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Senior Business Analyst - Investment

Senior Business Analyst - 9 Month FTC

La Fosse Associates are seeking an experienced Senior Business Analyst to join a global financial services company on a 9-month fixed term contract (FTC).

The Business Analyst will be joining the second phase of the Investment Firm Prudential Regime (IFPR) , the ICARA (Internal capital adequacy and risk assessment) Process.

The role requires a Business Analyst with Regulatory Change experience within Investment organisations. Specifically a candidate rule interpretation experience.

This is a hybrid role with 2/3 days per week, expected in the London office.

Main purpose of the role:

  • Review the FCA and EBA prudential rules for investment firms to ensure requirements are up to date.
  • Assist with the refinement of pillar 2 framework as the firm transitions from legacy pillar 2 rules to the ICARA Process for UK & EU Entities
  • Assist with the enhancement of Pillar 1 (K-Factor) calculation engine through a combination of data analysis, requirements gathering and testing

Key responsibilities:

  • Interpret regulatory text to document traceability matrices.
  • Review existing capital & liquidity adequacy frameworks to highlight gaps.
  • Document requirements to close the gaps.
  • Work closely with Treasury & Risk to ensure new rules are embedded and existing processes are updated.
  • Assist with liquidity & capital adequacy stress testing & scenario analysis workshops.
  • Assist with the articulation of legacy CRR risk metrics into the new Harms to Firm, Market & Clients terminology.
  • Assist with the documentation of update ICAAP, ILAA, Wind-down & Recovery Planning documents for both UK and EU entities.
  • Assist with the enhancement of Pillar 1 (K-Factor) calculation engine through a combination of data analysis, requirements gathering and testing
  • Work with technical teams to validate proposed solutions.
  • Effectively presenting the information needed to facilitate decision making.
  • Test preparation, planning and execution.
  • Data analysis and presentation using Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Document post implementation control requirements, policies and procedures.

Skills / experience required:

  • 8 + Years experience in Business Analyst capacity with evidence of successful change delivery.
  • Bachelor's Degree with 2.1 (minimum).
  • Proven experience of leading workshops with senior management and influencing decision making.
  • Prior experience of working in regulatory change such as MiFID II, SFTR required.
  • Prior experience of working in IFPR and CRR is preferred but not essential.
  • Prior experience of working on ICAAP and ILAA is preferred but not essential.
  • Analytical mind set with ability to define target operating models.
  • Ability to consume diverse information sets & produce succinct presentations.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • General business analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Solid knowledge of brokerage and/or investment banking processes - front to back.
  • Track record working on major projects especially projects delivered in an investment bank or similar institution

Personal attributes:

  • Solid relationship skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Good presentation and communication skills.
  • Analytical mind-set with a result orient approach to tasks.
  • Numerate & comfortable with working on complex data analysis.
  • Independent thinker.