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Business Analyst - Paris


Standard / Permanent



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Position Purpose
The Group Compliance function ensures compliance with international regulatory and internal policy requirements. This function requires understanding the needs of multiple stakeholders, facilitating the negotiation of requirements amongst multiple stakeholders and identifying the current and future-state business processes in addition to supporting existing processing.
The role is to co-ordinate the different tasks across teams (IT, Business Analysts, Users, Project Sponsors, etc.) and also working closely with the Global Business Analysis (GBA) team based in Paris. 
The process is to filter transactions and customers against sanctions and PEPs lists to ensure compliance with regulations on terrorist financing and embargoes, and meet Know Your Customer (KYC) and customer due diligence (CDD) requirements using  Fircosoft as the primary system.
The primary responsibilities are outlined below :
  • Understand each site’s local requirements; understand the systems, and document gap analysis and recommendations/requirements to bridge the gap..
  • Support the tasks required to accelerate new version deployment of the filtering systems.
  • Support of UAT activities
    • Provide end-user training and guidance on the system, including functionality, display, workflow, logic, and any other aspect required for the day to day analysis and decision making.
    • Work to fine tune the system for the different sites - the business side of tuning – i.e. regulatory and policy driven.
    • Follow test plans and acceptance criteria and drive UAT process to sign off.
  • Contribute to development/update of best practices and global standards on usage of the tools and manage the adherence of the project/process to the standards.
  • Document local requirements and support the process of global standard extension as well as local exceptions management.
  • Develop & update documentation & user guides for new requirements, test plans, standards, etc.  
  • Support the functional specification process, including the review of the data analysis, mapping and translation routines documents and provide business input.
  • Review data model, business logic, and case manager configurations to ensure they are in compliance with set requirements, global and local.  
  • Develop test plans and acceptance criteria based on the defined specifications specifically noin regression testing
  • Create new reports and support advanced analytics to reduce false positives, improve the hit rate, etc.
  • Function as the business’s focal point with the IT teams
These roles are India based and work India hours; however travel as required to the deployment sites is expected.

Technical and Behavioural Competencies required
  • Project management skills
  • High quality client service attitude
  • Customer service oriented
  • Experience in filtering systems especially Fircosoft
  • Aptitude for technical activities – creating adhoc reports as an example
  • Willing to update knowledge as technology changes
  • Ability to take initiative and make decisions
  • Logical approach to the solution of problems
  • Able to work independently and interact will global colleagues and clients
  • Excellent interpersonal and strong communication skills mandatory
  • Able to make informed decisions on a wide range of complex business and technical issues
  • Experience in banking, payment, compliance preferred
Experience and Qualifications required
  • 5 years’ experience or more
  • Fluency in English
  • Strong understanding of sanctions lists, watch lists, payment filtering systems, KYC and CDD processes