Controls & Business Process Analyst
£45,000 - £60,000 (Dependant on experience) + bonus plus benefits
City of London

The Company
They are an exciting, growing proprietary trading firm who use innovative technology focussing primarily on equities and equity derivatives, with over 450 people in New York, Far East & London. They have expanded rapidly in the last few years, attracting very high quality people who form a collegiate and entrepreneurial culture. They have an open, informal and fun environment. An ambitious person can have an excellent career there with opportunity for progression within an intense and fast-paced work environment. They now have an interesting new role for a smart and intellectually curious person who will be influential and help drive the business in London forward.

The Role
This role involves working with various groups within the firm to assess, document and solve problems.

  • Identify, propose and implement process/technical improvements to support complex trading strategies, assure compliance with new regulations and improve cost structure
  • Identify ways to leverage existing processes and technical opportunities to reduce workload
  • Research and document existing and proposed processes, workflows and procedures.
  • Coordinate communication between various internal departments and external parties.
  • Analyse new business initiatives and develop and execute a project plan for implementation of those initiatives.
  • Assess processes and workflows with the objective of finding improvements and implement the required changes.
  • Ensure documented adherence to regulatory and legal requirements.
  • The role includes both high and low level work with a variable mix of project management.

Who They Are Looking For
To be considered for this role you should meet the following criteria:

  • Background in business process design and documentation, business requirements drafting, operational controls gap analysis and project management.
  • 2-4 years' experience, preferably within operational risk, internal or external audit/control roles
  • Enjoy rapidly learning complex concepts across internal departments including trading, technology, accounting and legal.
  • Develop a broad range of technical skills including learning how to interact with the firms internal systems and databases.
  • Comfortable taking high level concepts, filling in the gaps necessary to make informed decisions and then taking the necessary steps to ensure those decisions are executed.
  • High level of competence in MS Office.
  • Proficiency in MS Visio or similar diagramming software preferred proactive and self-motivated with strong organisational interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Reliable courteous and flexible team player