Senior Business Analyst

Senior Business Analyst

Job description

Job Purpose:

Job Background/context:

  • There is a wide array of projects that are ongoing within Operations and Regulatory Technology space and the Business Analyst will get an exposure to all facets of FX / MM/ Fixed Income and Derivatives Business, Trade Processing and Risk Management, whilst working closely with different business units within Citi._
    Key Responsibilities:

    – _ Take ownership for delivering the development task assigned._

    • Work with stakeholders in Trading Business, Operations, Technology and PMO to run meetings, coordinate and gather business requirements
    • Work with stakeholders across Business lines, for transformation projects to understand their business and process
    • Understand current business process and provide functional design inputs for the proposed technology solution
    • Create high quality documentation for Business and Functional Requirements
    • Manage traceability of requirements from BRD till Test Plan / Results.
    • Analyze huge data sets, create flow diagrams, prepare high level summaries and workflows
    • Engaging successfully with software developers and testers to ensure quality delivery, on time
    • Planning, estimating, managing risks and issues, project reporting, managing stakeholders, and building strong relationships with the business
    • Assist in project execution through JIRA, providing tracking to technical teams and status updates to internal and business stakeholders
      Development Value:

      This role offers the opportunity to partner with Senior Business and Technology leaders and define the next generation Operations Technology platform to be used within Citi’s FXLM business.

      As the platform supports all products traded within FXLM business including FX, Rates, FI, Money Market & Derivatives, the role has high visibility and individual will be considered a critical partner across the various technology and business stakeholder teams.
      Person Specification

      _ Knowledge/Experience:

      • 6+ years of experience as Business Analyst with any Investment/ Global Bank in Foreign Exchange, Trade Processing, Risk Management areas
      • Experience working in a Banking/Financial services industry
      • Understanding full front to back workflow asset classes like (FX/FI/MM/Derivatives) viz., deal capture, deal execution, risk management, confirmations, accounting, settlements etc.
      • Familiarity with SDLC and Agile development methodologies
      • Knowledge of FX Options, Bonds, Rates is a plus
        _ Skills:
        – _ Strong interpersonal and articulation skills (spoken and written)_
        – _ Ability to partner with non-technical and technical peers; ability to work effectively with remote colleagues; participate technical discussions_
        – _ Strong team orientation and commitment to overall team success; willing to go above and beyond to ensure team success; intense customer focus and commitment to driving quality_
        – _ Effective time management skills in order to manage multiple priorities with flexibility on time zones and timelines_
        – _ Logical thinking, High analytical and problem solving skills; innovative and solutions oriented_

        Valuing Diversity:

        Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organizational success.

        Subject Matter Expertise / Technology Partnership

        • Develop best practices to be used in evaluating, selecting and implementing technologies for use within FXLM technology more broadly
        • Monitor new developments in data visualization and analysis technology across ICG and in the industry more generally, and provide recommendations about new technology adoption
          _ Qualifications:

          Strong academic record ideally with a Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science, or related technical discipline from a top tier University. Master’s degree (MBA) with specialization in Finance from top tier University will be an added advantage.

          _ Competencies:

          • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to transform business requirements into precise functional/technical specifications
          • Strong analysis skills; ability to create business analysis from scratch, ability to troubleshoot data quality issues
          • Ability to work as part of various teams and under pressure
          • Able to prioritize conflicting tasks, identifying what is essential and focusing on such
          • Positive attitude, hardworking and ability to take initiative
          • Innovative and Positive ‘Can Do’ attitude
          • Planning and Organizing Ability to identify the steps to be taken to achieve objectives
          • Planning and Organizing Ability to identify the steps to be taken to achieve objectives
          • Resilience Used to working towards tight deadlines, under pressure and using appropriate coping methods to stay focused
          • Resilience Used to working towards tight deadlines, under pressure and using appropriate coping methods to stay focused
          • Accountability self start on goals and achieve targets-
            Job Family Group:


            Job Family:

            Business Analysis / Client Services

            Time Type:

            Full time

            • Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.Qualified a

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    • Company Name: Citi
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    • Location: Bahrain, Manama
    • Job Type: Other

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