Senior Business Analyst

Job ID
2018-1298
Category
Operations
Jersey City
NJ

Overview

About Lord Abbett:

 

Founded in 1929, Lord Abbett is an independent firm with a singular focus on the management of money. Over the course of our history, we’ve earned a sterling reputation for our leadership, influence, and innovation in the asset management industry. Today, our independent perspective, our commitment to active management, and our intelligent product design continue to make us relevant to individual and institutional investors.

 

From the very beginning, we’ve recognized that our people are our greatest asset. As an investment-led, investor-focused firm, we value intellectual curiosity, teamwork, and collaboration across the organization.

 

We’re looking for people with a keen interest in working for a trusted leader in the asset management industry, a desire to expand their knowledge, and a passion for delivering a client experience that exceeds expectations.

 
Now that you know our history, are you ready to be part of our future?

 


Job Overview:

The Senior Business Analyst will provide internal consulting services and business analysis for Operations initiatives. The Senior Business Analyst will also manage projects of varying size and complexity, and assist management maintaining project list and technology work queues

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Take lead on projects focused on improving business processing and workflow efficiency.

  • Provide support for day-to-day maintenance of operational issues.

  • Respond to ad-hoc requests from various business areas.

  • Interact with technology to address daily production and support issues.

  • Assist with the maintenance of various applications including accounting system (SimCorp Dimension), Bloomberg, and related systems with regards to workflows and operational enhancements

  • Document project and test plans for system upgrades or operational processing changes.

Qualifications

  • 4-6 years work experience.

  • Must be able to design, develop and troubleshoot Excel macros using VBA

  • Must be proficient in Excel

  • Knowledge of SQL

  • Understanding of financial instruments and Asset Management industry

  • Experience working with an accounting system preferred

  • Knowledge of QlikView, Business Objects and/or Crystal Reports preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or MIS

 


 

Personal Characteristics Required:

  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Team player

 

 

Lord Abbett is an equal employment opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, caregiver status, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. All employment decisions at Lord Abbett are based solely on the applicant’s relevant experience, skills and qualifications.

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