Business Analyst - Fixed Income Derivatives

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 28-09-2018
An Expert Business Systems Analyst assesses, analyzes and redefines system scope based on user needs and the industry requirements.
 
Brief Project Description:
•          Ongoing enhancements and bug fixes for Rates Infinity and MarkitWire (API & reports) and related reconciliations
•          Ongoing enhancements and bug fixes for E-Trading Products, Flows, and Venues (SEF and MTF) to Rates Infinity from Dealer-to-Client or Dealer-to-Dealer broker platforms via GTM and MW API.
 
Project Name: Rates Enhancement
 
Team/Culture:
•          Dynamic, collaborative, progressive and high-performing team
•          Embraces diversity and inclusion
 
Daily Responsibilities:
•          Provide business analysis support to the Fixed Income Derivatives business users involving issue identification, requirements documentation & analysis, user acceptance testing and post implementation verification reviews.
•          Seek clarity in business requirements or escalates as appropriate. Recommend best solutions based on understanding of business issues and technology capabilities.
•          Establish relationship with IT partners and collaborate with colleagues across the organization to deliver enhancements and bug fixes in a timely manner
•          Host regular prioritization and status update meetings with all stakeholders including Operations users and management
Certifications:
 
Nice to have: Formal training and/or certifications in Business Analysis such as Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
•          What program/technology/software knowledge is essential for this role and in what capacity will the successful candidate be using it: Microsoft Office Suite (Intermediate to Advanced), Swapswire/MarkitWire
 
Must Have Skills:
•          Minimum 3 years in business analysis role.
•          Strong experience coordinating and communicating across cross-functional groups to stakeholders.
•          Working knowledge of Fixed Income Derivatives products
•          Solid understanding of procedures and operational controls as they relate to systems and workflows
 
Nice to Have Skills:
•          Working knowledge of various systems: Infinity, Murex, Swapswire/MarkitWire, Bloomberg, TradeWeb, intelliMatch, JIRA
•          Knowledge of global regulatory reform initiatives (Dodd Frank, EMIR, CSA, HKMA, ASIC, MiFID II)
•          Intermediate to advanced knowledge of SQL
 
Soft Skills:
•          Analytical, Problem-Solving, Interpersonal and Communication skills
•          Teamwork and Collaboration
•          Relationship Building
•          Dealing with Ambiguity
•          Leadership ability
 
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