Business Analyst (Back Office focus) - Information Technology

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • China Merchants Securities International Co., Ltd
  • 22 Jun 17

Business Analyst (Back Office focus) - Information Technology

China Merchants Securities International Co., Limited (“we”), wholly owned by China Merchant Securities Company Limited (Stock Code: 6099.HK/600999.SH), is principally engaged in the provision of a wide range of financial services including brokerage, corporate financing, sales and trading, leveraged and structured lending, asset management, private equity, global commodities and futures. We are searching high caliber talents to help develop and take part in the growth of our business.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Gather  & analysis user requirements, understand the user and business needs;
  • Work closely with the various securities asset class (e.g. Equities, Derivatives, Fixed Income, Commodities and others) Back office (such as Business Operations, Compliance & etc.) and front office business stakeholders to ensure alignment with corporate strategies;
  • Create project plans and other required documents such as Business requirements Documents(BRDs) for project management through internal standard tools and templates, with the commitment and buy in from all team members;
  • Perform gap analysis between business  user and technical objectives and serve as an IT liaison into the business user communities;
  • Deliver Business Requirements Documents, Process Flows and Testing Document;
  • UAT planning and driving the UAT execution; 
  • Work closely with stakeholders, developers, architects and a variety of end user;
  • Provide 3rd level production support ;
  • Produce effective and regular project status reports to keep management and stakeholders apprised of updated project status, major issues, change requests and milestone achievements or misses. Provide regular project progress reports to Steering Committee;
  • Maintain good relationship between the business and the IT project team, managing appropriate business expectations and negotiating compromise where appropriate; 
  • Coordinate effectively with both internal and external parties or vendor to ensure clear commitment on deliverables, dates and keep track of the project financials; and
  • Other related duties as assigned by senior management.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree holder of information technology, Computer Science, Finance, Business Administration or a related discipline;
  • A minimum of  3-4 years of business analysis experience at financial institutions with Back office project experience;
  • Detailed Equities Cash, Derivatives product knowledge required. Fixed Income, Commodities, FX and Prime Brokerage are very desirable;
  • Knowledge of Securities Trade Processing lifecycle. Experience of working in Back Office Banking environment, with proven ability work across business functions (from Front Office through Operations, Finance, Risk, Legal & Compliance); 
  • Understanding of Securities Post Trade Processing lifecycle (especially for stock /futures trading), especially Equities and Fixed Income;
  • Prior experience of Banking or Financial organization is preferable;
  • Ability to work with Legal & Compliance specialists in order to incorporate regulatory text, business terms & rules into business requirements & control framework focused text and documentation;
  • Ability to work effectively to strict timelines and deadlines;
  • PMP or Prince2 certification holder would be an advantage;
  • Good understanding of IT systems and functions in general. Exposure to technologies such as Java, C##, C++, SQL /Oracle database, Linux would be an advantage;
  • With a proactive and can do attitude;
  • Willing to travel overseas and mainland China when required; and
  • Excellent command of spoken and written Chinese and English. Putonghua is an advantage.

We offer attractive remuneration and benefits including 5-day working week to the right candidates. Interested parties, please send your full resume including your CURRENT and EXPECTED salary to Head of Human Resources Division, China Merchants Securities (International) Co., Ltd., 48/F, One Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong or by email.

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