Standard  Chartered  Bank

Senior Business Analyst- Regulatory Technology

Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
24 Sep 2020
25 Sep 2020
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
About Standard Chartered

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities

The purpose of the role is to provide Business Analysis to the Financial Markets Technology group, focusing on Regulatory Projects like MIFID II, Dodd Frank, MIFIR etc. The joiner will join a high performing Programme team working on the various MiFID II obligations for Standard Chartered Bank. The role will also involve working closely with other Technology teams, Vendor teams, Testing Teams, Front office business users etc.
  • Perform in-depth analysis around key requirements of the project and regulatory changes (MiFID or other Trade Reporting Regulatory projects).
  • Articulate the requirements in standard documents/process flow diagrams/use case diagrams etc to secure signoff from stakeholders.
  • Conduct meetings and relevant discussions to engage stakeholders in the right perspective and take the task to closure. Manage relationships with key stakeholders like Legal, Compliance, other tech teams, Transaction Reporting teams.
  • Identify risks & issues and communicate them to the relevant people in a timely manner - assist with proposing & planning mitigating steps.
  • Determine Strategic Solutions / Proposals - focusing on long term efficiency, risk reduction and regulatory compliance.
  • Maintain a culture of risk awareness and proactive resolution.
  • Facilitates Business process improvement via the methodical investigation, analysis, review and documentation of functional business specifications.
  • Co-ordinate and manage the delivery of the project across Operations, IT and relevant FO teams
  • Provide solutions as well as produce a clear functional specification for development team.
  • Use appropriate tools like JIRA, WIKI etc to ensure that Functional Specifications are split and managed with development team in terms of clarity and implementation.
  • Pro-actively engage, manage & build relationships with both technology (including vendors) & business stakeholders.
  • Assist the PM with planning of BA tasks.
  • Support the test team & business users during the testing phase by making design calls & assisting in issue analysis & resolution
  • Support the transition to the production support team.

Specific responsibilities for the Role include
  • Develop data maps, processes and controls to source the data required for MIFID II reporting under various regulations and ensure this data is available to the vendor solutions for producing the reports.
  • Act as the subject matter expert for issues and questions from teams across the bank (globally) related to MIFID II regulations.
  • Displays personal authority, integrity and ethics. Multicultural awareness.
  • Striving to deliver highest quality; must be able to anticipate and prevent quality issues before they occur as well as quickly identify and react to inconsistencies and quality issues if they occur
  • Ability to set up and deliver data-driven, transparent, and continuous status reporting; experience with agile product/service delivery
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, delivering on time in expected quality

Key Measurables
  • Successful delivery of FX, Rates and Credit strategic and regulatory change projects within Group Technology and Operations
  • Proactive issue identification and resolution, focusing on long term objectives and improvement
  • Strong and positive influence on direction and success of front to back FX, Rates and Credit business change agenda, representing Operations
  • Contribution to significant advances in operational capability for processing of FX, Rates and Credit derivatives
  • Clear and appropriate communication with front to back stakeholders.

Our Ideal Candidate
  • Must have 12+ years of experience
  • Must have good knowledge across FM products and Transaction lifecycle
  • Must have a good understanding of data concepts, integration technologies.
  • Must have experience implementing projects for MiFID II, EMIR, Dodd Franke etc regulations.
  • Ability to understand complex data sets and interpret them in a form which can be understood and actioned by the stakeholders
  • Technical background and understanding of application architecture would be beneficial
  • Experience with STP interfaces or file / feed based data transmission will be beneficial
  • Proven ability to work across business streams, exposure to front to back system implementations
  • Agile methodology experience
  • Ability to work proactively, independently and display strong initiative, with a strong problem solving and analytical skills with a troubleshooting mindset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to negotiate, compromise and demonstrate diplomacy in sensitive situations across diverse cultures; must be able articulate and composed when delivering difficult messages to stakeholders.

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages. We welcome conversations on flexible working.

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