Advanced / Senior BA, Apps Investments

  • Not Specified
  • Hong Kong
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Invesco (Hong Kong) Limited
  • 20 oct. 17 2017-10-20

Invesco is a leading global asset management firm with more than $858B* in assets under management. We provide our retail and institutional clients a diverse and comprehensive range of investment capabilities to help people get more out of life. Invesco is publicly traded on the


Invesco is a leading global asset management firm with more than $858B* in assets under management. We provide our retail and institutional clients a diverse and comprehensive range of investment capabilities to help people get more out of life. Invesco is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (IVZ) and has about 7,000 employees in over 20 countries.
(*As of June 30, 2017)
 

Job Purpose (Job Summary):


 


To analyze business needs for efficient and cost-effective software systems and/or business processes and to facilitate the design, testing and implementation of systems in accordance with company methodology.


Key Responsibilities / Duties:



  • Gather and analyze information on existing business processes in order to make recommendations that seek to improve business systems and processes.


  • Provide business analysis during all phases of a project as required, including but not limited to:

  • Analyze and document requirements for enhancements to systems and / or business processes. May involve investigation of third party vendors or systems.

  • Design and clearly document solutions/recommendations to business problems.

  • Lead reviews of requirements and designs with relevant stakeholders to obtain agreement and sign off of proposals.

  • Participate in creating estimates of cost and effort along with project implementation plans to enable prioritization and timely implementation.

  • Assist and / or co-ordinate user testing, ensuring issues are resolved in pragmatic and appropriate manner.

  • Assist the design and implementation of ongoing support arrangements for system delivered.


  • Oversee and execute regional Project Governance work


  • Provide production support to critical business applications and interfaces


  • Work as part of a project team, reporting progress and escalating issues to project management in a timely manner to ensure successful completion of projects / reviews.


  • Adhere to standards set by the Invesco project methodology.


  • Take a leading role from time to time on small projects or specific elements of larger projects.


 




Work Experience / Knowledge:



  • Minimum of 5 years proven experience in a role developing the skills required for the business analyst role. This will include carrying out business process reviews and/ or production of business requirements.


  • Familiar with front and back office systems of asset management industry, particularly knowledge in CRD, Aladdin, FMC, Portia, Omgeo CTM, FIX protocol


  • Experience in supporting BAU of front and back office systems for at least 2-3 years


  • Competency in SQL is essential.


  • Experience with programming and programming languages like Visual Basic or Python a big plus.


  • Experience in creating detail costs/benefit analysis.


  • Experience of project management tools and techniques.


Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required:


  • Excellent written communication skills (to include process flowcharting, and formal business solutions documents)


  • Strong verbal communication skills in English, Cantonese and Mandarin 


  • Able to work in a global, multicultural environment


  • Able to influence and build relationships at all levels of staff


  • Creative problem solver


  • Structured, disciplined approach to work, with attention to detail


  • Solid time management skills


  • Able to work independently or team player


  • Able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines


  • Motivated, self-starter. Capable of working with low level of supervision.


  • Flexible – able to meet changing requirements and priorities


  • Able to multi-task


  • Willing to travel


Formal Education: (minimum requirement to perform job duties)


  • Graduate or Graduate Calibre in Information Systems related discipline.


  • Formal business analysis training and/or qualification preferred but optional.


Invesco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only. Candidates not notified within twelve weeks may consider their application unsuccessful. All related information will be kept in our file for up to 2 years for future recruitment purposes. When there are vacancies in our subsidiary or associate companies during that period, we may transfer the application to them for consideration of employment. Under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, job applicants have a right to request access to, and to request correction of, Personal Data in relation to the application. If job applicants wish to exercise these rights, they should contact the Human Resources department.