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Data analyst

10 Sep, 2023 | Return|

We are recruiting for a Data Analyst to join our firm based in the City of London.

The Role

The primary purpose of this role is to maintain and further the quality of the 3D profiler database and refining associated analytics. This will require understanding of the third-party data sources that feed into the profiler. The role will also involve contributing to other data and systems related projects to develop and enhance the way we work.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance, standardisation and quality control of the data we receive from third parties. As part of this, would need to undertake regular reviews of the data we receive and what is available in the market.
  • Operating the bespoke analytical software. This would include database maintenance, running the fund level reports, assisting the team with any issues, etc. It would also include being able to understand and interrogate the data, providing challenge, if necessary, to the team.
  • Development and implementation of efficient data collection and processing methodologies to support analytical processes.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot data processes, identify issues, and implement solutions to ensure data integrity and efficiency.
  • Ability to review third party ESG data sources to ensure their relevance and appropriateness for Square Mile’s reporting.
  • Contributing to the development/ production of any 3D related research, products and projects.
  • Help develop and enhance other systems throughout Square Mile for the research, portfolio management and operations teams.
  • Assist with any data migration projects and any potential changes to data providers.

What about you?

You will have:

  • Hold a Maths or Science-based degree and/or qualification.
  • Detailed knowledge of Excel, Access and statistical analysis
  • Proficiency in programming languages, especially SQL, Python or VBA is a plus.
  • Experience in using data visualisation software, such as Power BI or Tableau is also welcome.
  • The ability to analyse large amounts of information quickly.
  • Good time management.

This is an entry level position. As such, the candidate will not necessarily be expected to have much industry experience or to hold the Investment Management Certificate (IMC).

About Square Mile

Square Mile is an independent investment research business that works in partnerships with regulated professional financial services firms. We work with advisers to help them develop informed investment recommendations so that, with their support, their clients can make decisions that are right for them. Focusing first and foremost on in depth, qualitative fund research, we provide tailored support and investment services for financial advisers and institutions.

3D Investing is part of Square Mile’s broader Research & Consulting team and provides expertise on Responsible Investment, including the provision of fund ratings through stock level portfolio analysis.

What you'll get

As a permanent employee of Square Mile you would have access to a range of benefits including the following: 

  • Immediate membership of the Group Self Invested Personal Pension.

  • Access to a range of health and lifestyle benefits, including charity giving via payroll and a cycle to work scheme.

  • An employee mentoring scheme.

  • Square Mile has income protection and life assurance coverage which is of benefit to employees.

What to do now

If you think this sounds like you and would be interested in applying, please contact Jade Mison with your CV and covering letter: [email protected].


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