Hire IT People, LLC Settlements and Accounting Business Analyst in washington, District Of Columbia
Settlements and Accounting Business Analyst
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1 week ago
Job Seekers, Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org or Call: (202) 719-0200 Ext: 207 Position Overview:
The position requires a quality-focused and detail oriented Business Analyst with a demonstrated track record of providing solutions in the area of Fixed Income and Derivative trade capture and Valuation of those trades in the Capital Markets domain. The incumbent must have experience in trading solutions Murex and Numerix One View as a Subject Matter Expert and Business Analyst. The person should be a skilled troubleshooter and problem solver with the ability to translate business processes and problem statements into requirements. The candidate must be conversant with all stages of SDLC and be able to deliver results within tight timelines.
Essential Job Functions:
Interface with the Capital Markets traders and Valuation experts to understand business needs and requirements
Build stakeholder consensus and ensure everyone is on the same page, in agreement, and can visualize the solution being proposed
Develop business cases, requirements, use cases, test plans, test strategies, test cases, and operational procedures and plans
Document business processes and workflows
Craft business cases to evaluate the feasibility of technology initiatives
Identify business and functional requirements by working with application end-users, and lead the collection, analysis, documentation, and coordination of those requirements
Design and execute test cases for trade capture using templates in Murex and valuation in Numerix One View
Collaborate with IT professionals in determining solutions to meet business requirements
Maintain a comprehensive chronological trail of requirements and agreements and actively contribute to the project change control process. Document and manage issues and actions
Provide overall support to ensure the successful design, testing, and implementation of Murex and Numerix One View that support the business unit. Also, provide support in developing training materials and conducting training
Document and manage issues and actions for IT applications and projects
Help vendors analyze gaps between current and desired states
Propose recommendations based on industry best practices
Educational Qualifications and Experience:
Masters degree in Finance
Role Specific Experience:
10+ years of relevant technical and business work experience
Extensive experience as a Business Analyst for a large financial institution
Extensive experience with implementing Murex and Numerix One View
Extensive experience in gathering business requirements and developing functional specifications with special emphasis on use cases, defining test cases, and providing user training and support
Extensive experience with various system development lifecycle methodologies and tailoring the artifacts to those methodologies
Experience with BPM tools like iGrafix ,PEGA and Cordys is a plus
Experience in requirements management tools like HP-ALM, MS TFS, Case Complete is essential
CFA charter holder will be a big plusRequired Skills/Abilities:
Knowledge of products like Bonds (PV and Structured), Futures, Options, Swaptions etc including understanding of trade life cycle events from an capital market perspective.
Good understanding of enterprise risks and its various components including market and credit risks, PFE, CVA, XVA
In depth Knowledge of valuation models like DCF, BGM, Hull White, bi-numeral and tri-numeral models, monte-carlo, etc
General BA skills/abilities
Strong process analysis skills and ability to suggest improvements for efficiency and effectiveness of solutions based on industry best practices
Knowledge of business analysis best practices (such as BABOK) and ability to effectively apply them
Advanced knowledge of specific business area, process, workflows, standards, and business practices
Proven conceptual, analytical, and judgmental skills
Critically analyze requirements and ensure completeness from a quality requirement view point.
Ability to identify data needs, quality rules and lineage.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate well with all levels, technical as well as non-technical stakeholders
Ability to work directly with clients and management without supervision and to facilitate and navigate discussions with stakeholders to ensure clarity, prioritization, and consensus
Leadership skills and ability to work well with diverse team members, often in multiple locations
Ability to work with different points-of-view and lead the team to convergence, while always keeping the project objectives in sight
Strong presentation and facilitation skills
Excellent personal organization skills and ability to take things to closure without follow-ups
Knowledge and experience in COTS implementation as BA on COTS projects like Summit, Murex, Calypso etc
Desired Skills/Abilities (not required but a plus):
CFA Charter Holder will be a big plus.
Desirable knowledge of VBA, PL/SQL and C++ numerical programming, MS Access, Oracle, and reporting tools such as Crystal Reports
Knowledge of Business Intelligence tools like Business Objects, Tableaux etc
Experience of having worked in an Enterprise Data Management project
Understanding of Data Governance process and ability to identify data quality issues.
Knowledge of project management.