Business Analyst - Private Equity (Investran)
United States - New Jersey - Jersey City
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Business Analyst - Private Equity (Investran)
Since the 1940s Citco has provided specialist financial services to alternative investment funds, investors, multinationals and private clients worldwide. With over 6,000 employees in 45 countries we pioneer innovative solutions that meet our clients evolving needs, and deliver exceptional service.
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About the Role:
The Business Analyst will work as a key liaison with business to gather, analyze, and document business requirements of numerous business systems. The Business Analyst will work closely with Project Management to adhere to project timelines. This position reports to a Business Analysis Manager and will liaise with business as well as development and QA teams.
Job Duties in Brief:
Work with the Business staff to produce comprehensive requirements and detailed specifications for existing and new financial functionality, interfaces, and reports. Analyze enhancement requests, defects and other issues, translating them into professional specifications
Document outstanding issues into summary format for periodic communication to the User Group for prioritization and subsequently to Steering Committee and Project Sponsors for approval of priorities. Maintain the database of enhancement requests, issues and bugs, recording status, monitoring progress and acquiring user specifications
Develop and analyze business requirements for all Private Equity projects.
Manage all requirements artifacts; URDs, Use-Cases, Change requests, and application specifications.
Liaise with the business as well as with development.
Translate business requirements into detailed functional specifications (e.g. use cases, system requirement specifications, etc.)
Provide Financial Business Analysis in order to improve the existing systems and for the creation of new solutions.
Carry out requirements management using industry-standard tools and techniques.
Ensure the overall quality of business requirements traceability to all URDS and Use Cases, Design Documents and Test Cases.
Advise testing resources on test-case creation and assist in ensuring requirements traceability
Participate in the change management process overseeing the definition, approval, and implementation of scope changes.
Perform issue management including facilitation of issue resolution and implementation.
Interface with business client management to solicit requirements and drive issue resolution.
Assist in the creation of procedural, training, and reference materials for solutions implemented
Prepare for and participate in his/her annual performance appraisal.
Demonstrate effective oral and written communication with other team members including managers, peers and direct reports.
Demonstrate effective teamwork and working relationships with others.
Demonstrate a self-directed approach to learning new technologies in the field; pursue professional development
Take personal ownership (going beyond assigned tasks to make projects better, identifies and reports issues, demonstrates strong concern for client and initiatives)
Demonstrate personal leadership
Position will be proficient in the use of the following software
Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Other tools as identified
Requires a bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, or similar discipline, or the equivalent education and experience.
Experience with Data Warehouse and/or Business Intelligence development projects.
Accounting experience, predominantly in the Private Equity sector
Minimum of 3 years Financial Services industry experience and working with IT development teams
2 to 3 years experience in Private Equity specifically with Investran
Demonstrated knowledge and skill managing change
Experience working in an Agile delivery model preferably in a Product Owner role
Ability to work in a fast paced, complex IT environment
Proactive person willing to accept responsibility and provide leadership
Experience capturing and documenting business/system requirements.
Ability to translate business needs into product analysis objectives, business and data requirements.
Excellent oral and written communications skills required.
Excellent people skills, influence, diplomacy, and negotiating skills and the ability to work in a team environment required.
Strong project and time management skills with attention to detail and ability to set and maintain priorities.
Strong analytic, problem solving, business judgment, experience with complex data sets, and organization skills required.
Demonstrated proficiency in all aspects of accounting and financial reporting
Experience as a business analyst in the software development lifecycle using the RUP Methodology desirable but not required.
Experience in business process improvement/process re-engineering
What We Offer:
A challenging and rewarding role in an award-winning global business.
Opportunities for personal and professional career development.
Great working environment, competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities for educational support.
Be part of an industry leading global team, renowned for excellence.
Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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