Business Analyst – EDP

Business Analyst – EDP

ProViso Consulting

Story Behind The Need

• Business group: FCRMT- Application Development
• Project: Contributes to the overall success of the FCORE Payment Screening in Canada ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives. Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.
• Reason for request: Additional workload beyond the capacity for the current team.

Candidate Value Proposition

• The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be involved with the modernization of payments to the latest standards.

Typical Day In Role

• Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
• Assist the Senior Manager/Project Manager in resolving highly complex, multi-faceted problems to meet the needs of the supported Line of Business, by applying their financial and technological knowledge to the design of methodologies, models, and/or systems solutions. This may involve rapid prototyping, with requirements and solutions developed on an iterative basis that provides interim deliverables until a final production solution is created. This includes conducting research and analysis, accurately and clearly defining user requirements and processes, and liaising with the users.
• Participate in the systems implementation process by developing test cases, performing testing, defining user procedures and workflows, developing conversion and implementation strategies, verifying conversion, providing user documentation, providing user training, and providing post-implementation support.
• Provide business support as well as 7/24 production support to all global units, including new and existing product and deal structuring, ad hoc queries and MIS, user training, and assisting with the design and implementation of systems enhancements. This is made more challenging due to differences in time zones and the variation in the business lines. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that management is kept informed and that problems and issues are escalated appropriately.
• Continually acquire and enhance knowledge of the Division’s business strategies and policies, risk management practices and methodologies, product offerings, financial markets, financial instruments, regulatory requirements, Back Office processes, and rapidly changing technology to be able to provide effective business solutions and services to the end user business lines.
• Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
• Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with Client’s Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk.
• Champions a high performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:

• 3-5 years of progressive Business Analysis experience in a technical environment within a large matrixed organization.
• Has a good understanding of current EDP practices, systems development techniques, including requirements specification and testing methodologies, real-time analytical and formal modelling tools, and keep current with rapidly changing technology.
• The incumbent must have a thorough knowledge of Payment Messages (MT, MX) and how payments flow

Nice-To-Have Skills:

• Knowledge of AML Solutions is highly desirable
• Experience with Payments, Payment Sanctions Screening Tools (preferably HotScan and HotScan/CMT) is highly desirable
• Project management skills in order to handle diverse projects, often times simultaneously, and meet aggressive deadlines

Soft Skills:

• The incumbent must be a creative, self-starting, results-oriented, and highly motivated individual with very good analytical skills in order to apply this knowledge to assist in the resolution of complex business problems.
• Must possess very good interpersonal and communication skills in order to effectively work with end users and members of a project team. The incumbent is expected to use diplomacy, judgement, and persuasion to secure agreement and co-operation from departments involved in a project.

Best Vs Average Candidate:

• Knowledge of AML Solutions is highly desirable
• Experience with Payments, Payment Sanctions Screening Tools (preferably HotScan and HotScan/CMT) is highly desirable

Degrees Or certifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required
• MBA or other related advanced degree preferred

Candidate Review & Selection

• Structure and Format:
o Usually 1 round – interview with project leader & HM
o Possible 2nd round in certain circumstances

Job Details



10 Months



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