Product Analyst

Full Time

Confluence is a global leader in data-driven investment management solutions partnering with our clients to deliver products and services designed to optimize efficiency and control. Confluence provides actional data, insight, and workflow solutions to global asset managers/owners, service providers and allocators. Through its combination of proprietary and 3rd party integrated datasets, global research and analytics, we deliver solutions that drive complex decision across a wide range of financial products.  Confluence includes the industry-leading data platforms of Confluence, CSS, Investment Metrics, Style Analytics, AMFINE and StatPro.

We have a current opening for an experienced Product Analyst who is passionate about building software products and services that solve and simplify customer business problems. The successful candidate will join a dynamic environment working with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll-out products that serve the regulatory document production and investor disclosure space.

The ideal candidate will be working today in the RegTech / FinTech space as a product or business analyst, or indeed be working in the investment industry for an investment management firm or third-party fund administrator / service provider as a business analyst with direct exposure to the regulatory demands of the global investment management industry. 

The role will specifically appeal to a person that has high attention to detail and enjoys working in a fast-paced strategic environment with direct exposure to the market (clients, prospects, sales & marketing) on one side, and the internal delivery teams (development, QA, implementation and managed-services) on the other.

The following are key facets of the duties and responsibilities connected to this role:

  • Collaborate on the team effort to gather and document requirements for our Regulatory Reporting platform in terms of regulatory reporting or compliance changes, with high-quality user stories and clearly defined acceptance criteria
  • Assist the product management team maintain the relevant product feature backlog and roadmap, as well as feeding into the process of prioritization of tickets for each product sprint based on service team, market and customer impact
  • Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identifying and filling product gaps, and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth

Requisite ability and initiative to: 

  • Perform product analytics related to filing workflows using large volume data feeds from upstream financial systems
  • Perform analysis related to business user workflow requirements and calculations to determine gaps between product solution and regulatory requirements 
  • Translate regulatory technical standard requirements provided by regulator competent authorities or in-house regulatory guidance team into functional requirements that will be used by our system architects and developers
  • Along with the product owner/managers, act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding of the product
  • Represent the company by visiting customers to solicit feedback on company products and services
  • Feed into the process where we develop clear strategic vision for our product
  • Assist with product demonstrations and presentations to internal and external audiences – including supporting sales as a product SME

•    Strong financial data analysis capabilities (Data management, Data Sourcing, ETL, Data Schema, model, and Data Field mapping)
•    Strong analytical and data requirement documentation skills.
•    Prior UAT or QA Experience working within a SDLC
•    Ability to quickly learn and deliver with limited oversight
•    Very high attention to detail and quality in delivery
•    Ability to work with multiple internal parties (Sales, Product, Dev, Support, etc.) to prioritize activities and execute implementation 
•    Client facing implementation and project execution experience is preferred
•    Financial Regulation expertise/knowledge preferred
•    Knowledge of periodic Regulatory Fund Reporting (i.e. AIFMD/Annex IV, Form PF, Form ADV, etc) preferred
•    Fund administrator system knowledge (client setup and maintenance) preferred
•    Knowledge of Bloomberg a plus
•    Project management tools (JIRA, Microsoft Project, SalesForce, SharePoint) a plus
•    System implementation experience a plus

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