Business Analyst - Trading & Risk

London (Greater)
£70000 - £90000 per annum
06 Jun 2014
04 Jul 2014
fr-BA trade + Risk
Frankie Raeburn
Permanent
Full Time

Business Analyst - Financial Services Technology, Trading & Risk Management - £70,000 - £90,000

Business Analyst, Financial Technology, Trading, Risk Management, Trading Systems, Markets, Business Analysis

The client is a fast growing consultancy business providing project based services within the Financial Services sector focusing on trading systems and risk management, located in the City of London. The role is a permanent Business Analyst - Financial Services Technology (Trading & Risk Management) leading teams delivering projects within the financial sector. The role requires an understanding of investment banking, commodities or insurance, alongside a solid communication based skillset, including both verbal and written.

The client is a consulting service business working in the financial services sector specifically focusing on trading and risk management. The client offers the opportunity for new experiences and an environment encouraging speedy career progression. The responsibilities of the role of Business Analyst - Financial Services Technology (Trading & Risk Management) consist of:

- Lead teams delivering projects.

- Gather business stakeholder requirements.

- Ensure timely delivery.

- To liaise with Client Relationship Managers to discover clients true requirements.

Concerning the skillset of the role as a Business Analyst (Financial Technology, Trading & Risk Management):

(Essential):

- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

- A natural and effective problem solver.

- Extensive experience as a Business Analyst.

- Ability to gather requirements to form coherent specifications.

- Good knowledge of the trade lifecycle, additionally risk processes.

- Good knowledge of one or more of the financial product families, including structure, pricing methodologies and market data.

- Ability to work under pressure whilst remaining highly effective.

(Desirable):

- Good understanding of at least one of the following, Investment Banking, Commodities or Insurance.

(Bonus)

- A leader with experience managing teams.

The client offers a fantastic opportunity for the suitable Business Analyst - Financial Services Technology (Trading & Risk Management) to become an expert within their field, through the client's focus on investment in research, training and development. Furthermore, the successful candidate will be in an environment which encourages speedy career progression. The opportunity is demanding yet highly rewarding.

This is a popular position, so if interested please apply as a matter of urgency as this vacancy is soon to be filled.

Business Analyst, Financial Technology, Trading, Risk Management, Trading Systems, Markets, Business Analysis

Business Analyst - Financial Services Technology, Trading & Risk Management - £70,000 - £90,000