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Finance Business Analyst

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Our client is seeking a dedicated and collaborative Finance Business Analyst to join their dynamic team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a standardisation project, utilising software solutions and industry-level project methodologies. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in managing digital risks and controls while supporting the continuous advancement of the project and Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC). This position provides an excellent platform for those who thrive on challenges and are eager to apply their analytical skills and proficiency in financial modelling, data analysis, and reporting tools.

As a Finance Business Analyst, you will play an integral role in our client's transformation journey. You will be responsible for delivering user requirement to functional specification documentation, handling documentation that enables unit and user testing completion. Your ability to communicate complex financial concepts to non-financial stakeholders will be key in this role. You will also have the opportunity to lead all activities from requirement to functional specification, utilising both waterfall and agile methodologies. This role offers a stimulating challenge for those seeking extensive exposure in a dynamic environment.

Key Responsibilities include

  • Building strong relationships with members of the program/project teams to gain their trust and credibility
  • Working with the business to define and document a full set of user requirements
  • Document the 'As Is' and 'To Be' solution or user stories using standard work and process maps as required
  • Defiining and document the functional requirements, engaging with relevant digital counterparts and business user representatives
  • Concluding the documentation cycle with approvals for both user specifications and functional requirements / Requirements Traceability matrices
  • Post development – transition solutions into user training material, training, and scripts
  • Leading all activities from requirement to functional specification, utilising both waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Support all testing activities within the project with a strong focus on ensuring full participation from the user community

The ideal candidate for this Finance Business Analyst role will bring a wealth of experience in business analysis. You should hold a Prince 2 foundation Certification (waterfall / agile) or equivalent, demonstrating your expertise in project management. Your experience with Microsoft Project, ServiceNow SPM, SAP Solution Manager, ProMaps will be essential in this role. Your advanced use of Microsoft packages will further enhance your ability to deliver in this role. Above all, your collaborative nature and ability to communicate complex financial concepts to non-financial stakeholders will set you apart.

  • Minimum of 3 years Business Analysis experience
  • Part-Qualified ACCA/CIMA or have equivalent experience
  • Prince 2 foundation Certification (waterfall / agile) or equivalent
  • Experience of waterfall and agile project requirement gathering/documentation methodologies
  • Experience of Microsoft Project, ServiceNow SPM, SAP Solution Manager, ProMaps
  • Advanced use of Microsoft packages

In return you will receive a competitive remuneration package, flexible start and finish times and 35 days holiday

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Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Assistant Accountant

Industry: Banking

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Blackburn with Darwen

Job Reference: 7857NU-82496580

Date posted: 28 June 2024

Consultant: Tunde Williams

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