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BA - Fund Accounting
Ref No.: 18-02655
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 09/05/2018
JOB TITLE: Business Analyst
LOCATION: New York, NY

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Business Analyst will be a member of the Fund Finance team in Global Technology. In this role, the scope of responsibilities will include gathering business requirements on various projects, managing and overseeing changes and enhancements to existing applications, and providing operational and end user support for existing applications. The applications include our client's partnership accounting platform (Investran), our client's investor reporting platform and several other custom web-based applications. The successful candidate will also provide support for integration processes between these applications.

This role requires a technical orientation; the candidate should have a mix of business analysis capabilities and technical skills. Ability to navigate databases and write SQL statements is essential, as well as familiarity with technical concepts.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Gathering business requirements for Fund Finance IT initiatives
• Managing changes to existing applications owned by Fund Finance IT
• Analyzing current business processes to determine the optimal IT solution to address a need
• Collaborating with IT colleagues to leverage shared IT platforms

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: (Academic, Professional, Relevant Job Knowledge)
• 3-5 total years relevant experience
• Minimum of a Bachelor's degree required
• Deep understanding of the SDLC project lifecycle and the agile development process •
Strong technical orientation required including the ability to write intermediate-level SQL queries and utilize advanced Microsoft Excel skills
• Experience with fund accounting or alternative investments preferred
• Experience with Investran or Salesforce a plus
• Ability to thrive in a high-intensity, fast paced environment
• Team player with a strong work ethic