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Financial Application Analyst - RTH
Ref No.: 18-00536
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Our direct client is seeking a Financial Application Analyst to work in their Newark, NJ location. This is a 12+ month right to hire opportunity.

Scope of Work:

The Junior/Intermediate Analyst in Financial Application Support—Business Integration is a team member responsible for business analysis and project management for financial systems interfaces and extracts. The Business Integration team develops strategies and implements solutions to link the company's business systems to the corporate financial systems. In addition to developing a functional financial systems expertise, the Associate will participate in projects that develop their understanding of the company's key domestic businesses.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Junior/Intermediate Analyst will be responsible for supporting business analysis and project management activities as a member of a project team. They will learn the methodologies and tools required to assess and document business requirements, write functional specifications for systems development, and design and conduct testing of the technical solutions.
  • The key project the Junior/Intermediate Analyst will expect to support involves Actuarial systems process and run automation for the company's Annuities businesses. Experience with process and Actuarial system automation a plus.

Qualifications/Skills:
  • The ideal candidate would have strong written and oral communication skills, well-developed analytic reasoning and curiosity, and an established track record working in a team-based environment. The candidate should have experience with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access and Visual Basic.
  • 1-4 years' experience in a business and/or systems analyst role
  • College degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or Finance preferred but not required – other analytics-oriented majors are acceptable
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking and project skills
  • Ability to work with ambiguity, solve problems, and communicate root causes
  • Knows priorities, recognizes deadlines, and accepts/responds to changes within their own area of responsibility
  • Proficiency in SQL/VBA programming
  • Experience with Insurance Industry and/or Actuarial systems and processes is a plus