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Business Analyst - Front Office - Asset Management

Job Title: Business Analyst - Front Office - Asset Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + 20-30% Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH4777
Contact Name: Jessica Lachlan
Contact Email: jlachlan@venquis.com
Job Published: May 24, 2016 14:57

Job Description

Front Office Business Analyst with fixed income / equities / multi-asset experience required by leading global London-based fund management company.

This role will involve being responsible for the delivery and enhancements of Front Office Business solutions and where required, work with vendors or develop agile in-house solutions.

The front office business analyst can expect to be:

  • Building a bespoke part of the OMS outside of Aladdin.
  • Moving spreadsheets onto bespoke OMS
  • Extending functionality of Aladdin

Role requirements:

Knowledge -

  • Deep domain expertise , history of working for buy side organisation
  • Must have Front and Middle Office Experience in the following -
    • First Line activities around -
      • Fund Management
      • Risk Analytics
      • Order, Trading and Execution
    • Broad knowledge of Financial instruments and with some in depth knowledge around derivatives

General BA Skills -

Technical:

  • System Engineering concepts and principles
  • Technical computer knowledge
  • Data and system modelling techniques
  • Database querying (e.g. SQL)
  • Formal lifecycles and structured methodologies

Analytical:

  • Analytical and conceptual expertise
  • Planning, documentation, analysis and business requirements management techniques
  • Evaluation of profitability/risk/benefits
  • User Case modelling
  • Testing, verification and validation techniques
  • Creation of the project documentation, such as Feasibility Studies, Business/functional Requirements Test scripts and plans etc
  • Administrative and reporting abilities
  • Business process mapping and efficiency/work breakdown techniques

Personality:

  • Robust
  • Tenacious
  • Self-Reliant
  • Motivated
  • Hungry / driven

Business:

  • Knowledge of business processes (not essential at outset of initiative)
  • Ability to have a business-oriented vision
  • Tactical and Strategic planning

Communication:

  • Relationship Building
  • Ability to formulate concepts
  • Communication of technical information to a non-technical audience
  • Communication of business information to a technical audience
  • Negotiation skills
  • Tact

Management:

  • Decision-making
  • Fundamentals of project management
  • Management of customer relationships
  • Management of organisational changes
  • Time management and personal organisation skills
  • Integrity and ethics

This is a fantastic opportunity to further front office BA experience in a leading fund manager which heavily invests in its employees.

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