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Business Analyst - Belfast

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Ref: 2534 Date Posted: Monday 16 Sep 2019
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Business Analyst – Belfast (£30- £40k)


Do you have around 3- 5 years’ experience in data analytics or as a Business Analyst?  Do you have an interest in market data management?


This Business Analyst role is based in Belfast city centre and comes with a competitive salary, bonus, generous holiday allowance, pension (6%) and more.


Who is the company?


A Belfast company launched in 2014 and immediately disrupted the market data management industry by using technology to streamline market data reporting and administration.
They immediately got the attention of a fintech New York-based company who specialises in helping firms manage their high-value data subscriptions.  The CEO has known the founders of the Belfast-based company since they set up and was impressed with their focus in helping their clients address the ever-increasing compliance challenges.  In June 2019 they acquired this local company.


This is the third acquisition this global business has made in the last 3 years.  They now employ over 100 people across offices in New York, Minnesota, The Netherlands, London and Belfast.


They now have plans in place for 30 new jobs in Belfast in several key areas in the business.


What does this job involve?


The job itself is a combination of using different tools to update a central database of exchange policies, as well as setting up client relationships with exchanges, additionally analysing data and reporting on behalf of clients (tier one banks and hedge fund companies).


You need to be confident in dealing with a wide range of people from hedge fund managers to technical staff.


You will be responsible for interpreting regulatory documents, applying complex business rules, importing into a database based on specific criteria, applying technical solutions to problem-solving, communicate with customers in the market data sector globally.


You will be heavily involved with data sourcing, discovery and analytics using proprietary business tools.  You will help create models and reports which provide interpretation and insight into business data.  


What skills are essential?


You should have a third level degree in either Business Finance or IT related fields.  Ideally, you should have around 3-5 years’ experience.  It is not essential that you have experience within the fintech industry, but experience in data analytics is needed.  Your experience should include preparing and delivering documentation detailing outcomes of technical processes to a wide-ranging audience.  Strong skills in SQL, MS Excel and PowerPoint are needed along with analytical and reporting skills.  You should be highly numerate with the ability to solve complex problems.


If all this sounds good, then give me a call/text/WhatsApp on 077 8988 6539 for a confidential discussion on this job and your career.  Alternatively, you can send an updated CV using the links provided.