Senior Counterparty Risk Management Business Analyst consultant

London, UK
Closing date
24 Sep 2020

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Technology & New Media
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Job description: Full time position within LUNALOGIC UK Ltd, based in London,

As a Risk Business Analyst consultant you will work on high value-added missions within the Risk Management Department of our clients.

Main Duties and Responsibilities of Role::
  • Requirements gathering and functional architecture design:
    • Work closely with stakeholders (Risk Managers, Front Office, Quant teams) to understand business needs and document business requirements, document changes to technology systems and contribute to functional architecture of software systems
    • Extract and analyse data to understand current state and specify changes
    • Communicate different aspects of functional architecture to stakeholders
  • Technical solution facilitation:
    • Work closely with development teams to ensure requirements are understood and technology solutions are designed and built to a high quality standard
  • Testing Strategy:
    • Design and execute testing plans for solutions to validate that business requirements have been met and system performance meets expectations
  • Transition:
    • Work with Service Transition to manage the deployment of new solutions to production environments, including user on-boarding and training as well as supporting the development of operating models
  • Ad-hoc Analysis:
    • Support the management in providing analysis to help the bank respond to regulatory enquires or estimate potential cost and complexity of future software deliveries
  • Presentation and Reporting
    • Generate reporting and presentations tailored to specific audiences to keep sponsors and stakeholders informed of progress

In addition to contribution to change projects you will additionally be expected to acquire and continually develop your understanding of:
  • Regulatory frameworks for financial institutions
  • Financial derivatives and pricing
  • Software delivery lifecycle methodology
  • Client's key strategic objectives and ongoing initiatives which impact RISK
  • Client's systems and analysis tools

Essentials :
  • Technical skills and qualifications
    • Proven BA experience
    • Strong knowledge of Market, Counterparty and Credit Risk disciplines.
    • Excellent academic background (strong mathematical, analytical and quantitative skills are advantageous)
    • UI / UX topics experience
    • Keen interest in and understanding of software project delivery
    • Understanding and experience of working with IT systems, coupled with an ability and curiosity to understand key aspects of risk methodologies.
    • SQL knowledge required and Software development experience is a bonus.
    • Application Design knowledge would be a plus
  • Soft skills
    • Proficient written & oral communication with the ability to tailor presentation of complex information to a range of different audiences
    • Excellent organisational and time management skills
    • Excellent spoken and written English (French would be a plus)
  • Behaviours
    • Ability to learn quickly and results driven
    • Capacity for critical thinking & ability to exercise good judgement with a strong sense of responsibility
    • Strong work ethic and exemplary conduct in line with Client's values
    • Proactive and structured approach to addressing or resolving problems, taking initiative and showing high levels of responsibility to see issues through to resolution
    • Motivation and ability to work collaboratively as part of a global team,
    • Motivation and drive to develop a career in technology in financial institutions
  • Preferred experience/skills
    • A minimum of 5 years in the banking industry
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