EMEA Shareholder Disclosure Specialist

Expiring today

Recruiter
Bank of America Corporation
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Nov 2022
Closes
06 Dec 2022
Ref
17902612
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Job Description:
Job Title: EMEA Shareholder Disclosure Specialist
Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President / Vice President
Location: London

Role Description:

The EMEA Shareholder Disclosure Specialist is responsible for monitoring and preparation of non-financial regulatory disclosures under the relevant regulatory reporting laws (substantial shareholdings, takeovers, short positions and industry limits) in the EMEA region. The responsibilities of this role include:
  • Performing accurate and timely execution of all regulatory reporting obligations aligned to substantial shareholdings, takeovers, short positions, and other regulatory position limits in EMEA
  • Assisting to resolve issues arising from disclosures and discussing such issues with other Non-Financial Regulatory Reporting (NFRR) and Global Compliance & Operational Risk colleagues and work closely with the Front-Line Units
  • Engaging in the analysis of new rules and regulations pertaining to the monitoring and reporting of holdings of publicly traded equity and equity linked financial instruments as needed.
  • Update relevant policies and procedures to ensure they reflect regulatory requirements.
  • Taking an active role in the sourcing and validation of data and functionality for the firm's large shareholder and hard limit monitoring applications.
  • Liaising with the Line of Business Compliance officers and legal team to address issues arising from holding publicly traded equity.
  • Establishing effective monitoring processes and routines to ensure compliance with applicable industry and equity ownership limits throughout the region.
  • Assisting in the execution of the governance framework over non-financial regulatory reporting.

The Team:

The Global Equity Aggregation team is part of the Global Markets Non-Financial Regulatory Reporting department. The team is split into three regional hubs covering the Americas, Asia Pacific and EMEA regions respectively. The regional teams monitor and disclose relevant positions and transactions under the regional substantial shareholdings, takeovers, residual short positions, and other regulatory position limits rules.

Core Skills:
  • Strong knowledge of financial markets, banking industry, equity and derivative products.
  • Experience with equity aggregation (also known as position reporting, shareholder disclosures, disclosure of interest) and hard limit laws, rules and regulations
  • Experience in a Regulatory Reporting environment or exposure to position/transaction processes/life cycle, including involvement in building new systems to meet complex reporting requirements, is an advantage
  • Show initiative and react quickly to changes in priorities with the ability to quickly learn new processes
  • The ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines to a consistently high level of accuracy
  • Strong technical skills (i.e. Excel, and other similar applications) with experience in analysing, manipulating and reporting from large sets of structured data (e.g. books and records data)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with all levels of employees
  • Discrete when handling confidential information
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of integrity with a mature approach to work

Desired Skills:
  • Knowledge of or certification in law, rule, regulation, or area of coverage (i.e.: EU Transparency Directive, UK DTR5, UK Takeover Code Rule 8)

Bank of America

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