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CIB - Custody & Fund Services - Product Development: Senior Business Analyst - Associate

Req #: 180037257
Location: Edinburgh, SCT, UK
Job Category: Operations
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)

J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk, performs fund services for institutional clients and extends liquidity in markets around the world.

 

Business Overview:

The Global Fund Services ("GFS") group serves the worldwide securities needs of asset managers, pension funds and central banks. GFS is made up of six product companies; Fund Accounting, Transfer Agency, Trust & Fiduciary, Investment Operations, Investment Analytics and Global Derivatives Services. Our businesses operate throughout the world, but with primary locations in the UK, United States, Luxembourg, Ireland, South Africa and Australia.

 

Team Description

The primary team objective is to deliver strategic change to the operation teams enabling process efficiencies, risk reductions and facilitating a greater scalable business model within the business.  There are numerous projects being managed by the team at any one time, and it is expected that all team members are flexible enough to interchange between multiple project streams where required. 

 

The Product Development team is looking for an experienced Senior Business Analyst to work on a global, cross-functional program.  The Business Analyst will primarily work primarily with Client Service & Operations to clearly define, document and ensure collective understanding of all requirements related to the client facing program.  It is also expected, as required, to be involved in all aspects of the project e.g. Testing, implementation planning etc.  The role will also involve planning and tracking deliverables, managing actions/ issues and ensuring a successful delivery to production.

 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaise directly with Project manager responsible for the roll out of the project/s within GFS globally
  • Work with business areas on a regional and global basis to identify and document requirements, conducti gap assessments between current and to-be requirements
  • Consistently strive for global standardization and challenge outliers 
  • Work with technology to ensure user stories are sufficiently detailed and there is collective understanding between the business and technology of the required solution.
  • Support unit tests of QA deployed application enhancements
  • Provide consistent updates on the status of progress/issues, risks and concerns to the project lead.

  • Work with Operations areas and technology partners to build the business case in support of each proposed strategic enhancement.

  • Support operations and technology partners in a pragmatic hands on, collaborative work environment

Qualifications 

  • Experience in a Business Analyst role, working in an agile application development environment
  • Relevant Fund Accounting, Financial Reporting &/or Fund Administration knowledge/experience is a clear advantage
  • Proven track record of delivering complex and global projects across multiple product and operational groups
  • A clear communicator, who can convert high level ideas into feasible business / technology solution architecture, supporting definition of end state operations process
  • Comfortable in a thought leadership role – you should have your own opinions and be comfortable expressing them
  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate problems, issues and solutions
  • Excellent attention to detail with a commitment to quality and continuous improvement
  • Ability to effectively prioritize workloads and work to critical deadlines
  • Ability to work on own initiative and manage / co-ordinate remote resources
  • Ideal candidate must be self-motivated, organized and analytical, adept at working in a team environment.

About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank:

 

J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.  Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at www.jpmorgan.com.

 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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