Randstad Financial Business Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts

Financial Business Analyst

  • location: Boston, MA

  • type: Contract

  • salary:


job details:

  • location:Boston, MA

  • date posted:Tuesday, May 16, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:554054

Business Analyst to provide business analysis and to support ongoing business processes. Candidate should have 6+ years of experience in the investment/securities industry, BS/BA in related area. The candidate MUST be able to complete the following job responsibilities:

  • Researching and gathering business/system requirements through the facilitation of end user meetings and user interviews

  • Analyzing current processes to identify gaps and improvement opportunities and solutions.

  • Developing conceptual modeling and process workflows to illustrate current and future states (must be able to use Visio to produce process flows diagrams)

  • Developing detailed business and functional requirement documents, conducting review

  • Decomposing abstract and complex details/concepts into business and functional requirements that can be understood by the stakeholders (i.e. end users, developers, testers, etc.

  • Communicating (verbal and written) project details and concepts to various audiences and levels of management

  • Preparing end user documentation and facilitating end user training

  • Defining the business deployment strategy and facilitating the business deployments

  • Leading the end to end SDLC this includes participating and directing as needed the entire project from initiation to implementation to ensure business objectives are met - this includes actively participating in technical design and architecture reviews and test case reviews, etc.

  • Maintain trusted relationships with business partners

  • Should be very good in Oracle SQL queries and using SQL tools.


  • 6 - 8+ years PM/BA experience in the investment/securities industry

  • Working knowledge of standard design methodologies and principles

  • Knowledge of CUSIPs and common industry asset identifiers

  • Knowledge of depositories, custodians, counterparties

  • Suitable candidate must have experience working as a business analyst on financial service applications that deal with transactional processing and reporting associated with front-end trading and middle/back office processes

  • Securities Lending knowledge is plus.

  • Strong analysis/project management skills and the ability to handle multiple projects and tasks

  • Experience working with QA to review test plans and test cases

  • Excellent negotiation skills, oral and written communication skills

  • Must be excellent in MS Office applications, including VISIO

  • Having data warehouse experience is a plus.

job details:

  • location:Boston, MA

  • date posted:Tuesday, May 16, 2017

  • job type:

  • reference:554054