Business Analyst

at Kforce in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Business Analyst in Newark, DE.Duties Include:

  • Daily price capture & validation of all investment types
  • Business Analyst will analyze asset valuation movements on a daily basis
  • Review of price confirmation to ensure validated prices are published accurately
  • Analyze price movements against market expectations
  • Complete all daily, monthly, and ad-hoc tasks and reporting as required accurately and to deadline
  • As a Business Analyst, you will resolve client queries
  • Understand the effect that changes in prices and other data elements have on the market value of an account and be sensitive to these changes
  • Investigation of pricing inquiries from business partners
  • Communication with vendors, as needed
  • Other tasks/projects related to vendor pricing data as assigned by manager
  • Identifying control gaps and quality deficiencies and look to implement tactical and strategic solutions to prevent reoccurrence
  • Support audit requests through evidence retrieval and review of pricing activities
  • Provide regular updates on projects and metrics to Senior Management
  • Bachelor’s degree with preference in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • 1-3 years of financial industry experience
  • 1 to 3 years of asset Pricing or NAV/Fund accounting experience, preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of financial instruments and desire to learn new instruments and financial techniques
  • Knowledge of industry activities, particularly corporate actions, index tracking and stock markets and fixed income products
  • Moderate to advanced knowledge of Bloomberg terminals and products
  • Pricing vendor knowledge (i.e., Pricing Direct, Bloomberg, Reuters)
  • Ability to troubleshoot exceptions/issues quickly to avoid market exposure
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and attention to detail; Ability to use creative thinking to identify solutions for complex processes and/or issues
  • Self-motivated and proactive with the ability to work in a team and work accurately and under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in deadline oriented and controlled environment
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to rapidly changing business and technology needs
  • The role holder will be required to operate flexible working hours to cover early starts and/or late finishes as demanded by the business
  • Must be able to take ownership of initiatives and drive them to completion with little or no guidance
  • MS Excel skills, including pivot tables and v-look ups
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate within a team environment and interact across departments
  • Demonstrate customer focus and follow-up skills

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours

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Job Posting: JC223457763

Posted On: Sep 11, 2022

Updated On: Sep 28, 2022