Associate, Business Analyst in Philadelphia, PA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Franklin Square   •  

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Industry: Legal & Accounting


5 - 7 years

Posted 30 days ago

FS Investments is seeking a Associate, Business Analyst to lead and assist in various projects and initiatives and be a driver for change and process improvement within the Technology team.

The successful candidate is expected to:

Document business and technical requirements, analyze workflows, provide gap analysis and create process improvement plans.

Support and management of business-line applications.

Create and maintain project plans and status reports; follow up on issues; and ensure projects are on time and budget.

Recommend and establish best practices around data management, process flows and reporting.

Work with third party vendors and create strategic partnerships to ensure business needs are being met.

Work with internal and external development teams on integration and custom solutions requested by the business.

Provide end-user training on third party application sets.

Keep current on business systems updates and offerings and attend conferences, seminars and training sessions as necessary.


Bachelor's degree required – advanced degree desirable (CFA, MBA, etc.).

Minimum 5 to 7 years of investment management experience required, preferably on the buy-side.

Experience with investment systems such as Bloomberg, Black Mountain System, Markit EDM and Geneva.

Experience with corporate accounting, document management, workflow and collaboration software packages.

Experience documenting requirements and use cases, analyzing workflows and creating test plans.

Good understanding of database concepts and ability to query databases using SQL tools.

Working knowledge of reporting platforms and BI applications (e.g. SSRS, Tableau, etc.).

Project management experience required – certification a plus.

Knowledge of change management procedures.

Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision.

Ability to communicate effectively across all levels within organization.

Valid Through: 2019-11-15