Business Analyst Advisory - Investment Systems Support


Location: Toronto, ON, M5C2V9
Employee Type: full time
Experience: 5 - 8 years
Education: Bachelor degree
Travel Required: none


A Wealth of Opportunity awaits you at DundeeWealth
You will have the opportunity to…
  • Gather, analyze and create project artifacts including business requirements, business rules, analysis documents and business flow charts/diagrams throughout the project life cycle
  • Conduct effective information gathering sessions with external vendors, internal clients and system development teams to proactively identify issues and find solutions
  • Apply systems development and design standards throughout the project life cycle including system analysis, design, development and quality assurance 
  • Implement and support trading and portfolio management systems and their related processes


Key Responsibilities:


  • Proactively identify opportunities where technologies, systems and processes can improve operations and help achieve organizational goals through business process re-engineering;
  • Produce and review business requirements, specifications, business processes and proposed solutions;
  • Review and provide feedback on functional and system design specifications for enhancements and new implementations;
  • Communicate system requirements to development teams or external vendors/service providers;
  • Work with internal clients, such as Investment Counsel, Private Wealth, Fund/Portfolio Accounting, and Data Administration to identify required system and process changes;
  • Aid in the development of queries and improve reporting performance;
  • Provide support to the Quality Assurance team with testing efforts, including reviewing their test scenarios and test plans;
  • Ensure issues are identified, tracked, reported and resolved in a timely manner;
  • Provide on-going support to trading and portfolio management systems
  • Take input from Manager and appropriately and accurately apply comments/feedback; and
  • Consistently deliver high-quality services to our clients.


Skills and Experience:


  • University degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or equivalent designation;
  • Minimum 6 years related work experience in the financial services industry, preferably in investment management field;
  • Good knowledge of investment instruments: equity, fixed income, derivatives, etc.;
  • CSC certification or CFA enrolment/completion an asset;
  • Experience with Trade Order Management (e.g. Charles River) and Fund/Portfolio Accounting System (e.g. MPower, SimCorp Dimension);
  • Experience with financial applications such as CADIS, Bloomberg, FIX, Eagle, Omgeo Oasys, CheckFree Recon an asset;
  • Experience in process mapping and business process improvement;
  • Strong knowledge of query and reporting tools (e.g. SQL, Crystal Report) as well as database structure and logic;
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office and Visio;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to stay organized and focused under conditions of multiple tasks and tight deadlines with minimal supervision while ensuring accuracy and quality of deliverables;
  • Clear written and oral communication skills;
  • Team-oriented and a creative thinker.
Addressing your financial needs as well as your overall health and well-being are top priorities at the Scotiabank Group.
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1 Adelaide Street East, 28th Floor

Toronto, ON M5C 2V9