Business Analyst (IT Operations)

Overview

The Role & Key Responsibilities
Skills Required
What you will get in return
Additional Information

Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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The Role:

The primary responsibilities of the Business Analyst will be working with stakeholders to write requirement documentation, design documentations, assisting the development team during the development phase, support the quality team during the testing phase and, ensure that the solution delivered matches with requirements.

The successful applicant will be able to quickly understand the business strategy and objectives and act as a link between the business stakeholders and developers. It will be necessary to successfully handle multiple tasks, projects and priorities in a fast paced environment.

 Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Define and document business processes and requirements through collaborative stakeholder engagement. This includes working with the business to deliver solutions with a smooth transition through to the production environment;
  • Produce technical (functional and non-functional) and end user product documentation;
  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas to both technical stakeholders and business end users;
  • Interpreting business requirements and translating these into viable solutions with tangible business benefits;
  • Support development and testing during the build and test phases;
  • Write test scripts and carry out user acceptance testing, on-going management and maintenance of business systems including end user support;
  • Identify new opportunities for technology.
  • Experience of 5+ years working as a business analyst;
  • Experience in the financial industry, preferably within the Fund Accounting industry;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a changing and challenging environment with a record of producing high quality business analysis documentation;
  • Knowledge of all phases of the development lifecycle;
  • Motivated self-starter who can work in a team environment;
  • 3rd level Qualification (preferably IT related);
  • Experience with UML, BMPN or other modelling notations;
  • Working knowledge of Waterfall and Agile methodologies;
  • Experience with workflow applications in a business environment;
  • Excellent communication, listening and writing skills;
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills;
  • Be able to plan and track activities/tasks;
  • Ability to work to complete work to schedule;
  • Ability to multi-task;
  • Background in software development;
  • Experience of implementation and rollout to critical systems;
  • Be willing to travel (limited) if required to support project objectives;
  • PBA or CCBA preferable.
  • A high level of visibility within a large organisation on an upwards trajectory;
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse, agile and global team;
  • Exposure to all aspects of the business and cross-jurisdiction;
  • The opportunity to innovate, bring discipline to brand activity and really make a difference;
  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business;
  • Work for a fast developing and one of the world leading independent fund administrators;
  • Opportunities for professional development;
  • Positive and hospitable work environment;
  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business.

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependents, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit our CSR policy page.

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organization, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to [email protected]

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