Job Description :
Role: Business Analyst
Location: NYC,NY.
Duration: Fulltime

Job Description:

Clients are looking for BA profiles who have hands-on experience of writing business and functional requirements. Along with BA skills, clients are looking for experience in OTC Derivatives, transactional regulatory reporting and change management.

Role Description & Responsibilities

The candidate will work with key stakeholders and subject matter experts across all disciplines within Operations and the firm to understand their priorities and align the outcome of the program with the organization''s overall business goals
Demonstrates a detailed knowledge of the processes, projects, systems, markets and instruments that influence their team.
Analyzes and exposes ambiguous or complex issues, identifies root causes and proposes future actions.
Ensures Compliance Courses and Policies are completed on a timely basis.
May be required to build and manage relationships on a day to day level with Business Unit partners, other Morgan Stanley infrastructure departments, and external contact points in Client organizations.
Produce functional change specifications, in line with best practice, to meet project delivery
Prepare user acceptance test cases, coordinate user testing, and review test evidence with all the impacted stakeholders
Develop product, functional and system expertise for the given programs
Interface with SME''s and ensure the regulations, legal & compliance interpretation, and business requirements are clearly documented, and understood
Skills that You Bring

You have proven track record of large scale change management and in depth understanding of the project management methodologies across the delivery life-cycle. Familiarity with Agile methodology is a plus.
You have experience working in some capacity within a transactional regulatory reporting environment.
You have experience across a vast array of Cash and OTC derivative products and front to back trade life cycle. Familiarity with Equity and Listed Options is a plus.
You are able to handle multiple work streams and prioritize effectively.
You actively look for new opportunities for self-development and career progression.
You show dedication to learn from experience and mistakes; actively seek out feedback and adjust behavior accordingly.
You are aware of the long term impact of regulatory environment and market changes on the business. You make plans where appropriate to adapt control processes and procedures.
You can identify the right levels of control and measures required, building a strong yet flexible workflow.
You actively ensure existence of mitigating controls and take personal responsibility for enhancing processes.
You combine clear and appropriate escalation with suggestions on appropriate risk reduction strategies.
You consistently exceed expectations and respond actively and positively to changing circumstances
Ability to develop strong relationships and personal credibility with stakeholders and understand how their needs and requirements can be incorporated into the delivery of the solution.