Business Analyst (Front Office/Data)


Posted: 02/12/2016



Requirements Gathering

  • Elicits requirements from stakeholders, applying effective elicitation methods/
  • Analyses and validates requirements using a systematic, disciplined and analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Conducts impact assessment to identify the "as-is" processes, systems, and the "future" processes, systems and structures.
  • Performs data analysis to cleanse & standardize data and to ensure data
    consistency and quality.
  • Performs gaps and resolutions analysis.

Solution Assessment and Vlidation

  • Works closely with the Architecture team to ensure solutions are optimal.
  • Facilitates workshops sessions with internal and external stakeholders to drive out
    solution options and works closely with them to complete solution design documents.
  • Supports functional and integration testing.
  • Supports specification and development of User Acceptance Testing.

Change Management and Implementation Support

  • Supports Change Management activities by providing information as required to facilitate
    effective communications.
  • Provides project support to the impacted teams during implementation phases, including answering queries, trouble shooting, liaison with service provider, providing regular reporting.
  • Contributes to project management processes, including status reporting, risk, issue, change, compliance management.

Domain Specific Attributes:

  • Strong foundation in buy side enterprise data model including portfolio structure, security reference data, market data, pricing, transactions & position, finance and product
  • Experienced in enterprise data management, governance and data vendor management.
  • Familiar with asset management operations including knowledge of fund structures, unit
    trusts, concepts of mother-fund, sub-fund, feeder funds and security related data.
  • Experienced in solutioning & implementing data projects in asset management or investment banking industry.
  • Experienced in working with Golden Source.
  • Experienced with BNP (middle office service provider) and/or BlackRock Aladdin (front office system) will be an added advantage.


  • Have strong interpersonal skills, able to communicate effectively and proactively with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Understands defined Project Management methodologies and frameworks
  • Experienced in working as a business analyst within the asset management or equivalent industries
  • Experienced in working on transformational projects that created substantial organizational level changes
  • Experienced in handling multiple Asia markets.
  • Familiar with Asia local market and regulatory practice.
  • Experienced in using business analyst methods such as flow charting, requirements capturing, stakeholder analysis, use cases, brainstorming, solution prototyping, and traceability.
  • Business Analyst Certified (CBAP or CCBA), CFA or other relevant professional certification will provide added advantage
  • 5 to 8 yrs as Financial Services Business BA, preferably in the asset management industry
  • Fluent in both Mandarin and English, as it is required to liaise with client/3rd party in Taiwan.

Interested candidates kindly send a copy of your CV to Thanks.

Registration No.: R1655024 / EA Licence No.: 11S4330

McGregor Boyall Associates Pte Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

EA Licence No: 11S4330