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Senior Associate - DaaS Fezziwig Project

Apply REF: CIB004458

 

Fezziwig Overview

 
This is a brand new service delivered by BNP to clients, based on ‘DaaS’ (Data as a Service). This allows BNP Paribas to solve some of the data challenges our clients have by providing an enriched view of their investments. This involves taking feeds from external data administrators and custodians and supplementing these with interfaces allowing proxies, look through, supplementary market data and application of business rules and controls. This ultimately gives clients their investment data in the format and with the detail they need to effectively support their investment process and decisions.
 
Essentially, there are 3 main objectives:
  • Aggregate internal & external data in order to support various data and reporting needs
  • Management of cross domain data sets and services, including benchmark and security referential data from vendors
  • Expose data to digital tools including 3rd Party software solutions

    Standard Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

  1. Responsibilities related to service delivery
  • Contribute in the solution building from an Operations perspective by participating in requirements, functional specifications sessions and other meetings
  • Source security referential data from Data vendors and making sure the data is accurate. Take necessary corrective action if not
  • Monitor Account level positions, advise on the impacts and propose remedial action if incorrect
  • Document, report and resolve functional issues and recommend corrective action where appropriate
  • Work closely with Sydney, Paris and IT teams in the UK
  • Timely escalation of issues to the concerned parties for quick and proactive resolution of queries
  • Participate in preparation and maintenance of key / standard operating procedures for each process
  • Apply controls and checks from an Operations perspective
  • Monitor workflows and fix gaps through corrective action
  • Support smooth change management aimed at developing, extending, or improving the existing service received by the client

    Knowledge and skills required

  • Strong understanding of financial markets, investment management and asset management
  • Strong understanding on the various instruments in the Capital Markets domain and attributes of these instruments, including OTC instruments and private markets.
  • Practical understanding of market data indices (MSCI, FTSE, ASX etc), characteristics (dividend yield, PE ratio, duration, etc), and classification schemes (GICS, BICS, ISO etc.)
  • Strong understanding of performance measurement and the data that goes into a performance system, as well as an understanding of portfolio accounting (ABOR and IBOR construction)
  • Knowledge of acquisition, statistical risk measurement, benchmarks and how to calculate them
  • Ability to analyse data, propose enhancements / enrichments and advise downstream impacts due to inconsistencies in data
  • Very strong analytical skills which encompasses thinking out of the box
  • Strong innovation skills to build and challenge solutions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    Desirable:
  • Experience using Middle office systems, performance and risk attribution systems, Bloomberg 

Total years of experience

  • 3-4 years

Fezziwig Overview

 
This is a brand new service delivered by BNP to clients, based on ‘DaaS’ (Data as a Service). This allows BNP Paribas to solve some of the data challenges our clients have by providing an enriched view of their investments. This involves taking feeds from external data administrators and custodians and supplementing these with interfaces allowing proxies, look through, supplementary market data and application of business rules and controls. This ultimately gives clients their investment data in the format and with the detail they need to effectively support their investment process and decisions.
 
Essentially, there are 3 main objectives:
  • Aggregate internal & external data in order to support various data and reporting needs
  • Management of cross domain data sets and services, including benchmark and security referential data from vendors
  • Expose data to digital tools including 3rd Party software solutions

    Standard Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

  1. Responsibilities related to service delivery
  • Contribute in the solution building from an Operations perspective by participating in requirements, functional specifications sessions and other meetings
  • Source security referential data from Data vendors and making sure the data is accurate. Take necessary corrective action if not
  • Monitor Account level positions, advise on the impacts and propose remedial action if incorrect
  • Document, report and resolve functional issues and recommend corrective action where appropriate
  • Work closely with Sydney, Paris and IT teams in the UK
  • Timely escalation of issues to the concerned parties for quick and proactive resolution of queries
  • Participate in preparation and maintenance of key / standard operating procedures for each process
  • Apply controls and checks from an Operations perspective
  • Monitor workflows and fix gaps through corrective action
  • Support smooth change management aimed at developing, extending, or improving the existing service received by the client

    Knowledge and skills required

  • Strong understanding of financial markets, investment management and asset management
  • Strong understanding on the various instruments in the Capital Markets domain and attributes of these instruments, including OTC instruments and private markets.
  • Practical understanding of market data indices (MSCI, FTSE, ASX etc), characteristics (dividend yield, PE ratio, duration, etc), and classification schemes (GICS, BICS, ISO etc.)
  • Strong understanding of performance measurement and the data that goes into a performance system, as well as an understanding of portfolio accounting (ABOR and IBOR construction)
  • Knowledge of acquisition, statistical risk measurement, benchmarks and how to calculate them
  • Ability to analyse data, propose enhancements / enrichments and advise downstream impacts due to inconsistencies in data
  • Very strong analytical skills which encompasses thinking out of the box
  • Strong innovation skills to build and challenge solutions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    Desirable:
  • Experience using Middle office systems, performance and risk attribution systems, Bloomberg 

Total years of experience

  • 3-4 years
Primary Location: IN-TN-ChennaiJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: OPERATION PROCESSINGEducation Level: Master Degree or equivalent (> 4 years)Experience Level: At least 3 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / Teamwork, Decision Making, Organizational skills, Critical thinking, Ability to deliver / Results driven, Communication skills - oral & written, Client focused, AdaptabilityTransversal competency: Analytical Ability, Ability to manage a project, Ability to develop and adapt a process , Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training…, Ability to develop others & improve their skills, Ability to set up relevant performance indicators, Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution