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IHS Markit
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Mar 21
IHS Markit
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Mar 21
Equities Business Analyst - Corporate Actions
Equities Business Analyst - Corporate Actions

As a Business analyst you will be reporting directly to the Product Manager for the Custom Baskets Integrated Solution. CBIS. You will work within the scrum team.

You will have deep experience of Corporate Actions handling from a fund accounting/administration or Index Provider background

In addition to the operational responsibilities you will also play a key role in supporting projects, developments and testing of features affecting CBIS and the wider Eclipse solution.

Your key accountabilities
  • Good practical knowledge of fund corporate actions types and how they affect the value of a Portfolio or Fund
  • Deep and proven experience in corporate action handling
  • Work with clients to gather their requirements
  • 5+ years experience as a business analyst from an Index provider background
  • Write business documentation including training material
  • Additionally, the successful applicant will train clients in the use of the custom baskets product
  • Review sign-off processes and implement procedural improvements to reduce risk and improve efficiency
  • Follow up any issues arising with other areas such as Asset Valuation, Corporate Actions, within Product Management and see through to resolution
  • Timely escalation of any issues or exceptions found during processing to Product Manager
  • Provide support for issue resolution and various business developments and initiatives
  • Participation in projects
  • Participation in daily product development scrum
  • Work with the scrum team to write product development jiras and create process flow diagrams for new idea
  • Use SQL to query product databases ad support data analysis
  • User UI prototyping tools such as Balsamiq to visualize product ideas
  • Knowledge of the Sell side investment banks operations is an advantage but not essential
  • Effective presentational and communication skills at all levels (from individual user to executive)
  • Client focused with the ability to reason logically and provide innovative solutions

Desirable skills
  • Knowledge of Custom Baskets an advantage
  • Experience with index creation and administration.
  • Feature and story writing
  • Previous NAV Sign-off/ NAV Oversight/ Fund Accounting/Fund Administration experience
  • NAV calculation experience
  • Previous experience with an index provider
  • Ability to work with complex Excel spread sheets
  • Fund Accounting qualification, or Investment Management Certificate (IMC) would be a distinct advantage but not mandatory.

Key Competencies for the role
  • Corporate actions handling
  • Delivers results: Takes ownership for delivery
  • Problem Analysis
  • Initiating and adapting to change: Process improvements
  • Stakeholder/Client Management
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