Job Description :
Job Title: Senior Business Analyst, Options Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT)
Contract Details:
* Jersey City, New Jersey 07302 (Remote to start)
* Department: Operations Engineering
37.5 hrs/week, OT Potentially 3-5hrs weekly
Duration : 12 months
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Project Name: Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT)
Regulatory compliance with SEC Rule 613 (CAT NMS) and its reporting requirements will require establishing governance & PMO structure, documenting the firms rule interpretations, analysis related to Equity and Options business models and Reference Data sourcing, and creation of a CAT reporting architecture.
Team/Culture: The Project Manager will be liaising with various teams within Operations, Technology and Compliance as well as external vendors and senior leadership. And participate in Industry calls and forums as needed.
Must Have Skills:
* 5+ years BA experience
* CAT experience - Regulatory compliance with SEC Rule 613 (CAT NMS)
* Understanding of Options and/or Equities products
* Experience working with federated trading platforms and vendor systems e.g., Fidessa, FlexTrade, AOM, Pulse, Wolverine, Bloomberg etc
* Understanding of US Broker-Dealer Transaction Regulatory Reporting
* Experience with US Broker-Dealer clearance and settlement / books and records system, i.e. Broadridge
* Experience working with federated trading platforms with the ability to understand how to bring data together
* Data Analysis/ Governance Strategy
* Equities Order management systems knowledge
* MS Office (Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio)
* Ability to translate between Operational and Technical requirements
Nice to Have Skills:Agile project management methodologies Vendor management
Daily Responsibilities:
Prior experience with Options Order Management Systems and Trade Life Cycle preferred
Understanding of vendor systems preferred, i.e. Fidessa, FlexTrade, AOMQ, Wolverine, etc.
Understanding of Complex Options Trading including manual orders, paired orders, option allocations
Lead and participate in projects of various sizes and scopes.
Research, formulate, propose and implement strategic solutions.
Manage program deliverables, track and communicate progress to senior stakeholders.
Provide Capital Markets Operations subject matter expertise.
Partner with key stakeholders and deliver value added solutions.
Perform analysis of data, processes and systems.
Liaise with Operations, Technology, and Compliance to define and review requirements
Prior experience with JIRA, Confluence, and user stories preferred for documenting meeting minutes and user requirements
Liaise with FO/MO to analyze and document trade flows
Document UAT (User Acceptance Testing) strategies, including creation of test cases
Work efficiently with a view to high-quality work product and quick-to-market solutions.
Support system testing and creation of user documentation.
Build strong, long-term relationships throughout the organization.
Constantly seek to improve own capacity, skills and expertise.