Investment Data Analyst

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Location: Melbourne VIC

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About Vanguard

Vanguard Australia has been helping investors achieve their long-term financial goals for over 20 years. Serving institutional and individual clients, and financial advisers, we offer investment solutions that are low-cost, diversified and robust through time.

With more than AUD $9 trillion in assets under management Vanguard is one of the world’s largest global investment management companies. In Australia we partner with institutional clients, financial advisers and individual investors to offer low-cost investment solutions. Our comprehensive range of managed funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and tailored investment solutions are built to support long-term investment success for our clients.


The opportunity

As a result of continued growth within our Global Investment Data Management Team (GIDM), we currently have a vacancy for an Investment Data Analyst. Reporting to the Global Investment Data Manager, this role will be responsible for providing oversight of operational activities in ensuring a timely and accurate global data set is delivered to GIDM’s enterprise data clients.

The Investment Data Analyst will also serve as GIDM’s point of contact in managing client queries relating to investment data and partner with internal teams to ensure the integrity of investment and fund data being provisioned.

What you will do

  • Facilitate and lead data management pipeline of work, managing competing priorities across multiple data sets in order to meet operational objectives.

  • Provide expert data domain support to enterprise data clients and stakeholders to enhance fund oversight functions.

  • Facilitate and lead oversight activities, ensuring accurate and timely investment data is delivered to enterprise clients. Where required, conducting root cause analysis and problem resolution of complex data issues.

  • Provide direct client support to enhance business decisions, partnering with external data vendors and industry contacts to enable best in class data management practices.

  • Proactively identify and drive process enhancements to gain efficiencies and improve service offering to clients.

  • Demonstrates a strong knowledge of investment data maintain a broad understanding of the investment management landscape.

  • Integrates new or existing technologies into workflows, while communicating updates to global team members.

What we are looking for

  • Demonstrated experience within financial and investments industry with background in Data Management, Middle Office, Investment Operations, Portfolio Management

  • Strong analytical ability, research-driven problem solving, and time / attention management skills required.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, with proven ability to effectively communicate with external providers, internal business clients, and crew members at all levels.

  • Demonstrated ability to function in a fast-paced, ambiguous working environment exercising excellent judgment skills with an ability to analyse issues quickly

  • Ability to quickly become knowledgeable in current and future policies, practices, trends, and information affecting Data Management practices within the organisation

Specialisations that will make an impact

  • Undergraduate degree (preferably in accounting, finance, economics, or related field)

  • Strong knowledge of Financial Services, investment management company or global organisations would be highly regarded

  • Working knowledge of Python and SQL a plus.

  • Working knowledge of Business Intelligence software (Tableau, Power BI) a plus.

  • Proficiency in Data Management practices and strong knowledge of data workflows would be well regarded

Inclusion Statement

Vanguard’s continued commitment to diversity and inclusion is firmly rooted in our culture. Every decision we make to best serve our clients, crew (internally employees are referred to as crew), and communities is guided by one simple statement: “Do the right thing.”

We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard’s core purpose through our values.

When all crew members feel valued and included, our ability to collaborate and innovate is amplified, and we are united in delivering on Vanguard’s core purpose.

Our core purpose: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

Where to from here?

If you would like to discuss further please contact Richard Maher from our Talent Acquisition team on Richard.maher@vanguard.com.au.

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