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Senior Spanish Bilingual Business Analyst with investment funds, asset management, wealth management experience to support an International Asset Management Transformation Project for a Major Banking Client - 29136

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Feb 27, 2023
Job End Date: Aug 25, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 126998
Location: Toronto
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Location Address: DT Toronto Hybrid, onsite once a week
Contract Duration: 6 months (Possibility of extension or conversion to FTE)
Schedule Hours: 8:30 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday
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
 
Typical Day in Role
  • 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
  • English/Spanish bilingualism is required
  • 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
  • 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
Education
  • 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