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Line of Business:

Financial Services


Murex Business Analyst (Market Risk)

Project Description

About the Project

The client is the sixth largest commercial bank in Canada. It is headquartered in Montreal, and has branches in most Canadian provinces and 2.4 million personal clients. The client is the largest bank in Quebec, and the second largest financial institution in the province, after Desjardins credit union.

Technologies used

Murex; SQL; UNIX; JIRA; CRM; and possible other tools


- Develop PFE/Market Risk Business requirements per given stream and according to Project needs
- Collateral management and margining xVA/PFE
- Credit Risk Management across all financial asset classes
- Manage day-to-day assigned project tasks to complete various PFE/Market Risk deliverables
- Market Risk Management (including VaR, stress-tests, back-testing)
- Assist existing support group(s) in resolving request or issues
- Contribute to overall solutions as per project deliverables
- Continuous follow-up of new Market regulations/practices globally
- Perform various levels of testing for assigned deliverables as well as participate in formal release cycles (SIT/UAT)



- Strong product knowledge in IRD, FXD, FXMM
- Strong understanding of PFE (Risk)
- Strong understanding on P&L concept overall and its components
- Strong understanding and some experience in Market Data, Curve structure, and Trade Life Cycle
- Prior experience must include utilizing risk management in derivatives finance principles including credit risk, market risk, liquidity risk, collateral management and clearing, or regulatory change such as Basel III;
- Utilizing financial products, pricing models and statistical data analysis through internal evaluations and cycles of tests; and utilizing databases including SQL & Unix.
- Strong analytical and conceptual skills
- Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail
- Strong presentation skills
- Strong relationship building skills both internally and externally

- 3+ years experience in financial markets role
- 3-7 years' experience with Murex
- Must have strong personality, logical and analytical skills
- Be detailed-oriented, a quick learner and self-starter
- Possess good verbal and written communication skills
- Must have strong organization skills

Nice to have

- BS or higher degree in Finance, Mathematics or equivalent
- Client focus: understands clients' businesses; identifies and understands the needs and objectives of clients, both on an individual and corporate basis; builds strong relationships to aid Excelian's aim of being a trusted partner to the clients.
- Communication skills: expresses ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing; adjusts language, terminology and non-verbal communication as appropriate.
- Teamwork: works effectively with others; helps to build strong teams and networks.
- Personal leadership: realistically identifies own skills, experience, knowledge and other personal attributes; displays confidence and resilience.
- Planning and organizing: identifies and meets milestones; understands and articulates deliverables; assesses and mitigates risks; sticks to the scope of work and manages any changes.
- Analytical decision-making: identifies and solves problems using insight and experience to make good decisions; gathers relevant information, identifying important issues and drawing conclusions.


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