Data Analyst (Compliance Surveillance)

London, United Kingdom


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Company Description

The world of investment is changing. Our vision at Legal & General Investment Management is to create a better, more sustainable future through responsible investing. We work in partnership with our clients around the globe to deliver positive long-term outcomes, while rising to the challenges of a rapidly changing world. Our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. To meet our clients’ complex and evolving investment needs, our investment strategies cover a broad array of asset classes and styles, including equities, bonds, property and alternatives, as well as multi-asset funds. We’re focused on continuously innovating our investment products, maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes, and striving to build a more responsible and sustainable future.

Job Description

Salary: up to £50,000

We are recruiting a Data Analyst to join our team.

In this role, you will work as part of the Compliance Surveillance team and the wider Compliance team to provide high quality compliance support to the LGIM(H) regulated entities. This will entail contributing to the delivery of the Compliance Surveillance Annual Plan through timely completion of continuous testing, trend analysis, test development, project support and the production of reports and MI.

The Compliance Surveillance team produce and deliver a risk-based Compliance Surveillance Programme. This constitutes carrying out effective testing for MAR, Conflicts of Interest and Customer Outcomes. The Compliance Analyst will analyse all relevant information including sensitive transaction, execution and communication data to investigate and punctually escalate identified issues ensuring risk events are raised with appropriate mitigating actions where relevant.

You will keep up to date with markets, emerging risks and regulatory issues, and seek to understand the businesses under scope to identify the impact on the risk profile of these businesses. Responsibilities will include assisting Compliance Monitoring and the wider Compliance team with data analysis, crossing reconciliation and general assistance with day to day or project-based activity.

What you'll be doing

  • Contributing to the creation, implementation and delivery of a comprehensive, risk-based Compliance Surveillance Programme covering all businesses under scope and which reflects all relevant regulatory requirements impacting these businesses.
  • Taking responsibility for allocated business areas/activities and representing the Compliance team in business meetings as required.
  • Identifying regulatory issues and risks while carrying out effective monitoring reviews and surveillance tests delivered within the deadlines set and ensure mitigating actions to resolve adverse findings are carried out in a timely fashion.
  • Helping produce clear and to-the-point management information for various groups, committees and team meetings. 
  • Maintaining detailed knowledge of relevant rules and legislation, analyse developing regulation for impact on the businesses under scope, work with business areas to meet any new regulatory requirements, during normal interactions with these business areas, as part of the Compliance Surveillance Programme’s resolution of findings and in the course of Compliance projects.
  • Supporting the Compliance Surveillance team in delivering an efficient regulatory risk framework feeding into our risk-based Compliance Surveillance Programme, by ensuring that identified risks are recorded, analysed and taken into account in the delivery of surveillance, analysis and projects.
  • Efficiently engaging and working with other Compliance and Risk team members, for example via training or exchange of information.


What we're looking for

  • Knowledge of SQL is essential
  • Knowledge of Python is desired
  • Good analytical skills and industry awareness including some knowledge of emerging regulation to identify the impact on the business areas and developing strategies.
  • Ability to work proactively with business areas to meet all new regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to demonstrate a proactive approach while contributing to the development and implementation of a comprehensive, risk-based compliance monitoring programme for each business area which reflects relevant regulatory requirements impacting the business.
  • Demonstrate curiosity and ability to challenge whilst undertaking risk assessments, projects, reviews and surveillance.
  • Demonstrate high attention to detail and ability to work effectively, both individually and within a team to deliver high quality monitoring reviews on time and ensure mitigating actions are followed up comprehensively and on a timely basis.
  • Ability to work with other compliance team members and business colleagues to promote a good conduct risk and compliance culture so that regulatory expectations are exceeded.
  • Ability to work efficiently with the Compliance Surveillance Team and senior compliance managers to successfully support the Compliance function and Compliance projects
  • Demonstrate ability to maintain effective relationships with management and external parties, such as suppliers and outsourcers, to enable the delivery of practical solutions to problems or the implementation of improved systems, processes or controls.

Additional Information

When you commit to Legal & General, we’ll commit to you too. That means we’ll recognise and reward your hard work, your performance and your contribution.

If you join us, you’ll get access to some great benefits, including private medical insurance, at least 25 days holiday (excluding bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, life assurance, and Income Protection. You can participate in our electric car scheme, which offers employees the option to hire a brand new electric car through tax efficient salary sacrifice. We’re also proud to offer competitive family leave. 

You’ll have the opportunity to participate in our annual, performance-related bonus plan and valuable share schemes. And then there are the many discounts we offer that you can take advantage of – both for our own products and at a range of high street stores and online offerings. 

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands. 

We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you’ll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we’re supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there’s over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

Great minds don’t have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don’t just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it’s important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we’re always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

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Country: United Kingdom
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