Senior Business Analyst
Fidelity International
5d ago

Department Description

The Investment Services and Solutions (ISS) Investment Solutions and Services offers Fidelity’s investment expertise to wholesale, institutional and other professional investing clients.

We provide these clients with funds in which, they and their clients can invest, or segregated mandates which are bespoke solutions.

We invest our clients’ money in a range of asset classes inc. equities, fixed income and real estate inc. derivatives; we also offer multi-asset products which invest across these and other asset classes and in 3rd party fund products.

We aspire to offer the most innovative and appropriate investment solutions to our clients, and also to support their evolving business needs by unbundling our capabilities to add our expertise to their capabilities .

AMO Technology (A sub department of ISS) provides systems development, business analysis, architecture & engineering, implementation and support services for Investment Services & Fund Accounting, Transactions Management, Fund Performance and Attribution, Vendor and Regulatory reporting etc.

operations and several other business groups globally. The department supports the business units catering to the entirety of FIL’s Investment Process for all asset classes in all of FIL’s international locations, including London, Dublin, Hong Kong, Tokyo.

Purpose of your role

This is for an opportunity in the Business Analysis team in AMO Enterprise Technology. AMO Enterprise systems consist of applications like Product Hub, Global Fund Data Repository (GFDR) and Product Reporting (Fund Reporting Analytics, Regulatory and Statutory Reporting, Fund Reporting Database and Product Central).

These global platforms serve as Centralized Data Services and go to source of data delivery within FIL and been acting as the key enablers for the business in achieving their goals.

Business Analyst is expected to understand FIL’s investment and business process with a view to identify data required to successfully execute the investment / business process.

It is expected that business analyst will be able identify and suggest improvement opportunities to make the process more efficient.

Business Analyst will capture and analyse data requirements from strategic programmes and define a solution around data acquisition, management and consumption for the system team to implement.

In addition, business analyst will help define the enterprise signature of each data subject area.

Business Analyst will contribute to the creation and retention of functional knowledge in the BA team, ramp up and guidance of the new joiners in the team and overall improvement of functional knowledge in the project team.

Key Responsibilities

Identifying and documenting Business Requirements

  • Understanding existing systems functions and liaison with Business teams
  • Prepare or assist in preparation of Business Requirements documents
  • Translating Business Requirements to System Requirements Work closely with business analysts / SME in strategic business programmes to define data requirements Analyse existing systems and understand the business process and data required to support the same Build solution documents to support data acquisition, management and consumption for end consumers Liaise with internal system owners and / or 3rd party data providers to develop effective strategy for acquiring data Prepare test plans and participating in system testing activities as per QA processes Support the System team during implementation- e.

    g. data loading & cutover / migration analysis Support business in preparation of user test procedures and user acceptance testing Provide pre-implementation and post-implementation support to the systems and business teams Perform current state analysis in legacy system with respect to usage of data subject areas.

    E.g. Reference data, Market data, Research data, Positions / Holdings data etc. Serve as mentor / coach to junior BAs on assigned program or within broader Solution Delivery organization.

    Experience and Qualifications Required

    Minimum 3 years (for BA) / 5 years (for SBA) IT experience in Investment Management / Investment Banking domain At least 2 years (for BA) / 4 years (for SBA) of proven experience as a Business Analyst B.

    Tech / B.E. or MBA (Finance) preferred. Exposure to structured software development methodology (preferably Agile or Iterative development) A good understanding of the overall investment process and data needs of investment firms.

    Must have the ability to visualise data, understand data lineage and identify patterns within and across subject areas Basic knowledge of technology, third party products and their usage within investment management domain Must possess working knowledge of database technologies to query standard databases like Oracle Must be an expert in using MS Office products like Visio and Excel Nice to have skills include

  • Experience of working in applications for Fund Accounting / Custody & Settlement / Client Reporting area
  • Experience of working with 3rd party market data providers like Bloomberg, Reuters etc.
  • Experience of working with BI / reporting tools like OBI, QlikView or Tableau
  • Experience of working in data analytics projects.
  • We are looking for the following characteristics in the candidate

  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to think laterally to arrive at a solution
  • Must have an eye for detail and analyse / relate to the business problem in hand
  • Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to develop & maintain good relationships with all business and systems stakeholders
  • Strong customer awareness with ability to manage customer expectations
  • Flexible and positive attitude, openness to change
  • Self-motivation is essential, should demonstrate commitment to high quality solution.
  • Fidelity International offers investment solutions and services and retirement expertise to more than 2.5 million customers globally.

    As a privately held, purpose-driven company with a 50-year heritage, we think generationally and invest for the long term.

    Operating in more than 25 countries and with $739.9 billion in total assets, our clients range from central banks, sovereign wealth funds, large corporates, financial institutions, insurers and wealth managers, to private individuals.

    Our Workplace & Personal Financial Health business provides individuals, advisers and employers with access to world-class investment choices, third-party solutions, administration services and pension guidance.

    Together with our Investment Solutions & Services business, we invest $567 billion on behalf of our clients. By combining our asset management expertise with our solutions for workplace and personal investing, we work together to build better financial futures.

    Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we. We are proud of our inclusive culture and encourage applications from the widest mix of talent, whatever your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, social background and more.

    As a flexible employer, we trust our people to perform their role in the way that works best for them, our clients and our business.

    We are a disability-friendly company and would welcome a conversation with you if you feel you might benefit from any reasonable adjustments to perform to the best of your ability during the recruitment process and beyond.

    Data as at 31 March 2021.

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