JUNIOR BI CONSULTANT - SWIFT

La Hulpe

SWIFT is a member-owned cooperative that provides the communications platform, products and services to connect more than 10,800 banking organisations, securities institutions and corporate customers in over 200 countries and territories. SWIFT enables its users to exchange automated, standardised financial information securely and reliably, thereby lowering costs, reducing operational risk and eliminating operational inefficiencies. SWIFT also brings the financial community together to work collaboratively to shape market practice, define standards and debate issues of mutual interest. SWIFT is headquartered in Belgium and has over 24 offices worldwide. SWIFT process more than 5.6 billion FIN messages per year.

Our objective is to support our members, banks and other payment service providers, to improve existing processes but also to innovate on top of their existing SWIFT infrastructures.

Across our organisation we have assigned a dedicated BI (Business Intelligence) Consultant expert team with the mission to provide services to our customers. This position is related to our product SWIFT Scope for Intraday Liquidity and Central Banks.

The Business Intelligence Focus Team is offering an exciting opportunity to a Junior Business Intelligence Consultant to contribute to context of Intraday Liquidity and Central Banks Reporting projects with external customers in EMEA. The position is based in Brussels. 

The candidate will join a team of young and dynamic BI professionals, where the BI Consultant’s main objective will be to drive the delivery of BI Services engagements within the EMEA region. Working closely with a senior consultant or sales expert, the BI Consultant will contribute during the pre-sales, delivery and post-sales process.  The range of consultancy engagements we offer aim at helping our customers to improve their understanding of their own business flows through SWIFT, overall market evolutions and how peers are performing. 

The analysis provided by the BI consultant is of key importance to the customer and needs to be delivered to senior management. This role provides the candidate with a steep learning curve, both to understand every aspect of SWIFTs business, as well as our customer’s business, making this an ideal position to start your career at SWIFT.

Responsibilities

Contribute to the delivery of BI consulting projects to our customers

  • Lead requirements definition sessions and provide recommendations
  • Contribute to the delivery of SWIFTScope consulting projects to our customers
  • Lead requirements definition sessions and provide recommendations
  • Decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements
  • Performing complex data extractions and manipulations, which culminate in the design and production of ad-hoc analyses and reports for external clients
  • Performing data validation and peer reviews to ensure accuracy and appropriateness of analytic models (4-eyes principle)
  • Perform studies/ consulting assignments on time and budget in line with documented scope and deliverables
  • To be responsible for the post-delivery project steps, like internal reporting and customer support, at the end of a consulting assignment
  • Installing the testing the related software components at the customers
  • Close and efficient communication with the responsible SWIFT Product Managers and Project Managers

 

Profile

  • University degree in Engineering, Economics, Mathematics, Econometrics, Business or equivalent
  • Typically 0-1 year of experience, preferably in similar roles and/or industries
  • Excellent English, both written and spoken, is required
  • Proven interest in financial markets, investment banking, consulting or business intelligence
  • Knowledge of SWIFT messaging is a plus
  • Self-driven and autonomous
  • Can-do attitude
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills
  • Strong technical IT skills
  • Strong financial modelling skills (Excel)
  • Quality orientation
  • Team spirit
  • Keen on analyzing data
  • Customer orientation
  • Willingness to travel (on average 20 % – 30%)