Position : Senior Business Analyst
Location : Downtown Toronto
Type : Full-Time
Our client is looking for a seasoned, dynamic, and highly motivated Senior Business Analyst to join a risk management-based team of Business Analysts.
This is a very exciting position that will contribute to the strength, enhancement, design and sustainability of a suite of products and support tools.
Work within a multi-disciplinary team of Developers, Financial / Integration Engineers, and Managers, to research, design, and enhance a suite of risk measurement and investment support tools and product lines.
Ensure client requirements are understood and developed into sustainable product-features by participating in the end-to-end life cycle of risk measurement and investment support tools, placing a strong emphasis on product design.
Understand client requirements and design them into high-quality business requirements and product specifications by :
Working with internal business and development groups as well as external clients.
Drawing on experience in risk management.
Drawing on knowledge of the buy- and sell-side markets.
Provide mentorship and direction regarding product development.
Take ownership and responsibility of client requests and understand where improvements can be made.
Maintain client relationships, and interview clients during advisory meetings.
Train new and existing clients on risk measurement and investment support tools, as well as provide implementation advice, as well as customization requirements for different lines of business.
Investigate and resolve client support issues.
Provide ad hoc customizations to plug-in modules and reports.
Conduct hands-on testing of products, as well as conduct training and demos regarding new functionalities.
Build knowledge and provide leadership on products from a business and technical standpoint.
Review documentation and provide input.
Assist pre-sales as-needed - provide technical advice, demonstrations & workshops, and solution-specific background material, and advise professional services on discovery events and implementation plans.
Degree or College Diploma in Business Administration, Finance, Financial Engineering, Mathematical Finance, or combination of both;
quantitative undergraduate background in pure or applied science is preferable.
3 to 5 years of experience in the financial services industry covering risk management or related areas; previous experience in marketing software to the financial industry an asset.
Must possess a strong understanding of financial economics and the business of banking, preferably with some previous exposure to risk management.
Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Must be confident with delivering effective presentations.
Must be analytical and able to solve problems in an effective, efficient manner.
Able to juggle multiple priorities and work with competing demands within small, multi-disciplinary teams.
Proficiency in multiple languages a very strong asset.