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Black Mountain

Business Analyst II

3+ months agoChicago, IL


We are Allvue Systems, a rapidly growing software company formed by the merger of AltaReturn and Black Mountain. Allvue has over 500 employees in offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. We are the leading provider of software solutions for the Private Capital and Fixed Income markets. Whether a client wants an end-to-end technology suite, or independently focused modules, Allvue helps eliminate the boundaries between systems, information, and people. We’re looking for ambitious, smart, and creative individuals to join our team and help our clients achieve their goals!


  • 2-5 years of experience writing Business Requirements for Software development or configuration OR Experience working with a Portfolio Testing / Pre and Post Trade Compliance system such as WSO Compliance, CDO Suite / Solvas, Eze Castle Compliance, or CRD or Private Equity related systems such as Investran or EFront.
  • Working knowledge of CLO 2.0, 40 Act, UCITS, Hedge FundSeparately Managed Account rules, , Private Equity Funds and Family Offices is a plus
  • Experience working with an Asset Manager in a Front or Middle office role with an understanding of accounting, analytics, and compliance data is a plus
  • Experience working with a Private Equity Fund or Fund Administrator in a role with an understanding of accounting, analytics, reporting requirements and investor allocations is a plus
  • Ability to analyze and define requirements from Investment Management Agreement’s, CLO Indentures, Collateral Management and Administration Agreements, and other similar documents outlining specific test models and calculations
  • Performing requirements analysis with internal teams on various business functions
  • Documenting and communicating the results of your efforts
  • Effective communication of your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and product managers
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Great teamwork skills
  • Well-rounded personality
  • Enthusiasm for technology and finance
  • A degree from a 4 year university (preferred)
  • Exceptional communication skills (written & verbal) and be adept at listening and soliciting feedback
  • Detail-oriented & strong work ethic
  • Someone who thrives in a fast-moving environment and can successfully manage multiple competing priorities


  • Provide subject matter expertise on the business processes supported by the Allvue software solutions
  • Attend business requirements gathering sessions to gather high level requirements, document the scope of work and contribute to the estimation process
  • Gather requirements and produce Business Requirement Documents (BRDs) or Design Documents for client approval and subsequent implementation by the Allvue team
  • Prescribe solutions to clients based on best practices and recommend process changes as needed
  • Conduct end-user training with a goal of ensuring widespread adoption of the Allvue software
  • Develop Business Requirements around compliance, portfolio modeling, private equity and portfolio management implementations, capturing the clients’ scope and objectives as well as developing thorough use cases.  Liase with internal developers, engineers & QA teams to ensure the product implemented aligns with the clients’ needs and expectations.  ,
  • Effectively communicate any product defects or enhancements to product team members for inclusion in our standard configuration offering
  • Some travel required


  • Fun, fast-paced work environment
  • Constantly evolving, cutting edge technology
  • The ability to make a significant impact immediately upon jumping in
  • An opportunity to work with some of the best firms and the best people in the financial industry
  • The ability to create change in the product we sell, by using the very same solution (in a very different way) to perform your daily job
  • Numerous team building activities to promote collaboration
  • Unlimited PTO

Allvue Systems provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all employees and applicants for employment. We recognize the real value of bringing people together from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives - we don’t just accept difference, we celebrate and support it. We are committed to advancing these efforts through our strategies to hire, promote, create and support a diverse and inclusive environment throughout our workforce and workplace. It is our policy to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. In addition,  Allvue will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Job ID: 5129395002
Employment Type: Other