Business Anaylst

London (Central), London (Greater)
£60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
19 Jul 2014
16 Aug 2014
Andrew Thomas
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Analyst

Job Description:

My client is looking for an experienced Business Analyst to join its product management team.


· Responsible for functional analysis of new product changes and improvements

· Responsible for creating functional specifications and be a bridge between business end users, internal stakeholders and technical teams

· Work with business and internal stakeholders to understand their business requirements and translate them into detailed functional specifications for required changes and improvements

· Act as functional owner for selected modules of the system, define roadmap in this area, and ensure that related functional documentation is up to date and complete

· Create business use case scenarios and conduct functional testing of requested changes

· Analyse and define solutions for required changes/issues

· Support customers in UAT (user acceptance testing)

· Provide training on new product changes

· Perform gap analysis

· Create business cases and conduct feasibility studies for selected new initiatives, which quantify the viability, acceptability of each business case

· Some travel might be needed to visit customers and company meetings etc.


· Minimum of 3+ years experience of business analysis, covering both requirements and functional analysis

· In-depth experience of writing detailed functional specifications, use cases and scenarios

· Good understanding of full software development lifecycle

· Experience of complex technical solutions for trading and risk management business

· Deep knowledge and SME of commodities trading - thorough understanding of full trade life cycle from front, middle, operations and back office

· Deep knowledge and SME of derivatives, for example futures, options, swaps

· Accurate and numerically astute

· