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Senior Business Analyst (6 Month Term)

Mackenzie Investments

Mackenzie Investments

Data Science · Full-time
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2022

Job Description

IGM Financial Inc. is one of Canada's leading diversified wealth and asset management companies with approximately $242 billion in total assets under managements. The company provides a broad range of financial planning and investment management services to help more than two million Canadians meet their financial goals. Its activities are carried out principally through IG Wealth Management, Mackenzie Investments and Investment Planning Counsel.

Under IGM Financial’s unique business model based on leading brands and multi-channel distribution strategy is Mackenzie Investments, founded in 1967.  Mackenzie Investments is a holistic asset-management partner for thousands of Canadian financial advisors and the investors they support.

At Mackenzie Investments You Can Build Your Career with Confidence.

We have a vision and a strategy that will challenge the way business in this industry is done and help Canadians be successful in the ways that mean the most to them. As part of our team, you will do some of your best work, develop some of your most valuable skills and give back in ways that make a difference in the lives of Canadians.  We are proud to be recognized as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers (2022) by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for empowering our employees with the tools to thrive while working remotely, while also providing resources to ensure physical and mental wellness were put front and centre.

Join an unstoppable team that is embedded in continuous learning, understanding, and knowledge sharing. You will thrive in our supportive environment where you can indulge your curiosity to learn, while receiving the feedback you need to refine your skills and abilities. We are dedicated to offering a hybrid work environment when applicable.

Mackenzie Investments is a diverse workplace committed to doing business inclusively - this starts with having a representative workforce! We encourage applications from all qualified candidates that represent the diversity present across Canada – including racialized persons, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ community, gender diverse and neurodiverse individuals, as well as all who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

The Role

The Sr. Business Analyst will work closely with business units to fulfill its mandate and business needs by understanding functions, regulations, processes, and products. The role will contribute to strategic planning activities and work closely with counterparts in Technology to ensure that technical solutions are aligned with business needs.

Core Accountabilities:

  • Business Requirements
  • Business impacts of product, system or regulatory changes
  • New business process flows
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in existing Business processes

Key Activities:

  • Deliver consistent, quality and timely Requirements Management Plans, Business Requirement documents and related process flow diagrams.
  • Ensure that business problems, opportunities, requirements and recommendations are well documented and align with change and business objectives.
  • Apply a structured and consistent business analysis approach and methodology across all assigned business analysis initiatives.
  • Analyze business processes to identify opportunities for improvement (ex. efficiency and productivity gains, timeliness, and cost avoidance or reduction).
  • Support the identification and implementation of business requirements, and related business process flows with impacted business units/partners.
  • Analyze and prepare business impact documentation, identify system or regulatory changes, and support change management.
  • Support the definition and design of interactions between processes, people, and technology.
  • Work with cross-functional teams on projects as assigned.
  • Participate in JAD sessions and assist in business design reviews, or by consolidating a consensus business view.
  • Participate in Scrum ceremonies on projects as assigned

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • At least 5 years working experience in business analysis or equivalent roles
  • Post-secondary education required
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organizational skills and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to develop, maintain and manage relationships at various levels within the Company
  • Proven leadership skills with strong decision-making capability and judgment
  • Demonstrated analytical ability with a focus on detail and accuracy
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills to guide business teams through the decision-making process and understand the implications of their choices
  • Problem-solving skills to apply critical thinking to understand business needs and solutions
  • Proficient with MS Office, and diagramming techniques and tools such as Visio
  • Previous Financial Services experience is required
  • Completion of CBAP is desirable
  • Experience in Agile environment is desirable

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For internal applicants, please share with your current leader your intent to apply to the role. In the event that you are selected, please let your Talent Acquisition Partner know if you are in any other internal recruitment process.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Mackenzie Investments; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Mackenzie Investments is an accessible employer committed to providing a barrier free recruitment experience. If you require an accommodation or this information in an alternate format at any stage of the recruitment process, please reach out to the Talent Acquisition team who will work with you to meet your needs.

Please apply by November 21, 2022.