Business Analyst - Market Risk / Financial
Our Fortune 500 Financial Services client in Midtown Manhattan seeks a Business Analyst with Market Risk experience for an initial 3 month contract, with longer-term extensions highly likely The Market Risk Department IT team provides support to the Market Risk Department in measuring, analyzing, and reporting the market risk profile of the firm. The Business Analyst will work on a variety of Market Risk Department projects including Stress Testing, BASEL Capital, and Risk Visualization Tools. Responsibilities will include: - Liaison between the Business and IT teams - Defining Business requirements - Issues management/resolution - Ensuring technical specifications meet the needs of the business - Preparation of project plans and walk through of project deliverables - Oversight of application deployment/implementation - Troubleshoot issues, solving independently or escalating to development team - Proactively identify new opportunities and act on them, including identifying automation pportunities - Maintain and continuously improve control procedures Skills Required: - BS in Finance or related areas - Must have experience in pricing and risk management systems for Derivative Products - Must have strong knowledge of Market Risk concepts - 4+ yrs experience in a financial services industry - Strong knowledge of Market Risk or Derivative Products - Experience with relational database schemas and SQL - Advanced PC skills, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint - Excellent presentation skills including oral and written communication skills - Full life-cycle project experience (analysis->implementation) desired - Strong analytic and problem solving skills - Personable, able to interface with senior management in Business and IT, as well as technical colleagues - Enthusiastic, motivated team player
New York, NY
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