Job Description: Corporate Title: AVP up to VP Location: Dublin Line of Business: GBAM Compliance
You will be exposed to various trading products (equity, equity derivatives, fixed income and fixed income derivatives) on-exchange and on an OTC basis. You will also have a significant degree of collaboration with EMEA Compliance. The environment is a dynamic one, especially suitable for individuals who are keen to succeed, speak up and make their mark.
We have a solid culture of recognition and reward within our team, and we also offer a whole suite of learning packages about different business and product types, as well as interpersonal skills. Therefore a great opportunity for career progression is there for those who want it.
As a Trade Surveillance Testing Specialist your main responsibilities will involve:
Reviewing and raising exceptions generated by surveillance tests of potential market abuse and manipulations
Working with other team members on the development and implementation of surveillance tests
Liaising closely with Line of Business, Control Functions and Compliance teams to resolve exceptions in a timely manner
Partnering with Compliance Technology in connection to existing and new surveillance tests
Participating in the ongoing development of and improvements to electronic systems, policies and procedures of our team in EMEA
Taking an active role in projects within our team and the broader Enterprise Independent Testing Team
As a Trade Surveillance Testing Specialist your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Experience with various surveillance Actimize and SMARTs exception reporting platforms
Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
Understanding of core business lines and both Equity and FICC related products
Demonstrable experience in a previous Compliance Surveillance or monitoring role
Solid communication skills and a willingness to speak up
Experience in analysing, manipulating and reporting from large sets of structured data (e.g. trading records) using MS Excel, and other similar applications; therefore excellent IT skills required
Ability to work in a high-energy environment
Motivated and reliable, able to demonstrate an ability to go about day-to-day responsibilities methodically, able to meet regular deadlines
Communicates with Impact
Acts with Courage and Conviction
Demonstrates Eye for Business
Drives Operational Excellence
Applies Critical Thinking
Applies Knowledge of Basic Sampling Methodologies
Private healthcare coverage
Pension plan - 6% of base salary (we match employees contributions up to a maximum of 12%, or 15% after 15 years' service)
Vacation 25 days (ability to flex down or up with manager approval)
Group income protection
Personal accident insurance
As a valued member of our team you will also be eligible for a number of optional benefits including cycle to work scheme, dental cover, retail vouchers and reduced costs on selected leisure and entertainment.
About Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and markets businesses.
The company has had a presence in EMEA since 1922. With offices in 23 countries on three continents, it offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Consumer Card, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise. Developing solutions for social and environmental challenges is at the core of Bank of America Merrill Lynch's responsibility platform. In more than 90 countries around the world, we partner with employees, clients and stakeholders to help make financial lives better.
If you're interested in this opportunity please send your details to us by applying online. Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It's important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mindset are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.
We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.
As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.