The Business Consultant will act as the primary business single point of contact in Loxon’s IT projects in the banking industry, ALM and Profitability Areas (potentially also other areas related with Financial Controlling / Risk Management) and will perform following activities in projects :
Organize business workshops and collect businessrequirement
Present standard functionalities of ORACLE Software to business people
Analyze business requirements and identify gaps
Create business specifications and business models
Create the logical design of the custom application,according to business requirements
Prepare specifications for technical development
Take ownership for the proper application setup
Create the test scenarios from a business perspective
Lead the testing activities
Train the business people
Also, the Business Consultant will coordinate and train other business analysts in the area of ALM and Profitability, both in projects and in other activities (like : demo preparation, internal training).
The Business Consultant will perform also pre-sales and marketing activities, being responsible for :
Prepare and deliver demos and POC (Proof of Concept)for customers
Prepare responses to RFI / RFP
Graduation of Finance & Banking University from Academy of Economic Studies (or similar universities); also, a plus will be considered the graduation of the master studies from the same University.
Understanding of project work is a must (how to manage project activities, how to plan resources and milestoners, how to handle customer workshops, how to present project status).
Understanding of IT solutions, architecture of ALM and Profitability processing solutions is also required.
Basic understanding of the SQL language and ORACLE database will be an advantage.
The Business Consultant candidate should have a strong experience in banking industry in the following areas (3-4 years) :
Financial Controlling / Finance / MIS, responsible to generate and analyze reports for Customer Profitability, Branch Profitability
Financial Controlling / Treasury, responsible to define Transfer Pricing methodology, applying the methodology, generating interest rate curves which are approved in ALCO to be used in Transfer Pricing
Risk / Treasury / ALM / Balance Sheet Management, responsible with ALM analysis (repricing / IRR gap, liquidity gap, market value / EVE, duration etc) under different scenarios : interest rate evolution, business growth, different transactions for strategic balance sheet management.
Understand IT solutions used in banks, architecture of the ALM and Profitability processing engines
Using of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Using of email applications
Preferable : using of simple SQL statements for data queries
Excellent communication skills
Able to work in stressful project environment, under deadlines
Proactive style of work, taking initiatives and developing the knowledge base
Willing to share the knowledge with other team members
Like to travel
More than 50% (in average 2 weeks in 1 month) might be required to travel outside Romania (including Middle East countries).