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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 17-04905
Location: San Francisco, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 06/01/2017
Title: Business Analyst
Duration: 6+ Month Contract
Location: San Francisco, CA

Overview:
  • Act as a liaison between our Equity Research the information technology departments, collaborating with internal team members at all levels.
  • Plan and facilitate the analysis of strategic business problems to help re-engineer business processes for greater efficiencies in areas that drive strategic decisions.
  • Document and analyze business requirements, translate into technical requirements, articulate design considerations and trade-offs with technical team and participate heavily in the testing and deployment of technology solutions.
  • Present complex data analysis and technology solutions to non-technical audiences.

Experience:
  • BA/BS degree in business or technical fields
  • 3+ years of work experience in analytical or consulting role
  • Experience in Finance/Investment Management industry (preferable)
  • Strong Business Analyst and Project Management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel as an organizational and analysis tool
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • SQL experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of the investment industry and financial markets preferred

Nice to Haves
  • Detail oriented, technical mindset
  • Collaborative/Team player working closely with Business Analysts, Developers and other team members
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving
  • Outstanding communication and presentation abilities
  • Capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to balance attention to detail with prioritizing work in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to explain complex technical matters in laymen's terms
  • Comfortable in chaos and uncertainty
  • Passion for analytics, product development and innovation
  • Someone who is eager, organized, logical, practical, motivated, curious, and creative with a strong work ethic and who is coachable would be a great fit for this role.