IT BA Liquidity at Talan USA

New York, NY, United States of America

Posted on Dec 14 2018 (3 months ago)

Visas:

GC
E-2

(France)

The company

Talan USA is the American subsidiary of Talan, French consulting firm with more than 2000 employees worldwide, and locations on eight countries (four continents). In 2018 and for the 4rd consecutive year, Talan has been recognized with the “Great Place to Work” award.

Talan USA offers employees a dynamic work environment, growth opportunities and a competitive compensation package, including a generous paid time off, health plans and 401K plan. Each Talan consultant join one of our two divisions: IT Consulting or Business Consulting and will be working at our client sites.

Our success is measured by both our employees and clients’ satisfaction, which is our priority.

Context

The ideal candidate will join our team at the client site operating in the client’s Finance Liquidity department. The role is related to revamping the liquidity reporting, as they are in process of changing the BI tool displaying the dashboard and generating reports, as well as the back-end computation of the metrics they distribute to other departments.

This project will include liaising with participants in Paris, New York, Chicago and Bangalore.

Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Work to refine business requirements along with the finance liquidity department team, challenge user requirements and propose alternatives when necessary
  • Translate business requirements into IT specification
  • Coordinate with the development team in NY for the back-end part, and in Montreal for the BI front end layer (MicroStrategy)
  • Organize test plan, perform functional testing and oversee UAT with the users, organize demo of the latest functionalities implemented, tracking defects and set priorities for developers
  • Produce project documentation: specification, test plan, Test results
  • Good level of communication to oversee the UAT phase, as well as provide proper detail guidelines for the developers
  • Organize training sessions with the Level 1 and 2 production teams.
  • Act as support level 3 whenever the support team need to be helped
  • Work in autonomy after being on boarded and commit to deadlines
  • Understand the business logic and financial products, knowledge on liquidity is a plus but not required as we don’t deal directly with the stress testing as for the previous roles. The candidate needs to have some good experience on IT project implementation as an IT business analyst.
  • Previous experience with MicroStrategy is a plus but not required.

Qualifications and Experience

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Experience in Agile methodology (Writing user stories in JIRA, manage a board, act as scrum master during daily stand ups)
  • Finance: understand the business logic and financial products
  • Good experience on IT project implementation as an IT Business Analyst.
  • Be autonomous
  • Have a good level of English writing

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in IT, Finance, or similar
  • Knowledge on liquidity is a plus.
  • Previous experience with MicroStrategy is a plus

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