Senior Cash Equities Business Analyst

Permanent contract|New York|Innovation / Project / Organization

Senior Cash Equities Business Analyst

New York, United States Permanent contract Innovation / Project / Organization

Responsibilities

Base Salary Range: $62,000 - $260,000

Base salary range does not include overtime pay, bonus and/or other benefits, where applicable. Actual base salary offer will vary based on skills and experience.

Conduct Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility to adhere to internal Policies that relate to you, your business or other businesses for which you have any level of responsibility.  It is your responsibility to ensure compliance with operational and conduct risk requirements (e.g. data leakage, security policies and regulatory requirements). 
  • Adhere to individual and where applicable department conduct rules in accordance with the FCA and PRA Code of Conduct rules 
  • Responsibility for managing, controlling, preparing and escalating risk within the scope of your position and in line with existing policies. 
  • Responsibility to ensure that you take reasonable steps to be fully aware of, understand and comply with all regulatory requirements from all regulatory and statutory bodies, trading venues, etc that are applicable to your role and business line. 
  • To assist in the self-identification of all conduct related issues. Ensure escalation to appropriate stakeholder or function whether internal or external. 
  • Adhere to business line mandates relevant to the role as directed by your manager

Other

  • This description is intended to outline the main responsibilities for the role and is not an exhaustive list, responsibilities may vary from time to time as directed by your manager.

A business analyst delivers features for a Product in a business chain. As member of a Feature Team, they work in autonomy and with a continuous improvement approach. 

This Includes:

  • Support deconstruction of customer requests into detailed stories by interacting with GBIS users or the Product Owner 
  • Responsible for defining and scoping changes, and acceptance criteria, fulfilling the definition of done at different levels
  • Responsibilities include defining and validating requirements with GBIS and Compliance users, creating test scripts, assisting with unit tests, clear communication with sponsors and development teams to deliver clean, clearly scoped changes.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with the global EXS teams, delivering solutions that are scalable across regions.
  • Participation in daily scrums, prioritisation meetings and other A@S ceremonies.
  • Participate in testing, deployment, and production activities of the team to ensure production stability, applying the guidelines provided by the chapters
  • The goal of the position: enhance the design, functionality, and operations of the US equity execution technology chain with specific focus on the smart order router.

Profile required

Required skills:

One or more of the following technical domain knowledge and related skills set.

Critical Business Knowledge:

  • Comprehensive understand of US equity market structure
  • Equities business knowledge – DMA, DSA, Program Trading, Synthetics, Trade reporting, Middle Office (confirmations and allocations)
  • Deep understand of order types and market access exercises
  • TCA, Best Ex
  • Market access and market data protocols
  • Experience analysing the technical aspects of US dark pools/ATS and/or single broker platforms
  • Trading domain knowledge, including the mechanics of order routing and exchange rebate/credit tiers
  • Knowledge of Fidessa

Compliance:

  • RegNMS and RegNMS modifiers
  • RegSHO, Short-sell restriction Regs, trading halts and force majeure

Technical:

  • Strong: SQL, Excel and Visio
  • Preferred: Python, R for data manipulation

Operational:

  • A@S experience

Why join us

The aim of our Service Unit (GBSU) is to deliver day-to-day trading technology services to GBIS Business Units and their clients to accelerate and facilitate growth.

The aim of the IT teams of GBIS is to translate ideas into action by combining the strength of expertise in IT with a deep understanding of investment banking.

IT works to ensure that it delivers the services the businesses need to compete and to serve Société Générale's clients. The objective is to deliver production services in a well-controlled and cost-effective way, and to deliver competitive, robust application systems and infrastructure that allow GBIS to grow its business in existing and new markets, launch new products and take advantage of new opportunities when they arise.

  • Delivering IT services and solutions that enable GBIS to deliver its business objectives.
  • Ensuring a cost effective, high quality, flexible and well controlled production service for business applications systems and IT infrastructure (service delivered by RESG/GTS).
  • Facilitating entry to new markets, compliance with regulatory rules, growth in needs, adherence to market business volumes, and operational efficiency improvements in our overall front to back processing environment.

Business insight

OUR CULTURE:

At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.

D&I:

Our Diversity & Inclusion Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Vision: An engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate. An inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents. To engage our community and marketplace and position the organization to meet the needs of all its clients. For more information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link: (https://americas.societegenerale.com/en/societe-generale-about/diversity-and-inclusion/)

HYBRID WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, in order to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000STF
Entity: SG AMERICAS OPERATIONAL SECURITIES
Starting date: 2022/12/12
Publication date: 2022/11/04
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