(Senior) Business Consultant - Portfolio Management

Location: Amsterdam, NL

Senior Business Consultant – Investments

Do you want to be a key player in SimCorp Dimension® projects and part of a team of professionals with a proven track record in delivering successful projects?

Location: The Netherlands

The position

SimCorp is one of the world's leading investment management software providers globally to international financial institutions. SimCorp continuously enhances its portfolio of offerings to remain at the forefront of industry technology and trends.

We are looking for a Senior Business Consultant to join our EMEA Consulting Services team, which strives for consulting excellency, efficiency in configuration and standardization as well as knowledge sharing and collaboration across divisions and market units. As a Senior Business Consultant in the Investments team you are, or will become, a specialist within at least two of the following areas of SimCorp Dimension®; with a preference around Portfolio management and our Asset Manager module of SimCorp Dimension:

  • Portfolio management
  • Trading and order management
  • Compliance, regulatory and internal restrictions
  • Performance measurement and attribution
  • Risk management (market and liquidity)
  • Regulatory topics, such as Solvency II (including ORSA)
  • Instrument valuation and analytics (theoretical pricing)

You will be exposed to the complete spectrum of financial instruments and their valuation, from plain vanilla equity and fixed income instruments to complex OTC derivatives. Furthermore, you will work with all processes related to your area of specialization.

As part of your induction you will be ‘hands-on’ in our software system and attend the three-weeks’ SimCorp Dimension® Academy.

We are equally looking to hear from ambitious Business Consultant level candidates who are eager to work closer to SimCorp Dimension utilising their pre-existing skillset and functional experience from other software vendors, or asset managers.

Responsibilities

As a Senior Business Consultant you will take over a range of tasks in a project team, such as:  

  • Be responsible for major parts of SimCorp Dimension® implementation projects: You anticipate client needs based on your understanding of the relevant business processes in portfolio/asset management at asset managers or asset owners and act as a trusted advisor to the client
  • Design and configure solutions across multiple modules and/or project streams and design solutions that enable our clients to reach their desired outcomes
  • Advise on and improve best practices for implementation processes as well as product and service offerings
  • Identify opportunities for growth and explore new ideas, feeding this back to the organisation and supporting its development
  • Participate in sales processes when required to position SimCorp concepts and offerings
  • Instruct and mentor less experienced colleagues on the job and share knowledge with colleagues on an international level

Your qualifications

You like to deep dive into business processes in investment management and enjoy modelling them in our software. In addition, you have the following qualifications or willingness to learn:

  • Degree in economics, finance, mathematics, computer science or similar qualification
  • Proven track record as an Analyst or (Implementation) Consultant for asset managers, asset owners, banks or consulting firms
  • Excellent know-how in at least two of the following areas:
    • Portfolio management
    • Trading and order management
    • Compliance, regulatory and internal restrictions
    • Performance measurement and attribution
    • Risk management (market and liquidity)
    • Regulatory topics, such as Solvency II (incl. ORSA)
    • Instrument valuation and analytics (theoretical pricing)
  • FRM, CFA, CIPM or other relevant certifications/designations are desirable
  • Ideally, you have SimCorp Dimension® experience or you are familiar with implementing and configuring investment management software 
  • Independent and analytical way of working
  • Team spirit and a desire to share your knowledge
  • Strong communication and consulting skills
  • High degree of commercial awareness, customer orientation and quality consciousness
  • German of French language skills in addition to English is preferred
  • Readiness to travel 

Career opportunities

By working for SimCorp you will become an expert high in demand on an international scale. You will have excellent opportunities to explore further career perspectives, e.g. in project management, more sales-oriented roles or management on an international level.

About us

SimCorp is a leading provider of investment management solutions to the world’s largest asset managers, fund managers, asset servicers, pension and insurance funds, wealth managers, banks and sovereign wealth funds. Here you will get to work with skilled and supportive colleagues. We are more than 1.900 employees from 50+ nationalities dedicated to supporting our 200+ clients across the globe. 

We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view, together we are building a culture where difference is valued. You will be part of a success story and a company that continues to grow, offering a lot of challenging and interesting opportunities. Visit our career pages to learn why other people choose to work for SimCorp: www.simcorp.com/career

Interested?

For additional information about the position, please contact Michael Paterson, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner, by email: michael.paterson@simcorp.com. Applications are continuously assessed, so please send your application as soon as possible.

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