Job Specifications

  • LocationJersey City,New Jersey
  • Published16 hours ago, 2020-10-24T07:01:53Z
  • 2020-10-27Full Time

Senior Business Analyst (Options)

Kelly Services is seeking a **Senior Business Analyst [Options]** for a Canadian multinational financial services company in **Jersey City, NJ.****Job Title: Senior Business Analyst [Options]**Location: Jersey City, NJ (Remote for foreseeable future)Job Type: TemporaryLength: 12-Months (extension likely)Est. Start Date: October 2020Hours: 8:30AM - 5:00PM, M-F, potential overtime (4-5 hrs weekly)Pay Rate: $55 - $65 per hour**Department:** Operations Engineering **Reason for opening:** New resource for regulatory reporting project**Brief Project Description:**Regulatory compliance with SEC Rule 613 (CAT NMS) and its reporting requirements will require establishing governance & PMO structure, documenting the firms rule interpretations, analysis related to Equity and Options business models and Reference Data sourcing, and creation of a CAT reporting architecture. **Project Name:** Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) **Team/Culture:** The Project Manager will be liaising with various teams within Operations, Technology and Compliance as well as external vendors and senior leadership. And participate in Industry calls and forums as needed.**Daily Responsibilities:**+ Prior experience with Options Order Management Systems and Trade Life Cycle preferred+ Understanding of vendor systems preferred, i.e. Fidessa, FlexTrade, AOMQ, Wolverine, etc.+ Understanding of Complex Options Trading including manual orders, paired orders, option allocations+ Lead and participate in projects of various sizes and scopes.+ Research, formulate, propose and implement strategic solutions.+ Manage program deliverables, track and communicate progress to senior stakeholders.+ Provide Capital Markets Operations subject matter expertise.+ Partner with key stakeholders and deliver value added solutions.+ Perform analysis of data, processes and systems.+ Liaise with Operations, Technology, and Compliance to define and review requirements+ Prior experience with JIRA, Confluence, and user stories preferred for documenting meeting minutes and user requirements+ Liaise with FO/MO to analyze and document trade flows+ Document UAT (User Acceptance Testing) strategies, including creation of test cases+ Work efficiently with a view to high-quality work product and quick-to-market solutions.+ Support system testing and creation of user documentation.+ Build strong, long-term relationships throughout the organization.+ Constantly seek to improve own capacity, skills and expertise.**What program/technology/software knowledge is essential for this role and in what capacity will the successful candidate be using it:**+ SDLC, Big Data, and Data Analysis/ Governance Strategy+ JIRA / Quality Center /Q-Test+ SharePoint+ Agile project management methodologies+ Vendor management+ Experience working with federated trading platforms and vendor systems e.g., Fidessa, FlexTrade, AOM, Pulse, Wolverine, Bloomberg etc.+ MS Office (Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio)+ Understanding of US Broker-Dealer Transaction Regulatory Reporting+ Ability to translate between Operational and Technical requirements**Must Have Skills:**+ Understanding of Options and/or Equities products+ Understanding of US Broker-Dealer Transaction Regulatory Reporting+ Experience with US Broker-Dealer clearance and settlement / books and records system, i.e. Broadridge+ Experience working with federated trading platforms with the ability to understand how to bring data together+ Data Analysis/ Governance Strategy+ Equities Order management systems knowledge+ MS Office (Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio)+ Ability to translate between Operational and Technical requirements**Nice to Have Skills:**+ Agile project management methodologies+ Vendor management**Soft Skills:**+ Strong innovative, problem-solving and analytical skills; a self-starter capable of functioning in an autonomous manner.+ Ability to work across groups and functions **Apply Today! If you are interested in the position please email your resume to** **for immediate consideration.****Why Kelly** **®** **?**As a worker today, it's up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what's next is what we're all about. We know what's going on in the evolving world of work-just ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.**About Kelly** **®**At **Kelly** , we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.\#KellyGTS

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