BSA Business Systems Analyst - Book of Record

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto

Status: 6 Month Contract

Job Reference No: 733

Job Category: Business Analysis, BA, BSA, Capital Markets, Investments, CBAP, CFA, CSC, Book of Record, Corporate Action, SWIFT

Career Level: Intermediate to Senior

Number of Staff to Supervise: N/A

Work Experience: 5+ years as a BSA, CBAP, ITIL, Six Sigma, CFA, CSC, Capital Markets, Corporate Action, SWIFT, SimCorp Dimension, FIS Quantum, PL/SQL, Excel Power Pivot, Agile

Industry: Capital Markets, Bank

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BSA Business Systems Analyst – Book of Record

 

Job Title: BSA Business Systems Analyst – Book of Record

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto

Job Category: 6 Month Contract

Career Level: Senior

Work Experience: 5+ years as a BSA, CBAP, ITIL, Six Sigma, CFA, CSC, Capital Markets, Corporate Action, SWIFT, SimCorp Dimension, FIS Quantum, PL/SQL, Excel Power Pivot, Agile

Industry: Capital Markets, Bank

 

DESCRIPTION:

As a Senior Business Systems Analyst, you will join the Capital Markets  Project Integration team to work on projects and maintenance release on various applications related to Book of Record and Corporate Action.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Ability to effectively interact with stakeholders, end users, business analysts, and technical resources to study and collect business requirement, manage business expectations, and meet timelines

- Knowledge of and experience with activities, tools and techniques for converting business requirements and logical models into a technical application design.

- Ability to analyze issues during project phase and determine their impact

- Partner with project manager, technical resources, vendors, and management to ensure accurate execution of project(s), maintenance releases, and small enhancements

- Management of the change processes

- Tracking of bug fixes, enhancement items and incidents (including trend analysis of re-occurring incidents)

- Coordinate the work item assignment of the team to ensure priorities are dealt with efficiently

- Facilitation of release verification/production readiness processes

 

REQUIREMENTS:

- University degree or equivalent experience (Business/Finance, Financial Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering)

- Asset would be one or more of: 

- CBAP Certified Business Analysis Professional

- ITIL, Six Sigma - Process improvement methodology accreditation

- CFA

- CSC Canadian Securities Course

- MBA – an asset

- 5+ years experience in business analysis or operations in the institutional investment industry

- Excellent understanding of Corporate Action data and operational processes.

- Expert knowledge of SWIFT messages standard, especially related to Corporate Action events.

- Ability to prioritize, coordinate and complete tasks to meet deadlines

- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

- Ability to work independently and in a team environment, collaborating effectively with business, delivery and technology partners

- Good understanding of techniques and tools pertaining to the planning, analysis, design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance of technology solutions

- Good understanding of agile and waterfall project management delivery methodologies and the difference between needs and wants

- Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with multiple levels of clients, team and partners

- Proactive customer focus

- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

- Experience with the following technologies is an asset:  SimCorp Dimension, FIS Quantum, PL/SQL, Excel Power Pivot.