In this role, you will work closely with members of our global teams, adding value to our content, as you help to ensure the highest possible levels of data quality, timeliness and completeness.
You’ll be responsible for helping to drive production quality, process and content improvements across the group. You’ll be given the support and direction needed to help you succeed, while working as part of a diverse and experienced, passionate team.
As a QC Analyst working on Entity Management, you will gain invaluable insight into the areas of data collection, data analysis, agile project management, and financial services.
Duties & accountabilities
Transferring data from various internal and external sources into the data collection application and checking existing data for discrepancies / duplicates related to entity structures / relationships, reference data and corporate actions.
Making necessary changes or assigning changes to researchers to ensure data is consistent and uniform.
Ensuring accuracy and comprehensiveness of IHS Markit’s existing data. Identifying solutions for eliminating discrepancies and missing information from the database.
Communicating with individual researchers and team leaders regarding content specifications and guidelines.
Identifying sources and creating processes for collecting and tracking new information as needed. Assisting team leaders in developing standards, benchmarks, and specifications.
Populating new data points through analysis of external and internal sources including websites, industry publications, client lists, SEC filings, etc.
Tracking all projects using the Kanban project management process. Entering changes and new information into internal databases using specified rules.
Communicating regularly with team leader / management / team members regarding status of projects and workload.
Liaising with offshore teams on projects.
Participating in creation / maintenance of research manuals and enhancements to the databases and research methodology.
Assisting in training of new employees as needed.
Education and experience
Four + years of relevant work experience.
Fluency in English, spoken and written.
Minimum typing speed of 40 wpm.
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
Demonstrated expertise within entity structures / relationships, reference data and corporate actions.
Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines effectively.
Interest in financial research and internet research.
Enjoys and is capable of handling a fast-paced work environment.
Ability to work in both a team and individual environments.
Strong attention to detail.
Excellent analytical problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Assume accountability for individual projects and team’s overall success.
Understanding of Agile / Kanban and / or ability and interest in improving process efficiencies.
Experience automating processes through the use of technology such as Kapow is a plus.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to give critical feedback to team members.
Work closely with global team members to deliver high quality data.
Responsible for the quality of the team’s work.
IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies.
Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivalled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions.
We call this The New Intelligence.
IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500.
We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.
Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq : INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.