ExperTech Personnel Services Inc. IT Business Analyst / Project Manager – Credit Risk and Referential Data Contract in Montréal, QC

ExperTech Personnel Services Inc.

Branch Montréal QC CA

IT Business Analyst / Project Manager – Credit Risk and Referential Data
Montréal, QC

Credit legal documentation, covenants; Write project documentation (BR, Studies, Project initiation documents, User sign off)….

ExperTech is a leading staffing and recruiting company, based in Montreal, QC and operating throughout Canada and the US. ExperTech recruits and delivers high-quality candidates for both permanent and contract/temporary assignments for local and international companies across a wide array of industries.

We are currently looking for a Project Manager/Business Analyst – Credit Risk & Referential Data for a company in the financial industry in downtown Montreal. The position is a temporary position with ExperTech for 9 months with possibility of extension.


As a member of the IT Finance/Risk team, the IT Business Analyst / Project Manager – Credit Risk and Referential Data is responsible for the delivery and business/technical analysis of project work across the North American Region, as well as acting as project manager on some initiatives. This may include a major program or a collection of unrelated projects. The scope is in the context of Accounting and Risk applications, downstream of operation systems, within North America.

More specifically, responsibilities will include:

  • Coordination of a project within many other teams,
  • Gathering workload estimates, maintaining the planning
  • Getting Commitment from teams
  • Status report
  • Anticipating tasks to be able to meet project milestones
  • Raise risk to management
  • Plan project activities using a standardized tool (Clarity)
  • Write project documentation (BR, Studies, Project initiation documents, User sign off)

Required Qualifications:

We are looking for an individual who has both very good Technical skills in banking Referential and Credit Risk, as well as strong project management skills to manage several projects at the same time, within an IT team. The person will also need to be able to coordinate projects of different size: requirements, planning, estimates, status report and interact frequently with Paris head office culture and teams. __

  • Experience in Testing, able to understand and interpret specification and challenge its content
  • Experience in Production support, comfortable with investigation, finding root cause of an issue, functionally and technically
  • Ability to gain quick autonomy on topics and organization understanding
  • PMP certification is a real asset
  • CMMI environment knowledge
  • 7 or more years of professional experience as a Business Analyst or similar
  • Extensive experience within the Banking industry
  • Experience with client facing and functional support
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience working in a matrix environment. Experience working in a global environment, an asset.
  • Ability to communicate up to all levels of the organization including Sr. Manager and Executives and tailor his/her message according to the audience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills

Technical skills:

  • Very good knowledge of SQL, PL SQL, VB (excel mainly). UNIX / ORACLE database
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Power Point, …)

Functional skills:

Referential Data

  • Understanding and knowledge of Client referential in Banking industry.
  • Knowledge of the following notions: Legal entity; non-legal entity; business group; Hierarchy; relation and granularity of Clients Identification (local level, national level, International level, application level, Group or Standard level);
  • Knowledge of the following attributes: Legal name, short name, Addresses, Ratings, Statement, Client categorization, accounts openings and cloture, Country of Risk, relationship with the bank, report codifications and indicators, technical IDs
  • Interest Rates and FX rates
  • Jurisdiction / habilitation of profiles and transaction rights

Credit Risk

  • Knowledge and understanding of the following concept: Credit legal documentation, covenants; Facilities and diverse Commitment types (credit lines); Exposure; Syndications; Guarantees; Loans; Letter of credit; RWA; Risk reporting
  • Risk interfaces and files between operating systems and Risk Back offices system (where the Risk control is operated)
  • Off balance sheet accounting
  • Referential data problematics (clients, rates,): different referential applications shared by many other applications (Risk, Accounting ledgers etc.)

ExperTech would like to thank all applicants for their interest in the opportunity, however only selected candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Contract

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Montreal, QC, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-10
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