Senior Business analyst - Regulatory change, MIFID, BASEL, TOM

Alexander Ash Consulting Limited
500.00 - 650.00 GBP Daily
06 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type

My client a leading investment bank with operations all over the globe is currently recruiting for a senior business analyst to join them on a contract basis in London. You'll be joining Global Markets, which combines the research, sales, trading and structuring of a wide range of financial markets products. Global Research (GR) provides market insight & thought leadership to buy side professionals in across arrange of industries / sectors


You will be joining an established programme team, responsible for delivering a critical compliance initiative to tight regulatory deadlines. As Business Analyst / Senior Business Analyst you will liaise day-to-day with strategic partners across Legal and Compliance, Business Management and Infrastructure functions (Global Technology & Operations) to ensure that solutions and remediation to meet compliance are implemented in a consistent and complete manner.

Responsibilities will include a combination of the following:

* Drafting of Business requirements specifications and facilitate sign off with each of the key stakeholders
* Conduct Gap analysis and assess current business processes/product flows against future regulatory requirements
* Design and documentation of Target state processes/product flows plus overlay with impacted systems
* Liaise with Business stakeholders, Global Technology and Operations, Compliance and Legal and capture into a detailed requirements document including both functional and non-functional requirements.
* Support the development of the Functional requirements specifications & solution / application design working closely in collaboration with Global Technology and cross-functional teams
* Design and implementation of the Target Operating model including workflow definition & user training
* Attend test defect meetings & conduct business impact assessment in conjunction with user groups
* Testing new functionality / documentation of UAT scenarios / UAT testing / user walk-throughs
* Support Programme team in following up / project management various initiatives

Ideal candidate - required:

* Experience of communicating regulatory requirements to stakeholders
* Previous Financial Services Experience in a Strategic Change Management capacity
* Extensive experience gathering requirements and analytical activity, with a mix of business, operations and technology
* Working with resources who have limited time to support project work and are balancing priorities
* Ability to work within a project team and effectively liaise with all supporting functions to plan, influence and co-ordinate across multiple stakeholders often engaging in multiple initiatives simultaneously.
* Experience documenting & making refinements to existing processes, definition of new process/workflows an advantage
* Understand regulatory change backdrop to ensure appropriate priorities are set
* Previous experience of teamwork and critical projects (including ability to handle time sensitive and stressful situations)
* Assertive with good relationship building and stakeholder management skills
* Excellent qualitative and quantitative problem solving skills

Ideal candidate - desired:

* Previous regulatory experience - Basel, MiFID I or MiFID II or similar
* Relevant work experience from a top tier consulting firm, would be an advantage
* Previous Investment Banking experience not essential but useful
* Experience of working in a large, global banking organisation preferred
* Bachelor's / Master's BA or Masters degree from top university