Job Description :
Investment (Business) Systems Analyst - Immediate Engagement
Type: Contract 6 + months
Location: San Francisco, California
Rate: $50.00 to $60.00 per Hour

client has been engaged to identify a savvy and proven Investment (Business) Systems Analyst for an immediate contract engagement with a well-established global investment firm located in the Financial District of San Francisco, CA.
The Investment Systems Analyst reports to the Business Systems Manager, and works closely with the Trading, Operations, and other business teams. This vital resource will assist with administering various systems, from the front end user interface to the back end configuration. Additionally, the Analyst will provide functional and technical support for business applications, work with business users on mission critical projects to identify, analyze and translate requirements into technical specifications.
Enhance and support the Company''s business operational workflow.
Maintain documentation of any custom configuration applied in the system.
Assist in system functionality testing and upgrades.
Work closely with end users to proactively address data, workflow and reporting request.
Under limited supervision, work with cross-functional teams translating business requirement into system interface specifications, logical and physical data modeling, create documentation for the request, and work with developers on prototypes.
Assist with developing new workflows or modifying existing workflows to meet business requirements.
Write SQL database queries to troubleshoot system and data issues.
Bachelor''s degree in Business, Computer Science and/or related field required. Equivalent work experience may be substituted.
3 to 5 years of experience in the Asset Management industry required.
Deep understanding of mutual fund accounting processes.
Knowledge of any of the off the shelf Portfolio Management system such as Advent Geneva, Eagle PACE and interfacing with other systems.
Expert database query skills.
Intermediate to advanced Excel skills required: VLOOKUP, macros, and other functions.
Must be able to think logically, breakdown big problems, and recommend right-sized solutions.
Systems-oriented, enjoy learning new products and tools, and be a self-motivated learner.
Strong organizational skills, team player, and be able to work independently under tight deadlines.
Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.

Client : Lacis