Pricing Analyst - HSBC - Edinburgh - Wizbii

Pricing Analyst

  • By HSBC
  • Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
  • Management / Project Management

Job description

Role Title: Pricing Analyst

Business: Project Management

New or Existing Role? Existing

Grade: GCB6

Role Purpose

· The role of the Pricing Analyst is to provide day-to-day Market Data support for HSS services.

· To assist in both the research work for Market Data standards, and the proactive investigation required to ensure the business is aware of, and prepared to cope with, changes in market practice and moves into new market areas.

Key Accountabilities

Impact on Business

· Provide day-to-day Market Data support to HSS business areas

· Investigate and satisfactorily resolve queries and issues within agreed procedural guidelines

· Carry out testing of systems as requested for existing Market Data processes

· Assist with monitoring adherence to Market Data procedures

· Carry out proactive and reactive research into investment market practices, at instigation of the Manager, assessing the impact on existing Market Data policies and updating/amending these where required

· Identify and propose practical solutions to improve current processes/workstreams

· Understand the levers and drivers behind business performance

· Understand how role impacts the team and business performance

· Suggest improvements to department processes and procedures

· Demonstrate resilience, initiative and drive under pressure

· Keep up to date with market developments through liaison with relevant information vendors and review of market publications as directed by Manager

· Assist in building library of market/industry knowledge. Ensure effective communication.
· Express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Management of Risk

· Is aware of the Operational Risk scenario associated with the role and acts in a manner that takes account of operational risk considerations.

Observation of Internal Controls

· Maintains HSBC internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators.

· Understands, follows and demonstrates compliance with all relevant internal and external rules, regulations and procedures that apply to the conduct of the business in which the jobholder is involved, specifically Internal Controls and any Compliance policy including, inter alia, the Group Compliance policy.

Seeked profile

Qualifications :

Knowledge & Experience / Qualifications

· Educated to degree level or hold Investment related qualification (e.g. Securities Institute certificate)

· At least 2 years’ experience in a Market Data, Pricing and Valuations or Corporate Action environment

· Ability to plan and organise workload, taking into account relative priorities

· Ability to work accurately under pressure to tight deadlines

· Strong relationships skills / ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally

· Good knowledge of international investment markets

· Excellent knowledge of Reuters, Bloomberg and relevant data feeds

· Flexible approach to working hours and environment

Within HSBC certain roles are designated as Enhanced Vetting Roles. For these roles, all internal and external applicants are required (subject to local laws), to pass satisfactorily a series of additional checks both as part of the application process and, if successfully recruited into the Enhanced Vetting role, on an on-going basis. The Group reserves its position with regard to any steps which it may take in relation to any material adverse findings which arise either when the checks are first carried out as part of this recruitment exercise, and/or if relevant, on an ongoing basis.
This role has been designated as an Enhanced Vetting Role.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to creating a diverse environment.

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About HSBC

HSBC est l’une des plus grandes banques internationales avec une présence dans plus de 85 pays dans le monde. Elle a été créée en 1865 sous le nom de « The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation », et son siège social est basé à Londres. En France, HSBC totalise environ 400 agences et près de 10 000 salariés, avec une spécialisation dans plusieurs activités : une banque pour les particuliers, spécialisées notamment dans la gestion de patrimoine, une banque privée (gestion de fortune), une banque d’entreprises, qui s’appuie sur le réseau de l’ensemble du groupe HSBC dans le monde, et une banque de financement, d’investissement et de marchés. En 2012, HSBC France a réalisé un résultat avant impôt de 450 millions d’euros.

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