Associate BA

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Confidential Company Jersey City, NJ

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29680048
AJE Ref #
576121520
Location
Jersey City, NJ
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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The role is responsible for analyzing and implementing controls for regulations and rules according to technical specifications; implementing a standardized control and quality management framework and ensuring timely, accurate and completeness of T2. The role works closely with several areas of the firm to support the above functions, including various businesses, Compliance, Legal, Finance and Technology. PURPOSEThe role sits with in the Ops Engineering Management team. It will partner closely with the Business, which collectively supports all Operations functions.The role is responsible for analyzing and implementing controls for regulations and rules according to technical specifications; implementing a standardized control and quality management framework and ensuring timely, accurate and completeness of T2. The role works closely with several areas of the firm to support the above functions, including various businesses, Compliance, Legal, Finance and Technology.A successful applicant will be able to demonstrate US/CAD settlement expertise (depositories) and proven BA skill set to drive requirements on behalf of Operations.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESPartner in the implementation of T2 related changes for US/CAD settlements reporting across U.S. Capital Markets and Wealth Management OperationsExperience in Business requirement documentation gathering & facilitating through workshops, etcExecute the Industry standard operating model strategy across the U.S., including, but not limited to, the following:Control & Quality Management: Implement consistent and extensible control and quality management framework to ensure timeliness, completeness and accuracy of reporting;Technology: Partner with technology to develop and implement future state regulatory reporting infrastructure / architectureManagement Reporting: Implement management reporting framework to measure and report performance; andClient experience (Impact or BPSa- main two systems)Identify and implement ops/IT automation opportunities.Identify, analyze, track and resolve issues.Onboard requirements to control framework for operationsCreate regulatory use cases, test cases & business scenariosOversee defect management and remediation efforts, reviewing findings and communicating needs to various stakeholder groupsMonitor and resolve key risks and issues in report generation through control framework updatesAssess extensibility of control framework and oversee training of key personnelTech Strategy: Test Scenario Development, Test Strategy Development, Test Cases & Script DevelopmentRemediation : Test Validation/Issue Identification, Issue Analysis & RemediationControl Analyst: Quality Testing as Needed, Control Implementation, Build & Maintain Attributes InventoryManagerial ExcellenceTrain and motivate junior team members on how to be successfulLeverage the value in unit, department, and enterprise wide teams to develop better solutions and achieve a cross enterprise mindset.STAFFING REQUIREMENTSMandatory: Minimum Bachelor's degree or equivalentMandatory: Minimum 5years experience in a project / B.A change management rolePreferred: Experience with Six Sigma and PMPExperience across major asset classes, included equities, fixed income and derivatives.Expertise in: Settlements US/CAD-Client system basedExperience in Business requirement documentationResults / execution-focused orientationStrong analytical, logical and problem-solving skillsComfortable managing a portfolio of projects with competing prioritiesAbility to lead and influenceExcellent communication skillsDemonstrated success in the execution of Operations-related projectsAbility to acquire and apply new / enhanced subject matter expertiseDemonstrated success in the execution of Operations-related projectsPreferred: Strong business process analysisPreferred: Prior knowledge and experience with Client (i.e. formerly ADP) family of products (eg. BPS, Impact, GPS, AOM, Gloss & PostEdge)Strong understanding and experience with operations regulatory reporting frameworksPreferred: Experience overseeing the creation of rule summaries, use cases, test cases etc. is a plusTest Strategy Experience: Testing model and approach definition, Test planning & execution, including coordination with IT and relevant stakeholders, Cross-product relevant regulatory reporting and business process / system flow familiarity, Test script compilationRemediation Experience: Issue Analysis & Remediation, Cross-product test execution, control and reporting, Development of technical specifications, Familiarity working with Ops / IT stakeholders for issue remediationControl Experience: Cross-product system and quality test execution, control and reporting, Familiarity working with Ops / IT stakeholders to communicate control requirements and support process / technology changes alongside change resources