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Business Analyst / Senior Business Analyst | Front Office
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Business Analyst / Senior Business Analyst | Front Office

We have 4x exciting opportunities in our Commodities and Global Markets group, to join outstanding teams supporting Data and Change, Finance Transformation, Operational Risk and User Access Management transformation initiatives.


What impact will you have?

Working closely with financial markets products (e.g. fixed income, equities, commodities trading), you will explore data, risk controls, and system requirements to help transform the business. These roles offer great variety - from managing current-state initiatives, to future-state requirements gathering, where you will have visibility over front-to-back system flows and lifecycles across platforms and financial products. You will also:

  • Engage effectively with global stakeholders across Trading, Technology, and downstream teams/support areas and understand their key drivers.
  • Establish and document detailed requirements/user stories for future state transformation, define current and target state process documentation, and develop and implement appropriate solutions and deliver on project outcomes.
  • Support the business teams in communicating requirements to ensure they are appropriately reviewed and understood.

Of our 4x open roles, you will support with one of the below projects:

Data and Change – you will analyse products to define their data sources, and map data inputs to support various use cases such as capital and liquidity reporting. Collaborating with business users you will specify business rules and identify/resolve product data quality issues using enterprise data governance frameworks.

Finance Transformation – within our Data & Change team, you will support Finance Transformation, understanding finance subledgers/general ledgers, and supporting with vendor selection.

Operational Risk Transformation – you will ensure all downstream requirements are automated and support change impact analysis, partnering closely with front office staff, divisional leads, and HR and Technology teams. 

User Access Management – within a global team, you will define critical processes across high-risk applications and unauthorised trading controls. You will transform, uplift, operationalise, and deliver refreshed controls, and define/implement reporting measures that monitor their efficacy. You will ensure front office requirements are considered in Macquarie-wide solutions by centralised Identity and Cyber Security Technology teams.


What skills will you bring?

With strong financial markets products, operational risk controls, financial or capital markets domain knowledge, you will bring proven experience as a Business Analyst/Senior Business Analyst within a financial institution. You will have delivered projects from initiation to implementation, adapt to change quickly, and manage deadlines with ease.

You will have established your reputation as a strong and clear communicator, confident in presenting findings to relevant audiences during key milestones, and keeping your stakeholders engaged and informed whilst holding sight of project deliverables and deadlines. You will also bring:

  • An ability to assimilate information and a curiosity to ask appropriate questions to develop business and functional requirements.
  • An excellent analytical capacity, supported by an attention to detail.
  • A focus on high quality and timely delivery, well-developed process skills, and the ability to prioritise/manage parallel tasks and project deliverables within a complex operating structure.
  • Confident influencing stakeholders at various levels across business, finance, technical and project teams.
  • An understanding of financial products, finance systems, controls, middle office operations, and over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, along with their associated data.
  • Experience and comfort dealing with large data sets and a recognition for the critical importance of data, with a passion for getting it right.
  • Exposure to enterprise data principles and big data platforms / tools such as SQL, Alteryx, and Dataiku is desirable.


Want to apply?

This is a great opportunity to gain insight into our Commodities & Global Markets group in a role that will support your career development across the broader organisation. To be part of exciting transformation initiatives, in an organisation that embraces new technology and ways of working, please apply via the link to be considered for this role.

At Macquarie, we work to a hybrid model. Successful candidates have the option to work from home 1-2x days per week and from our Sydney office for the remainder, to strengthen your working relationships while supporting your development and wellbeing. If you are located outside of Sydney, please highlight if you are wishing to relocate, or otherwise.


About Commodities and Global Markets

In Commodities and Global Markets you will be part of a global business offering capital and financing, risk management, market access, physical execution and logistics solutions to its diverse client base.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

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