Business Analyst- Front Office Risk- Investment Banking

London (Greater)
£65000 - £75000 per annum
17 Jan 2014
24 Jan 2014
Nihal Wagle
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Analyst, Technology Change, Front Office Risk, Requirements Definition, Solution Delivery, OTC Products, Credit, Rates, Counterparty and Credit Risk, Clearing, Margining, Platform Change, Investment Banking

My client, a Tier 1 Investment Banking organisation, has an upcoming requirement for a Business Analyst from a technology background to join a growing team on a business critical programme within Front Office Risk. The programme encompasses the rationalisation and consolidation of a newly built strategic margining platform in the Front Office Risk space. It is likely that you will be working on multiple projects and you will therefore be required to utilise your end to end Business Analyst skills. You will be required to be both business facing to front office Counterparty Risk stakeholders as well as demonstrate strong technology skills (SQL scripts, overall database skills). To be successful in this role you will need:

- Detailed end to end Business Analysis skills including business and functional requirements

- Strong background in Investment Banking with a solid understanding of Front Office/Credit/Market Risk

- A background in OTC products (ideally Credit or Rates) highly beneficial

- An understanding of margin calculations in relation to Dodd Frank and EMIR highly beneficial

- Proven ability to face off to challenging front office stakeholders

- Proven ability to work closely with technology teams to deliver optimal solutions

- Strong understanding of investment banking platform change

- Strong technology background- SQL scripts, overall database skills

- Any understanding of Counterparty and Credit Risk, Front Office Risk, Clearing, Margining, Settlements, Prime Brokerage highly regarded

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