Business Systems Analyst Consultant (Risk)

Chicago, Illinois 60606

Employment Type:
Date Added:
June 10, 2015

Business Systems Analyst/Project Manager Consultant with SQL, data analysis, Financials Services (strong understanding of asset classes) and Risk experience. The key skill set needed to be successful in this role is a solid understanding of Capital Markets and Risk.

Palace Gate Corporation is currently seeking a Business Systems Analyst Consultant for our premier client. This is a long term contract opportunity in Chicago, IL.

Professional Background

  • 8+ years of experience working as a Business Systems Analyst and Project Manager in an IT organization within the investment industry.
  • Excellent understanding of risk data, analytics, and reporting domains- preferably with a Risk data warehouse.
  • Strong understanding of asset classes including Equities, Fixed Income and Derivatives; portfolio reference data, security reference, holdings, transactions, benchmarks, and Performance RORs
  • Very strong SQL and data analysis skills. Should be very comfortable in writing simple to complex SQL for data analysis and ad hoc queries.
  • Experience with one or more of the following vendor systems highly desirable– FactSet MAC, Wilshire IQ, and Barra Portfolio Manager.
  • Experience with Investment/Fund Accounting systems, Investment Data Warehouse, data modeling, and data governance/stewardship concepts a big plus.
  • Broad knowledge of IT, including experience in SDLC and Waterfall/Agile project methodologies.

Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of study (i.e. Computer science, Business)
  • Master’s degree, financial risk management/project management certification, an added plus

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting firm that provides innovative staffing solutions to industry leading companies across the United States. Our experienced team uses new and unique approaches to deliver the right technology solutions and meet the most demanding enterprise needs. We strive to enable our clients to continue their success and achieve their business objectives by providing expert IT consultants. Our company approach is simple: match the right people with the right opportunity.

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