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Business Analyst

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ENVIRONMENT:

A dynamic investment company invites a highly skilled Business Analyst to join their team. Strong preference will be given to employment equity applications.

 

DUTIES:

Identify, gather, analyse and document business requirements and translate these into specifications.

Effectively communicate business specifications to internal IT developers and external IT consultants.

Understand, enhance and deliver improved business processes.

Co-ordinate and respond to testing requirements.

Take ownership of projects and manage resources and delivery.

Ensure that solutions conform to Enterprise Architectural standards, compliance and company standards at all times

Risk & Compliance Responsibilities

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Technical Knowledge and Experience

An understanding of data and systems architecture as it relates to front office and operations.

Life-cycle knowledge of investment process through to implementation, compliance, dealing and operations processes including settlement and reconciliation.

An excellent knowledge of all asset-classes and the use of derivatives would be desirable.

A good understanding of the project life cycle, specifically in relation to gathering business requirements and producing high quality specifications.

Strong in SQL

Good Excel skills.

 

Systems Skills

Experience with some of the following applications would be an advantage: Thinkfolio, Statpro, FactSet, Bloomberg, QlikView.

 

Attributes

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – both verbal and written.

Able to multi-task; work to tight deadlines and able to cope under pressure.

A strong personality able to withstand exposure to demanding Front Office teams.

Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.

Strong problem-solving ability/logical thinker and highly numerate.

Must be organised and able to prioritize duties and responsibilities.

Able to work in a team.

 

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

COMMENTS:

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA Citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please e-mail a word copy of your CV to julz@datafin.com and mention the reference numbers of the jobs.

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