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Technical Business Analysis Specialist

Date: May 14, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Scotiabank

 

 

 

 

 

Requisition ID: 62254

 

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.

Overview

 

The Technical Business Lead Analyst is responsible for leading business analysis efforts and configuration based development for Charles River (CRIMS). This role requires an understanding of the financial services industry, with a particular focus on security trading, as well as asset management.

 

What we are looking for?

 

  • Independently resolve complex, multi-faceted problems to meet the business needs of the assigned Lines of Business, by applying their financial and technological knowledge to the design of methodologies, models, and/or systems solutions.  This may involve rapid prototyping, with requirements and solutions developed on an iterative basis that provides interim deliverables until a final production solution is created.  This includes conducting research and analysis, accurately and clearly defining user requirements and processes, and liaising with the users.

 

  • Manage multiple small projects and/or lead specific sections of large projects to implement solutions to business problems.  This involves planning and scheduling resources, developing detailed project plans, monitoring progress against planned objectives, financial review, and securing consensus and co-operation from users and senior management.

 

  • Participate in the systems implementation process by defining business requirements and processes, developing test strategies and test cases, performing testing, defining user procedures and workflows, developing conversion and implementation strategies, verifying conversion, providing user documentation, providing user training, and providing post-implementation support.

 

  • Provide business support to all units Globally, including new and existing product and deal structuring, ad hoc queries and MIS, user training, and assisting with the design and implementation of systems enhancements.  This is made more challenging due to differences in time zones and the variation in the business lines. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that management is kept informed and that problems and issues are escalated appropriately.

 

  • Continually acquire and enhance knowledge of the business line’s strategies and policies, risk management practices and methodologies, product offerings, financial markets, financial instruments, regulatory requirements, Back Office processes, and rapidly changing technology to be able to provide effective business solutions and services to the end user business lines..

 

Are you the right person for the role?

You Have;

 

  • 4 - 6 years of practical IT experience in the relevant projects/lines of business is highly desirable (Asset & Investment Management, Capital Markets, Investment Accounting, Securities trading, Portfolio Management, etc.)
  • The incumbent must be a creative, self-starting, results oriented and highly motivated individual with very good analytical skills in order to apply this knowledge to independently resolve complex business problems.
  • The incumbent must also possess a very good understanding of current IT practices, systems development techniques, including requirements specification and testing methodologies, real time analytical and formal modelling tools and keep current with rapidly changing technology.
  • Project Management experience with a strong understanding of agile project management principles and practices is an asset

 

What’s in it for you?

 

  • The opportunity to join a forward-thinking company surrounded by a collaborative team of innovative thinkers.
  • A great opportunity to leave your “stamp” as we are undergoing multiple exciting and forward thinking initiatives.
  • A rewarding career path with diverse opportunities for professional development.
  • Internal development to support your growth and enhance your skills.
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • An organization committed to making a difference in our communities– for you and our customers.
  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.


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