Data/Business Analyst - Capital Markets/Regulatory

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA New York NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Advantage XPO
  • 14 Mar 18 2018-03-14

Business Analysts – Capital Markets/Regulatory Space About our client Our client is a leading provider of products and consulting services to some of the world’s largest finance, technology and energy institutions. They are the developer of the world-leading database technology kdb+.

Our client is growing with 13 global offices including NYC and 1800+ people and growing.  They remain profitable with market cap of $680M Euro as of 2017.  They are also listed as top 3 all-time best performing company by AIM.

Our client service a diverse market including:  Banks, Asset Managers, Hedge funds, Exchanges, Data Providers, Tech Companies and Industrial Corporates often with multi-system and/or high volume trading activities, the Company scopes, designs, develops, implements and supports a broad range of mission critical data and trading systems across front, middle and back-office operations. The Company’s software is also to help organizations solve their most demanding data management and analytics challenges.

Our client is growing and is currently building up their bench; they are looking for Business Analysts with 2 to 5 years’ experience within the financial industry to join their Capital Markets Consulting Business based in midtown/NYC. 

Business/Data Analyst - Capital Markets/Regulatory Consulting

Our client is looking for Business Analysts to join their Capital Markets Business. They look for individuals who are strategic, thrive in a fast paced environment and possess a strong analytical aptitude to help solve complex business challenges.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Collecting, understanding and transmitting the business requirements for the project, and translating these into functional specifications and detailed test plans
  • Provide technical knowledge with respect to the application of complex regulatory requirements
  • Assess and comply with banking and other applicable regulations, such as DFAST, CCAR, Basel III and Dodd Frank, as well as understand the evolving regulatory landscape.
  • Document workflows and results of business analysis and obtain sign-off from client on the specifications.
  • Provide the link between the customer, development team and any third party regarding software functionality, throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Design and execute the test scenarios and test scripts.
  • Interface with various stakeholders across multiple business units understanding their requirements, and developing and/or enhancing existing solutions to meet their needs.


  • Experience working in a financial institute as Business Analyst
  • Experience of working in medium to large teams in complex project environments
  • Knowledge within Capital Markets (fixed income, equities, FX, derivatives etc).
  • Experience within regulatory space (dodd-frank, CCAR, MiFID, FATCA, Basel)
  • Demonstrable evidence of analyzing and documenting complex business processes
  • Demonstrable experience writing requirements specifications for Information Systems
  • Strong experience with Excel, VBA, SQL or python
  • Results orientated with excellent communication and interpersonal skills