Vacancy of the week: Supervisions Business Analyst | Deutsche Bank | Birmingham

Company Name: Deutsche Bank
Location: Birmingham
Job Type: Permanent

A Passion to Perform. It’s what drives us. More than a claim, this describes the way we do business. We’re committed to being the best financial services provider in the world, balancing passion with precision to deliver superior solutions for our clients. This is made possible by our people: agile minds, able to see beyond the obvious and act effectively in an ever-changing global business landscape. As you’ll discover, our culture supports this. Diverse, international and shaped by a variety of different perspectives, we’re driven by a shared sense of purpose. At every level agile thinking is nurtured. And at every level agile minds are rewarded with competitive pay, support and opportunities to excel.

Corporate Banking & Securities consists of Deutsche Bank’s Markets and Corporate Finance divisions and serves the world’s leading Corporates, Governments and Institutions. Corporate Finance is responsible for mergers and acquisitions, including advisory, debt and equity issuance, and capital markets coverage of large and medium-sized corporations. Regional and industry-focused teams ensure the delivery of the entire range of financial products and services. Markets combines the sales, trading and structuring of a wide range of financial market products, including bonds, equities and equity-linked products, exchange-traded and over the counter derivatives, foreign exchange, money market instruments, securitised instruments and commodities.

  • Job Title: Supervision Business Analyst (GSS SME) – EMEA
  • Corporate Title: Associate
  • Department: Corporate Banking and Securities (CB&S)


CB&S EMEA is looking to build out its ‘business control function’ by moving to a more robust infrastructure model. Initiated in 2012 the team utilises a combination of e-mail and SharePoint to ensure that Front Office staff provide evidence that they have executed business controls, as set out in internal policies and procedures. In summary, the team ensure that business (Level 1) controls are executed against a pre-determined schedule and supporting documentary evidence is both timely and complete, as well as follow up on any exceptions; provide monthly Management Information System (MIS) to product line and regional management teams; interface with the Global Supervision team to shape tools, methodologies and processes; interface with Legal/Compliance on new regulations and/or rule interpretations that may necessitate new control implementation, and act as a point of contact for internal / external audits and regulatory assessments.

CB&S is seeking to migrate away from the existing e-mail / SharePoint process environment to a more robust infrastructure model, using the Global Supervisory System (‘GSS’), a workflow / document repository tool. CB&S is looking to hire an additional resource to the team in Birmingham, predominantly to be EMEA supervision’s SME for GSS.
From a day to day perspective the EMEA Supervision team in Birmingham report into the EMEA Head of Operating Risk & Supervision as well as providing MIS on the status of control execution to the CB&S EMEA Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the migration of the Level 1 tactical controls onto GSS and subsequently, the configuration of the strategic controls onto GSS
  • User acceptance testing, as enhancements are made to GSS
  • Monthly and ad-hoc MIS reporting for product and regional management
  • Ensure that existing business control processes across EMEA continue to be executed until such time that all tactical controls are executed
  • Ensure timeliness of front office control evidence submission.
  • Ensure completeness of control evidence submitted by the front office.
  • Follow up with front office staff where control evidence is late / incomplete.
  • Test new infrastructure and processes to ensure effective control framework.
  • Collate control evidence as required for ad-hoc internal and external audits.
  • Support Communications surveillance trainings of front-office supervisors.
  • Administration of the communications surveillance system (S6 software by Autonomy/HP).
  • Quarterly calibration of lexicons in multiple languages.
  • Ongoing Front-office helpdesk function for communications surveillance.
  • Testing operation of communications surveillance level 1 controls.
  • Conduct quality assurance activities.

You will have:

  • Experience working in either a Project Management Office (PMO), Operations or process driven environment.
  • Experience defining processes, tools and methodology for managing regulatory controls.
  • Experience of user acceptance testing.
  • A proven track record in compliance (desirable, but not essential), preferably within investment banking.
  • Knowledge of SharePoint and Lotus Notes (desirable).

You will be:

  • Educated to degree level or international equivalent.
  • Detail oriented, structured, and a methodical thinker.
  • Able to communicate clearly at all levels.
  • Able to prepare reports based upon data review.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.

Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital / civil partnership status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.

Please let us know if you require any adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any concerns about the application process, please contact your recruiter.

Industry: Financial Services
Salary: Negotiable
E-mail: [email protected]
Post Date: 02/04//2014
Job Ref: ND001

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