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Finance Business Analyst

Manchester, United Kingdom

Job Description

Team Description:


Regulatory Solutions Team


The Team provides an analysis function for the EMEA Regulatory Change Team which is based in Manchester, UK. The team is led by the EMEA Head of Change.


The Regulatory Change Team comprises Project Managers, Business Analysts, Systems Analysts and Report Developers. The team is functionally part of Finance, but works closely with IT. Colleagues are based in India and the US as well as stakeholders across Europe.



Job Purpose:


The Team provides an analysis function for the EMEA Regulatory Change Team. The role will involve working with stakeholders across EMEA to analyse, understand and document all aspects of regulatory change.


Analysis will typically take the form of


  1. Pure Business Analysis – Working with business users to elicit, refine and document requirements for systems, solutions and projects (30%)

  2. Data Analysis – Analysing data requirements for reporting. Sourcing data from upstream systems. Understanding data flows and identifying data gaps (30%)

  3. Regulatory Analysis – Analysing regulatory reporting changes to understand the impact. Analysing changes to products, business lines and balance sheet mix to understand the impact on reporting. (20%)

  4. Operational Impact Analysis – Working with BAU teams to understand the impact of regulatory reporting changes on their processes. Ensuring requirements are understood and documented and solutions agreed to support operational readiness (20%)


    In addition, the Finance Business Analyst will be expected to contribute to overall Data Governance Strategy and Systems Strategy.


    The role would suit a qualified accountant with previous analysis experience who wishes to move into a more data and systems driven role.


    Role Requirements:


  • Deadline driven with effective time management and ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to understand and critically assess financial business processes.
  • Ability to focus on detail whilst retaining a holistic view.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Aptitude to identify and evaluate key business risks and controls.
  • Ability to perform data analysis to support issues users may encounter in their report preparation.
  • Proactive self-starter with ability to manage own workload and customer expectations.


Key Skills


  • Qualified accountant.
  • Experience of working in an analysis capacity (business/data preferred).
  • Financial Services background.
  • Understanding of MS Office tools.


Secondary Skills


  • SQL or data mining ability is a bonus
  • Regulatory knowledge
  • Banking product concepts (Securities, Loans, Repos, Collateral etc)

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:

Finance helps our internal clients outperform over time. At BNY Mellon, Finance serves our internal clients by providing world-class accounting operations and control and decision support while instituting world-class change management. Global Procurement is responsible for establishing the programs to acquire products and services for BNY Mellon by employing deep category knowledge and commodity expertise, coupled with an understanding of the needs of our businesses and business partner groups. The Corporate Treasury group is responsible for managing the investment portfolios and the liquidity and capital positions of the various subsidiary banks and of BNY Mellon.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater Manchester-Manchester
Job: Finance/Accounting
Internal Jobcode: 70270
Organization: Finance-HR06599
Requisition Number: 1902293