Business Analyst - FATCA IT - £50k

£40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits & bonus
12 Sep 2013
10 Oct 2013
Andrew Langthorne
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Analyst - FATCA IT - £50k

My T1 investment banking client require a Business Analyst to work on a number of FATCA related projects within their Tax Operations IT area.


  • Work on any particular aspect of the project lifecycle from initiation to implementation and post-project review
  • Be comfortable with change management in its many forms (e.g. infrastructure development, operational re-engineering, restructuring/out-sourcing, continuous improvement, strategic development)
  • Package discreet pieces of work or problems into clearly focused and structured projects (typically requiring a small team or leveraging Production staff)
  • Translate specific business knowledge from subject matter experts (SME's) into clearly articulated and succinct business requirement documents and/or business cases
  • Identify and document test scripts, migration approaches, etc in a structured and logical fashion
  • Solve complex problems across a broad range of disciplines (functional as well as project-orientated)
  • Critically assess, document and facilitate the improvement of operational processes
  • Work well in a team, in a pressurised environment where not all structures, processes, hierarchies, etc are clearly formulated or may change rapidly
  • Adapt to change quickly, be it the focus of a project or the workload or content of a particular day
  • Be a self starter, able to motivate others and create as a priority in their workload the project or initiative that is their mandate
  • Constructively challenge processes, approaches, attitudes, where this will result in improvement
  • Identify risks, assess and quantify their impact, and develop actions or plans that mitigate those risks manifesting themselves
  • Understand, define and deliver on set targets, deadlines and deliverables
  • Have an understanding of current market settlement processes and practices, the trade lifecycle and F2B processes


  • Relevant investment banking experience
  • Drive for results & delivery within the project lifecycle
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work on multiple disciplines within the project lifecycle
  • Team work, including people outside of operations, including business & technical staff
  • Clear & organised communication style
  • Proactive, conscience and determined
  • Comfortable working away from the core project team and being able deliver required results even though they will be unable to engaging SME's face to face.
  • Self confident to liaise with various parts of the business, while also being able to accept and manage the views of others

Please submit your CV in Word format for a confidential discussion