Business Analyst


Philadelphia, PA

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 178 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Experience with leading front office and trading platforms i.e. Aladdin


In this role within Client you will utilize your Business Analyst experience and be accountable in conjunction with the Project Manager for the business requirements documentation, business process, functional design, and organizational change for the middle office and data work streams as part of a new global portfolio management, trading & platform transformation. This role is a part of our global Business Project Management Office team and will report to the Middle Office and Data Project Manager. Key to success in this role will be the delivery of this change within scope, on time whilst ensuring quality objectives are achieved with high stakeholder satisfaction.


The Business Project Management Office is responsible for the management and delivery of business projects and joint delivery of technology projects across Client, as well as providing support for our core systems globally. The position is based in Philadelphia and travel to other Client locations may be required for between 5% - 10% of the program as this change is being implemented globally in phases.


Duties and Responsibilities


*        Effectively gather and document requirements, design business processes, align solution to business objectives and support the delivery of the change through the project lifecycle

*        Ensure strong communication channels are established and maintained across project streams, with business Subject Matter Experts and with the vendor and business technology delivery teams

*        Review and manage business test lifecycles from User Acceptance through to Post Implementation

*        Identify and resolve risks and issues impacting your workstreams

*        Manage the work stream requirements, project inter-dependencies, risks and issues

*        Informal business analyst mentorship for other members of the team

*        Collaborate with business analysts and project managers in global MIM locations




*        Key Skills required for this role include:

*        5+ years senior business analyst experience working on medium / large projects

*        Ability to prioritise work and deliver to tight deadlines under pressure

*        Effective communication with project stakeholders

*        Ability to engage with stakeholders and work with SME's on detailed requirements and business process design

*        Ability to build relationships between Business and Technology teams

*        Strong analytical and problem solving skills

*        Desktop PC skills, including MS Office

*        Bachelor?s degree or higher

Preferred Skills
*        Experience in the funds management or financial services industry

*        Experience implementing global multi-location business transformation

*        Experience on investment and trading process business process design, development and business / user testing management

*        Business Analyst qualifications

*        Experience with leading front office and trading platforms i.e. Aladdin, Charles River, Bloomberg, EZE Castle, Simcorp, etc

*        Experience with key Middle Office domains (confirmations/settlements, pricing, reconciliation, security master, reference/analytics data, trade operations, performance, attribution, risk data)

*        Experience with leading Middle Office platforms i.e. Bloomberg, Eagle Product Suite, Simcorp Dimension, Confirmation platforms, leading risk and performance systems

$80K - $100K