Foreign Exchange Business Analyst (Data Analytics) at BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN in New York, New York

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Job Description:

Foreign Exchange (FX) Business Analyst

At Brown Brothers Harriman, we believe no job is too big or small for any of us to handle if it helps our clients. We value passionate, committed people who enjoy collaborating with others to find new solutions to complex business challenges. We are looking for the type of person who speaks their mind, truly listens and steps outside their role to add value wherever they can. Someone who is driven to get things done and views obstacles as an exciting challenge that demands a creative solution. Above all, we seek someone who takes great pride in their work and is inspired and motivated by their role in protecting and enhancing our client's financial well-being.

If you are looking for an entrepreneurial environment where you can learn and thrive, Brown Brothers Harriman is the right place for you.

Join us as a Foreign Exchange Business Analyst!

Brown Brothers Harriman is currently recruiting a Business Analyst to join our Foreign Exchange team.

Position Summary:

This entry level position is being offered as part of a two year program, where the successful candidate will be assigned to the Foreign Exchange Business Analytics team for the first two years, with a follow on role in the Foreign Exchange Trading Department located at our Firm's global headquarters in New York.

The purpose of the program is to lay the foundations for a talented individual to learn the rudiments of foreign exchange and banking concepts through a course of projects, training and rotations with different groups within the FX Department. During the two years she/he will play an important role in analyzing key metrics related to the FX business line in support of the Trading, Sales and Product located in New York, London, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Upon the successful conclusion of the program, after a formal assessment the candidate will be offered a junior front office role in FX such as Relationship Management, Trading or Product.

Participants in the program will be build a solid knowledge of foreign exchange trading and banking processes needed to be able to participate effectively in all aspects of FX product delivery, and help lead the coordination and execution of the team's data product, analysis and reporting initiatives.

Product design, data governance, testing and implementation, pre-implementation analytics, regulatory reporting, client reporting, transaction cost analysis, post trade performance attribution and business intelligence analytics are critical components of the product offerings of the team, which demonstrate our expertise as an implementation and FX execution outsourcing partner. This places BBH in a position to act as a thought leader and an integral partner in this growing industry where clients look to their providers for essential guidance and insight to the complex nature of Foreign Exchange products.

Entry Level Program - Candidate Opportunities and Responsibilities:


  • Provide technical and analytical support for FX / Ecommerce projects; contribute ideas and solutions in regular FX Business Analytics/ Product team deliberations


  • Develop, implement and automate key management reporting, TCA analysis, and post trade attribution assessments based on BBH third party transaction flows; present conclusions to senior departmental representatives


  • Play an important role in assuring FX data integrity; help improve the dynamic mix of referential FX data across our enterprise


  • Assess and execute internal and external requests for FX data reporting; determine optimal software tools/ methods of automating the collation and presentation of information


  • Plan, prioritize, update projects schedules on a regular basis, working with different global business lines and systems departments


  • Develop proficiency in using standard FX data sources e.g. Bloomberg, Reuters, and BI tools


  • Attend client and vendor meetings; assist in formulating solutions to meet client needs


  • Be consistently alert to current FX industry initiatives and trends that impact BBH


Candidate Qualifications include:


  • 4 yr college degree from an accredited institution; completed courses should include one or more of the following - Finance/Accounting/Mathematics (Pure and/or Applied)/ Statistics/ Computer Programming/ Data Analytics/ Econometrics


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


  • First class organizational, analytical, and problem-solving capabilities


  • Genuine interest in the global financial markets


  • Knowledge of one or more of MATLAB, SAS, STATA, R, VBA, Python, SQL; Advanced Excel; BI tools such as Tableau, Qlik, Spotfire a plus


  • Basic knowledge of standard quantitative financial tools


  • Proven leadership abilities as exhibited through work/ college experience; excellent references


What We Offer:


  • A collaborative environment that enables you to step outside your role to add value wherever you can


  • Direct access to clients, information and experts across all business areas around the world


  • Opportunities to grow your expertise, take on new challenges, and reinvent yourself-without leaving the firm


  • A culture of inclusion that values each employee's unique perspective


  • High-quality benefits program emphasizing good health, financial security, and peace of mind


  • Rewarding work with the flexibility to enjoy personal and family experiences at every career stage


  • Volunteer opportunities to give back to your community and help transform the lives of others


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under federal, state or local law.

Full time

New York