Market Data Analyst

Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Full Time
Mid Level

Market Data Analyst

London or Cape Town


Why Confluence?

Over the past several years we have undergone a great deal of positive change and growth to become the company we are today. Our global footprint now spans multiple countries, giving our employees the opportunity to get exposure to other countries and cultures. And it stands to reason that none of this would have been possible without the hundreds of hard-working employees who work at Confluence.


What do we do?

As a leading global technology solutions provider to the investment management industry, Confluence helps clients solve complex investment data challenges across the front, middle and back office. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Confluence services over 1000 clients in 40 countries, with locations across Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia and Asia.


More about the role & team


You will work within a wider global team, based across the UK, Montreal and South Africa.


Market Data Governance is responsible for leading all data sourcing, procurement and governance to efficiently and effectively enable spend owners to maximize the value they receive from suppliers and ensure that Confluence negotiates appropriate and best-in-class license terms from leading data providers (e.g. Refinitiv, Morningstar, S&P, MSCI).

You will support the Global Head of Market Data Governance in all operational tasks: Market Data Administration, (Inventory Management, Spend and Savings Analysis, Invoice Reconciliation and Usage Reporting) as well as managing operational contract life cycles for assigned vendors eg Equity Exchange.


What skills and experience do I need to succeed?


You will be able to read contracts like a lawyer and manage financial information like a bookkeeper.

You are required to have good knowledge of market data / investment management industry, with excellent attention to detail and good written communication and Excel skills (intermediate/advanced level).

Market Data Management (MDM) experience is desirable experience, but not essential.


What do we offer?

Confluence offers generous benefit packages for team members. As a growing, global organization, we are always looking for ways to ensure that our employees can access benefits that matter to them and their families. This includes:

  • Generous time off packages
  • Global Career Development opportunities
  • Social Events
  • Referral Bonus scheme- $3,000 per successful referral
  • Plus many more!


More about the Location

We offer flexible working options for all employees.

You will be based primarily remotely, with travel to the closest office (London Aldwych or Cape Town) approximately once a week. There will also be some international travel (approximately once a year).





We look for people who align with our 4 values.



Face reality with honesty, courage and accountability


Deal creatively with challenges and envision what the world could be


Build good habits into reflexes which become a part of our life


Committed to the success of others


If you would like to find out more about a Career at Confluence, please apply today.


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