Reference Data Senior Analyst - Financial Services - London

Job Title: Reference Data Senior Analyst - Financial Services - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: up to £65,000 + bonus & benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: RefData1
Contact Name: Anai Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 18, 2021 17:53

Job Description

Twenty have partnered with a Financial Services firm who provide integrated front to back-office services to Investment Managers and Financial institutions. They are looking for a Reference Data Senior Analyst to join their Data Management function which is responsible for leading data strategy, governance, and commercial initiatives across the business.


  • Ensuring that all instrument reference data is maintained in an accurate and timely manner in all necessary systems and data repositories (in coordination with Trading Assistant and Operational teams)
  • Providing domain expertise for reference data, spanning all aspects of instrument static i.e. identifiers, classifiers and descriptive data relating to financial instruments (all asset classes); corporate actions; product classifications; client / book hierarchies; and other data sets e.g. holiday calendars.
  • Monitoring of automated intraday and batch reference data flows with timely resolution of breaks
  • Continuous review and enhancement of data capture processes and associated control environment e.g. via automation and robust process / procedures framework
  • Managing internal and external stakeholders and ensuring data requirements and issues are identified, prioritised, and resourced as needed to ensure timely resolution
  • Produce outputs relating to data quality monitoring and control processes as required by Data Stewards for data quality reporting


  • Previous experience within a data management function
  • 5+ years in an operational, change or control capacity with a focus on reference data domains
  • Extensive experience within global markets, securities
  • Knowledge of reference / master data management technology and implementation experience
  • Strong knowledge of identifiers and data attributes relating to financial instruments
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and interact with quant / technology teams at all levels