Role details

Reference Data Business Analyst - SCCL

Toronto   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Regulatory
  • Big 5 Bank

About Our Client

Our client is one of the Big 5 Canadian Banks

Job Description


  • Conduct current state analysis on existing reference data systems (e.g. PETR, IMS etc.)
  • Conduct gap analysis and develop future state
  • Document findings from analysis into Business Requirements Document(s) including reference data approach and assumptions
  • Conduct in depth data mapping analysis activities in order to standardize reference data
  • Interpret regulations to determine implications to reference data
  • Conduct requirements gathering sessions/workshops with Business Leads / stakeholders to complete and document detailed business requirement documentation
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and subject matter experts to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes (e.g. client onboarding), policies and systems
  • Recommend business solutions for single name hierarchy and other reference data issues
  • Identify opportunities to standardize and centralize reference data
  • Contribute to successful project completion within budget and on time by identifying and monitoring risks and developing/recommending mitigation strategies.
  • Seek out industry trends to generate and recommend alternative approaches to managing reference data
  • Support technology and testing team members by communicating and facilitating the interpretation of requirements
  • Create detailed use cases and acceptance tests that directly align with the business requirements and system requirements specifications
  • Provide status reports as well as identifies and documents issues, risks, dependencies, and assumption

The Successful Applicant


  • 5 years of experience on large regulatory projects/programs with reference data impacts
  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task effectively and independently within a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to gauge the appropriate level of priority and detail and/or effort required on any given project
  • Strong skills with MS Office products and Visio
  • Strong organizational, follow-up and priority-setting skills to handle multiple tasks/projects and to work independently
  • Ability to analyze complex issues from multiple perspectives and provide strategic recommendations

Business Knowledge:

  • Strong understanding of referential data concepts as they pertain to credit risk
  • Excellent understanding of wholesale banking and capital markets business with respect to processes, practices and technologies

What's on Offer

Competitive hourly rate

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