Business Analyst in Boston, MA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/15/2020
  • Job ID:
    301317

Job Description

Business Analyst Overview:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Junior Business Systems Analyst for an opportunity in Boston, MA.The Business Systems Analyst is a member of the Regulatory team whose focus is supporting project-based reporting solutions for internal customers (Legal and Compliance departments).

Responsibilities:

  • Elicit, understand, and document the regulatory reporting business requirements, processes and workflows developing both written and visual depictions of requirements and process flows.
  • Perform data analysis, data mapping, and develop ad hoc queries
  • Write SQL queries, scripts, ETL jobs
  • Evaluate data sources and technology options, recommend appropriate solutions, and create the functional specifications that meet those requirements
  • Perform QA testing of developed deliverables and assist with User Acceptance Testing
  • Analyze current and future regulations to determine best application to client data.
  • Review current regulatory solutions for completeness and accuracy
  • Manage and work on multiple projects
  • Work closely with internal developers building regulatory framework
  • Manage the prioritization, logging and tracking of user related issues, defects, enhancements and work requests

Job Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in finance, technology discipline or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years business analysis and/or system development experience
  • 2-5 years' experience in the financial services industry, preferably buy-side
  • Experience with Equity and Fixed Income instruments, especially derivatives
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Knowledge of trade, position, and security master data
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Experience with EU transaction reporting, EMIR, MiFID II is a plus
  • Experience with data migrations and third-party integrations is a plus
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks with tight time deadlines
  • Strong problem solving and practical decision making skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Maintain a strong commitment to quality
  • Tools used: Microsoft Office, SQL Server, Oracle, Markit EDM, Eagle PACE, Microsoft Visio, ESP Enterprise Scheduler, Kettle

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

Job Requirements

We are looking for a Junior Business Systems Analyst! Basic Purpose: The Business Systems Analyst is a member of the Regulatory team whose focus is supporting project-based reporting solutions for internal customers (Legal and Compliance departments). Primary Responsibilities: Elicit, understand, and document the regulatory reporting business requirements, processes and workflows developing both written and visual depictions of requirements and process flows. Perform data analysis, data mapping, and develop ad hoc queries Write SQL queries, scripts, ETL jobs Evaluate data sources and technology options, recommend appropriate solutions, and create the functional specifications that meet those requirements Perform QA testing of developed deliverables and assist with User Acceptance Testing Analyze current and future regulations to determine best application to client data. Review current regulatory solutions for completeness and accuracy Manage and work on multiple projects Work closely with internal developers building regulatory framework Manage the prioritization, logging and tracking of user related issues, defects, enhancements and work requests Job Requirements: Undergraduate degree in finance, technology discipline or equivalent experience 2-5 years business analysis and/or system development experience 2-5 years’ experience in the financial services industry, preferably buy-side Experience with Equity and Fixed Income instruments, especially derivatives Ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision Strong SQL skills Strong Excel skills Knowledge of trade, position, and security master data Strong analytical skills and attention to detail Experience with EU transaction reporting, EMIR, MiFID II is a plus Experience with data migrations and third-party integrations is a plus Capable of managing multiple tasks with tight time deadlines Strong problem solving and practical decision making skills Ability to work in a team environment Excellent verbal and written skills Maintain a strong commitment to quality Tools used: Microsoft Office, SQL Server, Oracle, Markit EDM, Eagle PACE, Microsoft Visio, ESP Enterprise Scheduler, Kettle About Signature Consultants, LLC Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients’ technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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