Sr. Lead Business Analyst – Corporate Actions, Middle Office Technology in Chicago, Illinois
Posted 01/20/22

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance.



  • Fortune 100 Financial Services Company
  • 100-year history of dedication to customer satisfaction, success and growth
  • Tremendous growth and new business strategy leading to the need for new talent
  • Significant investments in cutting-edge technology



  • Culture: Excellent work environment that fosters collaboration
  • Growth: Ability to make an impact on the direction of the organization
  • Opportunity: Gain hands-on experience working with cutting-edge technology
  • Stability: Recent financial performance of the company has reported record profits


Iselin, NJ
Chicago, IL 
Charlotte, NC


  • Our client is looking for a Sr. Lead Business Analyst to join Middle Office Technology team. 
  • Candidate must have significant hands-on Business and Functional Analysis experience with the Investment Management Business areas supported include Corporate Actions, Pricing, Reference Data Management, Trade Processing, Collateral Management and Portfolio Accounting. Business and Operational knowledge of Equities, Futures, Forwards, Options, OTC and Cleared Swaps, Mutual Funds, Structured Products, ETF, Fixed Income Securities and Alternative Investments like Private Equity & Hedge Funds is a must.
  • Liaise closely with all Middle & Back Office operations and technology application teams to generate business and application functional requirement documents and design specifications related to  strategic enterprise level projects
  • Conduct workshops with technical leads to derive the solution design delivery and ensure that the product delivery meets the complete business requirements
  • Act as a SME and business point of escalation for key production issues
  • Document current state functional workflows across the business areas defined in the summary and design end to end strategic workflows meeting key business and operational needs
  • Lead the preparation and coordination of integration and user acceptance testing across multiple applications and business stakeholders, ensuring issues are resolved in a pragmatic and timely manner
  • Assist in creating and managing project plans using Project Management Tools to manage projects related to the functional areas described in the summary section


  • 10+ years of Buy/Sell side experience working at Hedge Fund/Investment Manager leading business analysis and/or project management related to complex and strategically relevant projects
  • Strong expertise on the following Eagle Investment Systems suite of products: STAR, PACE,  Portfolio Data Center-PDC, Account Reference Manager, Reference data management - SRM (Security Reference Manager), Pricing Center, Workflow Manager, Scheduler, Message Center, Data Mart, Reporting, and Performance Measurement module
  • Understanding of Corporate Action, Trade Processing, Portfolio Accounting, Derivatives workflows, Reference Data Management and Collateral Management business concepts are required
  • Ability to write complex SQL to query large data sets within Eagle PACE
  • Ability to document current and target state business functional workflows using tools such as Microsoft Visio and PowerPoint
  • Also desirable would be direct experience working with external financial market data vendors like Bloomberg, IDC, S&P, Reuters, BBH, MarkIT & FACTSET.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year university. BS / BA in Computer Science, Mathematical Finance, Accounting, Math or related technical area
  • Post graduate work, such as project management certification, financial certification, or master’s degree in business administration or finance, a plus.    
  • Employee Type: Contract
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Category: Information Technology
  • Date Posted: 01/20/22
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