Senior Business Consultant

Location: Brussels, BE

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: France, Belgium, Spain, Italy

The position 

SimCorp is one of the world's leading investment management software providers globally to international financial institutions. SimCorp continuously enhances the 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, knowledge sharing and collaboration across divisions and market units. You will be part of the Accounting and Operations Service Line. This Service Line is responsible for the implementation of accounting solutions, financial instruments and IBOR foundation in SimCorp Dimension and for our clients (following solutions in SimCorp Dimension®: Reconciliation, Settlement, Corporate Actions, Cash & Securities and Collateral Management, Accounting, Fund Accounting).

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

Your responsibilities  

  • You will take over a range of tasks in a project team: Your main mission consists in advising and assisting clients with the use of SimCorp Dimension in their daily operational work. You act as a facilitator between the end-users of financial institutions and their new financial system dealing with their specific business requirements and covering the complete value chain of asset management.  
  • You conduct workshops to explore client requirements working with clients and SimCorp’s team to help capture, define and suggest the most adapted solution;
  • You build, deliver and test configuration work in aspects of SimCorp Dimension based on client requirements (mainly but not exclusively in fund accounting and accounting)
  • You advise on process improvements through better use of Simcorp Dimension and you contribute to improve and document best practices for implementations.
  • You follow the budget of your stream and coordinate the team you work with.
  • You constantly expand your knowledge of SimCorp Dimension and the clients’ business in order to ensure that clients get the optimal value/ outcome out of their Simcorp Dimension usage
  • You actively participate in know how exchange 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.  You have in-depth knowledge about the business at asset managers, fund managers, insurers or banks.  

In addition you bring with you:

  • Degree in economics, (economic) mathematics/computer science or similar qualification
  • Work experience as a Business Analyst or Consultant from asset managers, asset servicers, insurance or consulting firms (5 years minimum)
  • You are familiar with (one of the two conditions)
    • Investment accounting within Europe (IAS39, IFRS9, local Gaap) / fund accounting
    • Excellent knowhow in trade processing and/or valuation of financial instruments from the banking, asset management and/or insurance environment
  • Ideally you are familiar with the implementation of software which is similar to SimCorp Dimension
  • Autonomous and analytical way of working
  • Team spirit and a talent to share your knowledge
  • Strong communication and consulting skills and a high degree of commercial awareness, customer orientation and quality consciousness
  • Fluency in English, other languages are a plus (French, Italian, Spanish, German...) 
  • Willingness to travel   

The perspectives

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.

We offer an excellent training program including a Services Academy with tailor-made trainings for our consultants as well as mentoring programs. In addition you have the opportunity/possibility to obtain a certification in project management or as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA) or Financial Risk Manager (FRM).

What makes working at SimCorp so special?

At SimCorp you work with highly skilled and helpful colleagues in a global enterprise: more than 50 nationalities in locations in more than 20 countries. Life balance is important to us: We offer individual flexibility, e.g. through home office and a sabbatical program. 

We maintain an informal way of communicating and take on our responsibilities with dedication, team spirit and humour. We also organize regular “Sim“ activities in the field of sports, wellness, social affairs and team building.

Interested?

Please contact Azeta GUITI, Recruitment EMEA, for further information. For a more complete understanding of SimCorp’s activities and corporate culture, see this video from our top management at http://www.simcorp.com/en/about/career/working-at-simcorp  

Please send us your application online stating the desired salary and earliest possible starting date.

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