Business Analyst: OTC Derivatives
Makosi Inc. - New York, NY

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We require a Business Analyst with excellent understanding of OTC trade lifecycles with Dodd Frank experience. Duties include:

• Gathering and analyzing data

• Carrying out both high level and detailed Business analysis

• Arranging meetings with business specialists and IT to ensure the requirements are well understood and are complete and accurate

• Documenting thoroughly all the business and functional requirements including current and future state process diagrams

• Producing business case and project initiation documents

• Identifying and co-ordinate any training requirements resulting from process changes

• Producing Test strategy, Functional Test cases and UAT test cases

• Identifying risks and their mitigation and communicating to the project manager and stakeholders

Required Qualifications

• Business Analysis experience within the Investment Banking Operations area are essential, with a proven record of the management and delivery of a range of system or operational improvement projects.

• Experience as well as a good understanding of the life cycle of Client Clearing

• Understanding of OTC Derivatives (FX, Rates & Credit) &/or Listed Derivatives model would be highly advantageous

• Solid understanding of Project Management concepts, processes and best practices

• Working experience of capturing business requirements and developing detailed functional specifications

• Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, MS Project

• Proficient in diagramming tools like MS Visio

• Familiarity with business case development and benefits tracking

• Experience working within large financial services organizations

• Experience working with global, multi-region initiatives and team

• People management experience (both direct and virtual) would be beneficial

• They will need to be able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment, and to be able to handle frequently changing business priorities.

• Strong analytical skills, ability to assimilate information quickly and gain consensus from multiple stakeholders where required.

• Experience of driving change forward and liaison with multiple business groups

• Understanding of the full project lifecycle

• A lateral thinker who can explore concepts outside of current work flows and environments in search of improvements and solutions

• Experience in documentation and execution of Project Testing Requirements and Lifecycles

• Analytical problem solving skills

Makosi offers above average remuneration, medical insurance, 401K, training and other benefits

Required Skills



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Makosi has been providing specialist consulting services to top tier clients since 2001. Originating in South Africa and supporting some of...