Senior Business Analyst (Investments)

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA Boston MA US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Acadian Asset
  • 28 Jun 18 2018-06-28

We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst to support our front-office implementations at Acadian. This is an exceptional opportunity to help build our future state business architecture to support and expand the capabilities of our Long/Short strategies. The Senior Business Analyst reports to a Business Architect and is a member of the Information Technology team. Progress towards a CFA Preferred

Responsibilities: 

Function as a liaison between multiple groups: Portfolio Management, Trading, Operations, and Information Technology  Assist with defining the future state business models to strategically enable the long/short portfolio management team to gain efficiencies  Define business workflows to support asset classes such as Equities, ETFs, Futures, Options, Structured Notes, FX, Total Return Swaps, Interest Rates Swaps, and Volatility Swaps  Manage the delivery of order management systems and integrate the system master and position data   Work with the project team to perform bi-directional integration with security master, trading, and accounting systems  Work with the team to design appropriate data models for strategic data stores in the area of Account Master, Broker/Custodian Master, and Position Master  Perform data analysis, define data governance and quality checks, and define process controls
 Qualifications: 

Bachelor of Science degree in economics, finance, statistics, mathematics, computer science or a related field; master’s degree or CFA preferred  At least 5+ years of experience in the asset management business, ideally with a buy-side multi-asset focus  Recent experience managing and implementing multi-asset class front office solutions with the following security types: Equities, ETFs, Futures, Options, Structured Notes, FX, Total Return Swaps, Interest Rates Swaps, and Volatility Swaps  Experience implementing and integrating middle and back office functions with accounting systems/providers and for Total Return Performance and GIPS Composite information   Experience delivering software as part of an Agile delivery team  Strong knowledge of enterprise data management and business process modeling  Outstanding analytical and quantitative skills; Strong written and verbal communications skills