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Data Business Analyst - 2 years contract

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Data Business Analyst - 2 years contract


SUMMARY
The Business Analyst is key in defining, managing, and implementing changes within the organization. The Business Analyst must elicit, analyse, refine, validate, and formally document business requirements, so that an optimal solution to the requirement can be identified and implemented.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Requirements Gathering:

  • Elicits requirements from stakeholders, applying effective elicitation methods/standards/tools.
  • Analyses and validates requirements using a systematic, disciplined, and analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Conducts impact assessment to identify the "as-is" processes, systems, and the "future" processes, systems, and structures.
  • Performs data analysis to cleanse & standardize data and to ensure data consistency and quality.
  • Performs gaps and resolutions analysis.
  • Ensures requirements are complete.
  • Documents requirements/processes using industry standard notations.
  • Maintains relationships with stakeholders and obtains formal signoff of all requirement documentation.
  • Liaises with service providers to ensure understanding of requirements and limitations of solutions.



Solution Assessment and Validation:

  • Works closely with the Architecture team to ensure solutions are optimal.
  • Facilitates workshops sessions with internal and external stakeholders to drive out solution options and works closely with them to complete solution design documents.
  • Supports functional and integration testing.
  • Supports specification and development of User Acceptance Testing.



Change Management and Implementation Support:

  • Supports Change Management activities by providing information as required to facilitate effective communications.
  • Provides project support to the impacted teams during implementation phases, including answering queries, trouble shooting, liaison with service provider, providing regular reporting.
  • Contributes to project management processes, including status reporting, risk, issue, change, compliance management



GENERAL CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES:

  • Experienced in working as a business analyst within the asset management or equivalent industries Experienced in working on transformational projects that created substantial organizational level changes Experienced in handling multiple Asian markets.
  • Familiar with Asian local market and regulatory practice.
  • Experienced in using business analyst methods such as flow charting, requirements capturing, stakeholder analysis, use cases, brainstorming, solution prototyping, and traceability.



DOMAIN SPECIFIC ATTRIBUTES:

  • Working knowledge in portfolio management, performance & attribution, risk modeling, pre/post trade compliance, liquidity management, trade execution and other buy side trade life cycle and monitoring processes.
  • Working experience in major asset classes and associated analytics.
  • Strong foundation in buy side enterprise data model including portfolio structure, security reference data, market data, pricing, transactions & position, finance, and product data.
  • Experienced in working with BlackRock Aladdin as a front office system.
  • Any experience in middle office service outsourcing will be an added advantage.
  • Experienced in dealing directly with portfolio managers and dealers.



QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree level or higher
  • Business Analyst Certified
  • 3-5 years Financial Services BA experience
  • Asset management desirable



Company Reg. No.: 201131609D | Licence No.: 11C4684 | EA Reg No: R1871156

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