Business Analyst


Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for a Business Analyst! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Full-time to hire
Title: Business Analyst
Term: 6-month – 40 hours
Location: New Jersy
Job ID number: C1053


Brief description of duties:


  • Review and analyze new business, rule changes or system changes that impact reporting processes and perform associated testing / checkouts
  • Coordinate the remediation of reporting anomalies (raise JIRAs, document requirements, and perform checkout etc.)
  • Develop UAT strategy, document test cases and execute testing of applicable regulatory, business or control changes
  • Acts as an effective layer of escalation for junior or less experienced staff on complex issues
  • Drive process improvement or re-engineering by identifying and implementing automation opportunities
  • Lead the development and implementation of controls to ensure the timeliness, accuracy, and completeness of reporting
  • Document, revise and maintain procedures as required; ensure team is trained on all procedures
  • Produce presentations for a range of stakeholders highlighting achievements, regulatory reporting metrics, regulatory risks and change management initiatives
  • Serve as a liaison for Regulatory Services on assigned projects; ensure Regulatory Services is informed of program developments and potential impacts to existing processes and reporting logic
  • Lead the development of performance management metrics for the group across daily, weekly, or monthly regulatory reports including Electronic Blue Sheets, Qualified Financial Contracts (QFC), Listed and OTC Large Option Position Reporting (LOPR), Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT), TRACE, MSRB and others as assigned


MUST haves:


  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Required, preferably in Engineering or Business or a related subject
  • Big 4 Consulting / Advisory experience; At least 4 years preferred
  • Strong understanding of financial products (Equities, Listed Derivatives, Fixed Income, and/or OTC Derivatives) and US regulatory reporting requirements
  • Understanding of complex options trading to include options allocations
  • Strong understanding of the trade life cycle (Orders, Executions, Allocations) required
  • Understanding of Middle Office Trade Processing
  • Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio
  • Understanding of trade/transaction data warehousing and reference data sourcing
  • Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with people at all organizational levels
  • Ability to work well under pressure, adapt to unexpected events, prioritize and multi-task, while maintaining high standards in a deadline driven environment
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Demonstrated dependability and sense of urgency about getting results
  • Must have excellent judgment, professionalism, and integrity
  • Team player with a positive attitude


Nice to haves:


  • Proficiency with Broadridge and Fidessa is preferred
  • Technical mindset with basic understanding of SQL and VBA a plus

Job Features

Job CategoryBusiness Analyst
Business Analysis4
Financial products (Equities, Listed Derivatives, Fixed Income, and/or OTC Derivatives) and US regulatory reporting requirements3+

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