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Senior Business Analyst to support banking stakeholders across Latin America - 28389

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Dec 19, 2022
Job End Date: Jun 30, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 125471
Location: Toronto
Business Analyst - Non-IT - 5
44 King Street W, 7th Floor – hybrid, onsite once a week
Contract Duration: 6 months
Business travel: available to travel every two months (1 week duration) to the Latin American and Caribbean regions.

Story Behind the Need
• Business group: International Asset Mgmt., a division of International Wealth Management
This group manages asset management groups responsible for managing funds in all the regions.
• Project: Asset Management Transformation
• Reason for request: new project

• Work with Asset Management’s business, operations, and IT teams to understand the current and future states of the business operating model
• Engage with stakeholders in the Pacific Alliance countries and the Caribbean to understand local and regional business needs and market trends
• Work with the business stakeholders to elicit requirements using various techniques and industry best practices
• Analyse business requirements to determine the gaps and functional requirements for system enhancements and accompanying process and procedural changes
• Liaise with project delivery team members (ex. architects, developers, testers, etc.) to develop and implement IT solutions using a combination of Agile, Waterfall or hybrid methodology
• Coordinate and collaborate with local SMEs for testing, training and implementation of new processes and technology
• Support the management team with research assignments and proof of concepts
• Demonstrate a passion for problem solving and business innovation

Must Have Skills
• 5+ years experience in business analysis in the investment funds, asset management, wealth management or similar field within the international financial services industry
• Requirement elicitation, documentation, and presentation with experience in Agile and hybrid methodology ex. Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall, etc.
• Experience working in the Latin-American and/or Caribbean markets
• Experience using Jira, Confluence, MS Teams, or similar collaboration tools

Nice-To-Have Skills
• English/Spanish bilingualism
• Previous experience in banking, capital markets, fund administration or custody services
• Familiarity with systems servicing the International Wealth and Asset Management industry
• Project management best practices
• International investment fund product understanding is an asset
• Client origination, KYC, AML/ATF understanding is an asset
• Knowledgeable in front, middle and back-office services in the investment mgmt. industry
• IIBA certification or similar

Soft Skills
• Excellent business and technical written and oral communication skills
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills including but not limited to presentation, prioritization, effective time management, negotiation, and conflict resolution
• Must have excellent analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills to solve problems quickly and effectively in a dynamic and demanding environment.
• The ideal candidate for this role will be highly motivated, independent, resilient, comfortable with ambiguity and act as a bridge between the business and technology teams.
Degrees or certifications

• Bachelor's degree in business, finance, economics, or a technical field such as computer science, engineering, or related field

Candidate Review & Selection

• Two rounds of interviews, first with the program manager and second with business leads• MS Teams Video
• 30 mins each

Best vs. Average Candidate
The best candidate would be someone who has worked with the LATAM region teams and has worked in Canada as well.
Scotiabank will review any requests for accommodation requested by the Suppliers