Business Analyst

Schroders Investment Management
Zurich, Switzerland
16 Nov 2022
26 Nov 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Schroders, with headquarters in London, employs over 5500 talented people worldwide, operating in 37 different locations across Europe, the Americas, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, close to the markets in which we invest and close to our clients. Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.

Schroders in Switzerland is a renowned Financial Institution with around 500 employees located in Zurich and Geneva. On behalf of institutional and retail investors, financial institutions and high net worth clients from around the world, we invest in a broad range of asset classes across equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. We also specialize in providing high-quality private assets solutions to our clients.

Schroders Capital is the private markets investment division of Schroders Group. With $65bn AUM and 498 employees, we cover a broad range of asset classes out of 19 offices globally. We provide investors with access to a broad range of private equity investment opportunities across buyout and growth investments, as well as for venture capital with a focus on what we consider the most attractive parts of the global private equity market.

To support our Private Equity Technology team in Zurich, we are looking for an experienced professional for the following position:

Business Analyst 100%
Key member of the agile change team, the business analyst ensures the change pipeline is adequately documented allowing software engineers to perform development. The business analyst aligns business requirements with the platform capability and ensure the agile change team properly delivers them.

Key activities
  • Responsible for ensuring the continued evolution and professional operation of the core applications, eFront Invest and reporting platform
  • Manage new applications onboarding as well as change in existing applications across their entire lifecycle, from design over build, testing and training to the release stage, in collaboration with the vendor and agile change team
  • Interact directly with business users to identify and analyze their needs, actively participate in business process design and changes
  • Collaborate actively with product owner to ensure the change pipeline is always up to date
  • Ensure project integration within agile process
  • Present, explain and seek guidance from stakeholders
  • Help agile change team by configuring systems directly
  • Support users in daily operations (2nd/3rd level incident and problem management)

Required profile
  • University degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or Bachelor's degree, preferably in financial services, corporate finance, or fund accounting
  • Work experience as business analyst, system configuration is a plus
  • Work experience preferably in the finance or private equity industry or in a similar role
  • Experience with eFront Invest software is a definite plus
  • Appetite for system configuration and programming, ideally in a Microsoft environment (SQL, C#, VB)
  • Analytical, structured and solution-oriented approach
  • Highly motivated, resilient, and flexible
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of an agile team
  • Fluent in English (both spoken and written) German would be an asset

We offer a challenging, diverse, and supportive working environment as well as modern employment conditions in an international, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. The office is located only 5 minutes from Zurich-Oerlikon station.

Schroders Capital Management (Switzerland) AG
Affolternstrasse 56, CH-8050 Zurich, Switzerland
T +41 58 445 55 55
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