Citi ROHQ - ISG - Reference Data Management Analyst in Philippines

  • Primary Location: Philippines,Central Luzon,Makati

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Documentation and Information Management

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 17020931


Job Purpose:

BAU role - Primary responsibility is to monitor and process requests in BPM for internal clients for security updates and set-ups. Perform tasks to ensure the quality of data held within our master database applications for financial instruments are kept up to date. Will work closely with internal clients, various system support groups and global Security Coding teams to ensure that a consistent model is followed with respect to this critical reference data.

Job Background/context:

The Information Services Group (ISG) is responsible for providing authoritative sources of reference data to our clients across the Institutional Client Services (ICG) organization, through implementing state of the art technologies which promote the collection, storage, analysis, and distribution of product, pricing, account and corporate action data. The ISG organization works in partnership with data clients across all ICG business lines, deploying solutions to increase their competitiveness, through restructuring business processes, simplifying information access, and providing business intelligence around critical data.

The Manila Security Coding team is responsible for ensuring that product and pricing data is available, accurate, and complete for global financial markets. They work with various business units to setup listed, OTC, and private placement instruments in our master databases to facilitate trading activities. In addition, the team monitors reconciliation and data quality reports, as well as global corporate action announcements and actions listings, delisting, name changes and identifier changes.

Key Responsibilities:

The role will be within the newly created Manila Security Coding team located in the ISG COE based in Manila, working within the team responsible for ensuring the quality of data held within our master database applications for financial instruments are kept up to date. Key responsibilities include:

  • New security set ups and modifications

  • Reconciliation and data quality report or request monitoring

  • Support Pre-market events and Post Market Close events

  • Be able to work hands on with tight deadlines

  • Gain thorough industry knowledge quickly and effectively interact with other operating units.

  • Provide effective maker/checker function to ensure data quality and accuracy

  • Ensure adherence to all audit policies and procedures.

  • Provide SIT, UAT testing with strategic technology rollouts

  • Expected to work various shifts to support pre-market, market close, regulatory reporting and other events pertained to APAC, EMEA, and NAM operations

  • Coordinate with global coders in other regions to resolve issues

  • Understand global procedures to support other markets during off hours



  • Bachelor's degree

  • Reference data experience within an investment bank or similar preferred

  • Familiarity with a wide array of financial product types preferred

  • Knowledge and familiarity with financial product data vendors (Bloomberg, Reuters, S&P, Telekurs, etc.) preferred

Skills Required:

  • Strong organization skills with an excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to focus on high quality work while under pressure

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite, including proficiency in Excel

  • Strong teamwork skills in a small local setting, as well as across different geographic locations

  • Must possess good written and oral communication skills with the ability to be assertive