Financial trading processes Business Analyst

Location: San Francisco, CA
Job Title: Financial trading processes Business Analyst
Location: San Francisco, CA (Local candidates only)
Contract position

Job description:
Translate requirements into functional specifications and detailed data and process flow design documents, and participate in the full development process life-cycle from concept through implementation of Transaction Cost Analysis testing and support. Requires an understanding of buy-side and sell-side trading processes and trade execution.

- Collaborate with the project team and technology partners to identify data needs required to implement the system to enable Account transaction monitoring for Compliance purposes.
- Ensure business requirements are being met with the delivered business functionality of the vendor solution and highlight differences and potential changes/solutions
- Develop and communicate process changes, enhancements, and modifications – verbally and through written documentation – to management, peers, staff, and other employees so that issues and solutions are understood.
- Work closely with vendors to track and debug issues.
- Communicate results and insights with project teams and stakeholders
 Experience & Skills
- 3-6 years of relevant work experience with background in portfolio management.
- 3-6 years of relevant experience in business analysis and/or data management
- In-depth knowledge of trading and trading processes: such as Buy side & Sell side trading, Discretionary and non-discretionary portfolio management, Equities, ETFs, Mutual Funds, Fixed Income, Derivatives
- Knowledge gained from working with trading professionals (front office facing) for Trade Cost Analysis
- Strong quantitative and analytical skills - ability to quickly analyze issues to identify key insights and apply them to the business
- Clear, high-level understanding of complex data models
- Focus on development/ improvement of process to support continuous evolution of a more competitive and profitable Bank
- Excellent communication skills, including ability to present effectively to both business and technical audiences at all levels

Education: BA in Mathematics, Finance, Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering preferred
Warmest regards,
Aileen Bradley
Addastaff Consulting, Inc.
Senior Technical Recruiter
650-638-9633 x303

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