Business Analyst, Regulatory Reporting - Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Macquarie Group
  • 29 Sep 16

Business Analyst, Regulatory Reporting - Hong Kong

Macquarie Securities Group is a global institutional securities house with strong Asia-Pacific foundations covering sales, research, ECM, execution and derivatives activities. It is a full-service institutional cash equities broker in Australia, Asia, South Africa and Canada with offerings in the US and Europe, and retail derivatives in key locations globally.

Macquarie Securities Group has three main business lines: Cash, Derivatives and Trading.

Find out more about Macquarie careers at www.macquarie.com/careers .

Role Requirements:

  • Review requirements and documentations in transaction / regulatory / financial reporting from different regulators.
  • Define project scope, identify functional areas / stakeholders impacted by the project and provide input into the project planning process.
  • Liaise with Legal, Front office, Compliance, Operations and Technology to define and drive changes across system and operational process to ensure timely & effective compliance.
  • Document requirements, technology functional specifications , change to business processes, test plans, new business / product approvals and other project outputs.
  • Attend industry wide relevant regulatory forums (DTCC, HKMA etc) to ensure detailed understanding of regulatory projects.
  • Effective assessment and of regulatory change requirements on the current and planned business activities.
  • Proactive communication of upcoming regulatory impact across varied set of stakeholders.
  • Coordinate User Acceptance Test cycles with the project managers and be involved in early acceptance testing of regulatory and related process changes.
  • Drive RTB changes in Business Process or Technology to fix/remediate regulatory reporting issues and improve business regulatory standards.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with legal, technology business and operational areas.

To be successful in this role, you will have:
  • A tertiary qualification in Finance /Technology or a related discipline.
  • 5+ years relevant experience in the delivery of Front Office, Operations, Regulatory or Risk Management projects within an equities / capital markets business.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and quality.
  • Strong knowledge of equity and derivatives products.
  • In-depth knowledge of front / middle / back office processes, such as trade execution, settlement, custodian funding, confirmations etc.
  • Experience in transaction / regulatory / financial reporting from investment banking environment ideally across OTC Reform across varied regulators e..g ASIC/CFTC/SEC/HKMA.
  • Experience with documenting requirements and test cases, facilitating workshops, coordinating testing, business process mapping, process re-engineering and full project lifecycle.
  • Ability to grasp new concepts quickly and take a proactive approach to building knowledge both in relation to the business and systems landscape.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in a dynamic environment, delivering timely, accurate and high quality solutions to business opportunities and challenges.
  • Excellent English writing and oral communication skills, and be able to effectively tailor communications to a diverse range of business and technical stakeholder groups.
  • Strong analytic skills and ability to quickly learn new products and systems. Can thrive in a challenging constantly changing environment.

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

Advertised: 23 Aug 2016 China Standard Time
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