|Date Posted:||Wednesday, August 8th, 2018|
|Job Location:||Hackensack, NJ|
|Required Skills:||EAGLE STAR/PACE Business Analyst III|
Eagle STAR/PACE – Senior Business Analyst
with Fortune 500 Financial Institution
JERSEY CITY, NJ - However, this is flexible and candidate can be accommodated in the other locations as well such as Boston, Everett, Westborough in MA and Pittsbugh in PA and New York City in NY.
The business objective of the broader program is to onboard an Investment Management end client to our fund accounting and middle office outsourcing platform. The candidate will be part of a team that is currently involved in analyzing, understanding, specifying and delivering the integration of the Investment Manager end client into the platform. The project spans multiple phases and first targets the on-boarding of the client’s mutual fund book of business, followed by Middle office outsourcing.
The candidate is expected to have a deep experience in Eagle suite of products (specifically Eagle STAR/PACE). Relevant experience working with multiple asset classes and the end to end investment management / fund accounting life cycle is preferred. The candidate will be a member of the Business Systems Analyst (BSA) team and will help in translating business requirements into functional specifications. The candidate is expected to interact on a regular basis with key stakeholders such as the client, BAs, BSAs, product, operations, development and testing teams. The candidate will also participate in documenting functional test cases and participate in functional testing as needed.
7+ years overall BA / BSA experience in requirements gathering, data mapping, and data analysis with at least 4+ years of experience as a BA / BSA in the Investment Management or Investment Services industry (Middle Office Outsourcing, Fund accounting etc.). Partner effectively with development teams.
3+ years of experience in one or more Eagle suite of products – Eagle STAR (most preferred), PACE etc.
Experience in mapping inbound data like Trades, Security Master, Corporate Actions, Pricing, Transfer Agency feeds, Expenses (mutual fund and otherwise) and other related reference data to Eagle STAR/PACE message Streams, panels, and uploaders as well as ability to work on outbound extracts / reporting. Good understanding of financial instruments and processing within Eagle STAR / PACE.
Leverage the core product capabilities without major customization to solve business needs.
Excellent SQL skills with an ability to navigate the Eagle STAR/PACE data model using table joins. Ability to investigate and help resolve issues by using the appropriate tools within the product.
Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, science, or technology
Investment management or Investment Services industry business operations experience in one or more areas involving - Trade processing, Investment Accounting, Fund Accounting, Reconciliation, Security Reference Data, Pricing, Corporate Actions, Performance Measurement and Attribution etc.
Industry certification in CFA, CIPM, FRM, or an advanced degree like MBA.
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