Technical Business Analyst
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Technical Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-03703
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 04/09/2018
Title: Technical Business Analyst (Financial services background preferred!)
Location: Midtown NYC
Duration: 6+ months (strong potential to extend)
Start Date: ASAP
Process: 1 on-site interview Wednesday morning (4/11)

My client is a global hedge fund with more than 1300 employees and offices in North America, Europe and Asia.

Job Function Summary

The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a strong technical background in developing business intelligence solutions, data mining (SQL, Excel VB and advanced macros); business requirements documentation, process documentation/re-engineering and system implementations/integration

Principal Responsibilities
  • Automation of manual reporting processes through the development of VBA/SQL solutions and Tableau Dashboards.
  • Governance of key risk & performance indicators to support Operations Management.
  • Daily, weekly, and monthly reporting on metrics spanning the operational trade lifecycle including trade volumes, trade edits, matching, settlement, and positions/balances.
  • Documentation of requirements for a strategic business intelligence solution.
  • Creation of comprehensive scorecards aligning key performance indicators by asset class, Prime Broker, Portfolio Manager, Legal Entity, and Trading Strategy.
  • Monitoring Offshore Vendors by defining and reporting on Service Level Agreements
  • Leveraging key work drivers analytics to support the process of cost allocation from Operations to business units.
  • Firm-wide consolidation of key regulatory reports for domestic and international regulators.

Qualifications/Skills Required
  • 4-7 years of experience in financial services
  • Bachelors' degree required
  • Strong knowledge of SQL, MS Excel, Tableau, and MS Access.
  • Experience in implementing business intelligence tools such as Qlikview, Tableau, Cognos, or Business Objects.
  • Experience in Operations at either a broker/dealer or asset management firm.
  • Strong knowledge of financial instruments; securities and derivatives
  • Ability to implement and maintain new systems, procedures, and controls
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with experience supporting senior management.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Must be able to work independently