DST Systems Business Analyst in Minneapolis, Minnesota

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

DST Market Services works within a highly competitive environment to help our clients discover cost-efficient, yet flexible ways to run their operations and IT. Advisor performance, changing demographic investment needs and new regulations complicate this already complex landscape. DST Market Services offers a single source of mutual fund subaccounting technology and full operational business process outsourcing, eliminating barriers to fund transparency, helping to maximize assets and mitigate risk for broker-dealers of all sizes. By outsourcing core brokerage operations to DST, our clients rely on us to provide better oversight and more efficient processing, including account maintenance, trade operations, cashiering and tax reporting. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then DST Market Services is the right fit for you.

Role Overview

In your role as a Business Analyst within the Subaccounting group on the Business Analyst and Strategy team, you will identify operational and system processes and efficiency improvements, lead gap analysis for prospective clients, create functional system documentation from a business perspective and collaborate with the product team for development projects. Every single day you come in, you put yourself in the clients’ shoes, anticipate their concerns and help them solve complex problems.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze data, processes and situations to produce detailed project documentation and deliverables, including business benefits, project benefits, feasibility, requirements, scope, risks and justification.

  • Generate new ideas for approaches to problem solving and provide alternative solutions. It is important to undersand how the people, processes and technology interact in relationship and patterns to create the best solution.

  • Learn about business domains and how they function, translating that learning into actionable items designed to benefit the organization.

  • Using root cause analysis, define underlying problems and build solutions to positively impact those problems.

  • Effectively communicate within a variety of settings using diverse styles that are appropriate to the target audience.

  • Facilitate meetings, produce and deliver project communications and reports, and effectively manage tasks and information.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

  • At least three years of relevant experience within the brokerage business industry, preferably within mutual fund operations.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, communication and time management skills.

  • Proven track record of leading projects to successful completion on time and within budget.

  • Proficient in use of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Visio, Microsoft Suite.

Location:

Minneapolis Minnesota

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.