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Senior Business Analyst
- Experience with Oracle, Sybase or SQL Server SQL
- Disciplined approach to requirements gathering analysis
About Our Client
One of the world's largest banking and financial services organizations. With around 6,000 offices in both established and emerging markets, we aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfill their hopes and realize their ambitions.
The responsibility for Business Analyst are:
*Work closely with finance users to collect and analyze business requirements for the various finance/regulatory initiatives. Define product scope, data sources and detailed business rules. Build good working relationships with other IT departments and business users in HK, AP Sites and also London.
*Understand the system data flows from Front to Back. Assist in building enhancements to upstream systems and interfaces into proposed system based solution.
*Develop proof-of-concept or prototypes to help crystallize business rules, processes and functions.
*Assist in the functional design of the system solution. Liaise with development teams to deliver and implement system solutions.
*Work closely with project team member to define testing strategy, testing setup as well as governing the testing quality
*Understand the direction of GBM Finance strategic architecture and seek to ensure alignment for the regulatory initiative. Work with the London team to leverage analysis and IT components already implemented for the UK and other regions.
*Review and manipulate trade, cashflow and market data to understand the variety of scenarios that need to be catered for and prepare test packs. Provide input to test plans and testing strategies. Conduct system tests and provide support in user acceptance tests.
*Provide input to project planning meetings. Provide cover for project managers and input to project plans, status and risk/issue management.
To swiftly understand both system & parties involved as well as catching up new business knowledge, and get into speed on project delivery
To work closely with various parties, including business, across location in project and bridge between IT & Business
To propose strategic aligned solution, delivery various analysis and enable system solution implement according to required schedule
The Successful Applicant
ESSENTIAL CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS
*Experience & knowledge of Regulatory/Financial Reporting and their application to Investment Banking business. Understanding of the rules from a business & regulatory perspective leading to practical application
*Experience in capturing, analyzing and documenting functional & non-functional requirements (>5 years)
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (written and spoken) - comfortable with detail
IDEAL CANDIDATE REQCUIRMENTS
*Disciplined approach to requirements gathering analysis
*In-depth understanding of Financial Control and Regulatory processes and workflow within Investment Banking business
*Very Strong knowledge of vanilla & derivative financial products across interest rate, fx, credit and equity businesses
*Experience working within large / strategic / global programmes with global engagement (>5 years)
*Experience in prototyping or rapid application development or iterative development (>5 years)
*Experience in defining, leading & coordinating testing for software development / implementation
*Experience with Oracle, Sybase or SQL Server SQL
*Has worked in an Agile environment
*Familiar with the structure of XML messages
*Understands the concept of FpML
*Highly developed reasoning & analytical skills, and being a quick learner
*Cultivates a collaborative and cooperative attitude
*Self motivated and enthusiastic
*Strong team player
*Structured worker able to efficiently manage multiple tasks
*Takes ownership of tasks assigned to ultimate resolution
*An appreciation and respect for local cultures, and ability to both influence and work effectively with them
*Appetite, enthusiasm and desire to initiate change and execute strategy
What's on Offer
A generous package and competitive training program