Global Trading Business Analyst

Employer
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Location
Boston, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 May 2022
Closes
17 Jun 2022
Ref
15061916
Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is a leading and evolving global asset management company. The Trading Business Support Team is responsible for all business, operational and technical support for the global trading platform that supports Columbia Threadneedle Investments' entire product offering with trading across all asset classes including equity, fixed income, derivatives and FX instruments. Within the Trading Business Support Team the Business Analyst role, working with other members of the team, will provide business, operating and technical support to the global trading platform across all asset classes (i.e., equity, fixed income, derivatives and FX). This position requires an energetic person who is looking for an opportunity to develop expertise in trading and the asset management business in general.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Collaborating with traders and business partners to develop and implement trading policies, procedures and workflows that meet compliance and regulatory requirements from both a global and regional perspective
• Serve as a key business support resource for traders across the global, as well as other front office personnel, on trading related matters with a focus on risk and operational controls
• Liaise with business partners to support on-going trading operations, including pro-actively addressing internal and external changes that affect the business
• Working with both internal business partners and external vendors, support trading related technology needs including:
o Management of current operating systems
o Implementation of system enhancements and upgrades to existing applications
o Deployment of new applications
• Support trading related reporting requirements including:
o Internal reporting for senior management and Fund Boards
o Trade cost analysis
o General trade related reporting
• Support the governance structure and internal committees that oversee trading activities
• Management of small to medium size projects requiring developing efficient, long-term solutions to meet changes in the operating environment
• Support the management of vendor services for the trading platform

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
• 1-3 years of relevant experience
• Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to produce effective recommendations
• Strong critical thinking skills
• Energetic and self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills that provide the ability to build effective relationships
• Ability to analyze data with attention to detail and draw meaningful insights
• Ability to interrelate and understand issues across multiple disciplines
• Ability to manage multiple responsibilities concurrently

About Our Company

Millions of people around the world rely on Columbia Threadneedle Investments to manage their money. We're intentionally built to help our clients succeed, backed by a global team of 2,000 people including more than 450 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets. At Columbia Threadneedle, you'll find the promise we make to our clients is the same one we make to our employees: Your success is our priority. In addition to our competitive total rewards package, employees stay with us because of our culture and commitment to their development. And, backed by the strength of our parent company, Ameriprise Financial, we are committed to providing you with the tools, resources, recognition and rewards to help you shape the career you want.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.

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