• Competitive
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • M&G Prudential
  • 2019-04-18

Finance Change Data Analyst

  • Full time
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • 18 Apr 19

Finance Change Data Analyst

Working with M&G Prudential as a Finance Change Data Analyst means becoming part of a brand with a global reputation and an exciting vision: to become the best loved and most successful savings & investments business.

The forthcoming planned de-merger of M&G Prudential from the Prudential Group PLC provides a terrific opportunity to create a truly international and integrated savings and investments firm. A firm built on a rich and long history and with a commitment to an innovative future centred on the needs of customers and clients. There is a genuine opportunity to drive competitive advantage with value creation through the formation of this new organisation.

If you're inspired to join us, and have the necessary qualities, then this could be the opportunity you've been looking for.

M&G Prudential has invested assets with a number of Investment Providers, and the information from these assets is required for a variety of purposes within the Financial processes including Modelling, General ledger, Cash Flow matching and Financial Reporting disclosures. This role offers the opportunity to work with business units for the complete project cycle, downstream users and M&G Prudential IT to design, document and deliver technical system and process change with the M&G Prudential Asset Data Store.

Key responsibilities of this role:
  • Provide insight regarding monthly reporting to ensure the data meets expectations of the business and supports user acceptance testing.
  • Support the timely and accurate provision of regulatory reporting within established control frameworks.
  • Document the business requirements and work with BU's/business areas to design acceptable solutions.
  • Produce technical designs working collaboratively with the Business and IT to ensure these will meet the requirements and ensure that they are delivered accurately, efficiently and in a cost effective manner.
  • Liaise with business unit delivery / IT managers to understand delivery timelines.
  • Assist in maintaining change logs and plans, and ensuring change is implemented.
  • Communicate clearly to the stakeholders of the changes, following a structured project style model.
  • Ensure that the end to end delivery of change is managed with key departments and the business.
  • Work with Risk, BU and Finance to manage initiatives to consolidate or improve the data services provided to the business.
  • Investigate data issues and establish an appropriate resolution.
  • Research and analyse data on behalf of the business utilising Bloomberg.
  • Make any procedural enhancements and development of business processes.
  • Analyse data completeness, accuracy and consistency levels, ensuring that these aspects of data quality are actively managed.
  • Works with the business on an on-going basis to ensure new data quality requirements or changes are
  • Ensure any significant data quality issues are escalated and managed effectively.
  • Ensure that key risks regarding data are understood and controlled effectively
To be successful in this role you will have:
  • An investment qualification (IMC, IAQ)
  • An awareness of financial services legislator and regulatory frameworks
  • An awareness of IFRS Reporting and Solvency II
  • Knowledge of asset data reporting processes is advantageous
  • Experience operating controls and implementing process improvements
  • An understanding of asset data and different asset types essential
  • Some awareness or familiarity of QRT Reporting
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong relationship building skills both internally and externally
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A good team ethic

People who work at M&G Prudential agree that ours is a great place to work with a brilliant team spirit. It's also an innovative, high-performing, commercial environment that's totally focused on customers. As an M&G Prudential colleague you'll get all the support you'd expect, including full training and professional development. You'll receive a competitive salary and reward package. And in a fast-changing world, you'll join an organisation that's leading the way in helping customers achieve their long-term financial goals.

M&G Prudential is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer is very simple - to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences.

We welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break, and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements for all of our roles.

Recruiter: Hannah Macmillan
Location: Stirling or Edinburgh