Job Description :
Job Title: Business Analyst (Resolution and Recovery Planning (RRP) experience)
Location: New York, NY
Position Type: Contract

Job Description:
BA role is to support the Funding in Resolution work-stream that is part of broader Resolution and Recovery Planning (RRP Key deliveries of the work-stream include enhancements to firm’s strategic Liquidity Stress Test report, the Barometer.

Key Responsibilities:
Work closely with Liquidity function to document business requirements and perform data analysis to support requirements definition
Work closely with IT on functional analysis, design and prototyping
Develop test cases against requirements and performing end to end business-level testing of the solution
Support project management issue tracking and status reporting

Overview of department/team:
The RRP Funding in Resolution project team primarily consists of Liquidity (Treasury, Risk, Liquidity Reporting ), Finance Change and IT resources across NY, Zurich, Dublin, Poland and Pune. The hiring department is Finance Change NY, where key delivery leads and Project Managers are based totaling 3 resources. Within Finance Change, each lead is assigned to a workstream or discrete piece of work within a workstream. They work closely with their Line and IT colleagues to progress delivery against plan.

Challenges contractor will be facing in role:
Fast paced, dynamic environment requiring the ability to quickly synthesize information to move delivery forward
Members of project team on delivery and client side are in off-site locations
High focus on delivery due to committed regulatory deliverables

Essential skills and qualifications:
Consistent track record as senior business analyst (8-10+ yrs) within the banking sector or with a renowned consultancy firm, focusing on Finance
Prior experience Financial Accounting and Regulatory Reporting space
Experience in writing Business Requirements Document (BRD) and Test Cases; ability to document information accurately and succinctly
Experience test planning, execution and defect tracking
Strong data analysis skills including Data Warehousing (SQL)
Ability to perform detailed data analysis tasks that includes: Advanced excel, OLAP & accessing several systems either through GUI (OBIEE, business objects, or any other reporting tool) or through back-end SQL access
Working knowledge of various financial products, e.g. OTC Derivatives, Security Financing, Loans, Cash Securities.
Understanding of accounting concepts and financial data
Ability to work with cross-functional, cross-regional project teams and participate in discussions with key stakeholders to develop requirements and close-out open issues
Manage issues / risks on projects with timely issue escalations and suggestions for issue resolutions.
Self-starter who can work independently and is an excellent team player
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Highly organized with attention to detail

Desired skills and qualifications:
College Degree in either Finance, Accounting, or technical discipline
Prior experience in Treasury, Liquidity Risk and Liquidity Reporting
Ability to work under pressure, high level of flexibility and be able to handle multiple priorities and assignments with a proactive approach
Ability to create front-to-back view of data flow based on data linkages across systems
team player (displays enthusiasm, confidence & commitment)
Experience with business process flows, data flows and architecture
Strong presentation skills

Candidate Value Proposition:
Great opportunity to work at a world class bank with a strong and collaborative delivery team
Great opportunity to develop/ further develop knowledge of recovery and resolution planning

Years of Experience suggested:
8-10+ years

Client : Financial