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Professional Services - Business Analyst

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Johannesburg
SalaryR35K - R28k
Job TypePermanent
EducationDegree
Experience5+ years
ReferenceDA2012-BA-1019
Emailit.jobs(at)hireresolve.co.za
Fax0866007977

Job Description

Opportunity for a Senior Business Analysts to join a Major Consulting Company. You will be working in the financial industry. If you think this is the position for you, please send through your application ASAP

Required:

5+ years working in systems or business analysis, preferably in the capital markets industry

If Front Office: Detailed hands-on knowledge about industry-standard front office standards for market data management (bootstrapping algorithm), trade capture, pricing (Black-Scholes, Cox-Ross), and risk (Monte Carlo, VAR). Functional experience should encompass any or all of the following asset classes: credit derivatives, interest rate derivatives, equity derivatives, fixed income, or FX.

If Back Office: Detailed hands-on knowledge about industry-standard back office processing functional areas, including settlements (SWIFT, ACH, Fed Wire), documentation (confirmation, advices, reset advices, etc.) and accounting (general ledger,PnL accounting, etc.). Functional experience should encompass any or all of the following asset classes: credit derivatives, interest rate derivatives, equity derivatives, fixed income, or FX.

Strong technical skills – even though this is a business position, the candidate must be very “tech savvy” and technically self-sufficient – ability to read code will be highly valued, and experience designing/building front office systems will be especially valuable. Some knowledge of Java or C++ will be very useful.

Strong ability to map conceptual financial and business elements to practical system capabilities. Should be able to translate front office business requirements into actual system configuration.

Excellent interpersonal skills. The person in this role will spend significant amounts of time working hands-on educating and training customers, and patience will be key to success.

Willingness and ability to travel frequently, as required.

Previous software company experience will be highly valued. In particular, previous experience with implementing front office systems will be key to success.

Must be client driven, have the ability to work within a team environment, and be focused on providing a high quality of service to the client

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: it.jobs@hireresolve.co.za or fax to: 086 600 7977. You can also contact Debré/Sam/Cheyenne on 011 807 8064

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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