Business Analyst

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Robert Walters Hong Kong
  • 31 Aug 16

About our client Our client is a leading asset management company.

Responsibilities

Application Solutions
Work closely with global counterparties to identify solutions and alternatives to business and application problems, outlining their relative merits, cost, compatibility, etc., to ensure clients make informed decisions
Establish relationships with work area leaders in order to determine optimal solutions for complex business needs.
Ensure stakeholders have a common understanding of project deliverables and parameters (e.g. Time, cost, quality and benefits).
Build and maintain external vendor relationships to keep abreast of changing practices in the financial sector and ability to bring together research of options available to assist business partners in making informed decisions regarding specific business needs.

Application Management
Proactively identify issues, modifying plans as business conditions change, assessing courses of action and developing recommendations
Able to communication and escualte project risks and issues to project team and stakholders
Ensure that all processes and applications continue to meet the mandated regulatory and compliance requirement.
Development of test strategies, test plans, test cases and expected results in consultation with clients to ensure that initiatives being implemented meet expected deliverables.
Maintaining focus as priorities change, keeping business needs and importance in perspective as it relates to overall strategic goals and communicating these changes to business lines in an understandable, justified and acceptable means

Requirements
3-5 years of hands on experience with Application Management functions and Business Analysis experience.
University degree in Financial or Technology related discipline.
Proven capability in initiating, motivating and managing change effectively, independently as well as part of a team in an international setting.
Demonstrated leadership and project management skills and methodology with a service oriented interpersonal style.
Key Business Functions experiences include Back Office (Securities Operations and Accounting), and Middle Office (Compliance and Performance Measurement and Attribution).
Key Applications experiences would include: investment accounting system (e.g. SimCorp Dimension, Portia, Eagle Star, HiPort, SS&C Pacer, Maximis and Lawson Financial Applications).
Knowledge and project experience with other Asian local back office application is an advantage.
Experience on Bloomberg AIM, FactSet, Barclays POINT, Omgeo CTM is an advantage.
Highly developed presentation and communication skills.
Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese.
Able to work under pressure, with multiple prioritised tasks.
Able to flag risks and esculate issues.
Ability to travel and work in teams and independently across an international setting.