Lead Analyst, Business Support & Change - FX Overlay/Currency Hedging

BNY Mellon
Manchester, United Kingdom
22 Jul 2022
06 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About the role:
The Overlay/Currency Hedging business within Markets is continuing an exciting journey to offer a highly competitive hedging product. As a result, we have exciting roles available in Market Operations to help shape and deliver change for this business.
In the role, you will work as part of the FX Operation Change the Bank team to:
  • Own and drive complex FX Overlay projects that will expand the product, enhance the client experience, improve operational scale, reduce operational risk and improve margins.
  • Work with internal stakeholders such as Product, Technology, Risk, Compliance & more to agree prioritisation and timelines.
  • Use influencing skills to ensure Markets Operations is well represented in relevant Forums and Operations items are appropriately prioritised.
Lead projects from initiation to completion by:
  • Leveraging analysis skills to ensure requirements/user stories are fit for purpose.
  • Designing testing approach and methodology, including use case creation or scripting, UAT environments and regression testing, utilizing automation tools.
  • Performing Operational Readiness; ensuring teams running the business are fully engaged, trained, and prepared whilst ensuring the successful adoption of any changes or new solutions.
  • Using metrics and feedback from the user community to track effectiveness of implemented projects.
  • Displaying key project governance methodologies incl. the user of Jira & Confluence to ensure delivery of projects and programmes in a controlled & effective manner. Provide clear project updates to all impacted stakeholders.
Skills we are seeking:
  • A strong understanding of Business & Functional requirements & process mapping.
  • A strong understanding of Back Office Foreign Exchange environments, specifically Overlay & Hedging practices.
  • Experience of FX processing & SWIFT.
  • Understanding of FX rates and FX rate volatility.
  • An innovate mind, with a strong hands on mentality and focus on successful execution within challenging deadlines and short sprint cycles.
  • A proven track record of managing key stakeholders in Technology, Markets Operations & Business/ Product Management groups.
  • A proven multi-tasker, that can operate under pressure and balance multiple priorities and time constraints.
  • Desire to transform the way things are; challenge the status-quo, striving for solutions that are best in class.
  • Ability to learn new concepts quickly with outstanding analytical skills, structured thinking, ability to connect the dots across similar problem statements and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills both written and verbal.
  • Risk identification & mitigation through established controls and best practices.
Bachelors degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. 5-7 years of total work experience preferred. FX Overlay/Currency Hedging experience preferred.

Employer Description:

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 and 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: bnymellon.com/careers.

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