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We are seeking an Operations Development Specialist who will report into the Operations Development and Support Group. The Group was created to offer analysis and solutions to fill the Business workflow needs or “Bridge the Gap” between the Business and Technology.
This position will be responsible for assisting in the improvement of operating workflows by developing PC based programs that can facilitate: expense processing, NAV Preparation, reconciliations, pricing validations / comparisons, etc. In this capacity, the department members will be required to work very closely with designated individuals within the operating areas for the purpose of developing and documenting Business Requirements. Department members will be responsible for preparing documentation including functional requirements, user testing plans, schedules, test cases and procedures. In addition, department members will be responsible for effecting implementation within the requesting operating area including the training of staff who will be utilizing the developed product.
A primary responsibility will be to ensure that program development is:
Performed in a consistent fashion following established standards
Completed in a fashion that can be leveraged / readily modified as business needs within this activity tend to be dynamic, and
Documented in a manner that is understandable both from a technical and user perspective in order to facilitate learning / training.
Expert VBA programming knowledge
Proficiency in Microsoft Access and Excel
SunGard knowledge a plus
SQL knowledge a plus
.Net or C# knowledge a plus
Ability to work on a project as an individual and as part of a team
Ability to analyze procedures/system and recommend changes/enhancements for efficiencies
Proven project management skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Problem solver, Creative, Curious, Tenacious
Knowledge of Fund Accounting / Securities Processing a plus.
* College degree or equivalent experience preferred