Finance & Risk Reporting Business Analyst

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA New York NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • MThree Consulting
  • 02 Mar 18 2018-03-02

Our Client, a top tier financial services institution based in New York, NY, is looking for a Finance & Risk Reporting Business Analyst to join the team. Within the IT department, the corporate banking and transverse system team is responsible for projects and maintenance of the information system used on the commercial banking perimeter and for transversal systems used for the risk and finance reporting. The business analyst will work on major projects (ACBS back-office system migration) and will also be involved in smaller projects with the corporate applications supported by the group.

Responsibilities Include:

Responsible for the functional knowledge

·         Liaise with business lines contacts for clarification and understanding of requirements.

·         Analyze functional impacts considering technical constraints with technical lead's help

·         Prepare and present functional aspects of changes/evolutions to developers

·         Draft detailed functional specifications/users stories for developers, in line with general specifications or list of requirements provided by project manager / Business Analysts

·         Support the technical development team in any functional aspects.

·         Organize and keep up to date detailed functional documentation 


Responsible for the functional testing of development

·         Develop tests strategy in coordination with project manager / Business Analysts 

·         Conduct continuous testing in development environment for development monitoring

·         Write unit test cases and functional test cases for system verification

·         Follow the user acceptance test and coordinate the prioritization with project manager


Involved in support of application for functional topics

·         Reproduce, make first analysis and investigate verifying codification and data

·         Analyze and/or solve functional problems in coordination with developers


Key Experience:

·         + years as a Business Analyst 

·         Technical experience to be comfortable with data models, hands-on with SQL

·         Hands-on experience as liaison function with end-users

·         Thorough experience in functional testing and validation of development


Required Skills:

·         Strong technical skills in tests methodology 

·         Strong organizational and communication skills

·         Strong ability to analyze and summarize

·         Self-sufficient and pro-active in sourcing information 

·         Strong sense of confidentiality

·         Credit Risk, Counterparty Risk, Financial product, Regulatory reporting, Accounting, Back-office processes 

·         Project cycle methodology

·         SQL, XML, data warehouse

·         Experience with Business Object would be appreciated

·         Experience on ACBS tool and migration would be highly appreciated

·         Multi-tasking