Business Analyst - Capital Markets

January 14, 2019


Company

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Industry

Banking

Category

Finance

Location

New York, NY


Description

 

Overview:

This Business Analyst position will support business process transformation initiatives for our Capital Markets - Finance and Operations groups. This includes developing the definition of future processes, understanding and documenting the business requirements for the automation, and facilitating any needed organizational change management. 

  • The successful candidate will be highly analytical with good attention to detail, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and be a collaborative team member, plus experienced in developing rapid prototyping frameworks. 
  • The Analyst will work with senior leaders to assess opportunities for process re-engineering / automation, and regularly present status updates to functional managers. 
  • The role reports to the Program Manager for the Finance and Operations group. 

Responsibilities:

  • Leading of process re-engineering and process transformative activities to aid the orchestration and automation of business processes and tasks within Finance using automation technologies.
  • Leading of business process mapping for automation projects, including identification of change impacts and needed business controls
  • Leading of requirements gathering, process and business analysis
  • May need to manage the organizational change management activities (e.g. communications, stakeholder impacts, training, etc.) for automation projects
  • Creating and maintaining functional documentation for already automated or ‘to be’ automation candidate processes
  • Analyze incidents and conduct functional analysis and functional resolution of needed break-fix/de-bugging issues (e.g., analyze, design and test activities) in conjunction with the technical support resources
  • Partnering with external resources to implement new task automations
  • Facilitating meetings and workshops with business and technology stakeholders
  • Managing dialogue with new vendors, evaluating new technologies.
  • Other activities as assigned.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree with 1-5 years of relevant experience in Financial Services industry (Computer Science Degree and/or experience implementing automation projects a plus)
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Access, Visio) SharePoint, Tableau or BI, other emerging technologies
  • Project management experience in a Business Analyst role, including requirements gathering and building functional specs to articulate business needs
  • Experience with business process re-engineering of financial processes
  • Developing and participating in design thinking workshops for future-state processes and solutions
  • Analytical skills necessary to make solid decisions: define problem or process improvement opportunity, identify and analyze options, propose solution.
  • Experience with organizational change management activities (e.g., communications, stakeholder impact, training, etc.)
  • Aptitude for trouble-shooting issues
  • Team-oriented individual and self-starter who excels at learning new processes and business functions
  • Affinity for a high-performance, project-oriented work environment; ability to pivot to critical path tasks as necessary
  • Ability to interact with executives and managers
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Fortune 1000 Company?

Yes

Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

Two plus years of experience

Salary

Market-competitive base & bonus

Travel Requirements

0%

Contact Email

helen_ang@smbcgroup.com