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Business Analyst (Treasury & Capital Markets)


MaxJobsClub US Contractor

Duration: Long Term Renewable Contract

The position requires a quality-focused and detail-oriented Business Analyst
with a demonstrated track record of providing solutions for high-priority
business goals and strategic management decisions. The incumbent should be a
skilled troubleshooter and problem solver with the ability to translate
business processes and problem statements into requirements. The incumbent
must be conversant with all stages of SDLC and be able to deliver results
within tight timelines.

Must Have Skill:

*        Summit or Murex

Essential Job Functions:

*        Interface with the business client to understand business needs and
requirements, and to help develop and maintain the client relationship
*        Build stakeholder consensus and ensure everyone is on the same page,
in agreement, and can visualize the solution being proposed
*        Develop business cases, requirements, use cases, test plans, test
strategies, test cases, and operational procedures and plans
*        Document business processes and workflows
*        Craft business cases to evaluate the feasibility of technology
*        Identify business and functional requirements by working with
application end-users, and lead the collection, analysis, documentation, and
coordination of those requirements
*        Design and execute test cases for application development and
implementation projects
*        Collaborate with IT professionals to determine if solutions
currently exist (internally or externally) or whether new solutions are
feasible to meet business requirements
*        Leverage rapid prototyping approaches to present as-is/to-be
processes/workflows and rough designs of the proposed solution
*        Maintain a comprehensive chronological trail of requirements and
agreements and actively contribute to the project change control process.
Document and manage issues and actions
*        Provide overall support to ensure the successful design, testing,
and implementation of applications that support the business unit, Also,
provide support in developing training materials and conducting training
*        Document and manage issues and actions for IT applications and
*        Prepare and make presentations using MS PowerPoint and Visio to
project stakeholders and management
*        Participate in the evaluation of new products or initiatives to
determine the technology support required
*        Evaluate applications and IT environments, and analyze gaps between
current and desired states
*        Propose recommendations based on industry best practices

Educational Qualifications and Experience:

*        Education: Masters degree in Finance
*        Role Specific Experience: 5+ years of relevant technical and
business work experience
*        Experience in defining and implementing technology solutions for a
major financial institution
*        Extensive experience as a Business Analyst for a large financial
*        Extensive experience with implementing a similar system
*        Extensive experience in gathering business requirements and
developing functional specifications with special emphasis on use cases,
defining test cases, and providing user training and support
*        Extensive experience with various system development lifecycle
methodologies and tailoring the artifacts to those methodologies

Required Skills/Abilities:

*        Knowledge of products like Bonds (PV and Structured), MBS, ABS,
Repos/Reverse Repos, Futures, Options, Swaptions etc including understanding
of trade life cycle events from an investment and capital market
*        Familiarity with the settlement and accounting process associated
with the above products
*        Good understanding of enterprise risks and its various components
including market and credit risks, PFE, CVA.
*        Knowledge of valuation models like DCF, BGM, Hull White, bi-numeral
and tri-numeral models, monte-carlo, etc
*        Understanding of pre and post trade compliance, ratings
functionality including information available from the 3 rating agencies,
counterpart limit settings

General BA skills/abilities

*        Strong process analysis skills and ability to suggest improvements
for efficiency and effectiveness of solutions based on industry best
*        Knowledge of business analysis best practices (such as BABOK) and
ability to effectively apply them
*        Advanced knowledge of specific business area, process, workflows,
standards, and business practices
*        Proven conceptual, analytical, and judgmental skills
*        Critically analyze requirements and ensure completeness from a
quality requirement view point.
*        Ability to identify data needs, quality rules and lineage.
*        Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to
communicate well with all levels, technical as well as non-technical
*        Ability to work directly with clients and management without
supervision and to facilitate and navigate discussions with stakeholders to
ensure clarity, prioritization, and consensus
*        Leadership skills and ability to work well with diverse team
members, often in multiple locations
*        Ability to work with different points-of-view and lead the team to
convergence, while always keeping the project objectives in sight
*        Strong presentation and facilitation skills
*        Excellent personal organization skills and ability to take things to
closure without follow-ups
*        Desired Skills/Abilities (not required but a plus):
*        Experience of having worked in an Enterprise Data Management project
*        Understanding of Data Governance process and ability to identify
data quality issues.
*        Knowledge and experience in COTS implementation as BA on COTS
projects like Summit, Murex, Calypso etc
*        Knowledge of project management

Required Skills/Abilities:

*        Required functional skills/abilities mentioned above must be at the
expert level.
*        Required general BA skills/abilities indicated above must be at the
expert level.
*        10+ years of experience must be in at least one of the functional
areas listed above.


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