Software Guidance Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Business Analyst w Banking for a contract assignment with one of our premier insurance services clients in Whippany, NJ . Responsibilities Investments Management Technology Group is looking for a business analyst with 1-3 years of Business Analysis and Project Management experience in InvestmentsAsset Management projects Primary responsibility is to provide strategic business analysis and ongoing BAU support services by working closely with business partners including Client Services and Relationship Management teams Gather business requirements and provide functional specifications to the development teams through functional walkthroughs and support Act as a liaison between business partners and developments teams build a strong relationship with the business in support of ongoing demands of external client data feeds as well as internal continuous improvement and productivity initiatives Work with the Quality Assurance (QA) team and ensure proper capture of test cases respond to test team ambiguity review questions Analyze and understand the use case of various data elements for client feed delivery and work with various Investments IT team to deliver automated data feed solutions Participate in detailed design discussions with the development team, data architecture and technical architects Produce project plans and work with various groups and teams to ensure project milestones and goals are met in a timely manner Build understanding of client file delivery SLAs and work with production support to ensure these are monitored and tracked appropriately Take part and contribute to producing presentations to management (status reports, project plan road maps, project strategies, budget forecasting, etc.) Required Skills Minimum BABS Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or related field 1 3 years business analyst experience or comparable business experience Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills Highly organized in fact paced environment Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as being detail oriented Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio), well versed in Microsoft Project Strong client facing, relationship building experience Strong organizational and project management skills Knowledge of Investments business and data flow (specifically related to Asset Management) Seeing through a project from conception to finished product Ability to perform detailed data analysis to understand root cause analysis Ability to quickly absorb new technology and products Ability to work autonomously effectively handle multiple tasks, prioritize deadlines appropriately and remain flexible Experience with writing SQL queries Preferred Skills Knowledge of finance and investments products is a must with a focus on private placements, real estate equity, real estate debt, structured products, and loans. Expertise and experience in financial data (Security Master, Positions and Holdings, Trade Transactions, Performance, Credits, Sectors, etc.) Experience and understanding of Agile and DevOps Knowledge of Microsoft technologies SQL Server, SSRS, SSIS, TFS SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply. To view all of our available job postings andor to learn more about SGA please visit us online at www.sgainc.com httpwww.sgainc.com . Associated topics: analyse, analyze, financial analytic, forecasting, investment analytics, investment banking, investment fund, legal, monitor, strategy
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