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Line of Business:

Financial Services

Position:

Murex Front Office Support Consultant

Project Description

A large Indian Bank - Greenfield Murex Implmenetation in two Phases:
Phase I: Derivatives - Fe 2018 Go-Live
Phase II: FXMM, Fixed Income, Equitiies - Jul 2018 planned Go-Live

This engagement is about Excelian providing 24/6 Murex Functional & Technical support for Phase I & Phase II

Responsibilities

Business Support Lead
Primary: FO Support
Secondary: MO & Risk Support

1st Level of Escalation Contact for Business Issues
P&L queries
Trade Entry/Valuation/Validation - Issues & Best Practices
Simulation. Risk Matrices & Viewer
Pricing / E-tradepad
Market Operations
Instrument configuration support
Front office work-flows
Support related to front office static data creation
Support related to user access rights configuration and user management
Review & Implement business changes

Murex Application Responsibility:
1. Has strong analytical and problem solving skills, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills for interacting with business users and the vendor
2. Works closely with FO users in the management and resolution of any system issues that arise
3. Works closely with FO users in understanding requirements to enhance existing functionality
4. Often works individually in resolving issues, and in coming up with and delivering solutions that meet FO requirements
5. Analyses and resolves issues related to system configuration, pricing, P&L, sensitivities, market data, market operations, EOD, interfaces, etc
6. Liaises with the technical support team, with other business support teams, and with the Murex vendor where and when required
7. Escalates identified issues / risks in a timely manner to IT and Business managers
8. Provides detailed information about issues to the vendor, and co-ordinates with them in testing fixes / solutions
9. Acts as an intermediary between business and vendor
10. Performs routine administrative / technical tasks to appropriately maintain the system
11. Works on small BAU projects to deliver extended functionality and enhancements to the FO users, and is familiar with the systems development life cycle
12. Is able to assist in resolving issues around general system configuration, User Groups, Access Rights, Portfolios, etc
13. Provides training to business users and assists the business in adapting to the Murex environment
14. Prepares and sends effective periodic / timely status reports to IT / Business managers
15. Ensures documentation and deliverables are consistent with defined standards
16. Has the ability to work under pressure to resolve critical issues and meet project deliverables

Skills

Must

3 + Years of relevant Murex experience in providing Front Office business & configuration support

Mandatory Skills:
1. Strong hands-on knowledge of FO configuration - instruments, generators, curves, market data , market conventions, etc
2. Strong knowledge of FO modules - Simulation screens, Simulation Viewer, eTradepad, P&L notepad, market operations, etc
3. Strong knowledge of how to analyse P&L, sensitivity, risk issues within Murex
4. Knowledge of organization setup and User Groups / Access Rights
5. Some knowledge of Dynamic Tables, MReport / Datamart, preTrade and postTrade workflows, and interfaces
Desired Skills:
1. Working level knowledge around Unix & Sybase
2. Familiarity with market data providers such as Reuters and Bloomberg
3. Familiarity with Murex application directory and data model
4. Good knowledge of excel and VBA
Domain knowledge :
Should possess an understanding of financial markets
Strong understanding of FX & FX Derivatives, Interest Rate Derivatives, Money Market, Fixed Income, Equities

MBA(Finance)/Chartered Accountant/CFA/FRM/ Other Bachelor Degree from reputed university

Nice to have

Nice to Have:
Deeper understanding of financial markets from a non-FO perspective
Deeper all-round knowledge of the Murex application

Languages

  • English: Intermediate

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