As a Business Analyst, you are passionate about business analysis, implementation, support and improvements of data systems that enable corporate functions such as market & credit risk, collateral and liquidity, capital markets trading and portfolio management, private capital, performance measurement and regulatory compliance.
You will play a key role underlying all initiative delivery. Your responsibility is to understand, document and facilitate agreement on requirements, approaches, specifications and decision variables that enable the delivery of appropriate solutions to achieve the business and project goals.
You will elicit client needs and ensure requirements traceability as part of delivering applications and information solutions for internal business partners.
Who you'll work with
You will be joining the Business Analysis team. In this dynamic role, teamwork will be the key to your success, and you work with other functional teams including : Relationship & Application Management, Project Management, Solutions Engineering, external vendor consultants and QA on a dynamic portfolio of initiatives that encompass production support, ad-
hoc requests, small & medium enhancements and multi-year projects.
What you'll do
Engages business clients to elicit business requirements and understand objectives
Produces business analysis related documentation, including (functional and non-functional) requirements, current and future state processes and workflows, and solution specifications to a high quality standard
Produces business requirements for data, identify data sources and deliver data specifications
Works with data vendor manager to establish agreements for new external vendor content
Documents the flow and transformation of data from suppliers through data repositories and to end user datamarts / applications
Works with business and solution teams to ensure that solutions being delivered meet business intent and provide business value
Demonstrates requirements traceability and, where appropriate, leads the User Acceptance phase of initiatives (define strategy, plan, approve test cases, oversee execution).
Works with Business, Solutions Engineering and QA to ensure built solutions meet stated requirements
Contributes to the approach, work plan and quality criteria for Business Analysis work packages
Works with QA teams to develop test plans and ensure they understand the business requirements and are able to test solutions appropriately
Coaches BA peers and co-ops, as required
Contributes to the operation and improvement of the delivery team
Exercises appropriate judgment in identifying and calling out risks and issues
What you'll need
University degree or equivalent experience (Business / Finance, Financial Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering)
Asset would be one or move of : CFA, CGA, CPA, CMACertified Enterprise Data ProfessionalCertified Business Analysis ProfessionalProcess improvement methodology accreditation
Minimum 4 years’ experience in one or more of the following roles : Business Analyst or Business Consultant or BSA or Data AnalystProduct Manager or Product Owner
Solid understanding of institutional investment products including : Exchange-traded products, Derivatives and / or Private and Alternative Investments
Ability to prioritize, coordinate and complete tasks to meet deadlines
Superb communication skills (written and verbal)
Ability to work independently and in a team environment, collaborating effectively with business, delivery and technology partners
Experience collaborating with project delivery and technology teams to deliver solutions that tackle business problems and meet business requirements
Experience in translating business requirements to technical specifications
Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with multiple levels of clients, team and partners
Robust understanding of agile and waterfall project management delivery methodologies and the difference between needs and wants
Enthusiastic customer service focus
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Experience in planning and leading UAT
Experience with the following technologies is an asset : PL / SQL, MS SQL Server Databases, Bloomberg Terminal, Markit EDM (Cadis), SimCorp Dimension, Charles River, OpenLink Findur, Oracle EDQ (Datanomic), PowerBI, Excel Power Pivot
What we're offering
Pay for performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentives
Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development
Comprehensive employer paid benefits coverage, including a Health Spending Account
Guaranteed retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan
Competitive time off
Discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis
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Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.
How to apply
Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today!
We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue will be contacted. Note that candidates must be legally entitled to work in the country where this role is located.
Functional Area : Corporate Services
Requisition ID : 2017
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