BSA Business Systems Analyst - AML

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto

Status: 6 Month Contract

Job Reference No: 588

Job Category: BSA, Business Systems Analyst, AML

Career Level: Senior

Number of Staff to Supervise: N/A

Work Experience: 7+ years as a BSA, AML, SQL, Pega, Actimize, CBAP

Industry: Bank, Financial



BSA Business Systems Analyst - AML


Job Title: BSA Business Systems Analyst - AML

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto              

Job Category: 6 Month Contract

Work Experience: 7+ years as a BSA, AML, SQL, Pega, Actimize, CBAP

Industry: Bank, Financial



The BSA Business Systems Analyst will perform the analysis, design, implementation, modification, and daily functional support of all applications. 



• Works with key stakeholders within all business functions to align technology solutions with business strategies.

• Gathers requirements from business units and translates those to programmers and developers.

• Prepares cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in decisions on system implementation.

• Demonstrates an informed knowledge of business functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities.

• Supports one or more highly complex business processes.

• Works on multiple projects as a project team member.

• Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs.

• Provide managerial oversight to business analysis activities for a team in order to advance initiatives and ensure project success.

• Provide management and planning for the Supplier team.

• Ensure that Supplier Personnel deliver analysis of complex business/function information and provide recommendations/proposals.

• Ensure the quality of the output of Supplier team.

•  Work on challenging and various sized projects




• 10+ years of overall professional experience. 

7 years of experience in an IT Business Systems Analyst role in financial services industry

 AML - Anti Money Laundering

• Knowledge and understanding of financial crime prevention, risk and compliance solutions (such as Actimize) and Pega

•  SQL scripting, tables

 Knowledge of programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and basic functions. 

• Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage. 

• Extensive experience with requirements analysis, including Use Case analysis.

• Extensive knowledge of business process modeling and workflow analysis.

• Knowledge of the system development lifecycle, application delivery and implementation.

• Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions. 

•Ability to exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. 

• Project management skills in order to handle diverse projects, often times simultaneously, and meet aggressive deadlines.

• Ability to solve technical problems/ processes and understand complex details.

• Ability to increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions.

• Meeting facilitation experience.

• Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field.

•  CBAP certification - an asset



• A high level of interpersonal and verbal communication skills necessary to relate to other people at their systems knowledge level.

• Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships.

• Ability to effectively manage a team of individuals and be part of a team, while maintaining independence.

• Ability to learn fast and continuously.