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May 18, 2023
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Summary of the Data Analyst, Referential job at Voya Financial

Voya Financial is hiring a Data Analyst, Referential with 0 - 3 years of experience. Based in United States - Atlanta, GA and with Hybrid ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $56,000 - $70,000
About Voya Financial

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA) is a leading health, wealth and investment company that provides products, solutions and technologies that enable a better financial future for its clients, customers and society. Serving the needs of 14.3 million individual, workplace and institutional clients, Voya has approximately 6,000 employees and had $711 billion in total assets under management and administration as of September 30, 2022.

Certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work® Institute, Voya is purpose-driven and equally committed to conducting business in a way that is socially, environmentally, economically and ethically responsible. Voya has earned recognition as: one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute; a member of the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index; and a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” on the Disability Equality Index.

Data Analyst, Referential job description

We are looking for a highly motivated self-starter to help us build a team that will focus on maintaining a high-quality investment data environment and enhancing the overall data experience for our investment professionals. The ideal candidate must have the ability keep pace with a rapidly changing business environment. Success in this role will require a strong analytical mindset, an ability to understand exceptions and willingness to work in a collaborative team setting. The importance of data is widely understood, and this position will play an important part in moving Voya’s data governance mandate forward.

The core component of our analytics and pricing/valuation data revolves around the attributes of a security. This role would be responsible for maintaining the security level attributes (the “security master”) within various systems in the organization, including BlackRock Aladdin, Bank of New York Mellon, as well as State Street PAM software.

  • This is a hybrid work location opportunity – 3 days in office and two remote*

The Contributions You Will Make

  • Perform periodic reviews on security master data to ensure accuracy and adherence to established policies and regulations
  • Liaise with BlackRock Solutions to resolve security level data questions related to security settlement calendars, identifiers etc. across asset classes
  • Research and review security level data to ensure consistent detail within Bloomberg, Reuters, BlackRock, and all other internal/external systems
  • Interact with front office investment professional teams to discuss security master data, resolve issues, and handle inquiries
  • Bring a fresh perspective on existing issues, processes, and controls to develop and recommend new/improved controls and procedural enhancements.
  • Promote a positive attitude and working environment among fellow employees and develop efficient working relationships
Data Analyst, Referential job requirements

Minimum Knowledge And Experience

A Referential Data Analyst is expected to be customer focused and offer unique solutions that deliver on client expectations. In addition, the candidate will need to be thoughtful in analyzing data and problem-solving exceptions to formulate effective solutions. In this role, the analyst will be exposed to new ways of thinking and be a self-starter interested in acquiring new skills and offering thoughtful solutions for process improvements.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or related field
  • Understanding of various investment instruments (Fixed Income Securities, Derivatives, Equities and Senior Loans)
  • Familiarity with investment platforms and systems (e.g., BlackRock Aladdin, State Street PAM, Bloomberg)
  • Voya IM has standardized its core technology set on Microsoft. Demonstrable knowledge of basic Microsoft platforms is expected (e.g., MS Office, Windows 10, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment as we may have varying workloads and strict deadlines (e.g., month, quarter, and year-end)
  • Ability to independently and creatively resolve problems utilizing appropriate resources.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with peers, supervisors, project leaders, and internal/external clients
  • Excellent team interaction and interpersonal skills (verbal and writing skills)

LEADERSHIP CHARACTERISTICS

  • Strong accountability and focus on execution
  • Attention to detail with a goal of moving through tasks quickly, but thoughtfully
  • Highly results-oriented with ability to work in teams and under pressure
  • Demonstrate high levels of ethics, values, and integrity
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability. Needs to be fluid and effective as business conditions and organizational dynamics change. Ability to escalate as the situation requires.
  • Adapt communications and style to meet colleagues’ needs and express information in a clear, direct way
  • Demonstrate high energy, resiliency, capacity, and the ability to manage multiple priorities and execute

Preferred Knowledge And Experience

  • 1-2 years of investment industry experience with an understanding of investment data in all asset classes and sectors is preferred
  • CFA or desire to pursue Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) is preferred
What we offer at Voya Financial

Voya provides the resources that can make a difference in your lives. To us, this means thriving physically, financially, socially and emotionally. Voya benefits are designed to help you do just that. That’s why we offer an array of plans, programs, tools and resources with one goal in mind: To help you and your family be well and stay well.

What We Offer

  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance plans
  • 401(k) Savings plan – with generous company matching contributions (up to 6%)
  • Voya Retirement Plan – employer paid cash balance retirement plan (4%)
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250/year
  • Paid time off – including 20 days paid time off, nine paid company holidays and a flexible Diversity Celebration Day.
  • Paid volunteer time — 40 hours per calendar year

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Data Analyst, Referential

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About Our Company

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA) is a leading health, wealth and investment company that provides products, solutions and technologies that enable a better financial future for its clients, customers and society. Serving the needs of 14.3 million individual, workplace and institutional clients, Voya has approximately 6,000 employees and had $711 billion in total assets under management and administration as of September 30, 2022.

Certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work® Institute, Voya is purpose-driven and equally committed to conducting business in a way that is socially, environmentally, economically and ethically responsible. Voya has earned recognition as: one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute; a member of the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index; and a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” on the Disability Equality Index.

Job Description & Responsibilities

We are looking for a highly motivated self-starter to help us build a team that will focus on maintaining a high-quality investment data environment and enhancing the overall data experience for our investment professionals. The ideal candidate must have the ability keep pace with a rapidly changing business environment. Success in this role will require a strong analytical mindset, an ability to understand exceptions and willingness to work in a collaborative team setting. The importance of data is widely understood, and this position will play an important part in moving Voya’s data governance mandate forward.

The core component of our analytics and pricing/valuation data revolves around the attributes of a security. This role would be responsible for maintaining the security level attributes (the “security master”) within various systems in the organization, including BlackRock Aladdin, Bank of New York Mellon, as well as State Street PAM software.

  • This is a hybrid work location opportunity – 3 days in office and two remote*

The Contributions You Will Make

  • Perform periodic reviews on security master data to ensure accuracy and adherence to established policies and regulations
  • Liaise with BlackRock Solutions to resolve security level data questions related to security settlement calendars, identifiers etc. across asset classes
  • Research and review security level data to ensure consistent detail within Bloomberg, Reuters, BlackRock, and all other internal/external systems
  • Interact with front office investment professional teams to discuss security master data, resolve issues, and handle inquiries
  • Bring a fresh perspective on existing issues, processes, and controls to develop and recommend new/improved controls and procedural enhancements.
  • Promote a positive attitude and working environment among fellow employees and develop efficient working relationships

Requirements

Minimum Knowledge And Experience

A Referential Data Analyst is expected to be customer focused and offer unique solutions that deliver on client expectations. In addition, the candidate will need to be thoughtful in analyzing data and problem-solving exceptions to formulate effective solutions. In this role, the analyst will be exposed to new ways of thinking and be a self-starter interested in acquiring new skills and offering thoughtful solutions for process improvements.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or related field
  • Understanding of various investment instruments (Fixed Income Securities, Derivatives, Equities and Senior Loans)
  • Familiarity with investment platforms and systems (e.g., BlackRock Aladdin, State Street PAM, Bloomberg)
  • Voya IM has standardized its core technology set on Microsoft. Demonstrable knowledge of basic Microsoft platforms is expected (e.g., MS Office, Windows 10, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment as we may have varying workloads and strict deadlines (e.g., month, quarter, and year-end)
  • Ability to independently and creatively resolve problems utilizing appropriate resources.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with peers, supervisors, project leaders, and internal/external clients
  • Excellent team interaction and interpersonal skills (verbal and writing skills)

LEADERSHIP CHARACTERISTICS

  • Strong accountability and focus on execution
  • Attention to detail with a goal of moving through tasks quickly, but thoughtfully
  • Highly results-oriented with ability to work in teams and under pressure
  • Demonstrate high levels of ethics, values, and integrity
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability. Needs to be fluid and effective as business conditions and organizational dynamics change. Ability to escalate as the situation requires.
  • Adapt communications and style to meet colleagues’ needs and express information in a clear, direct way
  • Demonstrate high energy, resiliency, capacity, and the ability to manage multiple priorities and execute

Preferred Knowledge And Experience

  • 1-2 years of investment industry experience with an understanding of investment data in all asset classes and sectors is preferred
  • CFA or desire to pursue Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) is preferred

What we offer

Voya provides the resources that can make a difference in your lives. To us, this means thriving physically, financially, socially and emotionally. Voya benefits are designed to help you do just that. That’s why we offer an array of plans, programs, tools and resources with one goal in mind: To help you and your family be well and stay well.

What We Offer

  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance plans
  • 401(k) Savings plan – with generous company matching contributions (up to 6%)
  • Voya Retirement Plan – employer paid cash balance retirement plan (4%)
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250/year
  • Paid time off – including 20 days paid time off, nine paid company holidays and a flexible Diversity Celebration Day.
  • Paid volunteer time — 40 hours per calendar year
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