Business Support Analyst
Marex Spectron
London, GB
6d ago

Marex is a technology-enabled provider of essential liquidity and associated market infrastructure to participants in global energy, metals, agricultural and financial markets.

The Group provides comprehensive breadth and depth of coverage across five core services : Market Making, Execution and Clearing, Hedging and Investment Solutions, Price Discovery and Data & Advisory.

It has a leading franchise in many major metals, energy and agricultural products, executing around 38 million trades and clearing over 193 million contracts in 2021.

The Group provides access to the world’s major commodity markets, covering a broad range of clients that include some of the largest commodity producers, consumers and traders, banks, hedge funds and asset managers.

Marex was established in 2005 but can trace its roots in the commodity markets back almost 100 years. Headquartered in London with 21 offices worldwide, the Group has over 1,100 employees across Europe, Asia and America.

Purpose of Role

The Financial Systems team supports a wide number of technical functions within the finance department. The primary focus of this role is to provide business analysis, assist in the daily support of PeopleSoft, provide functional advice and guidance to users, and assist the team in responding to changes from within the business.

Responsibilities :

  • Provide business analysis for issues and requests related to delivered and custom modules within PeopleSoft.
  • Perform functional and technical analysis for integration projects and issues.
  • Proactively identify process improvements and gather high level specifications
  • Assist in building controls and define business processes to ensure quality of data is maintained
  • Assist with team workload including ad-hoc business user requests, testing, training and administration.
  • Assist the PeopleSoft Support function with the following :
  • oProduction Support on the following modules* : General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Asset Manager, Accounts Receivable, Billing, Client Database (custom), Brokerage (custom), Treasury (custom) and any other modules that are developed or licensed as the business develops

    oSystem maintenance / housekeeping : security, GL structure and trees, auditing controls, reporting templates including nVision and Crystal, sub-module interfacing, balancing checks

    oMonitoring the interaction between various source systems and PeopleSoft

    oDaily batched procedures

    oSecurity Administration

    oSupporting month end and year end processing

  • Provide support and development of ad hoc and scheduled reporting using nVision, Crystal, XMLP and Essbase / SmartView
  • Ad hoc Business Objects report writing
  • Maintain system documentation including documenting current system processes and developing functional specifications based on new system requirements
  • Develop test scripts for new functionality and aid in system testing
  • Ad hoc projects
  • Includes shared responsibility for bank holiday batch and production cover

    Skills & Requirements :

    The Person :

  • Motivated to self-learn and enhance skills.
  • Process driven.
  • Ability to work as part of a team in an environment with changing expectations.
  • The ability to work shifts patterns.
  • Key Technologies and Skills :

  • Minimum 3 years’ PeopleSoft experience in at least 3 of the PeopleSoft Financials modules above.
  • A strong team player.
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work to strict deadlines.
  • Flexible (i.e. ability to adapt to change / approach to work)
  • Ability to prioritise multiple requests for support and deliver solutions quickly and accurately.
  • General understanding of Accounting knowledge is highly desirable but not essential.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively and quickly
  • Marex Spectron is fully committed to the elimination of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the differences that a diverse workforce brings to the company.


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