Administrator, Market Data

Job description

The main functions of Market Data are Trade File Uploads, Security Master Data Integrity, Security Pricing, and maintaining a complete and up to date Corporate Actions listing in Paxus. We act as the main support group for the Accounting & Valuations (A&V) department. Will be responsible for day-to-day loading and exception handing of various funds.


Key responsibilities:

  • Download, format and enter trade files from Prime Brokers and other various web portals.
  • Find prices for securities that aren’t captured by the accounting system and enter them into the accounting system
  • Liaise with fund accountants when there are pricing/trade issues
  • Enter and confirm details of new securities into accounting system
  • Enter and confirm details of new corporate actions into accounting system
  • Assist in checking of prices and new securities entered into accounting system by other members of the department
  • Perform Position/Price recons in Medius and Excel
  • Liaise with Prime brokers/ outside vendors regarding trade/pricing issues
  • Undertake additional tasks/projects assigned by Manager


Requirements

Skills / experience:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • Good working knowledge of the Financial Securities market including language, instruments and mechanics
  • Experience in similar area preferable
  • A good understanding of MS Office & IT packages (particularly Excel)