Randstad Senior Business Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Business Analyst
date posted:Thursday, September 7, 2017
The Senior Business Analyst performs project management, business analysis, research, and testing to support key business initiatives and maintain and/or implement products and solutions. The individual operates as a spokesperson for the client to ensure the appropriate decisions are made related to client related technology development and maintenance activities and ensures the correct business functionality, requirements, and industry standards are addressed within the envisioned solution.
BA/BS degree and/or equivalent work experience.
7+ years related work experience.
Masters of Business Administration a plus.
Financial services industry knowledge and experience.
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.
Demonstrated application of project management principles, practices, tools and techniques, including business case development, ROI analysis, planning, scope and issues management, budgeting, and facilitation.
Proficiency using windows based applications, including MS Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and MS Project.
Knowledgeable in SWIFT messaging, communication methods such as FTP and MQ, and other systems and Internet technologies.
Ability to recognize one's own strengths and limitations, taking appropriate initiative to pursue development activities and seek assistance as needed.
Creative and effective problem solving and analytical skills.
Ability to provide insight to process improvement and be a dependable source for new ideas.
Experience in leading and creating a positive team environment.
Proven ability to influence morale and team spirit within the division.
Ability to take action in solving problems, while exhibiting a realistic understanding of the scope of the issue.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, including targeting the communication to the audience and negotiation. Ability to compose, edit, and review sophisticated written materials.
Oral communication skills including the ability to facilitate effective meetings and to deliver presentations.
Consultative and advisory skills with a proven ability to build confidence in interacting with internal and external clients.
Ability to multi task.
Flexible and adaptable in dealing with a client's evolving needs.
Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
Ability to lead, direct, and develop junior talent, including providing constructive feedback and performance evaluations.
Fund Accounting Expertise
Experienced BA related to a FA System: MCH, Eagle, PAM, Simcorps
Experience in Pricing
Swift experience is a plus