BSA- CDS Conversion/Migration

  • Date Posted Nov 2, 2022
  • Location Toronto, ON
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 15327

Can you cultivate winning relationships by building trust with business and technology partners? Can you learn voraciously, stretch your thinking, share your knowledge and educate others? Do you have the capability to inspire a positive work environment and help champion quality, innovation, teamwork and service to the business? Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a BSA- CDS Conversion/Migration who will be responsible for supporting a key Canadian Industry Clearing / Settlement initiative. The successful candidate will have excellent skills in conversions, requirements analysis and documentation, and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely with business and technology stakeholders.


  • Own and complete relevant conversion related Business Analyst work packages through collaboration with multiple stakeholders to prepare for operational readiness, manage deadlines and adjust to changing work priorities
  • Establish and maintain full requirements traceability and work with the business to prioritize requirements and scope changes to ensure business needs are met
  • Collaborate with technology partners and provide recommendations to support the development of system requirements and design, testing plans, artifacts/deliverables to ensure business needs are met
  • Proactively identify and track requirements risks, issues, assumptions, dependencies, and constraints and anticipate and effectively manage risks related to requirements. Align decisions to the client’s risk appetite
  • Contribute to Quality Assurance activities by supporting the development of test scripts and testing of developed solutions, including communication of issues and resolution
    Create a conversion project plan with input from all relevant stakeholders.

Desired Skill Set:

  • 10 years of industry experience in Brokerage, Wealth Management or Mutual Funds domain
  • 10 years of experience with post-trade activities
  • 10 years of hands-on experience with Requirements Gathering
  • Strong knowledge of CDS / DTC System
  • Excellent understanding of a brokerage back-office processing environment and systems
  • Demonstrated experience in conversion migrating trades from one system to another
  • Commendable verbal and written communication, attention to detail, analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Nice To Have:

  • Excellent skills in building detailed system conversion plan

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