Senior Business Analyst Senior Business Analyst …

Fidelity International
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Jul 21
Fidelity International
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Jul 21
Senior Business Analyst
About the opportunity
Department Description

Investment Management Technology provides systems development, implementation and support services for Fidelity International's global Investment Management division. We support Fund Managers, Research Analysts, Traders and other supporting groups in all of Fidelity International's locations, including London, Dublin, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.

Purpose of the Role

The role is to be a member of a Strategic FX project team supporting the phased delivery of a global initiative to bring order currency exposure and cash target management, modelling, order generation and trade execution workflows onto Charles River, FIL's strategic OMS.

The role requires a skill set that encompasses the full spectrum of business analyst activities through the project life cycle. The role is both business and technology facing and will require excellent relationship management and communication skills to ensure a superior service to stakeholders and technology partners is maintained.

In addition, the candidate will need to have familiarity with the CRD application including system administration, order generation and the NMWB module as well as workflow design and system configuration. The candidate should also have experience across most or all the major asset classes specifically including currency spot, forward and NDF management and trading.

The candidate should have general business analysis skills including the defining, analysing and documenting business requirements, designing technical and workflow solutions as well as managing the delivery, testing and deployment of those solutions to delivery.

Key Responsibilities

Project Execution
  • Provide input into project timelines, estimation, action plans and risk management procedures
  • Ensure timely completion of work packages in line with project deadline and schedule
  • Act as a proxy customer facilitating open communication between the internal customer and development teams
Requirements Planning and Management
  • Work with Project Managers and Business Sponsors to agree on the Terms of Reference for changes
  • Ensure that all Stakeholders have a common understanding of what is being delivered
  • Be self-sufficient in identifying and understanding business requirement/issues
  • Identify & escalate as appropriate, issues & instances where an agreed target or deadline is at risk or will not be met
Requirements Analysis and Documentation
  • Form part of the conversation with the business on their target operating model
  • Identify requirements effectively and efficiently
  • Produce different forms of analysis documentation to an appropriate and agreed level of depth
  • Deliver presentation or workshop sessions on requirements to stakeholder groups
  • Regularly review and edit requirements, specifications, business processes, estimates and recommendations relating to the proposed solution, to ensure they are up to date throughout the life cycle of the project
Embedding (e.g. Testing, Training, Support, Process Re-engineering etc.)
  • Support the Test function with knowledge that aids test scripting & execution, including handovers & walkthroughs
  • Work with the Test team to define defects, acceptable tolerances within various types of testing
Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Business Analysis experience including project management and execution methodologies
  • Financial Services and/or Consultancy experience, especially in the FX and/or cash management sector.
  • Detailed knowledge Charles River, preferably in Version 17r1 or above
  • Previous experience of working with the New Manager Workbench, System Configuration and Workflow Rules in Charles River
  • Good understanding of data and data modelling to assist with systems integration planning
  • Understanding of FIX and EMX applications would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Excellent requirements analysis and consultative skills, with a logical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to operate effectively with limited oversight
  • Excellent communication (written & oral), interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Ability to work in a demanding and fast paced environment with speed and discipline
  • Confident working with senior management across multiple business areas
  • Ability to review proposed solutions and make recommendations
About you

About Fidelity International
Fidelity International offers investment solutions and services and retirement expertise to more than 2.5 million customers globally. As a privately held, purpose-driven company with a 50-year heritage, we think generationally and invest for the long term. Operating in more than 25 countries and with $739.9 billion in total assets, our clients range from central banks, sovereign wealth funds, large corporates, financial institutions, insurers and wealth managers, to private individuals.

Our Workplace & Personal Financial Health business provides individuals, advisers and employers with access to world-class investment choices, third-party solutions, administration services and pension guidance. Together with our Investment Solutions & Services business, we invest $567 billion on behalf of our clients. By combining our asset management expertise with our solutions for workplace and personal investing, we work together to build better financial futures.

Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we. We are proud of our inclusive culture and encourage applications from the widest mix of talent, whatever your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, social background and more.

As a flexible employer, we trust our people to perform their role in the way that works best for them, our clients and our business. We are a disability-friendly company and would welcome a conversation with you if you feel you might benefit from any reasonable adjustments to perform to the best of your ability during the recruitment process and beyond. Data as at 31 March 2021. Read more at

Applying to this Job Role: Please note you are only required to upload your CV/Resume to the application screen.
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