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Operational Business Analyst - Investment Management middle office processes - MA/4334

City of London
£65k pro rota
Start date:


Operational Business Analyst (Investment Management middle office processes) required to work on a fixed term contract based in the City of London.

Why join this global investment 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 experience help them to achieve this.

What will the key purpose of the Operational Business Analyst role be?

In this role you will manage and implement multiple change items within Operations. This includes initiatives raised within operations but also external change impacting operations, for example new product launches or transformation led activity.

In this role you will be responsible for:

Build and maintain a positive and constructive relationship with management and team members in all operations functions
Build and maintain a positive and constructive relationship with key external providers
Develop network of contacts across Aviva Investors including Client Operations, Client service, Sales, Front Office & Technology
Proactively engage with internal and external partners to progress analysis and implementation
When completing analysis, try to identify opportunities to reduce complexity and simplify processes whilst identifying &minimizing potential risks to our business and appropriate controls to address
Adhere to reporting frameworks, best practices and timeframes within Operations or as agreed with internal or external partners
Communicate in a concise, balanced and effective manner regardless of communication method. Ensure communication style is appropriate for the audience/recipient and is always considered
Escalate to management any immediate or potential risks or control failures regardless of ownership
Understand and respect any organizational structures internally & externally

What key skills & experience does the Operational Business Analyst need to have?

Experience of investment management middle office processes (insourced or outsourced) supported with good background knowledge of the investment management industry, functions & services.
Experience of end client reporting ideally from an asset management perspective
Demonstrable analytical and problem solving skills
Proven ability to produce documentation with excellent attention to detail.
Good presentation abilities and comfortable presenting to an audience
Able to use and interpret financial data quickly and effectively.
Experience of configuring / building reporting using Vermilion reporting software
An advanced MS Excel, MS Visio and MS Word practitioner and comfortable across the Microsoft Office suite of applications.
Excellent time management skills and ability to work with minimal supervision whilst adhering to deadlines

Please note your CV will not be submitted for this or any other role without your prior approval.
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Tiah McNeelance
Contact Email:
0208 463 0555

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