Mid-level industry position
The IHS Markit Loan Pricing platform provides mark-to-market pricing on over 6,500 loan facilities on a daily basis. This service is supported by more than 55 global sell-side desks that are active in loan sales and trading, promoting market liquidity and pricing transparency. Loan pricing data team uses its contributorbased pricing system and sophisticated parsing technology to provide valuation on leveraged loans to investors. IHS Markit’s Loan Pricing services are used by financial institutions to help with investment idea generation, mark to market, and risk management. In addition, the service allows clients to track the value of proprietary loan portfolios via its easy-to-use, secure web site or direct feeds to clients’ internal systems.
The successful candidate will play a key part in maintaining the smooth running of the day-to-day operations and working closely with other functions and understanding products that have upstream and downstream linkages for the flagship Loan product. On the technical aspect, the candidate will use advanced Excel, VBA and SQL skills translating operational requirements into technical solutions and tools.
Duties & accountabilities
Providing exceptional client service by responding to client questions and queries - Managing loans reference data, including scrubbing loan documentation, researching corporate actions and entering reference data into the Markit Loan Pricing database - Liaising with dealer trading desks to obtain the most up-to-date and accurate source pricing for leveraged loans and derivative instruments. - Managing third party data, including ratings, CUSIPs, news and referential data. - Monitoring and controlling price file and mapping file distribution to the clients - Managing on-boarding of new clients and file delivery - Delivery of set targets with desired quality parameters. - Liaise with counterparts/stakeholders globally and work as ambassador for the team. - Work on Root Cause Analysis for data inconsistencies. - Undertaking a steep learning curve to be able to support all the various processes - Manage coverage requests, data quality checks and drive key projects & initiatives within the group
Education and experience
• Master’s degree with Finance (MBA/PGDM) • Good understanding of financial markets and market data • Experience in an operational environment • Exposure to process analysis, improvement and documentation • Experience in using SQL and VBA • Advanced Excel Commercial awareness A strong interest in pursuing a career in finance Knowledge of syndicated loans is a plus
Shift Timing: 2:00 PM IST to 11:00 PM IST 7:00 PM IST to 4:00 AM IST
• Above all, a great team player • Highly motivated and eager to take initiative, and assume responsibility for delivery of projects • Ability to switch between different tasks according to business needs, to cope with changing priorities and to keep others informed of possible issues • Constant focus on product and process improvement • Capable of prioritising own workload • Possess a high level of attention to detail • Very organized, and able to multi-task effectively • Willing to work in Night Shifts. Communication • Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed • Should be able to effectively communicate with a variety of stakeholders including technical and business colleagues, spanning a large variety of experience and expertise • Excellent interpersonal skills Teamwork • Must be a willing team player both within local and global teams • Must be able to work independently
IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivalled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth