Senior Reference Data Specialist

  • Job Reference: CLR13092019
  • Salary: £┬úCompetitive
  • Location: London
  • Contact: Jamie Smith on +44 (0) 20 3372 6991 or

An excellent opportunity to join a dynamic team in one of the UK's leading wealth management firms. 

Main Tasks                                   


  • Undertake all aspects of administration relating to clients cash and assets.
  • Follow up to date departmental procedures and controls
  • Complete daily/weekly/monthly and yearly check lists
  • Keep up to date with all changes within the industry relevant to the department

Day-to-Day tasks include:

  • Monitoring daily workflows within the team to ensure both regulatory and internal deadlines are met
  • Responsible for checking and authorising of daily tasks within the team
  • Assist with daily processes where required
  • Follow departmental procedures and contribute to updates as required in relation to industry changes
  • Provide technical assistance within the team and to other members of staff as needed
  • Assist with ongoing reviews and monitoring of processes within the department and implementation of improvements where applicable
  • Communicate with outside agencies as necessary in relation to daily workflows
  • Contribute where required to various ad-hoc projects
  • Deal with general queries received by the team
  • In addition to these functions, employees are required to carry out such other duties as may be reasonably required

Qualifications, skills, experience and competencies needed


  • Knowledge and experience of FCA Regulations and Market Practice relevant to Private Clients
  • Sound technical knowledge of practices and procedures carried in relation to Securities Pricing and Reference Data covering Bonds, Equities and Funds
  • Sound technical knowledge of securities market data
  • Demonstrate 5 years relevant industry experience


  • Understanding of KYC and AML documentation
  • Knowledge of Client Reporting, Fees & charges, Client Data

Academic/Other Skills Required:

  • Educated to minimum of A level standard, with minimum of Grade C at GCSE English and Maths
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to prioritise work flows within the team and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to maintain required standards when working under pressure
  • Good attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good understanding of Microsoft programmes, having a minimum of basic skills in MS Word and intermediate skills in MS Excel 

If  you're an experienced administrator ready to take this next step in your financial services career - get in touch. We want to hear from you!