology, Analytics, Risk, Account and Portfolio Management. A strong technical background is required along with a solid understanding of the financial markets.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Create and maintain security master information
  • Monitor daily quality assurance checks
  • Reference data analysis and ad hoc projects
  • Answer data related inquiries for various departments throughout the organization
  • Submit system enhancements and work with technology teams to implement
 Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree - preferably in economics or finance
  • MBA, CFA, or active status in either program is a plus
  • Previous reference data experience and knowledge of the financial markets
  • Consistently produce accurate, high quality results with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines while managing several projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong technology skills, including proficiency in MS Excel and SQL
Tom Gartland 
Recruiter
303-694-5482 

About Ascent:  The Ascent Services Group (ASG) is a nationally recognized technology staffing and consulting firm whose fundamental business is providing staffing services to Small, Medium, and Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, Technology and Life Sciences.  As consultants for ASG, you will have access to many of the top clients within the industries we serve.  Our goal is to deliver innovative talent through proven best practices and effective resource optimization.  Become one of ASG’s candidates and experience the difference!

Job Requirements

 
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