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Business Systems Analyst

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Belgium  Ghent, Belgium
Finance/Accounting, English
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Job Summary

We are currently hiring a highly motivated individual, passionate about finance and technology, to join our team of Functional Analysts in the Data Layer team. We expect a solid knowledge of financial instruments and finance topics in general through your academic background and / or through relevant work experience.
As a Data Layer Functional Analyst you will be involved in a variety of initiatives: your main responsibility is to gather data requirements from our applications teams and write specifications for their implementation. You will be involved in the whole delivery chain, from functional inception of the software, testing and productization, as well as providing aftercare and implementation support to our worldwide customer base.

You will be working closely together with experienced software developers and subject matter experts in a team to bring our solution to the next level. We deliver financial content through purpose-built software so a strong affinity with or interest in information technology is a must.

Your responsibilities

* Perform analysis of data requirements from applications teams, from regulatory, risk and finance domains, and translate into software specifications, applying data modelling principles and techniques
* Create and maintain relevant tests cases, perform non-regression analysis, analyse test results to validate new functionalities in close collaboration with the other team members to ensure the application is correct from a functional perspective
* Creating and maintain functional documentation of the software solution
* Answer detailed functional finance questions coming from colleagues, customers and consultants providing solution recommendations.
* Take part in the team Agile / SCRUM development process, actively participate to SCRUM ceremonies

Qualifications and Skillset

Education
* A solid academic background in economics, banking / finance / accounting, or strong affinity with those topics through prior relevant work experience
* Any IT related education, in particular data modelling or database related, is a plus

Essential
* Solid knowledge of banking concepts and financial instruments, and related experience
* Sound technical background or eagerness to learn about relational databases and query languages. Good understanding of SQL is a plus
* Mastering of MS Office in particular Excel
* Fluent in English, written and oral

Desirable
* Knowledge of more complex banking products, the IFRS regulatory framework for financial institutions and its supervisory standards
* Knowledge about ledger and sub-ledger systems, accounting and risk management in a banking context
* Experience with relational databases and SQL
* Experience with Agile/SCRUM software development techniques

Personality / Personal Traits

* Responsible, methodical and organized
* Analytical mind with an eye for accuracy and quality
* Motivated and eager to learn
* Strong team player but independent thinker
* Hands-on, problem-solving state of mind
* Relishes a challenge, results driven, willing to go the extra mile when needed

Our Offer

(COMPANY NAME) is a fast-growing company whose philosophy is based on a balanced combination of work and leisure activities. We offer you a team-based international organization with straightforward communication, a fast-paced work environment with challenging projects and interesting career opportunities, and a competitive salary package with extra benefits.

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Contact person
Herbert Bakels
Senior International Recruiter
E hxxxxxx.xxxxxx@xxxxx.xxm

Source: Company website
Posted on: 15 Jan 2022
Industry: Information Technology
Languages: English
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