Business Analyst

Our client, a wealth management firm is looking to hire a Business Analyst for a 6 month contract.

Your new company
Our client, a wealth management firm is looking to hire a Business Analyst for a 6 month contract.

Your new role
This position is a member of the Business Solutions team, reporting to the Manager, Business Analysts.

• Acts as the primary contact/relationship manager for a portfolio of business partners in the development and implementation of strategic directions, new business opportunities, product initiatives, and service developments.
• Consults with the business to understand its goals and objectives for a specific initiative or project and advises the business on the functionality, applicability, and usability of alternative solution.
• Responsible for owning the solution to satisfy the business need.
• Elicits, analysis, documents and manages business and solution requirements.
• Acts as a primary requirements management contact on projects.
• Recommends process improvements.
• Builds relationships and works collaboratively with stakeholders to identify solutions and resolve variance from product/application specifications.
• Reviews testing documentation and participates in triaging defects to ensure business needs and solution requirements are met.
• Participates in post implementation reviews and processes (e.g. lessons learned, post-install application verifications, warranty support reviews etc.).
• Provides subject matter expertise on specific application usage or area of knowledge (e.g., setting up customer data on various products).
• Supports other team members in achieving project/ business objectives and providing client services.
• Fosters a positive work environment that promotes customer service, quality, innovation and teamwork.

What you'll need to succeed
• 5+ years progressive business analysis/business consulting experience, supporting and leading large/enterprise-wide projects.
• Solid problem solving and analytical skills. Ability to multi-task in a multi-faceted role within a high paced environment.
• Strong relationship management, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
• Solid understanding of requirements elicitation, analysis, documentation and management.
• Experience in large-scale implementations of third-party solutions.
• Recent experience with Year End and CRM2 reports and associated processes.
• Hands-on experience in business process modelling using UML, BPMN or similar techniques.
• Hands-on experience in identifying, documenting, and communicating data requirements.
• Knowledge of the project management lifecycle (PMLC) and experience with various applications of the software development lifecycle (Waterfall, Iterative, Agile).
• Expertise in Wealth Management domain and Front Office and Back Office in a Full- Service Brokerage is a definite advantage.
• Working knowledge of SQL is a strong asset.
• Experience in large scale data conversion initiatives is a strong asset.

What you'll get in return
The client is offering a Contract role with a competitive rate. An office with great collaborative, entrepreneurial culture where your ideas are welcome and personal growth is valued, friendly environment.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #1098123

Summary

Job Type
Contract
Industry
Banking & Financial Services
Location
Toronto
Specialism
Projects & Change Management
Pay
Negotiable
Ref:
1098123

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Michael Gransaull, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Toronto (EN)
8 King Street East, 20th Floor

Telephone: 6479551688