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Cape Town Southern Suburbs

Data Management Specialist

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A dynamic financial services company in the southern suburbs seeks a Data Management Specialist with on-the-job MS SQL experience, knowledge of financial markets and financial instruments.


Daily retrieval, validation, reconciliation and preparation of data.

Data storage, auditing and checking.

Responding to data related queries.

Feeding back to key stakeholders including the Research and Development team, Analysts and other users of data.

Communication with data vendors and providers


Ensuring daily processes are run.

Ad hoc data analyses.

Research and Development team.

Performance Analysts.

Data vendors and providers.


At least one of the following:

On-the-job MS SQL experience

Knowledge of financial markets and financial instruments.

While both can be learned on-the-job, relevant prior experience which allows the candidate to demonstrate mastery of at least one of these two core skills is required.


Good understanding of Microsoft Office products.

Able to run and check data processes and data integrity.

Has knowledge of financial instruments.

Must maintain relationships with external service providers.

Identifying and resolving data issues and keeping track of progress through issue tracking software.

Ability to safeguard integrity of sensitive data.

Communicates clearly and politely, both verbally and in writing, to obtain information.

Quick learner.


Pays attention to detail.

Able to work independently but also be a team player.

Uses initiative, is pro-active and possesses problem solving skills.

Working irregular hours.

Willing to put in long hours when needed.

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.


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