Sr. Business Systems Analyst – Wealth/ Direct Investing

  • Date Posted Mar 22, 2022
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 14149

Do you seek challenges and personal development opportunities, and have the courage to make a difference? Are you a motivated, flexible, creative team player with perseverance, excellent multi-tasking abilities and a proven track record for meeting strict deadlines? Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a Sr. Business Systems Analyst – Wealth/ Direct Investing who will be responsible for defining, documenting and translating business requirements into detailed functional specifications and non-functional specifications. This candidate will support testing teams in translating requirements and use cases into test conditions and expected results for product, performance, user acceptance and operational acceptance testing. The successful candidate will work independently as the senior or lead system analyst and coaches/ guides members within the area of expertise


  • Support and contribute to project management activities by participating in the scoping and estimating of project efforts, risk identification and mitigation measures recommendation, communicating activity status and providing timely notification and escalation of possible issues/problems to the Project Manager
  • Participate in quality management reviews, in particular reviews of the designs, prototypes and other requirements work products to ensure they fulfill the requirements
  • Support collaboration with key stakeholders to determine solutions assess impact to existing work processes and systems, and how to manage the integration
  • May provide operational / process-related analysis and support to various extents
  • Ensure best practices related to the BSA discipline are adhered to and enforced within project processes and deliverables
  • Adhere to existing processes/standards including requirements management and project management disciplines, well-defined enterprise technology delivery practices and standards, and business technology architecture, escalating escalate issues as required
  • Continuously enhance knowledge/expertise in own area and keep current with leading-edge technologies trends/developments and develop expertise in client services, applications, infrastructure, analytical tools and techniques that can contribute to effective solution development/delivery
  • Continuously enhance knowledge of business domains and their products/services Support the development of business cases including benefits identification, RFI/RFP and service level agreements with vendors/suppliers consistent with technology requirements/guidelines Maintain ongoing communication with all stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle
  • Able to perform BSA tasks effectively while assigned to a single project or multiple concurrent projects.
  • Prioritize and manage own workload to deliver quality results and meet timelines Support a positive work environment that promotes service to the business, quality, innovation and teamwork and ensures timely communication of issues/ points of interest.
  • Participate in knowledge transfer within the team and business units
  • Coach new or less experienced colleagues and act as a reference for the requirements management lifecycle Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance productivity, effectiveness and operational efficiency of the business unit and/or team

Desired Skill Set:

  • 10 years of experience as a BSA
  • 5-7+ years of software knowledge with Confluence or Jira
  • 5+ years of experience with SDLC or PMLC
  • 5 years of expertise in Wealth Management
  • Advanced knowledge of business technology delivery practices and standards, including design, development, business analysis, system analysis, project management and testing
  • Knowledge of design techniques and principles involved in the production of drawings and models
  • Basic ability to work independently and manage time and timelines
  • Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills
  • Basic knowledge of programming languages and techniques, such as Java, .NET, SQL, etc
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field

Nice to Have:

  • Experience working with Direct Investing, Financial Planning and/or Mutual Funds departments
  • Experience as a Senior or Lead BSA
  • MBA or another related advanced degree

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