Junior Data Engineer - Financial Data

  • 23/11/2022

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Location: Cirencester/Hybrid

This person will assist with the production and maintenance of datasets and reconciliations to support and enable process in Finance, by monitoring and improving the quality of financial data across SJP business systems.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Assist in the setup/operation of processes to manage financial data including a  SQL database.
  • Build data loading processes to import data from 3rd party sources in a variety of formats.
  • Monitoring of financial data controls and investigation into variances.
  • Supporting the production of financial data inputs to regulatory submissions required by the FCA and other regulators/tax authorities.
  • Provide operational support for business processes/teams that use financial data.
  • Help support the streamlining of data processes
  • Query data from a range of sources/systems and produce meaningful analysis/MI.

 Who we’re looking for:

  • A passion for data, analytics and its business potential.
  • Good knowledge of SQL and database management principles.
  • Strong computing skills, particularly Excel.
  • Knowledge of other programming languages eg VBA, R, Python) and software solutions (Snowflake, PowerBI, Microsoft Flow, Aperture) advantageous.
  • Knowledge/experience in ETL tools (Matillion) advantageous.
  • Understand the charging and fee structure of the SJP business model.
  • Able to analyse large datasets effectively and translate complex results to a range of audiences.
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Able to work independently and on own initiative.
  • Approaches work positively with a can-do attitude in order to produce regular output with attention to detail.
  • A confident communicator  able to grasp complex investment specific concepts and translate into commentary that can be understood by non-technical colleagues/Stakeholders.
  • Builds trust through efficient and reliable contact with others.
  • Team player, who takes pride in both their own personal as well as the SJP Brand, always treating others with respect and dignity.

Flexible Working

We know that everyone works best in different ways, at different times and in different environments. We value all of our employees and appreciate that everyone is different, and at different stages within their career. Recognising this, we have introduced a hybrid working policy to provide greater flexibility for part-time work, job-sharing, remote working, and flexibility on hours. Our people are encouraged to work in a flexible way that suits their lifestyle, so please ask the question and start a conversation!

Research tells us that applicants (especially those from underrepresented groups) can be put off from applying for a role if they do not meet all the criteria or have been on an extended career-break. If you think you would be a good match for this role and can demonstrate some transferable experience please apply, regardless of whether you tick every box.

Why work for us?


Our Rewards

In addition to an attractive salary and eligibility to participate in the discretionary annual bonus opportunities, you will also receive an excellent benefit package including:

Non-Contributory Pension – 10% (increasing with length of service) with further pension matching 

  • *Meaningful protection benefits with real value, such as 10X life cover, PHI, and critical illness.
  •   Best in class terms and conditions including 6 months paid maternity and paternity leave.
  •   Private Medical and Dental Insurance
  •  28 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays (based on full-time equivalent) with the option to buy and additional up to 5 days
  •  Discretionary bonus scheme dependent on company and personal performance, varied by level

*Not applicable to fixed term contracts (standard uplift applies in lieu of the protection benefits)

Our Culture

Our culture is the glue that binds us together - It’s one of our biggest assets and one of the biggest reasons for our success. It’s underpinned by core values of doing the right thing, being the best version of ourselves and investing in long term relationships.

We want to embrace diverse backgrounds and experiences to connect with clients, solve problems and innovate. We raise our voice on the things that matter to us and drive change from the front. Contributing to our inclusive culture is vital, ensuring a space for everyone to be their authentic self, no compromises.

In all we do, we consider how our work affects the communities in which we belong. Over 96% of our group employees are involved in supporting our communities through financial education, charitable giving and volunteering. Over 80% of all our employees and Partners donate each month to our Charitable Foundation, which is now the 3rd largest corporate charity in UK.

SJP are delighted to have signed The Armed Forces Covenant, and we are active members of LGBT Great, 30% club, The Diversity Project, Disability Confident and more! Find out more: https://www.sjp.co.uk/careers/life-at-sjp

Our Awards:

We understand it’s important to be proud of the company you work for, that’s why we’re proud to share with you some of our recent awards:

  • Wealth Manager of the Year – Growth Investor Awards 2021
  • Best Wealth Manager – Shares Awards 2021
  • Championing LGBTQ Inclusion - Financial Adviser Diversity in Finance Awards 2020
  • Top 75 Employer - Social Mobility Foundation Employer Index 2021

To find out more visit: https://www.sjp.co.uk/about-us/our-awards-and-recognition

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