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Business Analyst. Front Office. Asset Management. Aladdin, Charles River, Thinkfolio. - DW/3139

£70-£80k per annum
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Business Analyst required to join a global asset manager at a very exciting time for the company, as it embarks on a large scale business transformation programme across its front office.

What will the key purpose of the Asset Management Front Office Business Analyst role be?

The role of the Business Analyst is to develop Aladdin Subject Matter Expertise across the core Aladdin user base including, but not limited to, Front Office, Operations & Investment Risk. They will work with Aladdin users and project teams to review requirements of business users to identify and deliver Aladdin based solutions (operating model, IT architecture & control framework) which will delivery the agreed business outcomes. In this role, the candidate will identify process improvement opportunities and actively identify risks and use effective risk management and reduction techniques.

The Business Analyst will be accountable for delivering and overseeing the roll out of Aladdin based solutions design (operating model, IT architecture and controls framework). They will be responsible for an on-going assessment of requirements to ensure the delivered solutions meeting the stated requirements. It is the role of the business analyst to be responsible for communication of the status of deliverables, key issues, risks & dependencies and be responsible for escalation to the Aladdin Practice Manager & Operations Change Manager of any issues that are causing significant risk to delivery of agree initiatives.

Why join this global asset manager?

The company is already a successful asset manager with £300b assets under management and operations in 15 markets worldwide. However, this is a very unique and exciting time for the company as they have recently made some very high calibre senior C and D level appointments who have developed a clear strategy and vision for the front office and global operations. They are now embarking on a business transformation programme to implement that vision and to propel the company to the forefront of the asset management industry. They require a likeminded individual with solid business change project management experience help them to achieve this.

What key skills & experience does the Asset Management Front Office Business Analyst need to have?

*Strong Business Analysis skills
*Good financial services experience ideally including investment management organisations
*Good understanding of the investment management business, fund structures and processes
*Good understanding of the regulatory environment the investment management business operates within.
*Front Office Systems experience such as Aladdin, Charles River, Thinkfolio
*Asset Management- Asset classes (Equities / Fixed Income / Funds / Derivatives)
*Business Change
*Front Office – experience of liaising with Asset Managers
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills
*Effective stakeholder management including senior managers, and ability to work well with others at all levels
*Fully competent in the use of MS Office applications and other project tools and methodologies

Please note your CV will not be submitted for this or any other role without your prior approval.

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Peter Deeney
Contact Email:
020 8463 0555

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