Business Analyst at Nomura

Job Title:Business Analyst
Job Code:1198656
Skill Category:IT\Technology
Location:Americas Client Job Ref:
Job Type:Permanent
Post Start Date:23 Jun 2021
Post End Date:
Job Summary: Document Title

Company overview:

Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking).� For further information about Nomura, visit

Department overview:

The US Finance Technology Group (FTG), which is part of Corporate Technology Services (CTS), supports the Finance department.

Role Description:

FTG is seeking an experienced Business Analyst to work on various transformation initiatives in support of the Finance Department.
The successful candidate shall be able to quickly learn the relevant systems in place at Nomura and shall participate in multiple projects running concurrently.

�Responsibilities shall include:

�Gathering and analyzing business requirements and creating functional and technical specifications
�Locating data sources and data elements required for business process automation
�Preparing technical data mapping documents from source files/tables to target
�Drafting test cases for unit testing as well as integration testing and UAT
�Working closely with Finance users, SMEs, Project Managers, other Business Analysts, and IT Developers across a global team
�Creating project plans and tracking progress; assessing and managing risks and issues
�Being accountable for successful system delivery

Required skills:

�Bachelor�s degree
�5+ years of relevant work experience in Finance IT projects
�Strong understanding of SDLC best practices; experience with Agile methodologies
�Experience writing BRDs, FSDs and technical specifications
�Strong Excel skills for data analysis and reconciliation
�Experienced in writing SQL queries for data inspection and analysis� (Oracle preferred)
�Strong Knowledge of domestic and international Equity and Fixed Income products and Derivatives and Secured Financing transactions
�Understanding of trade lifecycle and relationship to accounting events
�Knowledge of Finance and Accounting, US GAAP for broker dealers, familiarity with financial statements and processes including balance sheet presentation and P&L reconciliation and reporting
�Experience with accounting rules engines, including business event recognition, journal patterns, and automated journal creation
�Experience with GL systems and related processes (PeopleSoft GL is a plus)

Desired skills:

�Knowledge of Broadridge BPS and Impact platforms is desirable
�Knowledge of XML
�Data modeling


�Excellent communication skills
�Able to work independently with minimal guidance under aggressive deadlines
�Positive attitude
�Bias towards action
�Attention to detail
Nomura is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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