Sr/Lead Systems Analyst – (Equity Research) – SQL - Boston, MA Area – $$ Open

Position Title – WR76196R032017

Sr/Lead Systems Analyst – (Equity Research) – SQL - Boston, MA Area – $$ Open

Outstanding Compensation Package – Base + Bonus + PS

Relo. Possible for exceptional candidates – No contractors/consultants please

Company

Large, successful, and growing Boston based Investment Management Firm – Great Company – Lots of Upside – Outstanding Compensation Package – Bonus – Profit Sharing etc. Join a team oriented, collaborative, results focused environment and become part of an elite organization with great growth possibilities.

Position Summary:

At my client you will continually learn, develop, and expand your skills. As part of an inclusive culture, you will meet smart, progressive individuals who will challenge you to solve problems, anticipate clients’ needs, and enhance proprietary systems and platforms. This position will be primarily focused on building out internal research platforms across all asset classes, with particular emphasis on Environmental, Social, and Governance capabilities.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Systems Analyst to join a strong, collaborative team in a role focusing on analysis with leadership and advancement opportunities. The individual will be responsible for requirements, systems analysis, testing, and project management.

This position requires a high level of direct interaction with business users and excellent communication and delivery skills. This individual must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work on a variety of assignments with people at all levels of the organization.

Responsibilities:

• Interact directly with business partners at all levels of the organization to define, analyze and document requirements, as well as set priorities, Act as a champion for the needs of the business partners and a trusted advisor.

• Develop a strong partnership with the delivery team to ensure on time, scalable and high quality business solutions

• Provide input into system design to help the programming teams define effort and implementation schedules

• Ensure quality of product by enforcing high standards in testing and building audit/validation controls

• Act as an escalation point person for support issues that require detailed analysis and management

• Provide regular status reporting and issue tracking

Required Skills and Competencies:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, Economics, Finance or related subject

• 5+ years business analysis or systems analysis experience in financial statement analysis, investment management or financial services environment

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with high attention to detail

• Strong client relationship skills and proven ability to build consensus. Experience working directly with business partners to understand their needs and deliver solutions that meet those needs.

• Experience writing requirements, functional specifications, use cases, and test plans

• Change agent, creative, innovative and focused on continuous improvements

• Analytical and problem solving skills in buy-side investment management systems and data technologies.

• Understanding of financial instruments such as stocks, bonds, swaps, options, futures, forwards, derivatives and FX.

• Experience with advanced investment data concepts such as holdings, transactions, security master, analytics, and performance.

• Detailed knowledge and experience of investors workflows in areas of research/valuation, analysis and portfolio construction

• High attention to detail and strong commitment to delivering quality, professional work is absolutely essential for this position.

• Hands-on knowledge of SQL and relational database technology

• Willingness and ability to work independently and as part of a team, in a fast-paced, business-critical environment.

• CFA Institute Claritas Certificate, CFA Charter or progress towards one considered an asset

Keys to this Role:

• Domain knowledge: Equity Research and Multi-Asset Class (equity, fixed income, asset allocation. etc.).

• Strong Systems Analyst skills are required. This individual will work on ESG analysis (Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance) applications.

• Communication and Relationship building skills: This individual will interface directly with Investors so the candidate must have strong communication skills.

• Other key soft skills: Self-Starter, Intellectual Curiosity.

• Must have strong Product Ownership skills. We will consider a Senior or Lead level candidate.

• Technical skills: SQL is required to query the database.

Contact Information – Resumes in Word format to:

Gary Wright - President – Wright Associates

Phone - (508) 761-6354 - Email - GaryWright@WrightAssociates.org - WEB Site – www.wrightassociates.org

Founded in 1999, Wright Associates is an employee recruiting and search firm that provides comprehensive recruiting and search services to the high technology executive requiring professional expertise in the talent acquisition process.