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_Business Analyst, Regulatory Reporting - Financial sector (Bank / Capital Market)


Standard / Permanent



Job function





The Business Analyst has broad-based responsibilities for the functional design, specification and deployment of Finance Systems initiatives at both a Legal Entity and IHC level.  S/he will work as a team member of projects.   This includes:


  • Elicit, analyse, and document user requirements and business processes.
  • Undertake data assessment, data gap analysis and remediation.
  • Develop functional specification requirements for IT development and to ensure user requirements are met.
  • Perform System Integration Testing to ensure development is in line with functional specification.
  • Plan and manage User Acceptance Testing and migration testing up to successful delivery of end product.
  • Manage issues and escalate effectively.
  • Participate in project planning and cost estimates.
  • Ensure on-time quality delivery of projects and activities assigned.
  • Report on and monitor project status on regular basis (weekly) as to inform all stakeholders of ongoing program updates.
  • Liaise with cross-functional teams (business groups, IT and PMO organizations) in New York, New Jersey, California, Montreal, Mumbai, London and Paris.



  • 5+ years of work experience in the field of accounting and / or accounting system (ie. upstream to general ledger) and implementation in the financial services industry
  • Experience must include business analysis, data sourcing, functional specification, and application testing.

  • Experience with Banking and/or Capital Markets products.

  • Ability to read and interpret regulatory’s instructions and requirements
  • Ability to understand complex financial products and system architectures, including accounting business processes including financial and management reporting (e.g. IFRS and US GAAP), month-end closing process, regulatory reporting, entity consolidations and multi-currency accounting.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to explain complex issues clearly and concisely to audiences of varying technical or accounting levels.

  • Ability to work effectively in geographically dispersed cross-functional teams.

  • Strong Microsoft software Office skills (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, Project).

  • Knowledge of project management skills, SharePoint.

  • Regulatory Reporting knowledge strongly preferred.

  • University Degree in Finance related subject preferred.