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Senior Business Analyst, Front Office
Ref No.: 18-14100
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Position Type:Direct Placement
Senior Business Analyst, Front Office

Position Overview:
We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst to support our front-office implementations. This is an exceptional opportunity to help build our future state business architecture to support and expand the capabilities of our Long/Short strategies. The Senior Business Analyst reports to a Business Architect and is a member of the Information Technology team.

  • Function as a liaison between multiple groups: Portfolio Management, Trading, Operations, and Information Technology
  • Assist with defining the future state business models to strategically enable the long/short portfolio management team to gain efficiencies
  • Define business workflows to support asset classes such as Equities, ETFs, Futures, Options, Structured Notes, FX, Total Return Swaps, Interest Rates Swaps, and Volatility Swaps
  • Manage the delivery of order management systems and integrate the system master and position data
  • Work with the project team to perform bi-directional integration with security master, trading, and accounting systems
  • Work with the team to design appropriate data models for strategic data stores in the area of Account Master, Broker/Custodian Master, and Position Master
  • Perform data analysis, define data governance and quality checks, and define process controls

  • Bachelor of Science degree in economics, finance, statistics, mathematics, computer science or a related field; master's degree or CFA preferred
  • At least 5+ years of experience in the asset management business, ideally with a buy-side multi-asset focus
  • Recent experience managing and implementing multi-asset class front office solutions with the following security types: Equities, ETFs, Futures, Options, Structured Notes, FX, Total Return Swaps, Interest Rates Swaps, and Volatility Swaps
  • Experience implementing and integrating middle and back office functions with accounting systems/providers and for Total Return Performance and GIPS Composite information
  • Experience delivering software as part of an Agile delivery team
  • Strong knowledge of enterprise data management and business process modeling
  • Outstanding analytical and quantitative skills; Strong written and verbal communications skillssw