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Regulatory Reporting

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Job Summary

  • Belfast
  • Contract
  • BBBH815309
  • Jun 28, 2022
  • £400 - £450 pd
Job Description

Morgan McKinley is recruiting for a Regulatory Reporting Analyst on behalf of a top-tier bank based in Belfast. The Regulatory Analyst will be rewarded with an initial 6 moth contract and a day rate o

Morgan McKinley is recruiting for a Regulatory Reporting Analyst on behalf of a top-tier bank based in Belfast for an initial 6 month contract, 3 days a week in the office and 2 working from home.

Team/Function Overview

The Operations Regulatory Control group is a centralized unit within ICG O&T that is responsible for the oversight of day to day compliance for regulatory reporting including exception management and risk mitigation for the following areas:

  • MiFID II Transaction Reporting obligations to National Competent Authorities;
  • SMMD Reporting obligation to the BoE
  • Oversight and reporting to numerous other regulatory bodies and/or Debt Management Offices

The team is responsible for the review, action (including re-submission) and oversight of daily Trade and Transaction exception reporting data.

The team works very closely with Compliance, Business, Technology and Operations to interpret, investigate and remediate regulatory issues.

Role / Position Overview

To provide support to the oversight and exception management processes supported by a Regulatory Control team in Belfast.

Review of trade, position and transaction reporting validation and reconciliation exceptions pertaining to trade / transaction data submitted to regulators (including FCA, BaFIN, CBI & BOE).

The individual will be responsible for working collaboratively with Operations, Technology, and key business stakeholders to maintain a strong working relationship and a best in class approach to proactive exception management.

Key tasks to involve the oversight of exceptions management processes within the Reporting team in Belfast, and working in conjunction with Senior Management in London to highlight issues and raise solutions through interpretation of submitted data.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversight of the ORC Reporting processes relating to Transaction Reporting, FinFrag Reporting, SMMD, HRF, REPO, Finanzagentur and UK DMO Reporting. This includes monitoring, review and clearance of exceptions and rejections.
  • Investigation of issues arising from the TR processes and escalation to management where appropriate
  • Extensive liaison with internal customers, notably IT, Front Office and Compliance Management, foster partnership with key contacts with open and honest feedback
  • Identification of areas for improving existing processes and controls
  • Work collaboratively with Change Management team and Quality Assurance team, to continually challenge and improve reporting process, articulating process risks
  • Daily MI creation and delivery, ensuring that issues are understood and communicated to senior management
  • Performing UAT for new and existing processes ensuring that expected outcomes are achieved in order to mitigate risk
  • Ensuring documentation is updated and maintained as part of procedural reviews


  • Self-starter, able to work on initiative and organise themselves well;
  • Good interpersonal communication skills which will be required for both internal and external business partners;
  • Pro-active, likely to instigate change;
  • Able to build effective working relationships quickly and maintain them;
  • Focused on providing a high standard of service to clients;
  • Great attention to detail;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Resilient and tenacious;
  • Analytical;
  • Excellent time management and strong understanding of managing priority items in a day to day business environment



GSCE "A" Level standard or equivalent

Good numeric skills


Bachelor's degree

Industry exams e.g. FSA module exams or a full affiliate status

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.



Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Nicholas Thom
Nicholas Thom
  • Senior Consultant | Accounting & Finance Recruitment
  • +44 (0)1179 440 600