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Financial Services

Worthing

05/05/2022

Type of Position: Business Analyst
Pay: £45k - £55k

Business Analyst - Worthing

Our client is looking for a Business Analyst to join their team based in Worthing, Sussex. They have an exciting new opportunity for a candidate to help understand their growing business requirements and translate these into functional business specifications for configuration and development.

You will need to be an effective communicator working with the company's IT team, wider business both UK and overseas and relevant third party technology providers and travel to other offices to ensure effective technology configuration.

About the Role

Understand the needs of the business and have the skills to translate these into a functional specification and oversee and test any configuration changes to ensure they meet the needs of the business.
Oversee the implementation of approved process improvements created in the process mapping tool, and any impacts are known before change.
Develop comprehensive end to end test cases at the application level
Act as a business proxy for the development team during the development cycle of any change requests that have been created by the business so that these will meet the needs of the business and ensure comprehensive testing scripts are written and functionality thoroughly tested in UAT before the new functionality going into production.
Evolve details of user stories through conversations with the development team to ensure understanding
Be very familiar with the products and applications that are assigned to the business technology landscape (this includes but is not limited to Curo, CashCalc, CCH, Click Dimensions)
Be responsible for maintaining configuration documentation, operations procedures and guides, identifying any issues and recommending solutions.
Establish effective working relationships with the IT Team and collaborate with team members when writing any functional specifications.
Work with the relevant areas of the business to ensure their process mapping models are up to date and reflect the current position. 
Challenging working practices where appropriate to ensure best outcomes.
To be proficient in the use of the chosen technology to create, amend and analyse process maps.

Essential Criteria

Minimum of 2 years experience of working within a financial services environment
Minimum of 5 years working within a Business Analyst role 

Desirable Criteria

You will have a professional qualification with the International Institute of Business Analyst or similar (IIBA) or hold the Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP). 
Up-to-date knowledge of typical applications and systems including MS Dynamics and XperiDo/SmartFlow
Comprehensive computing capabilities for more specialist areas
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Exceptional attention to detail
Well-developed interpersonal and facilitation skills
The ability to think strategically
Working autonomously and within a team
Experience with development methodology 
Understand the concepts relating to user stories and acceptance criteria
Strong technical, analytical and problem-solving ability
Ability to think outside the box
Ability to work in an international environment
The ability to manage and drive changes to a successful conclusion
A high level of organisation
A good understanding of the financial services sector is an advantage.

Location

Worthing Head Office

Knowing our HQ is located in Worthing preference may be given to candidates with a commute of less than an hour in order to participate in training and general connectivity with colleagues. We are not able to pursue international candidates for this position at this time. 

Benefits 

  • 30 days holiday
  • Christmas/Birthday holiday
  • Pension Scheme
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Agile working
  • Family Friendly benefit enhancements

Please email your CV to natalie@artemisrecruitment.co.uk to register your interest.

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