OTC Business Analyst, Off

Recruiter
State Street
Location
Kilkenny, Ireland
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
15 Oct 2021
Closes
08 Nov 2021
Ref
R-677804
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Who we are looking for:

Business analyst experienced in trade processing, with sound knowledge of Derivatives, is required to work within the change management department to perform detailed analysis of requirements, liaise with the business groups and external parties. The candidate will demonstrate experience working with middle and back office derivatives processing to define detailed requirements and working alongside the technical resources to build technical solutions.

The successful candidate will be able to discuss business requirements in detail exhibiting a good understanding of financial products and business controls. The BA will interface with Clients, operations, IT, Project Management, and other internal and external third party system owners. The candidate will be equally at ease discussing business and technical issues, and will be able to lead solution discovery.

Why this role is important to us:

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Services (SSGS). SSGS gives asset owners and managers access to the essential financial tools they need to deliver effective investment solutions. From core custody, accounting, fund administration and shareholder recordkeeping, to complete operations solutions and servicing for alternative assets like OTC derivatives, private equity and real estate, SSGS’ tools help our clients make better investment choices and act on growth opportunities.

Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for:

As Business Analyst you will:

  • Direct efforts cross-functionally and uses good understanding of business systems, financial industry, and system development lifecycle methodologies to support projects through their life cycle, with the emphasis on the analysis stage.
  • Direct the gathering of business/system requirements by facilitating user meetings, interviewing users, and researching and resolving issues.
  • Make judgments on gathered analysis information, using flowcharting and other methodologies.
  • Lead the analysis of current processes and recommends solutions and improved processes.
  • Lead and reviews draft detailed requirements and related documentation.
  • Monitors project planning and management by documenting and maintaining plans, managing issue logs and preparing project documentation.
  • Utilize expert level of knowledge of implementation project and user needs.
  • Demonstrates understanding of the impact of problems on the organization as a whole, and facilitate collaboration to achieve resolutions.
  • Lead the planning, configuration and execution of testing efforts for new developments, including but not limited to Business User Acceptance Testing (BUAT) & Client User Acceptance Testing (CUAT)
  • Use a broad array of communication tools to inform, persuade, influence, direct and facilitate communication within project teams and between Business and Technical teams.
  • Document business requirements using clear, concise language consistent with the methodology framework.
  • Ensure effectiveness of daily operations. Recommends revised procedures and processes.
  • Model and analyze business processes and assist the business in identifying ways to maximize operational efficiencies, quality and compliance.
  • Identify compile, analyze and document business requirements that accurately and thoroughly reflect business needs.

What we value:

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong Client Management skills
  • Strong internal relationship management skills

Education & Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a business analyst or Derivatives SME
  • Working knowledge of OTC Derivative products strongly preferred
  • MS Office Products
  • Macro/VBA knowledge preferred
  • Understanding of Change Management & Testing management

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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