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Compliance Practices – Governance & Oversight - Data and Reporting Analyst

Req #: 170115981
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Compliance
Job Description:
Description
Global Compliance plays a critical role in the successful execution of the firm's mission.  The Compliance function ensures a strong control culture by developing and maintaining program infrastructure that identifies, measures, and monitors compliance with applicable laws, regulations and rules that govern our business globally.
 
Global Compliance Practices is a Compliance function responsible for the design and governance of common standards and practices to be used across the global Compliance organization.  Such practices are the key components of the firm’s Global Compliance Program, and include Governance & Oversight, Regulatory Management, Policies, Training & Awareness, Monitoring and Testing, Issue Management, and Risk Assessment and Reporting.  This team, in partnership with Chief Compliance Officers, drives the design and continuous enhancement of the Global Compliance Program and related practices and framework.
 
The Data and Reporting Analyst is responsible for collection, review, analysis, and presentation of data and relevant information.  The conclusions based on these analyses will drive key decisions throughout the organization, affecting program design, program execution, and regulatory response.  The Data and Reporting Analyst is responsible for using existing data sources and analytic methodologies to provide actionable information on both current business states as well as trending and forecasting.  In addition, the analyst will be expected to pro-actively develop applicable models and analytic approaches, and propose effective data management infrastructure in order to fulfill the overall role of the Compliance function.
 
We are seeking a highly-qualified Associate level candidate with experience in data analysis, database management, modeling, forecasting, and reporting.  The candidate will participate in providing information to executive management that will impact the strategic direction of the Compliance function.
 

Key Responsibilities:


  • Intake requests for data, analysis, or reports, gate keep and manage expectations among ad hoc and standard work

  • Data collection and consolidation, analytics and reporting before delivery to ensure consistency

  • Development of reports and metrics for optimal presentation to Global Compliance and Firm wide executives

  • Develop models and analytic methodologies to fulfill requests and information needs

  • Assess current metrics inventories and identify information gaps

  • Propose and develop forecasting and trend analyses to address identified information gaps

  • Drive, adopt and enforce best practices in templates and tools

  • Ensure key trends, issues, watch items are brought forward from MIS into Management Summaries clearly and accurately



  • 3+ years of experience in business metrics analysis, modeling, and reporting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Accounting, Finance or related discipline. Masters or Ph.D degree in data-related field preferred, but not required
  • Experience in business process analysis, documenting gaps and process standardizations
  • Experience in the design, development, compilation, analysis, generation and distribution of business reports
  • Experience supporting strategic improvements and delivering measurable change
  • Experience with statistical & data analytical techniques that has built intuition about experimentation and empirical work
  • Expert analytical skills, creative problem solving, and strong critical thinking skills
  • Ability to prototype models analytic structures quickly, and work across multiple data platforms
  • Ability to translate quantitative analyses into business themes and conclusions
  • Strong ability to identify critical elements in data sets and to be able to develop a story narrative using data
  • High level of comfort working with incomplete or imperfect data sets, both quantitative and qualitative
  • Ability to assimilate large amounts of data from multiple sources, and create meaningful, clear output
  • Excellent PC skills including expert proficiency in Microsoft business applications:  PowerPoint, SharePoint, Visio, Project, with a strong level of comfort in learning new software and project reporting tools
  • Expert level skills and experience using Microsoft Excel including macros and VBA
  • Experience with data management and analysis tools such as SAS/SPSS, Access/SQL strongly preferred
  • Proven ability to build strong partnerships with colleagues, desire to learn quickly, be flexible and think strategically
  • Works well individually and in teams, shares information, supports colleagues and encourages participation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to present information in differing degrees of detail and form depending on the audience, which may include executive management
  • Ability to be effective in a Global operating environment and a matrix management organization
  • A high level of attention to detail and quality assurance
  • Strong skills in time management with a proven ability to multi task as well as assess and change priorities
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, effective under pressure
  • Ability to handle multiple projects/work streams with minimal/little oversight. Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities to meet business needs.


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