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Business Analyst - Asset Management

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My client a top Asset Management firm, based in the west end of London are looking for a Business analyst .

Job Code: 04042016
Pay Rate: circa £70000

Job Description:

The position is primarily responsible for providing business, process and data analysis to support a range of projects relating to but not exclusively the integration of two investment management businesses, enhanced scalability of the processes and procedures and introduction of new systems from existing service providers and new service providers with a focus on the Operations aspects of the business.
The role requires interaction with all aspects on the Investment Management business including the client and investment teams as well as other parts of the Group including central support services such as IT.  

1.    Detailed preparation of business and functional specifications
i.    Collaborate with colleagues to define and document the business requirements
ii.    To engage with both internal and external parties to understand and define the options available to meet the business requirements
iii.    To identify critical obstacles and challenges and escalate to the Director or Operations or relevant stakeholders

2.    Management of change delivery 
i.    Adhere to the defined change management procedures
ii.    Working with the senior members of the Operations team to structure and oversee the delivery of change projects to the agreed specifications and timeline
iii.    Support the business through the defined change processes in terms of User Acceptance Testing 
iv.    Working with the business delivery appropriate process and procedure documentation
v.    Handle query management and follow ups efficiently

3.    Effective status reporting
i.    Timely and appropriate communication updates to be provided to work stream participants and line manager
ii.    Task prioritization to be agreed with your line manager to meet the business priorities


5 years’ experience in the financial sector and preferably worked on operations related projects
Proven project management skills including structuring of projects and timely delivery
Experience or projects relating to investment management accounting platforms, order management systems CRM and fee related software would be appreciated.

Strong communication skills both verbal and written
Strong analytical skills of complex data
Ability to understand projects from both the systems and business perspective and articulate the different issues to stakeholders.
Multi-tasking skills
Attention to detail

Preferred Skills: