Snr Specialist: Business Analyst

Snr Specialist: Business Analyst

ACCA Consulting | Johannesburg, GT, ZA

Posted 8 days ago

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At Liberty, we employ more than 6 000 people across 7 businesses in 18 African countries. Every day, our employees grow their knowledge by working with diverse groups of people who specialise in a wide range of skills across insurance, asset management, investment and health products. We continually seek to engage, develop, recognise and reward the people who make our business great.
The purpose of the job is to perform the role of a Business Analyst for the Trading, Investments and Risk Systems used within the LibFin environment. LibFin uses vendor solutions and internally built systems that require improvement overtime. The Business Analyst will be responsible for managing the improvements and will be deployed on special projects and feature teams as and when required by the business.
Key Responsibilities
Develop/configure front end and back-end portions of a trading and risk management systems used by traders and Libfin in the financial markets (Interest Rate Derivatives, Credit Derivatives, Equity Derivatives, Foreign Exchange Derivatives, Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange, Commodities, Structured Products)
Participate in the rapid development of pricing and risk tools.
Utilise strong inter-personal/communication skills to ensure that an acceptable level of service is delivered to customers.
Ability to work in a high pressured environment.
Strong analytical skills to document changes to workflows and systems and understand the impact of those changes.
Implementation and documentation of business processes to enhance the integrity and accuracy of reporting
Document Business Requirements for development, Integration documentation for information flows within the business.
Documentation of Processes and enhancements to Processes, and handing over of the deliverable to the Business as Usual function, Data analysis and mapping, Gap analysis.
Minimum Experience
Minimum of 5 years related work experience.
Must have a good understanding of financial products in the South African market.
Must have experience with the configuration and maintenance of trading systems.
Derivatives exposure would be beneficial.
Exposure to the insurance industry would be beneficial.
Minimum Qualifications
Any relevant tertiary qualification (degree) in Finance/Actuarial Science/Information Systems/Computer Science.
Liberty Group Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and the group's Transformation Strategy, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards the achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the organisation.
Vaccination Policy & Hybrid Working Model
We are evolving the way we work and will be launching a Hybrid working model, in line with this Liberty has implemented a Mandatory vaccination policy which is applicable to all employees, this is to further strengthen our commitment to the safety of all employees. Right of refusal to be vaccinated against COVID-19, either on constitutional and/or medical grounds, is taken into consideration and will be dealt with through an objection process. More information about our Hybrid working model and Mandatory vaccination policy will be discussed during the recruitment process for this position.
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