Business Analyst

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 13 Dec 18

Business Analyst

WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

POSITION
THE COMPANY
Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management Company, LLP is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With US$1 trillion in assets under management, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 65 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise
JOB SUMMARY
The Business Analyst will primarily support the firm's transaction regulatory reporting obligations and client transaction cost analysis (TCA) efforts.   In this role, the Analyst will be exposed to transaction reporting requirements in various regulatory jurisdictions, transaction cost analysis methodologies and general client support with respect to trading data and processes. Additionally, the Analyst may assist with the broader efforts of responding to client RFIs/RFPs and commission management.    
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
The analyst's primary responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

         Produce and provide commentary on client transaction cost analysis (TCA)

         Daily monitoring of reporting and resolution of exceptions in multiple regulatory jurisdictions

         Analyzing changes to existing regulations as well as identifying new regulatory transaction reporting requirements on a global basis

         Interaction with industry associations to understand reporting requirements and gather industry intelligence on how other firms are approaching compliance

         Continuously improving the processes/workflows that support our regulatory reporting to ensure high accuracy and compliance with requirements

         Translating changes to reporting into business requirements that the Information Technology team can use to determine technical specifications

         Assisting other areas of the firm to support client needs and respond to general reporting inquires

         Ad hoc tasks/projects as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
A Business Analyst must be able to work quickly and accurately under pressure, possess a high degree of analytical ability and have the ability to plan/prioritize tasks in a fluid environment.   Team orientation and the ability to work in concert with external service providers and colleagues located around the world are essential. Successful candidates must have impeccable integrity, a fiduciary mindset, and the ability to consistently place the interest of our clients as the number one factor in judgment, decision-making and actions. Knowledge of equities, fixed income and foreign exchange is preferred but not required.   Other attributes include:  

         Personal qualities and values that are consistent with, and would be additive to, Wellington Management's culture

         Strong analytical and problem solving skills

         Demonstrable evidence of analyzing/documenting complex business processes and translating those into business requirements

         Prior experience with EMIR, MiFID II reporting or other regulatory reporting regimes and/or transaction cost analysis (TCA) considered a plus

         Proven organizational and communication skills with an emphasis on accuracy, concision and timeliness

         Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel) is required and technical skills, such as data mining via SQL or experience with Tableau, will be viewed favorably

         A college degree with at least three years relevant work experience

         Graduate education and/or professional coursework/certifications will be differentiating 

JOB TITLE
Business Analyst

JOB FAMILY
Business Analysis

LOCATION
London

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at Wellington@icareerhelp.com .