Associate Principal Analyst, CAT Business Operations
This is a multi-faceted position in which the Analyst will work with internal and external constituents toward the successful implementation and maintenance of the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) reporting for Industry Members. This is experienced-level professional work in which incumbents work under moderate guidance and minimal supervision.Essential Job Functions:Interfaces with members, peers, management and others regarding potential business and technical issues related to the CAT.Provides excellent internal/external customer service in specialized area of regulatory responsibility, namely the Consolidated Audit Trail.Develops written guidance in the form of FAQs, Alerts and reports related to area of responsibility.Develops an expertise on SEC Rule 613, the CAT NMS Plan rules and related technical specifications.Confers with senior staff and subject matter experts for guidance on complex issues as appropriate.Compiles and organizes information from a variety of sources used in the development of written guidance and training programs.Participates in development and UAT of business requirements.Presents information (verbally and written) to management, and other constituents in an organized, concise and timely fashion.Utilizes computer resources and software applications as necessary to develop tracking spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations.Conducts regulatory reporting and error correction processes.Education/Experience Requirements:Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, or Business or equivalent work experience in the financial industry demonstrating knowledge of regulatory reporting and analytical skills. And a minimum of five (5) years of directly related experience.General knowledge of relevant FINRA/SEC rules and regulations.General knowledge of securities markets, member firm operations, books and records.Ability to provide exceptional customer service.Ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders.Competence using a desktop computer with the full suite of office software applications.Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.Understands regulatory reporting and error correction processes.Working Conditions: Work is normally performed in an office environment with potential for occasional travel.To be considered for this position, please submit an application. The information provided above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work of the position. 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