Business Analyst - Financial Services
Leeds, W Yorks
Position title: Business AnalystLocation: LeedsSalary: up to £40,000 per annum dependent on background and qualificationsBenefits: 25 days holiday, pension scheme, life assurance, income protection, flexible benefits, PerkboxJob Type: Full-time, PermanentJob Role:In order to further build on the success of our Client's organisation and to continue evolving their business and technology propositions they are currently looking to appoint a Business Analyst to join their friendly and professional IT & Business Systems department at their Horsforth Head Office.This department is a key influence in the business and helps to shape it by scoping, managing, implementing and integrating business change from a technological, operational and strategic perspective.Here at the Company they like to think of themselves as a fun, friendly, flexible place, with a really pleasant family-feel atmosphere. They are 1 of the largest Independent Financial Adviser support group's in the UK with over 25 yrs' industry background, and they provide a broad spectrum of services that enable them to provide quality financial advice and services to meet the qualifications of their clients. Where innovation and new business opportunities are rife, the durability and quality of its technology proposition has been pivotal to its success.The key accountabilities and responsibilities of this role are as follows:Carry out business and process analysis utilising a variety of methods to identify, analyse and document business processes, business improvement ideas and system requirementsLiaise with all areas of IT and Company process owners to implement the appropriate business analysis, process analysis and qualifications elicitation proceduresDevelopment of business cases and proposal in conjunction with all senior stakeholders and project managers feeding into and assisting the overall IT project portfolioThe essential background, computer skills and knowledge required for this role is as follows:Analytical and interpersonal skills to interpret unstructured conflicting business needs and translate them into structured system and operational requirementsUnderstanding of efficient operational business processes and proactive customer service initiatives to drive business improvement ideasTraining and mentoring of other IT teammates and business staff in business and process analysis methodsExcellent relationship building and influencing skills to internal and external stakeholders at all levelsSuccessfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously understanding dependencies, conflicts and pre-requisitesWork independently with a variety of stakeholders to define concepts and with project managers to align qualifications with project goalsExcellent verbal and written correspondence abilities and the expertise to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter expertsBe the liaison between the business units, technology teams, support teams and suppliers for business change issuesThe desirable background or computer skills and knowledge required for this role is as follows:BPMN 2.0 Process Mapping MethodBusiness Process Management (BPM) SystemsAutomated systems integrations projectsSDLC - software engineering lifecycleProject Management methodologiesExperience in MI report writing.Background within the Retail Financial Services IndustryThe desirable professional experience required for this role is as follows:Lean 6 SigmaBCS Diploma in Business Analysis (ISEB)The successful applicant will receive our great benefits package, which includes:An annual performance-related bonusAccess to our Client's flexible benefits platform, TenetflexAccess to Perkbox - 'the happiness platform'25 days holiday as standard (and the option to buy or sell)Company-funded pension, income protection and life coverAccess to their Employee Assistance Provider (EAP)Free mortgage and general insurance adviceAn invite to their annual Staff Conference & Christmas PartyIf this role is of interest and you think you have the relevant skills and background, our Client would absolutely love to hear from you! NB: Applications can only be accepted from those applicants already eligible to work and live in the UK.Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Introductory letter for this role.Applicants with the background or relevant job titles of; Business Analyst, Solutions Analyst, Risk Analyst, Systems Analyst, Solutions Designer, Business Systems Analyst, Business Process Analyst, Business Solutions Analyst, Info Systems Analyst, Business Analyst, Development Analysts, Systems Analyst, SQL Analyst, BA, SQL Systems Analyst, Financial Services Business Analyst, MI Reporting may also be considered for this role.
Less Than 1 Year
October 12 on CareerBuilder