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Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Type: Full-Time
Primary Location: New York, NY, US
Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Business Analyst to support the Funding in Resolution work-stream that is part of a broader Resolution and Recovery Planning (RRP). Key deliveries of the work-stream include enhancements to the firm’s strategic Liquidity Stress Test report, the Barometer.

The Resolution & Recovery Planning (RRP) effort requires applying stress assumptions regarding business actions in a resolution scenario to generate estimated daily Liquidity needs. It is key to capture of all relevant asset and liability positions, as well as consideration of knock-on effects from trading activity (e.g., linking trade activity to the unwind of financing positions as well as margin requirements for derivative hedges).
Key Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with Liquidity function to document business requirements and perform data analysis to support requirements definition
  • Work closely with IT on functional analysis, design and prototyping
  • Develop test cases against requirements and performing end to end business-level testing of the solution
  • Support project management issue tracking and status reporting
The RRP Funding in Resolution project team primarily consists of Liquidity (Treasury, Risk, Liquidity Reporting ), Finance Change, and IT resources across NY, Zurich, Dublin, Poland and Pune. The hiring department is Finance Change NY, where key delivery leads and Project Managers are based. Within Finance Change, each lead is assigned to a workstream or discrete piece of work within a workstream. They work closely with their Line and IT colleagues to progress delivery against plan.


Job Requirements
  • Consistent track record as a senior technical business analyst (8-10+ yrs) within the banking sector or with a renowned consultancy firm, focusing on Finance
  • Prior experience Financial Accounting and Regulatory Reporting space
  • Experience in writing Business Requirements Document (BRD), developing Excel prototypes to support IT design and development, writing test cases and ability to document information accurately and succinctly
  • Experience test planning, execution and defect tracking
  • Exceptional data analysis skills including Data Warehousing (SQL)
  • Ability to perform detailed data analysis tasks that includes: Advanced excel, OLAP & accessing several systems either through GUI (OBIEE, business objects, or any other reporting tool) or through back-end SQL access
  • Working knowledge OTC Derivatives, Security Financing, Loans, Cash Securities products, transactions and data
  • Understanding of accounting concepts and financial data
  • Ability to work with cross-functional, cross-regional project teams and participate in discussions with key stakeholders to develop requirements and close-out open issues
  • Proactively manage issues/risks on projects with timely issue escalations and suggestions for issue resolutions.
  • Self-starter who can work independently and is an excellent team player
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Highly organized with attention to detail

Prospect 33 is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are a diverse and inclusive company. Great talent is always welcome at Prospect 33 regardless of background, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, religious views, or even political views.

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