Senior Business Analyst (FM Regulatory) - Changi - 12 months' contract

Employer
Allegis Global Solutions
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Jan 2023
Closes
27 Feb 2023
Ref
18297364
Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
As a Senior Business Analyst within Financial Markets Regulatory programme, you will be involved in critical regulatory projects, working in a dynamic global team with software engineers, other project managers, business stakeholders, Operational partners, and other technical experts globally.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Perform in-depth analysis around key requirements of the project and regulatory changes (Trade Reporting Regulatory projects).
  • Working with technology teams to design the reconciliation solution and process, implement the reconciliation tool into the bank's architecture.
  • Defining and establishing the necessary source TP feeds into the reconciliation tool.
  • Defining and establishing the necessary source Trade Repository feeds into the reconciliation tool
  • Operationalizing the analysis and categorization of breaks (second half of year)
  • Articulate the Scope / requirements in standard documents/process flow diagrams/use case diagrams etc to secure signoff from stakeholders.
  • Participation in industry forums / calls and interpretation of new regulations or changes to existing regulations.
  • Conduct meetings and relevant discussions to engage stakeholders in the right perspective and take the task to closure.
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders both internal (Legal, Compliance, other tech teams, Transaction Reporting teams) and external (DTCC, Industry calls, Regulators etc).
  • Identify risks & issues and communicate them to the relevant people in a timely manner - assist with proposing & planning mitigating steps.
  • Determine Strategic Solutions / Proposals - focusing on long term efficiency, risk reduction and regulatory compliance
  • Maintain a culture of risk awareness and proactive resolution.
  • Facilitates Business process improvement via the methodical investigation, analysis, review and documentation of functional business specifications
  • Co-ordinate and manage the delivery of the project across FMO, IT and relevant FO teams
  • Provide solutions as well as produce a clear-cut functional specification for development team.
  • Use appropriate tools like JIRA, WIKI etc to ensure that Functional Specifications are split and managed with development team in terms of clarity and implementation.
  • Pro-actively engage, manage & build relationships with both technology (including vendors) & business stakeholders.
  • Assist the PM with planning of BA tasks.
  • Support the test team & business users during the testing phase by making design calls & assisting in issue analysis & resolution
  • Support the transition to the production support team.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or similar discipline.
  • Minimum 8+ Years of experience in business analysis and Investment Banking with direct experience in front-to-back trading, order processing and regulatory reporting. More the experience, the better. Senior profiles highly preferred.
  • Familiarity with financial products - listed and OTC (IRS, Equities, FX, Fixed Income, swaps and rates/credit derivatives). Excellent understanding of Trade Life Cycle.
  • Prior demonstrable Experience on Regulatory reporting regimes specifically in the EU (viz: MiFID II, Dodd Frank, EMIR etc).
  • SQL skills for data interrogation and analysis. XML and FPML expertise are preferred.
  • Strong skills in oral communication, listening and questioning as well as in writing business requirements and functional specifications.
  • Strong coordination/organizational skills. Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • A good understanding of data analysis, data mapping and user acceptance testing.
  • Atlassian tools (Confluence and JIRA) and working experience in agile scrum delivery is required.