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Business Analyst

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 1050, Grande Allee West
  • Location: Québec, Quebec
  • Job category: Information Technology
  • Job ID: JR10012906
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2022-06-03

Description

The Business Technology (BT) Team is looking for a dynamic high performing Business Analyst who thrives when dealing with ambiguity.  If you are a collaborative team player with data and technical analytic talent, this opportunity might be perfect for you.  

In your new role as a Business Analyst for BT you will be a technical lead and SME for various projects, processes and support requests managed by the Team.

Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of new system functions and modules from inception to delivery as assigned

  • Primary resource for the analysis, testing and implementation of mass system changes including but not limited to data, resulting from system configuration and/or business mandate, utilizing SQL to execute with precision

  • Own system critical blockers (sev. 1), acting as technical and business lead with vendor’s technical leads and internal business owner(s) to deliver accepted solutions timely and accurately minimizing financial impact

  • Team lead for release management, liaison with IT and allocation of testing among the Team

  • Project lead and primary resource for system enhancements from inception to implementation for departmental / corporate initiatives including validating, defining and documenting business & technical requirements, leading business and technical working sessions, executing both functional and technical test plans, and developing and conducting training for process owners in addition to owning project plan

  • Analyzing data and processes to identify underlying trends, gaps, and root causes for reported end user issues, engaging the system vendor as needed while managing acceptable internal workarounds

  • Execute release management acceptance & regression testing, establishing documentation including but not limited to test cases, policies and procedures and end user notifications

  • Fundserv testing and subject matter expert including but not limited to releases, standards, and functionality

  • Independently manage and establish complex process executions owned by Team (ex. fees, reoccurring SQL scheduled change request etc.) across multiple dealers and systems. 

  • Process flow mapping Team functions  

  • Act as system SME throughout the company at various levels speaking to current functionality and alternatives

  • Projects as assigned

  • Overtime required during technical change implementation periods and performance or volume heavy processes

What We are Looking For:

  • 4-5 years of experience in a technical and business analyst role required including project management

  • Working knowledge and familiarity with financial instruments(mutual funds, GICS, ETFs, segregated, exempt market products) and knowledge of the financial services industry and regulations related to the business sector – MFDA (major asset)

  • Advanced SQL skills and Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (required)

  • Technical experience in Enterprise Wealth Management System/Univeris Practice Management, Operations and Omnibus Trading Platform (major asset) or equivalent industry systems

  • Excellent knowledge of analysis methods (e.g. BABOK)

  • Ability to transition between business and technical concepts and users

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Bilingual (French-English), written and spoken (an asset), English (major asset)

  • Mastery of Excel and Visio

  • Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and Canadian Investment Fund Operations Course


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Company Overview

About

iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 25,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

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