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EquiLend hires the best and brightest people. Please continue to check our careers page for an opportunity to join the EquiLend team.

In 2000, a group of 10 global financial institutions joined together, looking for ways to optimize efficiency in the securities finance industry by developing a standardized and centralized global platform for trading and post-trade services. EquiLend Holdings LLC was formed in 2001, and the platform went live in 2002.

Since our launch, we have increased our network to more than 100 clients, released a number of new functions and enhancements, introduced the platform to the global fixed income securities finance community (BondLend) and launched a global securities finance market data service (DataLend). 

Owners include BlackRock, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan Clearing, J.P. Morgan Chase, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Northern Trust, State Street and UBS.


TORONTO

Business Analyst Role
EquiLend is seeking a Business Analyst to work closely with the Post Trade Product Owner and fellow analysts to execute projects from inception through production release. This individual will be hands on and involved in all phases of a project, from analysis and requirements gathering to functional design, testing, and implementation. The selected candidate will often be involved in multiple projects and will also work with the clients, Developers, Sales and Relationship Managers, Application Support and QA teams.

Business Analyst Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Post Trade Product Owner to outline business requirements and support prioritization decisions
  • Manage all project tasks; ensure all milestone dates are met on-time and on-budget with a high degree of quality
  • Lead client meetings and internal discussions to define and prioritize business requirements
  • Breakdown high level information into details and communicate these details in a manner understood by relevant audiences
  • Analyze client business requirements, live production data and make recommendations to internal teams in order to drive data driven design
  • Identify required changes to the system and impact based on client needs
  • Dissect complex problems into component parts and identify the most efficient technical solution; develop associated user stories and acceptance criteria outlining the solution to be implemented
  • Design and create workflows, flowcharts, and relevant documentation of requirements for developers
  • Work closely with development team during the functional design phase to confirm the viability of designs
  • Work with QA team to complete internal test preparation by creating test cases, test conditions and test data and execute testing internally, inclusive of documenting results, tracking defects and troubleshooting defects and issues that arise out of testing
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute User Acceptance Tests with clients
  • Create client facing technical documentation to support releases
  • Assist Application Support team with production implementation onboarding, issues and inquiries during initial release phase
  • Learn the underlying securities finance business, the EquiLend/BondLend systems at a detailed technical level

Business Analyst Requirements

  • One to three years of analyst and/or project management experience
  • College degree required; graduates with a technical degree background preferred (MIS, CS, physics, mathematics, software engineering)
  • Excellent organizational, time and project management skills; able to effectively manage multiple work streams
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; able to handle complex information with accuracy and intense attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport and interact effectively with all levels and across all areas of an organization
  • Good judgment, high ethical standards and a strong work ethic are a must

  • Experience with:

    • MS Office tools
    • SQL
    • UNIX
    • XML
    • Visio

Please send resume to careers@equilend.com


NEW YORK

Business Analyst Role
EquiLend is seeking a Business Analyst to execute projects from inception through production release. This individual will be hands-on and involved in all phases of a project, from analysis and requirements gathering to functional design, testing, and implementation. The selected candidate will often be involved in multiple projects and will also work with the clients, developers, application support and QA teams.

Strong skills required in project management, communication, project implementation and agile development methodologies. A working knowledge of SQL, XML and UNIX is also required.

Business Analyst Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Post Trade Product Owner to outline business requirements and support prioritization decisions
  • Act as lead analyst for projects managing all project tasks; ensure all milestone dates are met on-time and on-budget with a high degree of quality
  • Lead client meetings and internal discussions to define and prioritize business requirements
  • Breakdown high level information into details and communicate these details in a manner understood by relevant audiences
  • Analyze client business requirements, live production data and make recommendations to internal teams in order to drive data driven design
  • Identify required changes to the system and impact based on client needs
  • Dissect complex problems into component parts and identify the most efficient technical solution; develop associated user stories and acceptance criteria outlining the solution to be implemented
  • Design and create workflows, flowcharts, and relevant documentation of requirements for developers
  • Work closely with development team during the functional design phase to confirm the viability of designs
  • Work with QA team to complete internal test preparation by creating test cases, test conditions and test data and execute testing internally, inclusive of documenting results, tracking defects and troubleshooting defects and issues that arise out of testing
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute User Acceptance Tests with clients
  • Create client facing technical documentation to support releases
  • Assist Application Support team with production implementation onboarding, issues and inquiries during initial release phase
  • Learn the underlying securities finance business, the EquiLend/BondLend systems at a detailed technical level

