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Senior Specialist, Business Planning and Legal Entity Governance

London, United Kingdom
Asset Servicing

Job Description

You will work directly for the CEO of The Bank of New York Mellon International Limited (BNYMIL) legal entity and the EMEA Head of Client and Legal Entity Governance for Asset Servicing.

The role is responsible for managing legal entity and regulatory initiatives for  BNYMIL and will be aligned to the other legal entities in EMEA Asset Servicing, ensuring best practise for the business. It is an individual contributor role with a key focus on strategy, governance, business planning / implementation.


 Legal entity strategy and business planning. This includes implementing the strategy with the legal entity governance committees including the Board, ensuring proper governance, oversight, regular strategy review and refresh

 Supporting the CEO in preparation for the governance committees including the BNYMIL Board and relevant external bodies including the Regulator(s)

 Liaise with Asset Servicing line of business Legal Entity representatives to ensure that the requirements of the Legal Entity and their clients are supported by the business.

o Oversee Legal Entity SLA KRI’s for the AS line of business

o Oversee key metrics for the BNYMIL client base and include in Exco and Board reporting as required

 As well as governance reporting in support of the legal entity(s), you will be involved in enhancing regulatory reporting for different legal entities, including audit and compliance activities

 Supporting the day to day running of the BNYMIL legal entity ensuring the right governance activities are in place and helping support any remediation as required

 Leading projects specific to BNYMIL to ensure regulatory and market environment readiness

 Ensuring the CEO meets the requirements as they relate to the SMR (Senior Managers Regime)


The requirements for this role are summarised as follows:

• University education: BA/MBA/first degree in related subject preferred

• Significant experience in financial services industry

• Knowledge of Asset Servicing preferred

• Significant experience in Legal entity,  regulatory activities

• Project management / Consulting skills preferred

• Strong stakeholder management, communication, problem solving, organisation skills, and results focussed demeanour required 

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

BNY Mellon's Asset Servicing business is dedicated to dynamically supporting our clients' investments and safeguarding their assets, keeping them working around the clock and across the world. It's part of our commitment to being a true partner for our clients' investment success. We specialize in operational solutions and capabilities for today's market-enhancing management and administration of investments with services that process, monitor and measure investment data from around the world. By leveraging BNY Mellon's global footprint and deep expertise, we deliver insight-driven solutions for every phase of investing.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater London-London
Job: Asset Servicing
Internal Jobcode: 70157
Organization: AS Invest Mgrs and Banks-HR12466
Requisition Number: 1807265