Charles River IT Business Analyst

Company: The Stamford Group
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Industry: Banking, Banking and Financial Services, Business Analysis
Job Type: Contract (6 Months)
ID: Charles River BA
Posted: 24 Mar 2020

Job Description:

Are you a Charles River IT Business Analyst looking for a new challenge? For our client in the financial services industry in Zurich, we are looking for you to be part of the Global Markets IT team.

Charles River IT Business Analyst

Key Responsibilities:

  • to identify, refine and document functional and non-functional business requirements

  • to support business users resolving day-to-day queries

  • to liaise with different stakeholders (e.g. Front/Middle office) and understand, formulate, prioritize requirements for IT

  • to take ownership from development of concept to implementation of sound, client-focused and value-adding capabilities

    Essential Skills and Qualifications:

  • 10+ years demonstrable history working within the Asset Management/Wealth Management domain with all key functions (front-, middle- and back-office, compliance, accounting, reporting)

  • 7+ years working as a Business Analyst

  • Must have worked with Charles River previously

  • Good technical understanding of Charles River IMS or similar platform(s) - e.g. Markit thinkFolio, Simcorp Dimension, Advent AXYS, etc.

  • In depth knowledge of business processes and regulatory requirements (eg. MiFID, EMIR, FinfaG, FIDLEG, etc.)

  • Proven track-record working with senior stakeholders (e.g. compliance officer, trading desk, middle office, and Portfolio construction leads)

  • Understanding of key asset classes: Equity, Fixed Income, Exchange Traded Derivatives

  • Understanding of investment decision making processes and strategies

  • Demonstrable experience leading requirements gathering, user acceptance testing

  • Very strong communication and stakeholder management skills

    Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • You are able to work under pressure with a high level of flexibility and to handle multiple challenging priorities and assignments with a can-do approach

  • Project planning/management

  • Delivery management

  • Good SQL skills in order to execute some testing activities

  • German is an advantage
Location: Zurich

Contract Duration: 6 months

Are you interested and available? Then please do not hesitate to contact me via email at I look forward to speaking with you!

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Required Skills:

charles river, business analysis, IT, global markets, wealth management, asset management, Simcorp, regulatory, asset products,

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter has grown to become a preeminent global provider of top talent to businesses requiring highly specialised professionals focusing on Accounting & Finance, Change & Transformation, Compliance, Management Consulting, Operations and Risk & Regulation. Aston Carter’s global reach extends to 16 countries across Europe, Asia and North America – each with a firm focus on the core values that made Aston Carter the company it is today: Commitment, Character & Trust, Relationships, and A Passion for Excellence.

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