Derivatives Business Analyst

  • Competetive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Insight Investment
  • 23 Sep 16

Insight are currently looking to hire an Asset Management specialist to provide Business Analysis tasks for the Quant Projects and Development team.

~~Working as part of our Investment Technology and Operations the activities of this role will range from  gathering / documenting business requirements, producing functional specifications, testing, handover with the relevant IT Support team(s) as well as ad-hoc BAU tasks.

Whilst we are not looking for a Quant for this hire we would need you to have a strong mathematical background as the ability to navigate the complexity that comes of working with a Quant function is a critical requirement.  Additionally strong communication skills are a must as the role involves significant interaction across our front office.

Role accountabilities are as follows (note: this is not an exhaustive list)

1. Complete business analysis tasks within specified timeframes by:
-  Gathering, documenting and gaining sign off on business requirements
- Delivery of functional specifications to IT developers
- Carrying out UAT, ensuring all issues have been captured and prioritised
-  Performing complete handovers on new system enhancements to the relevant IT support team(s)

2.  Completing BAU tasks within specified time frames. Tasks range from data changes through to reporting changes

3.  Build and maintain a good working relationship with the business and IT

  Insight Investment is a leading global asset manager, responsible for assets under management across liability driven investment, currency management, fixed income, absolute return, multi-asset and specialist investment strategies.

We design innovative investment solutions for our clients that have one objective in mind: meeting their specific needs. We aim to deliver consistent and repeatable performance by focusing only on those things we know we can do well.

Located across the globe, our clients include pension funds, corporates, local authorities