Business Analyst – Regulatory and Oversight Affairs

Business Analyst – Regulatory and Oversight Affairs

Permanent Contract (Full Time Position)

EBA Clearing

Brussels, Belgium

The Company

EBA CLEARING is a provider of pan-European payment infrastructure solutions. Founded in 1998, the Company is owned by 51 of the major banks operating in Europe and based on a country-neutral governance model. The payment systems of EBA CLEARING are pan-European by design and desire: they are developed in close co-operation with the Company’s multinational user community and best-of-breed technology partners.

EBA CLEARING manages and operates the payment services EURO1, STEP1, STEP2 and RT1. Both EURO1 and STEP2 have been classified as systemically important payment systems (SIPS) by the European Central Bank. The pan-European real-time payment platform RT1 went live in November 2017 and processes euro instant payments complying with the European Payments Council’s SEPA Instant Credit Transfer Scheme.

The position

The Business Analyst in the Regulatory and Oversight Affairs team supports the Company’s compliance with regulatory/oversight requirements, with a focus on economically driven, risk and operational requirements.

The responsibility includes supporting the Regulatory and Oversight Affairs team in ensuring the overall effectiveness of EBA CLEARING’s procedures, processes and frameworks as per applicable oversight standards, and in managing the span of subject matters that are relevant for compliance with oversight requirements, recommendations and guidance.

This role requires efficient and constructive interaction with internal and external stakeholders, especially with the Services and Operations teams within the Company. It requires effectively assisting with the preparation and maintenance of (i) reporting frameworks, including the underlying data analysis, (ii) self-assessments on compliance with oversight requirements, and (iii) the underlying source documentation at the Company.

Main responsibilities

Your main tasks will include:

  • supporting the managing and monitoring of EBA CLEARING’s compliance as system operator with regulations and requirements for SIPS (Systemically Important Payment Systems) and for other payment systems or services operated by EBA CLEARING, in particular in the areas of economically driven, risk and operational requirements;
  • drafting and maintaining high quality analyses on data for internal use and from time to time for submission to the competent authorities, with high attention to detail and supported by leadership for in-depth analyses of the substance matters;
  • analysing requirements, devising action plans and architecting solutions to achieve compliance in a manner that is fit-for-purpose and cost efficient yet in accordance with best industry practices;
  • handling the day-to-day reporting and statistical compliance matters, both for oversight requirements and for other regulatory requirements, and interacting effectively with relevant stakeholders;
  • developing and maintaining a positive and constructive relationship with the subject matter experts at the Company for the different areas of competence;
  • with the support of senior members of the team, staying abreast of regulatory developments in order to provide timely expert input for the different areas of competence, and providing accurate compliance guidance to the business and corporate units;
  • reviewing frameworks, policies, procedures and system-related documentation to assess ongoing compliance with oversight requirements and regulatory guidance.

The profile

  • The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in a relevant discipline, Economics is preferred;
  • Business analysis work experience of 3+ years is required. Experience with a financial institution(s), financial services company or a technology company is a plus;
  • Superior ability to master new skills and concepts and applying them efficiently;
  • Complete fluency in English (written and spoken) is required, knowledge of other EU languages is a plus but not required;
  • Experience in compliance, audit and/or risk management is a plus.

Required skills

  • taking pride in the very high quality of their work;
  • ability to deal with issues in a timely manner, as part of a team;
  • ability to work independently, as well as in teams;
  • rigorous attention to detail;
  • ability to carry out in-depth analyses of data and generate relevant and useful conclusions to support management in decision-making;
  • excellent listening and comprehension skills;
  • excellent writing skills in the English language;
  • ability to clearly communicate issues, processes and results;
  • positive attitude and solution-oriented approach.

Before applying for this position, which will be based in Brussels, please ensure that you are authorised to work in the European Union.

Information about the application process

Please note that only complete applications will be accepted and considered. Complete applications must include: a curriculum vitae and a motivation letter (both in English). At this initial stage of the application process, please do not send us any supporting documents (e.g. work certificates or diplomas).

Start and end dates of all previous positions and whether they were full-time or part-time positions should be indicated in the curriculum vitae. The CV should contain details of any professional experience and studies as well as of any relevant trainings or research work.

If an application is retained for any interview rounds, the candidate should be prepared to submit documents supporting the information provided in the CV. Documents may include work certificates or recommendation letters, which should indicate the duration and nature of experience. Freelance or self-employed candidates should provide either a copy of the entry in the relevant trade register or any official document (for example a tax revenue) showing the length of the relevant work experience.

Alternatively, candidates may provide individual contacts for professional references in relation to their previous work or study experiences. Candidates should also be ready to provide 1-2 of these contacts upon request, i.e. in addition to any work certificates or letters of recommendation submitted to EBA CLEARING.

The address indicated in the curriculum vitae will be used as the location from which a candidate invited to a face-to-face interview will travel.

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