Excel, VBA, Developer, Fixed Income, Front Office, Banking

London (Greater)
£600 - £750 per day
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Excel, VBA, Developer, Fixed Income, Front Office, Banking

A leading investment bank are currently recruiting for a contract VBA developer with fixed-income knowledge, and who is able to analyse existing end-user created spreadsheets, repair, improve and enhance them, and deliver the results directly to the business.

The candidate will be expected to use their significant knowledge and experience to recommend solutions to existing and new problems, and also recommend opportunities for improvement. The longer term vision for these spreadsheets is to implement them onto a strategic platform, and so an element of this role will be to document the existing spreadsheets and work with the development team to facilitate a re-write.

Although the candidate would be working closely with the Programme Manager for Fixed Income, there is a large amount of autonomy in the role, which could be working with senior stakeholders in Fixed Income

The successful candidate will be expected to have strong analysis and VBA skills with a proven record of project participation and delivery, gained within an investment management business (preferably fixed income). The ability to understand technical design and assess an approach to rectify any issues encountered is also important.

Essential skills
  • Proven experience of VBA to an advanced standard
  • Good working knowledge of contemporary Business Analysis techniques with a proven record of project participation and delivery.
  • Good working knowledge of Fixed Income
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Able to work to tight deadlines, and manage several tasks concurrently
  • Ability to understand technical issues and assess approach to rectify issues.

Desirable skills
  • Experience of front office business
  • Working knowledge of project/development life cycles including formal methods
  • Experience of agile iterative development

Please send an up to date CV

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