Our Client a premiere Investment Bank, is looking for a project coordinator/business analyst to join their transaction processing group in Jersey City.
A junior, hands-on project coordinator / business analyst possessing strong experience in the capital markets business, responsible for strategic projects for some of the main applications in our Back Office Suite. It is critical that this individual has a proven track record working with compliance, operations or other business support clients to perform business functions analysis, document high-level requirements and coordinate with technical staff(s) to deliver technology solutions. The individual also needs to manage business client expectations within a time-to-market and dynamic environment.
Summary of responsibilities:
Perform all major project management functions at the program level as well as for all sub-streams of multiple projects
Provide support to the different project managers to monitor the deliverables, budget, actual, progress and track issues
Develop a roadmap for the various projects that are in flight, as well as ones which will be future scoped
Perform monthly Program reporting and ensure consistency and follow up with project managers and functional leaders
Bridging high level business requirements with technical staffs and ensure accuracy of technical specifications covering the requirement.
Lead project milestone meetings and monitor progress, risks and issues
Organize, schedule and minute the project steering and operational committees, as well as program management team meetings
Work closely with sourcing department to manage our teams software vendor relationship
Familiarity with either Compliance or Operations as it relates to a broker dealer and financial institution
Ability to assimilate, analyze and communicate a wide variety of information
Must be a self-starter who is comfortable working in a very dynamic environment, with rapidly changing priorities
Ability to handle many concurrent tasks, ranging from administrative and organizational tasks to issue analysis
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with people on site as well as people in remote location
Result oriented attitude with desire to take ownership in sensitive situations
Strong organization skills
Excellent problem solving skills
Positive and professional demeanor
High flexibility / Ability to manage time and task independently
Must be able to interact with a variety of clients and support staff traders, compliance, middle office, development, infrastructure, etc
Must be able to provide accurate estimation of work effort, and effective status to management as well as clients
Agile Methodology certified
Knowledge of Payments Concepts CHIPS, FED Wire, ACH and Montran
Knowledge of reconciliation vendor packages such as NXG and IntelliMatch
Regulatory reporting and Trade Compliance knowledge
Five-plus years Excel, Word, Microsoft Power Point
Five-plus years SQL
Five-plus years of project management tools or Microsoft Project Manager
T-SQL and related database skills
Excellent soft skills with strong leadership and drive to acquire actions and solutions.
Strong commitment, highly accountable, extremely self-motivated and result oriented.
Be able to quickly comprehend business needs and summarize actions
Be able to steer and drive end users toward concise business requirement
Ability to understand and influence business priorities
Ability to understand complex technical architecture
Ability to coordinate and facilitate project execution and delivery commitment with other IT Teams including Paris and offshore/near-shore teams under time lag challenge
Proactive on taking leadership whenever needed
Must be a team player with collaborate attitude
Excellent communication (oral and written) and listening skills
Ability and willingness to understand and learn a complex system.
Ability to manage multiple priorities, commitments and projects.
Desired/Plus: Oral and written in French
PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE
Required: Minimum of 5-10 years with IT in project coordination and business analyst experience in Capital Market trading and/or settlement systems.
Required: Bachelor or Master in Finance, Business Administration, or Computer/Engineering (has to incorporate with Financial degrees)
Desired/Plus: CPA, MBA, Computer Science degree
All qualified candidates should email an MS Word Version of their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org