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Business Analyst - Fixed Income Data Operations

Employer
T. Rowe Price
Location
Borough, South East London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 28, 2024

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Job Role
Business Analyst
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
There is a place for you at T. Rowe Price to grow, contribute, learn, and make a difference. We are a premier asset manager focused on delivering global investment management excellence and retirement services that investors can rely on today and in the future. The work we do matters. We invite you to explore the opportunity to join us and grow your career with us.

We are looking for a Fixed Income Analyst to enhance our business facing data operational team which is responsible for generating and delivering high quality security analytics to our enterprise platform. You will support and manage the foundational data sets used by the Global Fixed Income Portfolio Management, Quant and Credit Research teams. You will be a hands-on analyst who understands Fixed Income portfolio and risk analytics and will help run best in class enterprise level solutions within our Fixed Income Front Office technology team. You will directly support the production Bloomberg PORT environment and TRP applications in this domain.

Our company has made a big investment in the future of our technology and data. We have a big vision of what we can achieve and have ambitious plans to get there. We at T Rowe Price hold collaboration as a core tenet of how we accomplish our goals. You should be interested in a team-oriented approach; curious and enthusiastic learners will be amongst their tribe here. We are a group of diverse thinkers, all working together with different perspectives to create optimal solutions to continue to propel T Rowe Price to great heights. You should be excited about working with Front Office staff - Analysts, Investment Liaisons, Portfolio Managers & Traders.

The Fixed Income Analytics team is responsible for the acquisition, validation, and delivery of analytics and benchmark data to the portfolio management team, as well internal and external clients. You will be expected to analyze and validate data from a variety of sources, including Bloomberg PORT. You will work closely with a variety of global investment business desks and technology teams daily.

Core Competencies and

Responsibilities:


New:
  • Excellent problem-solving skills demonstrated ability to employ fact-based decision-making to resolve complex problems, by applying logic analysis, experience, and business knowledge.
  • Follow good operational practices with the team and stakeholders to ensure there is full transparency around our daily deliveries.
  • Support mission critical software and data to meet daily delivery SLAs.
  • Support several leading vendor provided applications.
  • Ensure the validity and accuracy of security-level analytics and risk exposures within the portfolio management systems and overseeing audit processes.
  • Develop and sustain relationships with software engineers, Portfolio Managers, Quants and Investment Analysts on a global basis and supporting their ongoing data requirements.
  • High energy, results driven person with strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility.
  • Must be a self-starter with ability to build working relationships and work effectively in a global organization.
  • Make independent/educated judgments regarding appropriate resolutions of data anomalies
  • Must be able to independently "troubleshoot" functional and/or quantitative problems.

Qualifications:

Minimum:

Along with the responsibilities and competencies specified above, we are looking for an individual who possesses a positive, action-oriented attitude and understands the importance of taking initiative within a team environment.
  • Strong academic record in Finance, Mathematics, Physics or similar discipline.
  • Experience working with and analyzing data
  • Technical Data tool skills (SQL database queries, Excel, jupyter/python etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Fixed Income analytics ideally on an industry standard vendor platform (i.e. Bloomberg PORT, FTSE/Citi Yield Book, IDC, Risk Metrics, etc.)

Preferred:
  • Demonstrated experience with various global Fixed Income instruments (e.g. bonds, derivatives, securitized, etc.) as well as working knowledge of portfolio accounting systems or commercial market data and analytics tools
  • Experience following and writing procedures and suggesting changes.
  • General knowledge/awareness of macro financial markets and more specifically, the buy-side/asset management industry

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

We strive for equity, equality, and opportunity for all associates. When we embrace the power of diversity and create an environment where people can bring their authentic and best selves to work, our firm is stronger, and we create greater value for our clients. Our commitment and inclusive programming aim to lift the experience for each associate and builds allies for our global associate community. We know that a sense of belonging is key not only to your success at the firm, but also to your ability to bring your best each day.

T. Rowe Price is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity of thought, gender, and race. We believe our continued success depends upon the equal treatment of all associates and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, creed, colour, national origin, sex, gender, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, pregnancy, or any other classification protected by country, federal, state, or local law.

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