Global Distribution Team Business Analyst

Global Distribution Team Business Analyst

AB Global


Job Summary

We are looking to recruit an experienced investment professional to assume this pivotal role in Luxembourg-based global distribution team. The Business Analyst - Global Distribution Team (BA-GDT) role is part of the Sales & Client Services area and is focused on AllianceBernstein Investments (“ABI”), a unit of AllianceBernstein (Luxembourg) S.à r.l. (the Management Company), as the Global Distributor for the AB Luxembourg-domiciled UCITS and AIF funds. This is a multi-faceted role that combines business support activities, project management, business analytics/reporting and industry engagement.

  • This role partners with multiple stakeholders to:
  • promote a data-driven culture & re-alignment of AB's model to a digitalizing asset management environment
  • respond to a high demand for more data transparency from authorities, distributors and clients
  • assess the increasingly more complex regulatory reporting framework & support business transformation for regulatory reporting initiatives
  • provide support to AB’s FI Distributors and Sales organization to promote the distribution of AB Lux’s funds

To be successful, the BA-GDT must collaborate with teams across the firm — Product Development, Fund Accounting, Transfer Agency, Technology, Legal & Compliance and Sales — in order to pursue the initiatives of the GDT which are focused on supporting AB’s Financial Intermediary client base. The BA must proactively maintain a strong working knowledge of AB products and investment processes and be able/willing to engage in external industry forums to promote AB’s views on Global Distribution topics as well as collect & communicate internally valuable market insights.


Specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Business Analysis & Transformation

  • Build analytical models to address specific commercial initiatives & make recommendations to management on the options available.
  • Analysis of management fee change scenarios.
  • Share class pricing analysis.
  • Assess fund data management processes, tools and service providers with a view to improving service delivery and the client experience of AB Lux’s FI client base.

Reporting and Regulatory Data Dissemination

  • Respond to a high demand for data transparency, dissemination and disclosure to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Engaging with the Business System Operations team to enhance reporting and system inputs.
  • Applying Business Analytics application skills to create and/or enhance reporting output.
  • Support the constant evolution of clients/distributors needs for fund reporting & disclosure (MiFID II, Solvency II, PRIIPs, PKG, VAG, CRR, GroMiKV, FTK, COVIP) by evaluating business needs and coordinating reporting initiatives or change requests with internal stakeholders and/or external providers.

Global Distribution Business Support

  • Ensure contractual agreements and internal system set-ups reflect Distributor/Clients relationships.
  • Manage components of the service commission fees and rebates processes (e.g. documentation, system set-up and amendments).
  • Support the Sales Teams in vetting new markets/countries.
  • Oversee the business assessment of share class registration
  • Support Product Development in the set up and registration of AB Lux funds in new markets/countries.
  • Assist in preparing monthly and quarterly management reporting.
  • Assist in organizing and coordinating internal and external audits related to distribution.
  • Other distribution-related duties as assigned by AB management.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Finance, Economics, or Marketing and an excellent academic record
  • At least five years of experience in the financial services industry
  • Good knowledge of the European regulatory landscape
  • Knowledge of various regulatory reporting requirements would be a plus
  • Track record of outstanding performance and achievement
  • A belief that client is first and the ability to influence and lead others to prioritize in that way
  • Exemplary relationship building skills and ability to collaborate across all levels of the organization
  • With minimal direction, lead & drive client matters with internal & external stakeholders, through to fruition
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Proven track record in meeting deadlines and keen ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Analytical mindset and strong problem-solving abilities
  • Practical experience with business analytic tools such as MS Power BI or MicroStrategy to create value-added visualizations of FI data sets, reports and dashboards which will enhance decision making throughout the organization.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; experience with a plus.
  • Languages: Professional working verbal and written proficiency in English is essential. Any other language is a plus.

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