London Stock Exchange Group

Market Data Auditor

London, London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
23 Sep 2023
28 Sep 2023
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Job role
The Auditor is responsible for auditing all clients to ensure that current market data commercial policies are adhered to. The aim of the team is to ensure all clients/vendors using LSEG market data are audited regularly.

Role profile

The Market Data Auditor's role is a critical function which ensures that the use of all Market Data, inclusive of Equity & Fixed Income Index Data, Industry Classification Benchmark, and Composites that would be used as part of a client's daily work flow through various platforms and products are validated through on-site/remote client/vendor audits, and that any reporting discrepancies are identified.

The role holder is encouraged to have a full understanding of market data commercial policies and be equipped to challenge the manner in which the data is being used, whilst identifying additional risk controls that will allow the team to better ascertain client reporting errors.

Key responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain effective internal and external working relationships and ensure that expectations are managed throughout the audit process.
  • Ensuring that a good understanding of current and new commercial policies is maintained.
  • Conduct market data audits at end client and market data vendor sites, using best practice guidelines to identify discrepancies in end-user entitlement and reporting processes
  • Produce accurate and detailed audit analyses within a given' timescales for presentation to the audited party
  • Effectively plan and conclude audit work to ensure that individual and team targets are met each quarter.
  • Review and analyse new business terms and conditions affecting compliance issues.
Key Behaviours
  • Improving opportunities, to be open and capable of adopting new processes, approaches, and ways of working.
  • Communication - possesses strong/excellent oral and written communication skills which can be deployed and modified/tailored to address specific client types
  • High performance - willingly puts in the effort to ensure activities are completed on time and to a required quality level
  • Pro-active and collaborative approach, demonstrating both initiative and creativity takes on routine tasks as necessary and carries out work without prompting and close supervision.
  • Capable of resolving conflict and reaching agreement. Able to identify key points to be resolved in order to achieve a satisfactory conclusion for all parties;
  • Analysis and problem solving, able to examine issues 'in-depth' by devising and practicing a detailed investigative methodology.
  • Has the sustained drive and energy to deliver. With an inquisitive mindset - always having that "but why" approach
Candidate Profile
  • Appropriate knowledge and experience within the financial services industry, particularly with knowledge of how market data is used in sell-side, buy-side and trading environments.
  • An understanding of the Exchanges and index data providers, how they operate, how they license the use of their data and where customers can fall foul of their terms of business.
  • Experience of working for or with an Exchange, Specialist Data provider or market data vendor in the past a distinct advantage.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task while managing a large number of stakeholders with differing priorities.
  • Proven knowledge of market data vendor and third-party application providers' products
  • Proven experience of third-party market data inventory and entitlement systems (DACS, EMRS, MDM, Infomatch, FITS etc.)
  • Ability to deliver high quality work within agreed timescales
  • Proven experience of researching and analysing data with rigour and being able to identify data inconsistencies
  • Advanced skills are required in Microsoft office applications, inclusive of Excel and Word. Excel skills are particularly key to this job.
  • Candidate must be able to demonstrate a high level of capability in data manipulation by analysing and producing reports with the minimum of assistance.
At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose - driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth - in everything we do.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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