Business Analyst - Portfolio Compliance (NYC)

Who We Are:

We are Black Mountain, a rapidly growing software company with more than 175 employees in San Diego, New York, London and Houston. Our customers are leading Wall Street and alternative investment firms who have diverse needs that are not met by off-the-shelf solutions. We create innovative, practical, and comprehensive solutions to help our customers manage their business. We are looking for smart, creative people who can tailor our software to meet any challenge that our clients can dream up.

What We Value:

  • Intelligent individuals looking to apply themselves creatively
  • People who are comfortable speaking up, sharing ideas and driving change
  • Energetic and passionate teammates looking for more than just a job to pay the bills
  • Hard-working individuals who habitually do more than asked

What We Need:

  • Minimum 3 years experience working with a Portfolio Testing / Pre and Post Trade Compliance system such as WSO Compliance, CDO Suite / Solvas, Eze Castle Compliance, or CRD
  • Working knowledge of CLO 2.0, 40 Act, UCITS, Hedge Fund, and Separately Managed Account rules
  • Ability to analyze and define requirements from Investment Management Agreement’s, CLO Indentures, Collateral Management and Administration Agreements, and other similar documents outlining specific test models and calculations
  • Experience working with an Asset Manager in a Front or Middle office role with an understanding of accounting, analytics, and compliance data a plus
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Great teamwork skills
  • Well-rounded personality
  • Enthusiasm for technology and finance
  • A degree from a 4 year university
  • Independent business analysis
  • Exceptional communication skills (written & verbal) and be adept at listening and soliciting feedback
  • Detail-oriented & strong work ethic
  • Someone who thrives in a fast-moving environment and can successfully manage multiple competing priorities

Your Reponsibilities:

  • Evaluate client fund structures and rules requirements to develop a comprehensive solution that models all necessary internal, investor, and legal requirements. Evaluate clients’ existing business processes to handle pre and post trade compliance, exceptions management, hypothetical analysis, and historical compliance
  • Develop Business Requirements around compliance, portfolio modeling, and portfolio management software enhancements, including liaison with implementation and client contacts to assist in product development. Assist in training and best practices for test modeling and data analysis
  • Assist product managers in working with our automation team to develop testing plans and regressions scripts for the product.
  • Work with client project teams internally to ensure all data necessary for calculations are available, including security master, positions, and other information
  • Create rules and calculations using our test builder UI and SQL methodologies
  • Configure system settings and options, and execute unit/integration/acceptance testing
  • Test product-level functionality and new releases. Identify and communicate areas for improvement
  • End-user training
  • Some travel required

What We Offer:

  • Fun, fast-paced work environment
  • Constantly evolving, cutting edge technology
  • The ability to make a significant impact, immediately upon jumping in
  • An opportunity to work with some of the best firms and the best people in the financial industry
  • The ability to create change in the product we sell, by using the very same solution (in a very different way) to perform your daily job
  • Numerous team building activities, such as monthly happy hours to promote collaboration
  • An annual trip for the whole company to collaborate and have fun (Cancun, Cabo, New York, Vegas, etc.)
  • Medical, dental, vision, and 401k benefits
  • 4 weeks of vacation

Meet Some of Black Mountain's Employees

Jason R.

Application Support Engineer

Jason’s focus is to ensure clients are satisfied with Black Mountain’s product after it goes live. He fields a variety of critical issues relating to production support.

Rob M.

Product Manager-Compliance

Rob oversees all compliance product decisions, as well as all the implementations of projects that involve clients using Black Mountain's compliance software as a solution.


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