Business Analyst - IT
Job Description

Business Analyst - IT

On behalf of our client in the Financial Services Sector, PROCOM is looking for a Business Analyst - IT.

Business Analyst - IT – Job Description

  • As a skilled BA resource on the Accounting and Administration Book of Record (AABOR) workstream, you will join a team focused on the implementation of a new Global Accounting Platform, SimCorp Dimension.
  • Currently focused on configuring the SimCorp platform to meet General Account insurance needs.
  • We are looking for a candidate with strong business analysis and validation capabilities that can operate in a large scale, cross functional project to ensure successful delivery of business initiatives in agreed time, cost and quality standard.
  • The ideal candidate must have a working knowledge of the financial services industry and different asset types and with a strong understanding of an AABOR/IBOR, accounting logic and processes (general ledger, posting rules, etc.).
  • The role is posted as a Business Analyst because the candidate must be able to digest previously written accounting business requirements documents and participate in design reviews, further analysis/clarification, and testing initiatives.
  • The individual must have a knowledge and understanding of system design and analysis, and functional/system integration/user testing.
  • This candidate is also expected to perform testing validation of complex accounting posting rule configuration, working closely with the business subject matter experts, and leveraging QA tools for tracking test cases, execution, and defects.

Business Analyst - IT – Mandatory Skills

  • Experience working in a business analysis role on AABOR projects, e.g. legacy systems conversion, strategic projects, etc.
  • Well organized and attentive to details.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills and disciplined with project scheduling.
  • Self-initiated and have a strong drive to learn, responsible and willing to expose to new technology.
  • Strong PC skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio.
  • Knowledge of HP ALM preferred for testing.
  • Knowledge of Simcorp Dimension, the AABOR, preferred.
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg, Bloomberg Polar Lake, Findur and Apex a plus.
  • Operations/Accounting experience with equities, government and corporate bonds, mortgage backed securities, private debt, and private equity.
  • Quick learner and solutions oriented, ability to escalate issues to management
  • Must be a team player, professional, and adaptable to changing requirements.
  • Prior systems implementation experience of investment accounting software in global investment management organizations
  • 5 + years of Financial Services experience.
  • 3 + years of BA/QA experience.

Business Analyst - IT – Nice to Have Skills

  • MBA, CMA, CA, CPA, CFA, FRM or similar certification would be an asset.

Business Analyst - IT - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 6 months to start

Business Analyst - IT - Assignment Location

Downtown Toronto

Job Requirements


Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.

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