Data Analyst with Big Data – Canary Wharf
Our Client is seeking a Data Analyst for the Data Products team is driving innovations in the Financial Services Sector using Big Data.
The Client has a high-calibre, focused and a mission-driven team.
The models we build and the analysis that we derive from financial data matters to crucial cutting-edge business decisions made across the global financial services firms every day and provides insight into real world problems.
In this role, you will gain a deep understanding of income and expense transactions, financial classifications, and long term financial management within the UK market. You will participate in customer and partner calls to review requirements and client needs. You will quickly gain an understanding how local income and expense calculations, and financial management best practices can be leveraged to deliver financial wellness tools in the UK market.
This role will allow you to partner analytics teams to review and enhance data categorization for key income and expense transactions, develop a specification for both rules based and machine learning driven enhancements to categorization by defining transaction types.
You will also interact closely with the Financial Product team to provide requirements to localize the financial management tools for the UK market.
You will perform regular and ongoing analysis on consumer transactions to identify methods for improved categorization, testing and certifying enhancements, and validating performance metrics. You will also work with the Financial Wellness Product team to adapt their products for the UK market. This requires you to develop a deep understanding of the UK financial management space in order to develop an ongoing UK roadmap with the rest of the Financial product team.
Must have a Bachelor's Degree coupled with 2 – 4 years of experience in software-oriented Product Management, preferably in financial services.
Experience in financial modelling and possessing knowledge of the financial services and transactions.
Experience/ Interest in analysing data and a high attention to detail especially in regards to data cleansing
You possess superb written & oral communication skills. You have analytical skills with a background in financial analysis and carefully seek to understand underlying business needs, both on a market level as well as from individual client/ prospects. You are adaptable and can work successfully in a technical environment as a non-technical leader.
The ideal candidate is inquisitive and highly detail oriented. You are focused on execution and are able to make definitive decisions in uncertain environments with limited data.
This is a 3 month contract assignment initially.
Please send your CV to us in Word format along with your daily rate and availability.