Prodensa Group Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal Contract 2022-07-27

About the company:

A design, data and IT service development company represented in 21 countries with 17 000+ employees globally and headquarters in Switzerland.

The company provides end-to-end technology solutions for mission critical systems, products and services, and helps create data-fueled organizations, solving complex operational, technological and strategic challenges. Its main aim and passion is building resilient businesses, while generating new business channels and revenue streams, exceptional user experiences and modernized operations at scale. Every member of the global team forms part of the backbone of the company’s business, so it ensures to support the continual development of all dedicated workers.

Location: Spain, Portugal (remote)

About the project:

Join a Regulatory Reporting Department of an American hedge fund which provides governance across all regulatory filings and obligations including completeness of the global inventory of filings, instituting process and workflow controls, facilitating the creation of policies and procedures, and providing process measurement reporting. The team is responsible for report preparation, generating and coordinating responses for the larger cross-departmental filings, managing external vendor relationships, oversight over technology supporting regulatory filings and evaluating automation options, and administering data standards. The various Regulators include but are not limited to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), National Futures Association (NFA), Federal Reserve/Treasury, Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), Kanto Finance Bureau (KFB), and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities and scope of role will include various aspects of the MiFID II reporting function ā€“ both daily control functions and project/business analysis within Regulatory Reporting Department.

Specific responsibilities include:

    – Requirement gathering, functional analysis, data analysis, functional and technical specifications development

    – Partnering with business teams to clearly document requirements and workflows for MiFID II regulation

    – Helping write JIRA stories for the workstreams as needed

    – Helping to enhance robust controls framework as needed

    – Utilizing data analytical and automation tools to detect anomalies in reporting data and improve reporting processes

    – Developing and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders in the business, Technology, Compliance, and Legal to support reporting obligations

    – Actively working with vendors to clearly document their specifications and articulate them to the development teams

    – Working with the development teams to ensure data is correctly sourced

    – Analyzing feeds to the vendor to identify issues and help troubleshoot issues

    – Delving into complex system infrastructure to understand impact of data flows, booking models, and trading systems on reporting details accuracy

    – Monitoring daily submissions and escalate detected issues accordingly

    – Helping create strategic solutions and ensure accurate design and implementation is in place

    – Learning and building expertise on other regulations that the team covers (e.g., CPO-PQR, Form-PF)

    – Conducting analysis on class action lawsuits

    – Responding to Compliance / Regulatorsā€™ inquiries

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience at a financial institution (Regulatory Reporting experience is a must),
  • 2+ years of experience as a Business Analyst (MiFID II)
  • Good SQL knowledge
  • Expert knowledge of Excel
  • Experience with Tableau or other BI tools
  • Experience working with development teams and different business teams
  • Ability to document cohesive workflows and requirements across multiple business units
  • Ability to work with vendors to understand MiFID II transaction reporting requirements
  • Strong communication skills to clearly articulate issues and ideas, provide timely escalation
  • Working knowledge of financial products, e.g., equities, fixed income, exchange traded derivatives, OTC derivatives
  • Working knowledge of financial, operational, reputational risk
  • Understanding of hedge / investment fund structures
  • Ability to communicate well with different audiences with clarity and conciseness demonstrated by well-developed written and verbal skills, and the ability to deliver content to large groups (i.e., navigate an organization)
  • Good interpersonal skills to build strong relationship with key stakeholders within the Firm
  • Self-motivated team player who has strong organizational skills and ability to manage competing priorities within deadlines
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards

Nice to have:

  • Experience with such regulations as EMIR, SFTR
  • Experience with UnaVista, ICE, DTCC Derivatives Repository and Bloomberg
  • Experience with Trading Systems
  • Experience with Alteryx

Benefits

What can you expect?

  • Dynamic collaborative international team of professionals in a fast-growing global company
  • Opportunity to learn and use new technologies
  • Ongoing learning and growth opportunities
  • Varied challenging hands-on projects
  • Competitive remuneration and bonus system
  • Work mode flexibility
  • Partial coverage of transport costs from and to work
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental leave