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Business Analyst - Compensation

Location: Bloomingdale
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.As part of the Edward Jones Compensation area, this position will play a key role in executing enhancements, automation opportunities, and projects within Compensation department. As part of this position, this role will work directly with Compensation leaders, associates and our Incentive Compensation product team to achieve results. Position responsibilities are:

  • Plan, lead, and execute projects, enhancements, and processes including the launch of new products or compensation programs, enhancements to existing tools and systems, and high-visibility firm priorities.
  • Plan and lead requirements identification and verification for new products and tools.
  • Act as technical consultant with business and I.S. leaders from multiple divisions and with varying levels of influence. Maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders.
  • Lead the testing of complex enhancements and system upgrades with responsibility for the identification, tracking of issues, and implementation of solutions.
  • Develop, maintain, and explore new relationships with 3rd party vendors to offer tools and solutions that make it easier, faster, and better for branch teams to meet client needs.
  • Adopt processes for risk controls (e.g. Privacy, Business Continuity Planning, Record Information Management, Written Supervisory Procedures) and coordinate with departments to complete the applicable requirements.
  • Collaborate with Firm Analytics to leverage data for insights and reporting needed to inform business decisions and communicate results.
  • Determine appropriate workflows as a result of qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • Act as subject matter expert in assigned product area(s) of emphasis.
  • Provides feedback, coaching, training, and guidance to help develop other associates; takes a leadership role in the development of new associates/interns; and may lead other associates.Functional testing
    Testing lead
    Regression testing
    QA Testing
    • Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
    • Generally, 7 years of experience working with tools/systems, and/or project experience in product or financial services industry or combination of experience and education.
    • Strong project management, business system analysis and/or Information Systems (IS) experience needed.
      • FORTUNE 2020 - Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For - list.
        • From FORTUNE -2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.
        • Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
        • 2020 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
        • Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list - the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
        • Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
          • The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified--- organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firm's 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE. Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
            Salary: $66379 - $109459
            Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Chicago , Business Analyst - Compensation, Professions , Bloomingdale, Illinois

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