VIRTU

As a leading financial technology firm, we leverage cutting-edge technology to deliver liquidity to global markets as well as innovative, transparent trading solutions and industry standard-setting analytics tools to our clients. As a market maker, Virtu provides deep liquidity that helps to create more efficient markets around the world. Our market structure expertise, broad diversification, and execution technology enables us to provide competitive bids and offers in over 19,000 securities, at over 235 venues, in 36 countries worldwide. 

Virtu offers a dynamic, meritocratic environment with a flat hierarchy. No finance background is necessary or expected. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to kick start a career in the financial technology space.

THE ROLE

Market Data Analyst will be supporting the team with the maintenance of FITS (Financial Information Tracking System) as well as supporting the business needs for adding, canceling and re-assigning market data services across teams. As a Market Data Analyst, the role will provide an opportunity to learn and expand into other areas of the business accounting and vendor management. A successful candidate will have the ability to work across broad, diverse groups; demonstrates the ability to collaborate and develop/maintain relationships within both the Firm and Vendors. The candidate will be a highly motivated and tenacious individual, with a proven ability to take initiative and work independently and within a team.   

  • Contribute to the day-to-day management of all Market Data services which includes vendor management
  • Contribute to the maintenance of FITS (Financial Information Tracking System) inventory
  • Process requests to add, cancel or re-assign services due to moves, departures or change in business requirements
  • Obtain cost approvals and process orders in compliance with contract terms & conditions
  • Contribute to the management of all aspects of the market data contract and invoice lifecycles (Receipt, reconciliation, renewal)
  • Support monthly Accounting and Management reporting
  • Contribute to the search for cost reductions and savings

THE CANDIDATE 

  • 2 + years of experience in a related environment
  • Familiarity with general accounting and financial concepts in order to provide accurate accounting of expenses
  • Proficient utilization of MS OFFICE products especially Excel
  • Experience with market data management applications (i.e. FITS, MDMS, etc.)
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-discipline, attention to detail and a focus on results
  • Bachelor’s degree (BSc/BA) 

 

YOU’RE JUST RIGHT IF YOU WANT:

  • A smaller team environment
  • A great place for upward and geographic mobility
  • Direct exposure to the decision makers and senior leaders on all sides of the business
  • The energetic dynamism of financial markets
  • Teams that are passionate about continually learning, improving and raising the bar
  • A community that values hard work as well as work-life balance
  • A company that is committed to giving back to surrounding communities, from LA to Hong Kong and Sydney and the 11 locations in between

 

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