Financial Business Analyst

Boston, MA 02109

Posted: 10/03/2018 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 82199

A top financial service company in Boston, MA is seeking a Financial Business Analyst to join their team. In this contract-to-hire role, you will participate in evaluating requests using an ROI approach and perform a liaison function with the company’ s clients/business units and technology teams to accomplish the agreed upon tasks within budget and agreed upon timeframes. This position pays up to $35-$38/hr. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Financial Business Analyst:
  • Participate in and contribute to internal and/or external client workshops/meetings 
  • Conduct business analysis efforts for projects and initiatives
  • Describe the business need and potential solution in terms that both business and technical teams can understand
  • Ensure current and accurate documentation of the solution, including business requirements documents, use cases, and wire frames
  • Understand the system architecture and functionality, and assess the feasibility of client requests and applies the features of the various products as applicable
  • Compose business requirement documents, use cases, issue logs, project status documents, etc.
  • Participate in industry and professional networks to ensure awareness of industry standards, trends, and best practices
  • Solve difficult problems as needed through proposing insightful, knowledgeable, effective solutions
  • Assist in the development of case studies to communicate to division, sales representatives, and other clients how company’ s products solve client workflow issues
  • Contribute to client and marketing presentations to demonstrate company’ s technological capabilities and technology strategy
  • Participate in project management activities on assigned tasks to ensure projects stay on budget and are completed within agreed upon timeframes
  • Escalate budget and/or change of scope variances as appropriate
  • Participate in client and marketing presentations to demonstrate company’ s technological capabilities and technology strategy
Requirements for the Financial Business Analyst:
  • BA/BS degree, and/or equivalent work experience
  • 5 to 7+ years related work experience
  • Financial services industry knowledge and experience preferred
  • Solid understanding of custody operations and fund accounting workflows, as well as an understanding of the key roles assumed by Custodians, Fund Accountants, Fund Administrators, and Transfer Agents preferred
  • Experience applying project management principles, practices, tools and techniques
  • Proficiency using MS Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access; working knowledge of MS Project
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SWIFT messaging, communication methods such as FTP and MQ, and other systems and Internet technologies
  • Creative and effective problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                     

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.