Job description Posted 08 June 2022

Job title – Liquidity Process & Controls Business Analyst             

Location – London, Hybrid, 2 office days a week

Rate – PAYE £460 / Umbrella £597.23 per day

Start date – ASAP

Contract – 6 months


Our client HSBC are currently seeking a Liquidity Process & Controls Business Analyst to join their team. Undertaking a remote working role, contract will be for 6 months.




A significant S166 Regulatory Reporting Remediation programme is underway in HSBC. This programme has been set up in response to the findings of the external assurance reviews on Market Risk and Liquidity regulatory reporting and a strategic approach is required to deliver the end-to-end remediation of the governance and control findings across HSBC regulatory reporting landscape. The programme covers the review and remediation of identified thematic issues across documentation, data, processes and controls, organisational capabilities (people and change) and regulatory interpretation into global Liquidity policy.

The Liquidity Process, Control & Operating Model Design Workstream has been mobilised to resolve the identified specific issues and organisation of Liquidity reporting thematics.


Job Purpose:

This role is required to provide business analysis on the Process, Control & Operating Model deliverables, with a specific focus on delivering the following:

    • Detailed end-to-end process maps
    • Process specific key risk assessment across the end-to-end reporting process
    • Controls review and risk mapping
    • Standardisation, rationalisation full uplift of controls

The role holder will be required to work with Group and local stakeholders to develop an in depth understanding of the reporting process for specific Liquidity reports whilst ensuring that there is clear documentation and governance of the deliverables. The role requires an understanding of Finance reporting processes, and systems and data landscape.

In particular, the role holder will be required to take a lead role in a range of analytical and project activities, including development of process requirements through discussion and workshops, working with users to document read-across maps (systems and process), data analysis, and identification and management of project dependencies, risks and issues.

Key knowledge/experience required for the role:

  • Significant experience as a Business Analyst, with proficiency in process mapping, risk assessment and controls design
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Finance & Risk processes at HSBC or a Global Bank
  • Understanding of Liquidity reporting specifically LCR, NSFR, PRA110 reporting would be an advantage
  • Strong understanding of Finance reporting processes and general accounting knowledge would be beneficial

Principle Accountabilities:


  • Produce clear documentation and communication of project requirements and analysis
  • Coordinate and hold user requirements gathering and process definition workshops with the business
  • Agree documented user requirements with the business
  • Monitor, track issues, risks and dependencies on analysis and requirements work
  • Manage ad-hoc tasks as required
  • Coordinate and manage collation of user requirements, and user involvement in training and testing with the relevant business areas
  • Support user workshops and training programmes 
  • Manage project tasks and upward reporting of status on “in progress” tasks
  • Manage key activities in support of Project Manager
  • Engage Group and regional teams such that project milestones are met
  • Provide leadership and guidance on best practice for allocated activities
  • Work effectively with teams to help achieve the goals and objectives of the project
  • Develop relationships with Group and Regional Finance teams


Major Challenges:


  • Ensure that analysis and recommendations result in the correct and optimal recommendations for project implementation
  • Anticipate stakeholder reluctance to adopt change and put in place plans to overcome this
  • Deal with changing priorities and arrangements in tight timelines and within challenging environment
  • Deal assertively but sensitively with internal customers’ demands and conflicts



Knowledge, experience & Qualifications:


Technical Skill Requirements

  • An understanding of Liquidity regulatory reporting, specifically LCR, NSFR and PRA110 would be beneficial
  • Excellent analysis skills, with ability to structure problems and find solutions
  • A good appreciation of systems and data architectures, specifically in a Risk and Finance environment
  • An understanding of systems delivery lifecycles and delivery methodologies
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Visio, Powerpoint, Project)



  • Financial Services project experience across both internal reporting and regulatory requirements, with experience of Liquidity regulatory reporting systems and processes, specifically on LCR, NSFR and PRA110 reports is preferable
  • Demonstrated experience of working on large scale projects in a global business
  • Experience of working in a large banking organisation
  • S166 exposure preferable


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