OTC Business Analyst

11 Jul 2018
18 Jul 2018
Justin Pankinas
Job Type
Reporting to VP Middle Office Change as an OTC Business Analyst.

The role will include the implementation of any new business and management of the full development life cycle in respect of OTC functionality and regulatory reporting requirements.

The role may also include working on global strategic and regulatory projects.

Key Responsibilities:
Manage the on-boarding of new client requirements in relation to OTC functionality to include pricing, trade life cycle and reporting. This will include business analysis, requirements writing and testing.
OTC Derivative knowledge (Calypso SME) with ability to train team members on same
Manage creation of test scripts/cases for execution in user acceptance testing (both internal and external) phases
Record any defects found during the testing process, reviewing existing defects raised and provide input into the business to enable effective prioritisation
Provide regular updates to the Test Manager by: communicating planning and execution reports
identifying test data and environmental requirements; highlighting potential issues that occur during the testing phase that could impact the schedule
Ensure adherence to project governance standards, the test policy/strategy and processes
Work on global strategic projects predominantly around OTC functionality and new regulatory requirements including centralised clearing and EMIR.
Document, execute and communicate on end to end business test strategies across the full development life cycle.
Represent EMEA globally by interfacing with the vendor and other offices to ensure delivery of our key business requirements around performance and functionality.
Analyze, document and make recommendations for any enhancements that need to be made to operating processes and flows.

Knowledge & Experience:
Minimum 3 to 5 years experience in Finance / Alternative Investments / OTC background
Experience in new business implementations and project management
Business analysis and testing experience required
Calypso knowledge required
Middle Office Process
Change Experience

Skills & Competencies:
Project management of full development life cycle
Knowledge of Calypso and MTM (Markit Trade Manager) a significant advantage
Exposure to all aspects of testing from test preparation through system testing to implementation
Previous experience of following and reporting on progress against test plans
Risk, issue, incident and defect management
Quality assurance and test management
Strong OTC/Derivatives knowledge
Familiarity with new OTC regulation