Business Analyst Requirements

  • Five to seven years of analyst and/or project management experience
  • Experienced in agile implementation methodologies and creation of associated artifacts
  • College degree required; graduates with a technical degree background preferred (MIS, CS, physics, mathematics, software engineering)
  • Excellent organizational, time and project management skills; able to effectively manage multiple work streams
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; able to handle complex information with accuracy and intense attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experienced in facilitating discussions with clients and internal teams
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport and interact effectively with all levels and across all areas of an organization
  • Good judgment, high ethical standards and a strong work ethic are a must
  • Knowledge of securities finance or capital markets is highly regarded

  • Experience with:

    • MS Office tools
    • SQL
    • UNIX
    • XML
    • Visio

Please send resume to careers@equilend.com


NEW YORK

Data Analyst Role
EquiLend is seeking a Data Analyst to work closely with all EquiLend/BondLend product teams with a focus on gathering and analyzing data for Product Owners to facilitate data driven product decisions. This individual will be hands-on and involved in all phases of a project where relevant, from analysis to post implementation analytics. The selected candidate will often be involved in multiple projects, working primarily with other analysts but also with development engineers, application support, product specialists, and sales.

Strong skills required in data gathering, data analysis and communication. A working knowledge of SQL and RDBMS is also required.

Data Analyst Responsibilities

  • Work closely with product owners and analysts to outline business requirements and necessary data to vet decisions
  • Apply critical thinking skills to formulate and identify data points for Business Intelligence analytics
  • Assist product specialists in the generation of client facing reports and presentations
  • Ensure that the necessary data is captured for projects from a requirements perspective
  • Ability to extract data from databases and analyze for trends or lack thereof
  • Break down high-level information into details and communicate these details in a manner understood by relevant audiences, often using graphical interfaces
  • Analyze client business requirements, live production data and make recommendations to internal teams in order to drive data-driven design decisions
  • Create post-implementation metrics to help highlight success/adoption of features or lack thereof to facilitate future decision making
  • Learn the underlying securities finance business, the EquiLend/BondLend systems at a detailed technical level

Data Analyst Requirements

  • Three to five years of analyst experience
  • College degree required; graduates with a technical degree background preferred (MIS, CS, physics, mathematics, software engineering)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; able to effectively manage multiple work streams
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; able to handle complex information with accuracy and intense attention to detail
  • Strong skills in data visualization, presenting data in a manner easily understood
  • Self-motivated with ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experienced in facilitating discussions with internal teams; experience with clients a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport and interact effectively with all levels and across all areas of an organization
  • Good judgment, high ethical standards and a strong work ethic are a must
  • Knowledge of securities finance or capital markets is highly regarded

  • Experience with:

    • MS Office tools, with a strong focus on Excel (macros, VBA, Pivot tables)
    • SQL
    • UNIX
    • Visio
Experience in agile implementation methodologies and creation of associated artifacts a plus but not required

Please send resume to careers@equilend.com


NEW YORK

Bookkeeper Role
EquiLend is seeking a Bookkeeper to be responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the financial records (general ledger). This position is part-time (25 hours per week) and is based in the NYC office.

Bookkeeper Responsibilities

  • Conducts all duties associated with bi-weekly accounts payable including: interacting with staff and vendors; processing invoices; expense coding; and data entry
  • Conducts all duties associated with accounts receivable including: performing bank deposits; and tracing and following up on all accounts receivables
  • Performs credit card reconciliations
  • Tracks and reconciles petty cash accounts
  • Process cash disbursements and assists in cash management

Bookkeeper Requirements:

  • 2+ years of previous experience as a bookkeeper
  • Knowledge of standard accounting practices
  • Must possess a keen attention to detail and a commitment to high quality work
  • Excellent organizational and follow-through skills, ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under deadlines.
  • Good communication (both verbal and written) skills

Please send resume to careers@equilend.com


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