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Business Analyst

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Job Title: Business Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Contact Name: Ben Cheema
Contact Email: bcheema@lawsonchase.com
Job Published: 30 days ago

Job Description

The Business Analyst will primarily support the firm’s transaction regulatory reporting obligations and client transaction cost analysis (TCA) efforts.  In this role, the Analyst will be exposed to transaction reporting requirements in various regulatory jurisdictions, transaction cost analysis methodologies and general client support with respect to trading data and processes. Additionally, the Analyst may assist with the broader efforts of responding to client RFIs/RFPs and commission management.   

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Produce and provide commentary on client transaction cost analysis (TCA)

  • Daily monitoring of reporting and resolution of exceptions in multiple regulatory jurisdictions

  • Analyzing changes to existing regulations as well as identifying new regulatory transaction reporting requirements on a global basis

  • Interaction with industry associations to understand reporting requirements and gather industry intelligence on how other firms are approaching compliance

  • Continuously improving the processes/workflows that support our regulatory reporting to ensure high accuracy and compliance with requirements

  • Translating changes to reporting into business requirements that the Information Technology team can use to determine technical specifications

  • Assisting other areas of the firm to support client needs and respond to general reporting inquires

  • Ad hoc tasks/projects as assigned

 

Skills & Experience

A Business Analyst must be able to work quickly and accurately under pressure, possess a high degree of analytical ability and have the ability to plan/prioritize tasks in a fluid environment.  Team orientation and the ability to work in concert with external service providers and colleagues located around the world are essential. Successful candidates must have impeccable integrity, a fiduciary mindset, and the ability to consistently place the interest of our clients as the number one factor in judgment, decision-making and actions. Knowledge of equities, fixed income and foreign exchange is preferred but not required. 

Other attributes include:

  • Personal qualities and values that are consistent with, and would be additive to, the company culture

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Demonstrable evidence of analyzing/documenting complex business processes and translating those into business requirements

  • Prior experience with EMIR, MiFID II reporting or other regulatory reporting regimes and/or transaction cost analysis (TCA) considered a plus

  • Proven organizational and communication skills with an emphasis on accuracy, concision and timeliness

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel) is required and technical skills, such as data mining via SQL or experience with Tableau, will be viewed favorably

  • A college degree with at least three years relevant work experience

  • Graduate education and/or professional coursework/certifications will be differentiating

Ref: | Published: 15 Nov 2018