Business Solutions Expert

Scotiabank   •  

Toronto, ON

8 - 10 years

Posted 305 days ago

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Job Summary 

Reporting to the Senior Manager Business Analysis, the Business Solutions Expert is responsible for leading resolution of complex, multi-dimensional business and technological problems. This includes leading/managing major multi-disciplinary programs to implement solutions that meet business needs and provide ongoing support to all assigned units worldwide.

Key Accountabilities 

  • Collaborates with business partners, including senior management, to define business objectives, process, and requirements
  • Within the context of the project, leads discussions with business partners to better understand the business environment, to determine potential impacts on the project scope and objectives, and to modify the requirements management plan, if required
  • Builds, sustains, and leverages relationships with individuals within his/her area of immediate responsibility when gathering, validating, and approving requirements to establish a comfort level in managing relationships and understanding business needs and assurance that a quality result will be delivered
  • Determines the best approach for eliciting, analyzing, validating, and prioritizing requirements to ensure that the necessary information is captured from the relevant stakeholders to address the business needs
  • Identifies and documents project requirements in order to capture required outcomes and ultimately support the business’s overall objectives
  • Adheres to and ensures that others adhere to the organization’s Requirements Management Process to support the organizational standards and ensure consistency of deliverables
  • Ensures all necessary stakeholders are engaged in communications between the Information Technology (IT) project team and the business to help identify who should be involved in the identification and development of the requirements
  • Participates in the development of strategic and tactical IT plans to help inform future project work of the direction of the business
  • Provides coaching, professional guidance, and support to Business Analysts, as required, in order to foster professional development

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Possesses a university degree and 7 - 10 years business analysis experience, supporting medium to large-sized projects
  • Displays solid interviewing and facilitation skills
  • Advanced understanding and use of tools associated with the role (e.g. Visio, Excel etc)
  • Is able to communicate with varying stakeholders at multiple levels in different situations (e.g., one-on-one interviews, formal requirements gathering sessions, etc.)
  • Possesses solid influencing and negotiating skills
  • Demonstrates solid business knowledge of the Wholesale Banking/Finance industry
  • Possesses solid business understanding and knowledge of the use of technology and applications in business
  • Solid knowledge of project management and the system development life cycle/agile development process
  • Familiarity with the application of techniques associated with data modeling, process modeling, and user-centred design within the context of the organizational standards is an asset

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with any/all of the following would be highly beneficial: risk calculation and the generation/manipulation of risk data; regulatory reporting (e.g. FATCA, Dodd-Frank, EMIR, Volcker Rule, RDARR/BCBS 239, MiFID 2, Basel III etc); experience supporting/dealing with wholesale bankingtrading systems; capital markets accounting processes.
  • IIBA/PMP or any similar certification

Requisition ID: 19427