Data & Analytics Specialist


LOCATION: Dublin City Centre

Data & Analytics Specialist




The Data & Analytics Team is responsible for understanding of data requirements and data flows underpinning regulatory reporting, working with clients on automation of their dataflows, providing managed services to clients. Additionally, Data & Analytics team is involved in financial data and operational aspect of Best Practices stemming from their interaction with clients.

In the role as Data & Analytics Specialist you will work on managed services engagements and implementations of regulatory reporting software at our hedge fund and fund administrator clients; working closely with clients analyzing their needs and requirements, and translating these requirements into specifications, defining dataflows and organising the work; work on onboarding of new regulatory forms onto existing reporting platforms.

Additionally, you will eventually serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in business domain for internal groups helping develop the products and rapidly expand the portfolio of regulatory reports.



  • Analysis of new regulatory reports being onboarded (working in conjunction with regulatory attorneys and core product BAs)
  • Serve as an SME on practical application of reg reporting for external clients
  • Serve as an SME on industry practices, financial services and private fund industry for internal clients
  • Analysing clients’ workflows, helping optimize, streamline and simplify regulatory reporting processes



  • ​Gain superb understanding of clients’ needs and requirement and provide data-related services on the ongoing basis as a part of managed services engagements
  • Develop, document, optimize and test data flows surrounding Advise applications
  • Serve as point of contact for client’s business data-related questions
  • Provide filing support as it pertains to data automation and calculations
  • Provide feedback to development team on usability of software
  • Assist clients during filing season with their filings as required, collect concerns and feedback 


Skills and qualifications:

Education level

  • ​Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Economics, or Information Technology
  • 4+ years in fund accounting, reporting, data, business analysis, or compliance role in financial services industry
  • Knowledge of financial products
  • Basic SQL knowledge
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Familiarity with financial services and organizations, particularly with private and mutual funds industry
  • Familiarity with regulatory reporting (Form PF, CPO-PQR, AIFMD, MiFID II, N-PORT, 13F, TIC, Solvency II, Open Protocol, PRIIPs, etc.) is a plus
  • Project Management education or experience is a plus



  • ​Extremely detail-oriented
  • Critical thinker
  • Self-starter with high degree of initiative
  • Project Management exposure/experience
  • Ability to bridge technical and non-technical areas in company
  • Well-spoken with good client-facing skills
  • Strong understanding of technology
  • Additional technical skills are a plus
  • Knowledge of regulations affecting asset managers is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience with financial data providers is a plus

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Angela Dunne

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Firstaff Personnel Consultants

85-86 Grafton Street

Dublin 2


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Angela Dunne

Senior Consultant