Team Lead/Senior Business Consultant – ABOR

Location: Warsaw, PL

Team Lead/Senior Business Consultant – ABOR

Location – Warsaw, Poland

Who we are

For over 50 years, we have worked closely with investment and asset managers to become the world’s leading provider of integrated investment management solutions. We are 2,100+ colleagues with a broad range of nationalities, educations, professional experiences, ages, and backgrounds in general.

SimCorp is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culture where diverse perspectives and expertise are integrated in our everyday work. We believe in the continual growth and development of our employees so that we can provide best-in-class solutions to our clients. While seeking to deliver client value, we believe it is vital to consider our people and our planet in

every business decision we make. Acting responsibly is not optional. It is essential.

Advanced Delivery Center (ADC) was established in 2016 in Warsaw, Poland and extended to Manila in 2021. The goal of ADC is to standardize & accelerate service delivery and support Regional Teams with implementation of SimCorp solutions to the clients.   We are currently looking for someone to join us in a hybrid role as Team Lead and Senior Business Consultant, working in our Advanced Delivery Centre (ADC) in Warsaw, Poland. 

Why this role is important to us

In SimCorp, we assist some of the biggest financial institutions in the world to be fruitful by simplifying their investments, accounting, and operations. SimCorp continuously enhances the portfolio of offerings to remain at the forefront of industry technology and trends. 

This is a combined role where and estimated 30% of the time is spent on tasks relating to team leadership, supporting the Senior Manager in overseeing the day to day operations of the team, and the remaining 70% is focussed on the role of Senior Business Consultant in the ABOR team.

As a Team Leader you will work closely with the other Team Leader(s) and will be managed under the direction of, and report to the Senior Manager. Consulting Services, and the purpose of this role is share knowledge and skills and motivate, mentor and coach team members to achieve their key goals, objectives and deliverables.

Team leaders should use their skills to match the best suited team member to a particular task, and effectively resolve issues as they arise.  Team leaders must be effective to ensure the success of the team and operate an aid for team members and management in the pursuit of continual improvement with emphasis on synergy, quality and people.

As a Senior Business Consultant, you will develop and execute implementation plans in a client's environment. You will take part in delivery of SimCorp Dimension Accounting Modules, including configuration, testing, documenting and giving trainings. You will act as a consultant for your clients and proactively manage, coordinate, and escalate issues as needed.

What you will be responsible for as a Team Leader

Expected time allocated to the duties of a team leader will be between 12 hours a week, depending on team size and responsibilities.  The required time to perform role are found by prioritization of normal tasks as a Senior Business Consultant.

The key responsibilities for this role as a team leader pivot around 3 areas:

Synergy

  • Create an environment orientated to trust, open communication, creative thinking and cohesive team effort.
  • Support the team in achieving its objectives
  • Participate and at times take a lead role in team meetings presenting team status reports as required.
  • Ensure discussions and decisions lead towards closure

Quality

  • Ensure the Implementation Services that are delivered via ADC are to an exceptionally high standard 
  • Strive for team consensus in delivering qualitative implementation consultancy in line with agreed deadlines and expectations

People

  • Participate in recruitment practices within ADC, including reviewing and interviewing prospective candidates
  • Take an active role in the onboarding programme of new hires into the team
  • Motivate and inspire team members to meet deadlines and work productively
  • Encourage creativity, value creation and develop a team that strives for constant improvement
  • Facilitate problem solving and collaboration and intervene when necessary to aid the team in resolving issues, escalating any irresolvable conflicts to the Senior Manager, Consulting Services.
  • Oversee team performance and progress against individual and team objectives.

What you will be responsible for as a Senior Business Consultant

  • Participate in all aspects of SimCorp Dimension implementations, including configuration, testing, documenting and training
  • Document client’s requirements and map to SimCorp Dimension functions and processes, identifying process improvements and efficiencies where possible
  • Design and deliver an overall solution set to meet client requirements, modelling operational workflows around SimCorp Dimension,
  • Deliver and customize standard configuration solutions as well as designing and delivering new configurations 
  • Assist the client in development of overall test strategy and test plans and support the client in the execution of test cases, troubleshooting and resolving issues as they arise
  • Provide configuration and end-user training, allowing the client to maintain SimCorp Dimension and optimize its usage
  • Constantly expanding your knowledge of SimCorp Dimension and the clients' business in order to ensure that clients get the optimal configuration and workflow

What we value

Most importantly, you can see yourself contributing and thriving in the position described above.  How you gained the skills needed for doing that is less important. We expect you to be good at several of the following and be able to - and interested in - learning the rest. 

  • Your excellent communication, coordination and interpersonal skills will help you lead all activities to success
  • Degree/master's within Finance, Economics, Physics, Math, Science or Engineering 
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in the Financial Sector
  • Knowledge of financial instruments and capital market or investments topics 
  • Understanding of accounting/fund-accounting day-to-day processing workflows 
  • Detailed understanding of at least one topic: investment accounting, general ledger, fund administration, NAV calculation
  • Previous experience of working as a Team Leader would be an advantage
  • General Business Analysis exposure would be an asset
  • High level understanding of requirements gathering sessions

Benefits  

An attractive salary, bonus scheme, and pension are essential for any work agreement. However, in SimCorp, we believe we can offer more. Therefore, in addition to the traditional benefit scheme, we provide a good work & life balance and opportunities for professional development: there is never just only one route - we offer an individual approach to professional development to support the direction you want to take. Visit our career pages to learn more about working at SimCorp: www.simcorp.com/career

Next steps

Please click below to apply or get in touch with Michael Paterson on Michael.paterson@simcorp.com  to learn more about the vacancy and what SimCorp has to offer regarding salary, benefits, and perks.

Applications are continuously assessed, so please send your CV in English as soon as possible. If you are interested in being a part of SimCorp but are not sure this role is the right fit, submit your CV anyway. SimCorp is on an exciting growth journey, and our Talent Acquisition Team is ready to assist you to discover the right role for you. The approximate time to consider your CV is three weeks.  
 
We are eager to continually improve our talent acquisition process and make everyone’s experience positive and valuable. Therefore, during the process you will ask you to provide your feedback, which is highly appreciated. 


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