Business Analyst (No Third Parties)

Compensation

: $134,560.00 - $134,560.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance



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A leading buy-side firm in Midtown seeks a talented mid-level business analyst consultant. Excellent credit and fixed-income product knowledge and excellent communication skills are necessary.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Front Office BA to help credit teams with their reporting and other data inquiries. The individual will work closely with portfolio managers, traders, credit analysts, compliance, and others to gather and document business requirements, develop and communicate solutions, and perform or coordinate the development, testing, implementation and ongoing support of these requirements.

This position requires strong business process analysis skills and a strong understanding of fixed income products.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gather, develop, validate, document and maintain business, functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Conducts structured walkthroughs of requirements, tracking and communicating deliverables with relevant stakeholders.
  • Translate business data needs into business and technical requirements.
  • Create scalable reports that highlights relevant business trends and opportunities for improvement.
  • Performs hands-on development of attributes, dashboards, grids, graphs other reporting utilizing reporting tools and other applications.
  • Periodic training of tools and applications including updated training documents.
  • Perform task automation and implements process improvements; recommends enhancements that result in scalable solution.
  • Work with internal and external teams to establish the appropriate development approach, budget and timeline.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Soft Skills:

  • Exceptional, professional communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Robust analytical skill-set
  • Deadline driven, organized and able to multi-task
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills are important
  • Experience and familiarity of the business intelligence, analytics a positive
  • Excellent self-management, time management, and problem-solving skills must be able to multi-task / multi-project.
  • Be able to function in multidisciplinary teams, must possess excellent documentation, presentation, training and computer skills.
  • Self-starter. Ability to thrive in a high-intensity faced paced environment, independently and in groups
  • Strong ability to partner with an external vendor on a frequent basis
  • Solid team player with an Intellectual curiosity to explore, to learn as an independent thinker

Domain / Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor s degree and a minimum of 3-5 years of experience
  • Deep understanding of fixed income trading and capital markets. Buy-side a plus
  • Strong independent business analysis skills
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel
  • Knowledge of life of trade and order management system a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and to deliver multiple projects on time and within budget
  • Understanding of SDLC methodologies and approaches
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Associated topics: analyst, business analyst, business analytic, examiner, financial analytic, financial reporting analyst, inspect, investment analyst, legal, refine * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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