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Business Systems Analyst - Compliance
Ref No.: 18-01212
Location: chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 120,000.00 - 150,000.00 /Year
Business Systems Analyst - Compliance
The role will largely support the Global Compliance function with potential to also work with our Data teams and broader global IT support group.

Position Purpose: Manages the full complement of Compliance IT systems and initiatives across projects, upgrades, and tickets.  Includes understanding contract terms, technology stack, pain points, and data needs, and implement projects to optimize ability to perform. Plans and directs schedules and monitors budget/spending. Monitors and controls projects from initiation through implementation. Organizes the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project on schedule and within budget constraints.
Primary Accountabilities/Responsibilities:
  • Sets compliance technology strategy including project costs and benefits, priority, resourcing plans, and interface requirements with other teams
  • Sets all IT project goals based on in depth reviews with senior Compliance leadership. 
  • Assists with annual budgeting for Compliance team as it relates to technology stack and projects
  • Project initiation, planning (risk, quality, resources, contracts, schedule, communications, budget), execution, control, and closure.
  • Ensures project goals are met in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Manages project activity and keeps IT senior leadership informed of project progress.
  • Utilizes Project Management tools and methodologies.
  • Ensures that all systems and services delivered follow established policies and baselines, including IT Security and IT Control environment requirements.
  • Ensures all project-delivered production environment changes are made in compliance with the IT Change Management Office procedures/approvals.
  • Ensures projects are delivered in compliance with the IT Governance, Resource Management, and Project Delivery processes.
  • Conducts Business Analysis work as necessary for project support
  • Manages project budgets to approved levels for both capital and expenses. Recommends project budget changes based on business needs/condition and customer requirements.
Job Requirements:
  • Experience with compliance related transactions (trading, settlement) or compliance activities (AML, KYC) a must
  • Assesses and understands business processes to build effective project risk management plans that minimize business disruption
  • Has led projects with global reach (e.g. across varying time zones and cultures)
  • Has led projects from start to finish (full project life cycle) including implementation of infrastructure and/or software
  • Manages project budgets that are business or internally funded. Provides labor, equipment, capital, and expense forecasting to business and IT management.
  • 8+ years Project Management
  • 5+ years in trading environment
  • Possesses excellent command of Microsoft Project, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Customer service orientation, and strong sense of ownership around delivery of projects to the teams