Business Analyst

Toronto, ON M2M 4H5

Posted: 05/24/2018 Category: Business Analyst Job Number: 12906

Business Analyst 

Our  client in the financial  sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  an Business Analyst   to join  their  team on a contract basis.

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 12 months

POSITION SUMMARY

As a Business analyst, you will be passionate about implementation, support and
improvements of data systems that enable corporate functions such as market & credit
risk, collateral and liquidity, capital markets trading and portfolio management, private
capital, performance measurement and regulatory compliance.
You will play a key role underlying all initiative delivery. Your responsibility is to
understand, document and facilitate agreement on requirements, approaches,
specifications and decision variables that enable the delivery of appropriate solutions to
achieve the business and project goals.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Engage business clients to elicit business requirements and understand objectives
• Produce business analysis related documentation, including (functional and non-
functional) requirements, current and future state processes and workflows, and
solution specifications to a high quality standard
• Specifically, you produce business requirements for data, identify data sources and
deliver data specifications
• Work with data vendor manager to establish agreements for new external vendor
content
• Document the flow and transformation of data from suppliers through data
repositories and to end user datamarts/applications
• Work with business and solution teams to ensure that solutions being delivered meet
business intent and provide business value

• Work with QA teams to develop test plans and ensure they understand the business
requirements and are able to test solutions appropriately
• Engage business clients and oversee User Acceptance Testing
• Reference and apply our internal Delivery Framework in the context of delivering of
business analysis functions and materials
• Participate in the initiation and planning of projects - including facilitating the
definition of objectives, scope, and WBS as well as provide work estimates
• Can provide coaching, professional guidance and support to Business Analyst peers
and co-ops, as required, to foster professional development
• Contribute to the operation and improvement of their aligned delivery
system/program
• Exercise appropriate judgment in identifying and calling out risks and issues
• Builds proven partnerships with Business management and staff, Client Relationship
and Application Managers, Project Managers and other key partners.

Qualifications & Experience
• University degree or equivalent experience (Business/Finance, Financial Mathematics,
Computer Science, Engineering)
• Having additional certifications such as CFA, Certified Enterprise Data Professional,
Certified Business Analysis Professional, Process improvement methodology
accreditation or Accounting certification would be an asset
• Minimum 4 years’ experience for business analysis or 7 years for Senior Business
Analyst in the institutional investment industry
• Solid understanding of various asset classes including Equities, Futures, Fixed Income,
FX and their derivative products
• Ability to prioritize, coordinate and complete tasks to meet deadlines
• Superb communication skills (written and verbal)
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment, collaborating effectively
with business, delivery and technology partners
• Experience collaborating with project delivery and technology teams to deliver
solutions that tackle business problems and meet business requirements
• Experience in translating business requirements to technical specifications
• Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with multiple levels of
clients, team and partners
• Robust understanding of agile and waterfall project management delivery
methodologies and the difference between needs and wants
• Enthusiastic customer service focus
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Experience in planning and leading UAT

• Experience with the following technologies (in order of priority) is an asset: PL/SQL,
Bloomberg, Markit EDM (Cadis), Oracle EDQ (Datanomic), SimCorp Dimension,
Charles River Development, Findur, TopBraid

ABOUT ProVision :

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

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