Business Analyst (Financial Services) - City, London

London (Central), London (Greater)
£70000 per annum + benefits
03 Jul 2014
31 Jul 2014
Amy Lawrie
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Analyst (Financial Services) - City, London
(Business Analysis, Project Management, Software Development Projects)

A highly successful, international organisation operating within the financial services sector are looking for an experienced Business Analyst (with project management skills) to join their team. Reporting directly to the CTO, you will be responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of the company's technical vision; playing a key role in influencing the company's strategic direction.

As a Business Analyst (working predominantly within a software development environment) you will act a liaison between the business and the development team to ensure that the business requirements are accurately translated into appropriate functional specifications. You will examine and document existing business models and information flows, and where possible implement improvements. You will also be required to work with the wider IT and development team in a project management capacity; assisting in the construction of technical documents, scheduling development, testing, implementation, training and database administration.

Key responsibilities for this Business Analyst/Project Manager will include:

*Business analysis - requirements gathering, translating requirements into functional specifications
*Project management
*Team management - this role will involve overseeing an IT team of five (predominantly within a development capacity)
*Stakeholder management
*Establishing technical standards
*Defining specific proposals for modified or replacement technology systems
*Overseeing new system implementation
*Writing user documentation

To be suitable for this position you will have gained substantial experience within a Business Analyst and Project Management role. You will be adept at managing various stakeholders as well as deliverables, and will be able to engage effectively with the wider business. You will be confident in managing your own team and will have strong analytical skills. Any exposure to working within a financial service environment would be beneficial, although not essential.

The salary on offer for this Business Analyst role is £70,000 basic plus a range of company benefits.

To apply, please submit a WORD copy of your CV including reference ASH12372AL in the subject line.

The Ashdown Group Ltd acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent vacancies and as an employment business in respect of temporary vacancies.

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