Senior Business Analyst – Contract

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City : Toronto

Category : Banking

Industry : Banking

Employer : RBC

What is the opportunity?

In this role, you will be responsible for the acceptance of and growth in RBC Capital Markets’ central repository of securities data.  You will lead the analysis of business requirements and the subsequent translation into functional specifications as well as writing and executing test scrips to ensure quality of deliverables. In addition, you will provide reference data expertise throughout RBC Capital Markets and build effective relationships with business units and development teams across RBC.


** This is a one year contract full time opportunity.


What will you do?

  • Provide subject matter expertise within the reference data space to internal clients and development groups
  • Participate in the data integration process:  requirements analysis and definition, documentation of functional specifications, building of test cases, and final integration into the production environment
  • Identify root causes of data problems and implement process improvement initiatives
  • Contribute to the maintenance of securities reference metadata
  • Develop and document operational controls and work processes
  • Provide analysis in the selection of new market data vendors for the central repository in the securities reference data, and corporate actions spaces
  • Keep abreast of industry best practices, regulatory requirements, and emerging tools, practices, concepts, and standards


What do you need to succeed?


  • Minimum 7 years of experience in the use of securities reference data across different product types (fixed income, equity, derivatives, currencies, commodities, indices) within an established financial institution, investment bank or fund management organization
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in defining requirements and documenting functional specifications including requirements documents, technical specifications, and process flows
  • Experience developing SQL queries or reports from SQL databases and applications used in the analysis of requirements as well as reports produced for operations
  • Relevant work experience using MS Excel, MS Access, Visio, and JIRA


  • Experience with the use of Bloomberg and Reuters data (reference data, corporate actions)
  • Experience with GoldenSource or any another enterprise data management systems
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Advanced problem solving, analytical, and decision-making skills


What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • Opportunity to obtain hands-on experience throughout your role
  • Working with an exciting, close-knit, supportive & dynamic group
  • Opportunity to collaborate with other business segments within the bank
  • Excellent career development and progression opportunities
  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits
  • Competitive compensation



About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit


Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment
RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.




City:  Toronto
Address:  155 Wellington Street West
Work Hours/Week:  37.5
Work Environment:  Office
Employment Type:  Contract
Career Level:  Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type:  Salaried
Position Level:  CM - Professional 
Required Travel(%):  0-25
Exempt/Non-Exempt:  N/A
People Manager:  No
Application Deadline:  08/10/2018
Req ID:  168848


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