Business Analyst

Description

BISAM is the leading provider of sophisticated solutions for performance and attribution, GIPS composites management, multi-asset risk analysis, portfolio construction and reporting. Many of the world’s largest buy-side firms use BISAM to evaluate and enhance their investment strategies and better service their clients, while maintaining high levels of security, transparency, process control and operational scale. BISAM’s unique combination of best-in-class product capabilities and staff expertise empowers our customers to differentiate with unique analytics and timely, accurate results. B-One is trusted by 10 of the top 50 global asset managers whose combined Assets under Management exceed 10 trillion USD with global operations across North America, EMEA and APAC.

Responsibilities

As a business analyst, you will be working with complex financial software for performance attribution being the first and single point of contact to any of the company’s clients. The business analyst is familiar with all the functionalities of the product, including the different modules, methodologies and all advanced financial models including: Total return and statistic, GIPS, reporting, all the calculations methods for equity attribution and fixed income attribution models. He/she can conduct complex ad-hoc analysis using B-one assisting the clients in his daily operations. The BA is responsible for detecting bugs in the software and communicating them to the product management team, the financial engineers and assisting them to get the quality of the product better. The BA is interacting with all the departments in the company, including financial software developers, product managers, financial engineers, product support, professional services (consultants). The main responsibilities of BA are to analyze and solve complex business issues related to the investment portfolios of the company’s clients, answering all their questions about the functionalities of the software, processing data, conducting specific investigations related to the client’s asset base, software testing, client support and account management.

Desired Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Genuine interest in capital markets and portfolio management
  • Strong Bachelor or Master Degree in Finance or Mathematics
  • Participation in the CFA Program
  • Academic or professional background in finance
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and financial formulas
  • Knowledge of financial products and instruments
  • Experience with performance measurement or attribution is a plus
  • Knowledge of the asset management industry is a plus
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English
  • Speaking French is a big plus, but not obligatory
  • Highly pro-active approach
  • Analytical thinker
  • Strong team player
  • Service minded attitude
  • Very enthusiastic and motivated
  • Knowledge of SQL and databases in general is a plus but not mandatory
  • Technical skills with regard to software applications is a plus but not mandatory

BISAM recruits talented individuals around the world and offers a wide variety of benefits including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus opportunity
  • Internal and external training opportunities
  • Career development opportunities across our various teams and offices in Europe and North America.

If you enjoy a fast paced work environment with opportunities for growth, development and success, then please send your resume to orlin.damyanov@bisam.com to be considered for this position.

BISAM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.