Business Analyst-1

Recruiter
State Street.
Location
Toronto, Ontario
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
15 Apr 2021
Closes
14 May 2021
Ref
R-662534
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for

The State Street Global Transactions Control and Banking - Payments team is seeking an experienced Business Analyst to direct Business User Acceptance Testing activities across all systems associated with the core banking infrastructure. You must have a strong understanding of the global payments infrastructure as well as the various modernization initiatives across markets and Financial Market Utilities. You have extensive experience and demonstrated ability to act as a liaison between operational, project and technology teams, vendors and external industry groups working on large scale cross-platform high risk projects.

What you will be responsible for

As a Business Analyst you will:

  • Actively attain SME level knowledge and understanding of business processes and flows via in-depth analysis of workflows and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Host interviews and deep dive sessions in order to understand and document business use cases
  • Actively participate in test strategy development and planning
  • Perform business user acceptance testing
  • Perform all required industry testing applicable to State Street’s payments infrastructure e.g. Swift Standards, CHAPS, LYNX etc.
  • Triage, track and report post implementation issues and defects
  • Be the voice of the business, articulate and champion business requirements
  • Collaborate across teams to coordinate testing activities across platforms
  • Clearly and concisely communicate defects and expected results to IT and project partners
  • Build meaningful and effective relationships with business, project and IT teams across the organization
  • Think outside the box to identify and recommend opportunities to improve operational workflows through technology
  • Assist business teams with implementation planning and support including creation and updates of relevant standard operating procedures and guides as well as hands on training
  • What we value

    These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Exceptional operational and IT knowledge and understanding of the global payments infrastructure including SWIFT (MT, ISO20022), LYNX/LVTS, CHAPS, FED, CHIPS etc.
  • Understanding of liquidity management principles and processes as it relates to global payment settlement systems and correspondent banking models
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage testing activities in large scale corporate projects and a strong understanding of structured quality assurance practices
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, attention to detail and organization
  • Self-starter with an aptitude to troubleshoot and learn independently
  • Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • University degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Information Technology or related professional experience
  • 5+ years experience in the payments industry, managing testing/implementation activities for large scale enterprise projects with diverse stakeholders
  • You can demonstrate in-depth knowledge of payment flows and the SWIFT network
  • For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.