Lead Systems Analyst - Investment Compliance

  • DOE
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • The Resource Collaborative
  • 10 Dec 18

Our client is a large global asset management firm and this opportunity is located in their Boston office. Relocation assistance will be offered.

Our client is a large global asset management firm and this opportunity is located in their Boston office. Relocation assistance will be offered.

The Compliance Systems team is responsible for providing solutions that meet the firm's guideline monitoring obligations. Guideline Monitoring is an integral part of the Portfolio Construction process – investors and portfolio managers look to leverage guidelines as key inputs into their decision making process. This critical function also protects the investment and trading process from investment errors. In addition, the regulatory environment is under constant pressure and this team provides solutions that ensure the firm is compliant and able to respond quickly to a regulator's request. Members of the team play critical roles in the firm's success by providing technology solutions which improve the quality, speed, and efficiency of a highly complex industry with a sophisticated client base. It is their strong belief that the tools developed by the Compliance Systems team differentiate the firm from their competitors in the financial industry.

As a senior member of the Compliance Systems team, this individual will have the following responsibilities:

  • Oversight of the planning, prioritization, design, implementation, maintenance, support, and enhancement of the complex applications used by the firm's Guideline Monitoring and Portfolio Monitoring teams.
  • Partner with Business Functions to identify and document business requirements for new capabilities. This includes working closely with the Guideline Monitoring business team and managing relationships with business owners across different departments.
  • Creation and Analysis of business requirements to provide direction into solution designs, project estimates, and manage overall delivery.
  • The role requires hands-on involvement, problem resolution, knowledge of the software applications and data flows
  • Partnering effectively with internal Development, QA teams and vendors to deliver solutions
  • Interaction with other Business, IT, and Data teams within the firm to ensure effective integration with portfolio management and trading tools
  • Team management responsibilities include the recruiting, supervision, and development of staff and consultants – lines reporting directly to this role would be for Product Owners / Business Analysts, and Production Support team members
  • Coaching and building up the team

Minimum Requirements

  • 7 years or more experience in a systems role supporting business professionals in the investment industry
  • Demonstrated track record throughout the systems lifecycle, with proven expertise in the analysis, delivery, and, support of major applications
  • Strong all-around project management and project methodology skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, taking initiative as necessary
  • Strong team leadership and mentoring skills, managing teams across the organization including employees, consultants and vendors
  • Demonstrated strong client focus and relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated experience in a role that supports business teams
  • Hands-on knowledge of SQL and relational database technology
  • Strong analytical and hands-on problem solving skills with an attention to detail
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field is considered a plus
  • Experience with Fidessa Sentinel would be considered a plus