Business Analyst – Capital Markets

  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #980


  • Gathering, understanding and distributing business requirements for the project, and translating these into functional specifications and test plans.
  • Extensive interaction with front office business partners of varying levels in capital markets to build consensus and obtain cooperation from all stakeholder groups.
  • Gaining an in-depth understanding of Capital Markets applications, how they are used by the business and how applications fit into the overall workflow.
  • Work with senior stakeholders to define high level business requirements and prepare business cases.
  • Assess and comply with banking and other applicable regulations, such as DFAST, CCAR, Basel III and Dodd Frank, as well as understand the evolving regulatory landscape.
  • Coordinating with technology teams to troubleshoot and resolve open issues and request enhancements, assist with tracking work in progress including status and target dates.
  • Define and recommend systems solutions to meet business goals.
  • Develop and document business rules, interface specifications, and conceptual designs.
  • Act as a liaison between LOBs and technology groups.
  • Write user manuals, functional specifications and other project-related documentation.
  • Prepare training materials, and deliver end user training.


  • Strategic thinker, able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and possess a strong analytical mindset to help solve complex business challenges.
  • 5+ years of business analyst experience, in the banking industry.
  • 6 months minimum experience at a large Bank within Capital Markets, Risk, or Treasury projects.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of study.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to interact with senior management and stakeholders.
  • A willingness and desire to undertake a variety of roles on projects.
  • Previous experience in models valuation, PnL and/or risk management methodologies would be an asset.