Senior Business Analyst, Enterprise Delivery

  • 1 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M5C 3G5, Canada
  • Full-time
  • Function: Information Technology

Company Description

Make an impact at a global and dynamic investment organization

When you invest your career in CPP Investments, you join one of the most respected and fastest growing institutional investors in the world. With current assets under management valued in excess of $500 billion, CPP Investments is a professional investment management organization that globally invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) to help ensure long-term sustainability. The CPP Fund is projected to reach $3 trillion by 2050. CPP Investments invests in all major asset classes, including public equity, private equity, real estate, infrastructure and fixed-income instruments, and is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, New York City, San Francisco, São Paulo and Sydney. 

CPP Investments attracts and selects high-calibre individuals from top-tier institutions around the globe.  Join our team and look forward to:

  • Diverse and inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  • Stimulating work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment
  • Accelerated exposure and responsibility
  • Global career development opportunities
  • Being motivated every day by CPP Investments’ important social purpose and unshakable principles
  • A deeply rooted culture of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance

If you share a passion for performance, value a collegial and collaborative culture, and approach everything with the highest integrity, here’s an opportunity for you to invest your career at CPP Investments.

Job Description

This role reports to the Managing Director, Enterprise and Information Security Programs; within the Technology and Data Department.  CPP Investments is seeking a highly motivated individual to partner with leaders from Finance and other departments (e.g. Compliance, Legal, HR, Procurement, Information Security, Risk, Technology, and Data).

Major accountabilities

  • Facilitate requirements gathering sessions.  Document and validate results with subject matter experts and drive the creation of strong system specifications that enable the development and/or acquisition of appropriate systems to meet business requirements.
  • Build as-is and to-be process design flows, identifying efficiencies and leveraging the capability of digital resources
  • Liaise with Engineers and business subject matter experts to brainstorm and document innovative solutions alternatives. Evaluate alternatives relative to business requirements and provide advice that is rooted in deep subject matter expertise
  • Participate in process design meetings and translating outcomes into process documentation. Conduct process walkthroughs and validation with business subject matter experts. Document the key risks, mitigating controls, performance measures, cost drivers and business continuity plans for processes.
  • Understand the data and data flow to assist in preparing the road maps related to migration / transformation programs.

Role Specific Accountabilities:

  • Provide strong leadership and project management for multiple initiatives.
  • Facilitate requirements gathering sessions.  Document and validate results with subject matter experts and drive the creation of strong system specifications that enable the development and/or acquisition of appropriate systems to meet business requirements.
  • Liaise with Engineers and business subject matter experts to brainstorm and document innovative solutions alternatives. Evaluate alternatives relative to business requirements and provide advice that is rooted in deep subject matter expertise.
  • Participate in process design by researching industry "best practices", attending process design meetings and translating outcomes into process documentation. Conduct process walkthroughs and validation with business subject matter experts. Document the key risks, mitigating controls, performance measures, cost drivers and business continuity plans for processes
  • Work with technical and business individuals who may be internal CPP Investments staff or external vendors to resolve production issues.
  • Applies analytical and technical skills to investigate day-to-day system and business issues, determine the root cause and deliver viable solutions.
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to conduct complex data analysis 

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years’ experience in a related role - preference for experience within the investment industry
  • Experience in Finance or Procurement with deep understanding of business processes/functions supporting these areas
  • Experience with data integration tools (i.e. Ab initio, Informatica)
  • Proven capabilities to improve manual processes through automation design and execution
  • Proven ability to liaise with business subject matters in gathering of business requirements, including direct experience with public and private investments and supporting operations      
  • Proven process development skills and solid understanding of project life cycle and the capability to apply best practices knowledge to unique and dynamic situations
  • Experience capturing and analyzing process flows to identify efficiencies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exemplifies CPP Investments' Guiding Principles of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance

Additional Information

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At CPP Investments, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process.

Our Commitment to Inclusion and Diversity:

In addition to being dedicated to building a workforce that reflects diverse talent, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible experience. If you require an accommodation for any part of the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms, etc.), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Disclaimer:

CPP Investments does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a formal contractual arrangement with us. Our recruitment supplier arrangements are restricted to specific hiring needs and do not include this or other web-site job postings. Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by CPP Investments to provide resumes to this posting or web-site will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered.  CPP Investments will not pay any referral, placement or other fee for the supply of such unsolicited resumes or information.

 

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Effective November 1, 2021, all employees in the Toronto, New York and San Francisco offices will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Accommodations to this policy will be made for medical or other protected grounds. Please contact us to discuss any accommodation needs.

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