Senior Business Analyst - Corporate Actions - Senior Business Analyst - Corporate Actions - …

State Street Corporation
in Burlington, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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State Street Corporation
in Burlington, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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State Street Corporation
Senior Business Analyst - Corporate Actions -
Senior Business Analyst (Middle Office) - Charles River Development

Charles River Development is a front- and middle-office software solutions provider offering portfolio construction and management, compliance, order and execution management, post-trade processing, collateral management, investment book of records, and performance measurement, attribution, and risk. Charles River users need consistent, accurate and timely data to make investment decisions and efficient, streamlined workflows to get the most out of the Charles River IMS.

As a member of CRD's Product Management organization, the Senior Business Analyst will develop client relationships that will help drive the detailed requirements for CRD's Middle Office solutions. The analyst will define and prioritize requirements, and validate the resulting work. The Senior Business Analyst will be also responsible for synthesizing market requirements and working with the development team to deliver on them, working closely with the operations team who run the service - making sure their needs are part of the resulting solution, interacting with clients - gathering requirements, providing documentation to detail these including workflows, assisting pre-sales team and providing implementation team with guidance on new features to ensure projects are on a successful path.

  • Working in a dynamic, fast-paced (agile) environment, apply expertise in specific product areas to deliver a high quality product
  • Gather requirements for the products -Research, document and prioritize product requirements
  • Interact with clients: presenting new features, gathering feedback.
  • Partner with development to implement and refine features
  • Assist QA with feature validation
  • Partner with the documentation team to ensure accurate and complete product documentation
  • Provide client beta testing support
  • Assist implementation and support to resolve escalated client issues
  • Work with the product manager in understanding the market needs
  • Prioritize and maintain the product backlog and items committed to forward roadmap by PM
  • Assist in sales situations as required

Skills, Experience & Qualifications Required:
  • A BA/BS degree essential ideally in a Technology or Financial discipline
  • Strong Analytical and Math skills
  • Extensive experience in a similar role within Investment Management
  • Understanding of Middle Office needs, familiarity with IBOR, post-trade, SWIFT, and/or valuation practices a plus
  • Understanding of fixed income and derivatives, including analytics
  • Good understanding of financial investment products across all asset classes
  • Good knowledge of SQL
  • Understanding of investment management workflows highly desirable
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), good interpersonal skills, ability to gather and understand requirements in the financial sector
  • Proven organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated planning and scheduling skills
  • Ability to work on multiple initiatives simultaneously and deal with the inevitable surprises that are part of a dynamic environment
Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.