Lead Finance BA (Murex) - Investment Bank - London

Job Title: Lead Finance BA (Murex) - Investment Bank - London
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £550
Contact Name: Hannah Alderson
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Job Published: September 21, 2021 17:15

Job Description

A global investment bank are looking for a Lead Business Analyst who will be involved in reviewing an existing trade accounting interface and expanding its usage for additional entities within the group. This project will be initially 6 months 

In this role you will undertake detailed analysis on Vanilla IR & CRD products booked within Murex and provide expert guidance to both Technology and Finance on data flow, trade transformation, accounting processes required to ensure accurate accounting of P&L and balance sheet accurately within Oracle Financial Accounting Hub and General Ledger systems.


  • Analyse trade booking, processing, and outbound trade workflow within Murex 3.1 and ensure accounting is accurately captured and processed within Oracle Financial Accounting Hub & Oracle General Ledger ERP applications.
  • Ensure data is accurately represented on outbound XML messages as well as end of day reporting extracts
  • Validate economic details of the trade remain in-tact throughout the trade life cycle
  • Ensure trade events are captured and processed accurately and interpreted by the trade Subledger and general ledger
  • Work with the Technical team and document processes at a detailed level
  • Advise on best practice approach on accounting methods for trade cashflows for settlement and valuations for P&L and Balance Sheet looking at accruals, MTM, additive vs reverse-replace etc…


  • Have extensive experience working with financial investment products including Vanilla IR & CR.
  • Have accounting qualifications (full or part qualified) which supports an understanding of technical accounting requirements on IFRS, UK-GAAP, 
  • Have worked on trading platforms such as Murex and understand trade life cycle intimately
  • Understand the needs of a Finance organization and be comfortable around financial reporting disclosures, month-end processes, year-end P&L accounting, financial adjustments etc…
  • Have experience of Subledger and General Ledger applications for financial accounting