Senior Index Specialist

0-2 years
9 days ago
Job Description

Role Purpose

Supports the management of indexes by reviewing and refreshing a range of standard indexes.

Role Profile

The Index Specialist role sits within the Index Delivery Group (IDG), which is part of the Information Services Division. The IDG is responsible for the coordination, creation and delivery of all new FTSE Russell index products, including Bespoke & Custom Index products. Key Responsibilities Maintaining the excellent quality standards within the Index Delivery team. Collation, analysis and manipulation of index related data to support index and product builds according to client requirements and in line with client and business expectations for delivery into the live environment.

Role Responsibilities

  • Maintains the integrity and accuracy of indexes, and reviews data to ensure completeness, authenticity, accuracy and timeliness

  • Maintains a broad understanding across a range of indexes, staying abreast of market standards and common terminology.

  • Conducts basic reviews and refreshes of standard indexes, advising and updating relevant teams of appropriate changes.

  • Reviews data to ensure completeness, authenticity, accuracy and timeliness.

  • Compiles a list of required changes to indexes, liaising with relevant teams to ensure changes are actioned promptly and accurately.

  • Performs the vital validations and checks on indexes throughout the trading lifecycle, including before and after markets close.

  • Understands and appropriately applies policies, procedures and controls.


  • Degree or equivalent financial qualification.

  • Experience within the financial industry, ideally within an index company, working with indexes or supporting portfolio management/administration.

  • Working knowledge and understanding of global financial markets and products, incorporating indexes, is needed.

  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and lead workloads optimally a pressured environment. A proven record for achievement in delivering a high quality service.

Type of Person

  • Dynamic, enthusiastic and responsive to change.

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure. Logical and structured approach.

  • Excellent leader with excellent interpersonal, communication and motivational skills.

  • Ability to pay meticulous attention to detail. Effective written and spoken communication and presentation skills.

  • Team player.

  • Highly motivated Self-starter.

At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose - driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth - in everything we do.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants and employees religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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Refinitiv is an American-British global provider of financial market data and infrastructure. The company was founded in 2018. It is a subsidiary of London Stock Exchange Group after a US$27 billion dollar sale from previous owners Blackstone Group LP which held a 55% stake and Thomson Reuters which owned 45%. The company has an annual turnover of $6 billion with more than 40,000 client companies in 190 countries.