Business Analyst - Global Trading

Employer
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Location
Boston, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 09, 2021
Closes
Jul 25, 2021
Ref
11442943
Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Job Description

Columbia Threadneedle Investments is a leading and evolving global asset management company. The Senior Trading Business Analyst will be involved in all activities necessary to provide operating and technical support to the global trading platform and will be a key member of the team supporting trading operations across the globe for all asset classes (i.e., equity, fixed income, derivatives and FX). This position requires a dynamic person who will enjoy a fast-paced environment and the opportunity to quickly build expertise across multiple disciplines within the asset management business.

Responsibilities

• Development and implementation of trading policies, procedures and workflows that incorporate best practice protocols and meet compliance and regulatory requirements from both a global and regional perspective
• Serve as a key business support resource for traders across the global, as well other front office personnel, on trading related matters with a focus on risk and operational controls
• Liaise with business partners (e.g., Investments, Operations, Legal, Compliance, Risk Management) to support on-going trading operations, including pro-actively addressing internal and external changes that affect the business
• Working with both internal business partners and external vendors, support trading related technology needs including:
o Management of current operating systems
o Implementation of system enhancements and upgrades to existing applications
o Deployment of new applications
• Support trading related reporting requirements:
o Internal reporting for senior management and boards
o Trade cost analysis
o General trade related reporting
• Support Committees that oversee trading activities
• Management of small to medium size projects requiring developing efficient, long-term solutions to meet changes in the operating environment or address issues that arise
• Support the management of vendor services for the trading platform

Required Qualifications

•Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
• 2+ years of relevant experience
• Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to produce effective recommendations to senior management.
• Strong critical thinking skills
• Energetic and self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to build effective relationships with both internal and external constituents
• Ability to analyze data with attention to detail and draw meaningful insights
• Ability to interrelate and understand increasingly complex issues
• Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and projects concurrently

Preferred Qualifications

CFA or additional professional qualifications are beneficial

About Our Company

Millions of people around the world rely on Columbia Threadneedle Investments to manage their money. We're intentionally built to help our clients succeed, backed by a global team of 2,000 people including more than 450 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets. At Columbia Threadneedle, you'll find the promise we make to our clients is the same one we make to our employees: Your success is our priority. In addition to our competitive total rewards package, employees stay with us because of our culture and commitment to their development. And, backed by the strength of our parent company, Ameriprise Financial, we are committed to providing you with the tools, resources, recognition and rewards to help you shape the career you want.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.
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