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Senior Business Analyst – TRADE FINANCE - IMPORT, EXPORT, STAND BY LETTER OF CREDIT

Jersey City, NJ
JOB TITLE:   Senior Business Analyst – IMPORT, EXPORT, STAND BY LETTER OF CREDIT
 
JOB LOCATION: Jersey City, NJ
 
EMPLOYMENT TYPE – Contract Assignment – ON SITE in NJ
  
DURATION: 1 year +
 
 
SUMMARY:
·         Our financial industry client is revamping their large and complex back office systems, which encompass several product domains. 
·         We are seeking IMPORT, EXPORT, STAND BY LETTER OF CREDIT Analysts to help deal with any operation/business issues that may arise during the process. 
 
Candidates must be from the business side (operational) but have been involved in a system upgrade/system installation project.  These are NOT IT folks. 
 
 
OVERALL PURPOSE OF JOB: 
Plan, coordinate and execute various user tasks of system implementation project.  Co-work with other member of the team, system end-users (Operation Divisions for the Americas and other users including front offices), System Office for the Americas, System Division in Japan and Global Operation and Control Division in Japan.
 
Scope of business area: IMPORT, EXPORT, STAND BY LETTER OF CREDIT
 
Business Analysis:
§  Deliver business requirements including improved future state requirements which resolve existing pain points.
§  Study the functions of new system.  Analyze fit and gap.  Determine appropriate candidates for additional development by analyzing both cost and level of needs.
§  Confirm the design of the system.  Review and update functional requirements documents for development item.
§  Deliver future operational flow documents.
§  Create accurate and well-designed configurations for full utilization of all system functionalities.
§  Promote operation efficiency improvement including promotion of straight through processing.  Customer service should not be deteriorated.
 
Design operation procedure:
§  Design new risk resistant and efficient operation procedure along with new system.  Understand the Banks standard procedure and ensure the new procedure is in compliant with the standard procedure.
§  Prepare most secured and efficient workaround procedure for the requirements not fully supported by the system.
§  Deliver user-friendly manual.
 
Testing:
§  Deliver testing plan to test both system functions and newly designed procedure.
§  Create test cases.
§  Coordinate testing resource and facilitate the test.
§  Monitor the progress of the test and ensure the on time completion.
§  Identify, track and solve all issues arise from the testing.
 
Training:
§  Deliver training plan.
§  Create training materials.
§  Coordinate resources to be trained and facilitate training.
§  Monitor the progress and quality of the training and ensure the on time completion and readiness for testing and/or go-live.
 
Migration:
§  Deliver migration plan.
§  Deliver data mapping for migration.
§  Ensure the quality of the data used for migration. 
§  Coordinate migration.  Monitor the migration process and ensure the on time completion.
§  Coordinate reconciliation.  Ensure the accurate migration by improving the issues arisen from migration tests.
 
Communication / Teamwork / Leadership:
§  Build solid working relationships with SOA (Systems Office for the Americas), ODA (Operations Division for the Americas), front and middle offices, HQA management, Systems Division in Tokyo, and Global Operations Control Division in Tokyo.
§  Act as a reliable partner to business in assessing and addressing business needs. Foster a consultative approach to support business needs across the organization.
§  Support management and the team by keeping them appropriately informed and working on other initiatives as directed.
§  As requested, lead, develop and mentor more junior staff in the team
 
Work with Head of Business Analysis / Project Managers on project planning:
§  Project planning, resource estimation, creation of work break-down structure and scheduling of business related tasks
§  Work with end users and build consensus through the project life cycle of requirements, testing, training and implementation
§  Report status to management on project progress
§  Identify and escalate related issues and risks
 
 
REQUIREMENTS:
·         2 + years in operation / operation planning.
·         2 + years in Business Analysis / Project Management role.
·         Ability to understand system functions and logics behind.
·         Ability to mediate between IT and non IT end users.
·         Ability to deliver most appropriate solutions including both system function and non-system supported manual procedures through thorough analysis of risk, cost and efficiency of banking operations.
·         Ability to lead related parties with different interests to reasonable consensus. 
·         Roll-up the sleeves, positive, can-do attitude required.
 
 
If you are interested and qualified for the above position, please respond with the following: 
 
·          Full MS WORD Resume (we don't take them off the job boards as per our firms candidate privacy policy) 
·          Current and required compensation 
·          Current contact information 
·          Availability to start a new opportunity in JERSEY CITY, NJ
 
Upon receipt of your resume, one of our Recruiting Managers will contact you to discuss the position in full detail.
 
 
Terrance Fitzgerald
Intermedia Group
Terry@intermediagroup.com  
Corporate Web Site: www.intermediagroup.com

 
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