Business Systems Administrator

Location:Greater London
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Business Systems Analyst (IT Controls)

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At HSBC, we are transforming technology in financial services, using the latest digital tools and methodologies to make our customers’ banking experience simpler, better, faster and more secure.

To achieve this, we have many exciting challenges ahead and are looking for people with a real passion for what they would like to do. Working with some of the best technology talent we are searching for technologists and enablers that will help support us on this journey.

As an HSBC employee in the UK, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package. This includes private healthcare for all UK-based employees, enhanced maternity and adoption pay and support when you return to work, and a contributory pension scheme with a generous employer contribution.

We are currently hiring for a Business Systems Analyst to be responsible for conducting reviews across Compliance IT systems (Transaction Monitoring, Sanctions Name Screening, CDD) focussing on the IT Controls (e.g. Data Integrity, Batch Management, Change Management, etc.) applicable to those systems.

The role is responsible for gathering information, conducting reviews and identifying gaps (if any) for a given application/ scope. This involves liaising with the application owners, designing and executing data analysis and undertaking documentation reviews. For any identified gaps, the Analyst will undertake detailed root cause analysis on the applications and underlying data interfaces and manipulations to identify gaps in control effectiveness and identify options to remediate and enhance those controls.

Key duties include:
  • Conduct detailed and thorough reviews of the Compliance IT systems (TM, Sanctions NS, CDD) to assess the effectiveness of the controls.

  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis and work with the system team to identify solutions to issues found.

  • Report authoring - detailed documentation of reviews undertaken, findings, recommendations and creation of a robust audit trails.

  • Act as an ambassador for the team and promote Compliance IT Controls when engaging stakeholders, system owners and wider Compliance IT/Risk community.

  • Contribute to the ongoing improvement of the team's methodologies and operating assets.