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Position Title: Business Analyst, Investment Products
Job Code: 465318
Job Location: New Jersey-Newark

Join our dynamic and expanding group to engineer and deliver solutions for financial applications used by business groups and across the enterprise. Apply and further develop your business analysis, finance and project management skills as a key team member in Enterprise Services & Systems group responsible for implementation and support of market data and assumption management tools.

Key projects anticipated for 2018 and 2019 include expansion of an enterprise market data and assumption management tools and processes to support Deterministic Projection Capabilities (DPC) and Actuarial Transformation Process.

The Enterprise Services & Systems (ESS) department is part of the Chief Financial Officer’s organization within Enterprise Financial Management. The Financial Application Support team works directly with business and corporate departments to implement technology solutions for their respective financial needs.

Key responsibilities:

  • Supporting business analysis and project management activities as a key member of a project team
  • Working as a liaison between business partners and system developers with responsibility for documenting detailed business requirements and system specifications
  • Developing test scripts and conducting both unit and integration tests
  • Assisting with user testing and documentation
  • Setting up and updating metadata configurations for market and assumption data warehouse
  • Assist in preparation of user training and communications
  • Providing end-user support including issue resolution and remediation
  • Updating and monitoring project tasks and plans with the project manager

The ideal candidate would have strong written and oral communication skills, good understanding of financial concepts, well-developed quantitative skills, analytic reasoning and curiosity, and some project experience in a team-based environment.

  • College degree in Information Systems or Finance is preferable, other majors are acceptable
  • 2 - 5 years of experience working as a business analyst, financial analyst or project team member in finance//investment/actuarial fields preferred
  • Excellent analytical abilities and problem-solving skills
  • A conscientious, detail-oriented nature
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (particularly Word and Excel) is required
  • Experience with market, macroeconomic or assumption data is a plus

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Project/Program Management
Schedule: Full-time
Posted: 2019-02-14 Expires: 2019-03-16

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