Business Analyst - Trade Finance

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions APAC
  • 26 Jun 17

Business Analyst - Trade Finance

As a Business Analyst, this person would:

· Working on client's business operations and IT initiatives
· Conducting stakeholder discussions / workshops for carrying out business analysis, defining solution alternatives, building consensus and obtaining sign-off.
· Documenting client discussions, analysis findings and the recommended solution in clear and concise manner
· Supporting the engagement team during functional validation and deployment of the solution
· Effectively interacting with stakeholders across various business, operations, and IT teams on your own
· Independently managing assigned work streams and ensure high quality deliverables
· Managing work-stream plans within the engagement, if necessary
· Developing strong working relationships with clients and ensure positive client feedback

Job Requirement s (Please specify mandatory skills, additional skills)

· Minimum of 4-6 years of experience as a consultant or business analyst, preferably in a consulting or IT services vendor firm with exposure to methodologies and frameworks for business analysis
· Prior experience in banking / financial services is a must, with good broader understanding of banking or capital markets, and deep understanding in at least one area preferably front or middle office domain
· Post graduate qualification in Finance or an MBA from a reputed Institution. In exceptional case, candidates with four year degree program from a reputed university and appropriate work experience would be considered

· Proficient in requirements management, business analysis and solution definition
· Knowledge of Trade Finance, typical business requirements and functional specifications templates
· Proficient in data analysis using spreadsheet based and/or SQL queries
· Strong communication skills in English - verbal and written
· Ability to conduct well-structured discussions with business, operations and IT stakeholders
· Good co-ordination skills to work in partnership with various stakeholders
· Ability to independently plan, carry out and track assigned tasks and ensure their timely completion
· Proficient in use of Microsoft Office suite, including Visio and MS Project
· Ability to perform in a tight deadline environment
· Strong attention to detail and strong analytical

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