Title Business Analyst
Start Date 2016-10-15
Location Buffalo
Job Information

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JOB CODE: DK#136

PROJECT: Broadridge/GTPL

ROLE: Contract/But could go Perm

CLIENT: Citi

No Third Party Candidates

If you are applicable for this position please contact Diane Katz directly: Diane.katz@primesoftinc.com

The Global Trading Profit & Loss (‘GTPL’) system which is a P&L product processing system performs all of the trade accounting for Coupon Calculation for Fixed Income Products, Accretion P&L for Fixed income products, Calculation of Cash Dividend Income/ Withholding Tax for Equity Products as well as Posting set changes that generate daily posting entries to the firms General Ledgers and Reconciles with other downstream systems, even though the actual trade comes out of the Broadridge System. GTPL provides Financial/Product Control with positional data and provide the firm’s settled inventory values for the calculation of financing charges.

Scope of Products processed in GTPL:

  1. Fixed Income Products (Zero Coupon, Fixed Rate, Floaters, Step ups, Step downs and Variable rate, Debt Securities – Collateralized Debt Obligation (CDO) / Collateralized Mortgage obligations (CMO), Index Linked Bonds, and Dual Currency Bonds.
  2. Equity Products for Trading Accounts “Mark to Market” classified (Common Stock, Depository Receipts (ADR / GDR), Exchange Traded Funds (ETF), Preferred Stock, Exchange Trades Options / Warrants).

Profile:

  • Experience in software development life cycle and business process reengineering
  • Experience in system analysis and writing functional specifications for financial services companies
  • Strong data analysis, data mapping and reconciliation skills
  • Good Knowledge of Fixed Income (Coupon), Equities, Derivatives Instruments
  • Settlements Understanding
  • Understanding of Trading Systems
  • Accounting Background and Experience a Must
  • 7+Years of Experience (Financial Institutions and/or Big 4 Consulting)
  • Must be able to explain trade data accounting and talk to their experience with same
  • Must be able to explain settlement data accounting and talk to their experience with same
  • Must be able to talk to their work in the area of reconciliations
  • Must be strong with financial calculation such as dividends, coupons & bonds

Skills/Requirements:

  • Work with users to identify requirements
  • Analyze current system processes for potential areas of improvement
  • Identify technology solutions to address business issues
  • Write requirements, specifications, use cases, workflow, screen mock-ups

Data Analysis:

  • Perform data analysis on securities, transactions, and positions
  • Reconcile trades and positions from different sources
  • Define and implement integration or conversion between various systems
  • Hands on experience with financial calculation such as dividends, coupons

Testing:

  • Plan, prepare, and execute system testing, integration testing and UAT
  • Write test cases or test scenarios
  • Track defects and issues in UAT
  • Develop change request

Internal Note: The person doing the GTPL side of the Broadridge Project will be coming off contract.

If you are applicable for this position please contact Diane Katz directly: Diane.katz@primesoftinc.com

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