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Business Analyst - 18930

Vancouver, BC

Posted: 07/15/2024 Category: Information Technology Job Number: 18930 Pay Rate: $80,000 - $90,000

Job Description

Our client, an employee-owned national Investment firm headquartered in beautiful Vancouver, BC managing over $25 billion in assets on behalf of pension, foundation, corporate, Aboriginal, and individual clients across Canada. They are currently seeking a talented onsite Business Analyst to join their team.

Role Overview:
As a Business Analyst, you will provide application solutions and support for internal clients through requirements gathering, systems analyses, design, and delivery to improve client and employee experiences. You will manage an application landscape that includes Trade Order Management systems, pricing, portfolio management, and reporting systems. Your responsibilities will also include internal client support escalations, feedback, change request management processes, and the development of change requests, enhancements, and new functionalities.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Operating Model Management: Streamline and manage the operating model of the portfolio management system concerning daily, quarterly, and annual tasks, ad hoc requests, and issues.
  • Requirements Documentation: Ensure that functional requirements are understood, documented, and correctly considered in the implementation.
  • Product Documentation: Create and maintain product documentation for firm support.
  • JIRA Management: Capture epics and user stories within JIRA.
  • Business Request Analysis: Analyze new business requests and support the team’s effort estimation.
  • Analyses: Conduct both business and technical analyses.
  • Testing Support: Support testing activities and advise business stakeholders on relevant issues.
  • Knowledge Management: Manage product, vendor, and business knowledge for key portfolio management systems.
  • Experience: 8+ years in a similar role (business analysis, business engineering, requirements engineering) in the financial industry.
  • Expertise: In-depth knowledge of finance, financial products, Canadian regulatory frameworks, portfolio management, and advisory processes. Experience with mutual funds processes is a significant advantage.
  • Software Development: Understanding of software development processes, with preferable experience as a developer.
  • UML Proficiency: Hands-on experience with UML and the ability to model domain models or visualize dynamic flows. Familiarity with Enterprise Architecture is ideal.
  • SQL Skills: Practical SQL skills for conducting data analysis when required.
  • Portfolio Theory: Understanding of portfolio theory and portfolio management processes.
  • Business Analysis Tools: A comprehensive tool-belt of business analysis tools with the knowledge of when to use each tool (use case modeling, business rule writing, user story writing, state diagrams, flow diagrams, etc.).
  • System Proficiency: Experience with APX (SS&C), LatentZero (IoN or Fidessa), and pricing systems.
Personal Attributes:
  • Culture Contribution: Positively contribute to the company culture.
  • Consulting and Planning: Exceptional consulting and planning skills with the ability to build strategic relationships.
  • Communication and Leadership: Excellent communicator and effective leader with high interpersonal skills and the ability to build trusted relationships.
  • Decision Making: Ability to exercise sound judgment in decision-making.
  • Negotiation and Influence: Ability to negotiate, influence, and gain support.
  • Resilience: Ability to stay energized, productive, and focused in the face of challenges, ambiguity, change, or strenuous demands.
  • Analytical Skills: Ability to see and synthesize different sides of an issue, examining the full range of options and outcomes, and building intellectual frameworks to guide analysis and action.
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Salary: $80,000 – $90,000 annually.
  • Benefits: Full benefits package.
  • Work Environment: Professional, busy, fun, and challenging workplace.
  • Career Development: Opportunities for growth, promotion, and gaining great corporate experience.
Only candidates already eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Meet Your Recruiter


Tania McMahon
Senior Recruitment Consultant & Head of Coaching
Marketing & Information Technology (IT)

Tania is a seasoned leader with over 16 years of experience in recruitment, hospitality, events and marketing. Specializing in the placement of marketing and information technology professionals across Canada, she brings a wealth of expertise derived from her multifaceted career.

With a comprehensive understanding of both union and non-unionized environments, Tania has demonstrated a remarkable ability to identify, hire, train and retain highly successful teams across various sectors. A confident and articulate communicator, she excels at building and maintaining strong relationships with clients, stakeholders and colleagues. This collaborative approach, combined with her ability to orchestrate strategic solutions and her passion for nurturing talent, underscore her status as a leader in the recruitment industry.

Tania is an accredited success and mindset coach and has completed an accelerated MBA with a marketing focus. She is a fundraising event expert for local children’s charities and hospitals, and a proud mom of two sons who are making their mark on the world. In her spare time, she is often found travelling, kayaking or exploring the outdoors with her puppy.

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