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Trade Surveillance Analyst

Belfast, United Kingdom
Posted 5 days ago Permanent Competitive
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Catherine Rushe
Talent Acquisition

Trade Surveillance Analysts

Company: Treliant Capital Markers


Location: Belfast

Permanent/Contract: permanent

Treliant Capital Markets is looking for a number of experts within Trade Surveillance to join our Service Delivery Centre as part of our Financial Crime Operations team. We are looking for a team of experienced Trade Surveillance Analysts.

After the launch of our Service Delivery Centre in our Belfast HQ and our growth still continues it is an incredibly exciting time to join us in this pivotal moment for our company with our massive growth plans for 2022.


Who are we? 

Treliant is a global consulting firm serving banks, mortgage originators and servicers, FinTechs, and other companies providing financial services. We are led by practitioners from the industry and the regulatory community who bring deep domain knowledge to help our clients drive business change and address the most pressing compliance, regulatory, and operational challenges.

We provide data-driven, technology-enabled advisory, implementation, and staffing solutions to the regulatory compliance, risk, financial crimes, and capital markets functions of our clients.

Founded in 2005, Treliant is headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in New York, London, Belfast, Northern Ireland and Łódź, Poland. For more information visit

About the role 
While the scope the project will change as the project evolves, your duties & responsibilities may include:

  • Working with our client on monitoring initiatives
  • Creation and maintenance of records
  • Analyze customer and client information to assess risk
  • Look for patterns to identify suspicious activity
  • Perform regulatory investigations
  • Escalate and present findings of investigations
  • Keep up to date with and becoming an expert in current and changing regulations
  • Provide risk advice for business decisions, responding to inquiries or requests
  • Conducting trade surveillance and monitoring of transactions on EEA markets, including OTC and any product(s) that my client offers, for potential insider dealing or market manipulation
  • Ensuring appropriate and timely alert management, following standards for closure or escalation
  • Documenting surveillance reviews, investigations, and other activities following guidelines
  • Preparing STORs for submission to FCA
  • Other duties as required which fall within the scope and remit of the role


Who are we looking for? 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Strong educational background – Degree (Masters would be an advantage)
  • 2+ years’ experience in Trade Surveillance transaction monitoring alerts
  • Experience drafting clear and concise summaries of alert review findings
  • Experienced initiating escalations, comfortable discussing with high level stakeholders
  • Background in customer trading surveillance preferred
  • Strong product knowledge of equity or exchange traded derivative markets' or, preferably, both - ideal
  • Knowledge of EU market conduct rules and market regulations
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a small-team and fast-paced environment; and to work independently and to multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical thinking and attention to detail
  • Strong judgment and decision-making skill
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with good relationship building and engagement skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite


Professional Skills 

Communication – advanced interpersonal & communication skills.  Able to liaise confidently with senior stakeholders, either over the phone or via email 

Team player – able to work well within dynamic and goal-focused teams 

Process driven – able to become quickly proficient in new processes and systems 

Detail-focused – very strong attention to detail 

Multi-tasking – highly organized and able to balance various responsibilities simultaneously 

Professionally skeptical – able to identify and flag up anomalies for review 

Decision-making – strong decision-making in a fast-paced and pressurized environment 

Commitment – strong work ethic and delivery focused 


Why Treliant? 

Career Development - We put an emphasis on personal and professional growth and provide all the training you’ll need to become a highly skilled Treliant consultant, with programs covering Finance, Regulatory, Technology and Operational aspects of investment banking.  On top of that, we also provide support in obtaining highly sought-after industry-recognised qualifications.

Clients – As a Treliant consultant, you will be working with some of the top clients in the financial services marketplace such as top tier Investment Banks.  Our roles place you at the cutting edge of the projects on which you’ll be working, and giving you the opportunity to learn from, work with and build relationships with the very best within those companies.

Rewards – Treliant offer our permanent staff an excellent compensation package, including generous Base Salary, Bonus, Holiday package, Private Medical Care, Pension Scheme, Gym Subsidy and Cycle to work.

Core Values – Whether you are a Client or an Employee, Treliant wants the best for you.  All our relationships are based on our Core Values: Innovation, Nurture, Solutions, Potential, Inclusiveness, Resilience & Evolution.

Diversity & Inclusion – We value inclusiveness and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.


Right to Work 

Treliant Capital Markets is not in the position to provide sponsorship for this current position and so applicants must be able to work in the United Kingdom without requiring sponsorship.


Please note, Treliant Capital Markets receive a high volume of applications for all roles.  While we will endeavour to respond to all applicants, this is not always possible. Should you not receive a response to your application within 2 weeks, it is likely that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.  However, we would like to retain your details on our systems for 6 months and may contact you should another potentially suitable vacancy arise. 

Belfast, United Kingdom
300 Employees Capital Markets
Treliant is a multi-industry consulting firm that serves organizations around the globe. Our firm serves financial institutions, consumer-oriented bus...
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