Business/ Functional Analyst, Business Solutions for Private Markets

Category: Business Analysis (functional and technical)
Main location: Canada, Quebec, Montréal
Position ID: J0424-0839
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Main Responsibilities:

- Act as a resource person for users
- Understand, identify and communicate business issues
- Play a key role in support maintenance, incident resolution, problem solving and continuous improvements
- Take ownership of complex problem-analysis assignments, recommend efficient solutions and being an enabler of their implementation
- Play a frontline role liaising between IT and business partners in terms of solution requirements translation into user stories and/or IT functional/ technical specifications
- Identify innovative solutions to the problems encountered in conjunction with designers, architects and developers
- Collect and analyze business needs
- Perform functional analysis, impact analysis, strategies and plans for testing and delivering solutions
- Ensure the quality of the solution in concert with the designers and the architect
- Participate in deliveries and support users during deployment
- Take a lead role into testing lifecycle (Regression, Integrated and UAT testing)
- Propose adjustments to business operations and system procedures with business analysts
- Provide complete and updated documentation

Profile and expertise
- Proficiency and experience as a business/ functional analyst
- Experience in the financial investment industry and/or Experience in the private market investment
- Expertise in financial instruments and their lifecycles
Experience in development with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or more recent
Solid project experience
- Ability to lead workshops and training sessions
- Solid ability to produce and maintain documentation (for example system specifications, use cases, test scenarios, reports and presentations)
- Advanced written and verbal communication skills (French and English)
- Experience with Back-office and accounting processes in an investment context - an asset
- Knowledge of process modeling methodologies - an asset
- Knowledge of FrontInvest - an asset

5+ years of experience business and solution analysis experience in financial investment applications
Experience working with an agile team
- Customer focused and results driven
- Demonstrate analytical skills, with a structured approach and sense of priorities
- Dynamic, autonomous and highly motivated by new challenges
- Ability to maintain a good relationship of trust with different levels within the organization
- Excellent team spirit
- Ability to thrive in a rapidly changing environment and adaptability to change
- Ability to drive multiple activities simultaneously
- Good judgment, business acumen and keen ability to assess people, processes and products
- Ethics and professional integrity

Bachelor in Business, Information Technologies, and/or the equivalent combination of education and experience
- Professional designation (CFA, CBAP/CCBA, FRM, PRM or CAIA) is an asset

Professional background
- 5 years of experience as a business and functional analysis


Bilingualism (French and English) is required for this position due to the nature of the role requiring interaction with national and global clients.


  • Business Analysis
  • Functional Analysis
  • MS SQL Server
  • Solution Analysis

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.