Business Analyst

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The Role & Key Responsibilities
Skills Required
Additional Information

Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Employment Type: Permanent

Candidates will have a strong foundation in the support of Derivatives in Fixed Income and Credit Derivatives, must be a quick learner and have excellent troubleshooting skills.

Role & Key Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with customers to scope, gather, review, create, and implement their business / functional requirements.
  • Support client with issues and troubleshooting
  • Work in conjunction with the Delivery Manager to set and manage customer expectations around project timelines. The consultant will be responsible to manage and communicate issues to customer and internal project teams.
  • Support customers with the development of their own internal project plan, including the identification of key setup and configuration tasks, scope considerations, timeline and scheduling, as well as resource requirements.
  • Work hands on with client to configure and test system to ensure that it meets the business requirements.
  • Work with the system and its users to test the implementation, achieve signoff (UAT), and continue to move the system toward go-live.
  • Responsible for training users on basic use of the system, new functionality, etc.
  • 1+ years working in Hedge fund administration industry or at an asset manager / bank.
  • Knowledge and functional experience in Fixed Income, Equity and Credit Derivatives
  • Strong and demonstrable problem solving/analytical skills.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Experience writing functional and business specifications with the ability to map conceptual financial and business elements to practical system capabilities a benefit.
  • A strong demonstrable record of customer service. The consultant will need to understand customer needs and build effective relationships. The consultant must be able to convey plans, issues and concerns to clients and team members in clear, logical and concise manner.
  • Must be customer driven, have the ability to work within a team environment, and be focused on providing a high quality of service to the customer.
  • Must be a quick learner who thrives in a dynamic environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. The person in this role will spend significant amounts of time working hands-on educating and training customers, and patience and will be a key to success.
  • Strong time management Skills.
  • Previous experience with Calypso (or similar system) will be considered an asset.

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit our CSR policy.

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organisation, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to our dedicated email address: [email protected]

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