Business Analyst

Competitive | London | Contract
Posted 17 days ago

Business Analyst

Are you a strong Business Analyst? Do you have excellent experience working with Charles River 9.2 and above? Would you like to join one of the UK’s leading Asset Managers based in London? Are you looking for your next exciting contract role? Well, look no further as the perfect opportunity is right in front of you!

Business Analyst

Purpose of your role
• The role is within the Trading Platform team delivering ongoing RTB change to support business development and the requirements of the platform end users. The candidate would preferably have experience in the fund target, order generation and trading functions within the Charles River or other OMS applications, including system administration, order generation and modelling modules. The candidate would ideally have experience in workflow design and system configuration.
• The role requires a skill set that encompasses the full spectrum of business analyst activities through the delivery life cycle. The role is both business and technology facing and will require excellent relationship management and communication skills to ensure a superior service to stakeholders and technology partners is maintained.
• In addition, the candidate will need to have familiarity with the CRD application including system administration, order generation and the NMWB module as well as workflow design and system configuration. The candidate should also have experience across all the major asset classes including currency spot, forward and NDF management and trading.
• The candidate should also have general business analysis skills including the defining, analysing and documenting business requirements, designing technical and workflow solutions as well as managing the delivery, testing and deployment of those solutions to delivery.

Business Analyst – Charles River

Key Responsibilities

Project Execution
• Provide input into project timelines, estimation, action plans and risk management procedures
• Ensure timely completion of work packages in line with project deadline and schedule
• Act as a proxy customer facilitating open communication between the customer and development teams

Requirements Planning and Management
• Work with Project Managers and Business Sponsors to agree on the Terms of Reference
• Ensure that all Stakeholders have a common understanding of what is being delivered
• Be self-sufficient in identifying and understanding business requirement/issues
• Identify & escalate as appropriate, issues & instances where an agreed target or deadline is at risk or will not be met

Requirements Analysis and Documentation
• Form part of the conversation with the Multi Asset business on their target operating model
• Identify requirements effectively and efficiently
• Produce different forms of analysis documentation to an appropriate and agreed level of depth
• Deliver presentation or workshop sessions on requirements to stakeholder groups
• Regularly review and edit requirements, specifications, business processes, estimates and recommendations relating to the proposed solution, to ensure they are up to date throughout the life cycle of the project

Embedding (e.g. Testing, Training, Support, Process Re-engineering etc.)
• Support the Test function with knowledge that aids test scripting & execution, including handovers & walkthroughs
• Work with the Test team to define defects, acceptable tolerances within various types of testing

Experience and Qualifications Required

Knowledge:
• Business Analysis experience including project management and execution methodologies
• Financial Services and/or Consultancy experience
• Detailed knowledge Charles River, preferably in Version 9.2 or above
• Previous experience of working with the New Manager Workbench, System Configuration and Workflow Rules in Charles River
• Good understanding of data and data modelling to assist with systems integration planning
• Understanding of FIX and EMX applications.

Skills
• Excellent requirements analysis and consultative skills, with a logical approach to problem solving
• Ability to operate effectively with limited oversight
• Excellent communication (written & oral), interpersonal and relationship management skills
• Ability to work in a demanding and fast paced environment with speed and discipline
• Confident working with senior management across multiple business areas
• Ability to review proposed solutions and make recommendations

Business Analyst

Are you a strong Business Analyst? Do you have excellent experience working with Charles River 9.2 and above? Would you like to join one of the UK’s leading Asset Managers based in London? Are you looking for your next exciting contract role? Well, look no further as the perfect opportunity is right in front of you!

Business Analyst

For more information about this role, please contact:

Ashley Waterman

ashley.waterman@interquestgroup.com
01892 553 241

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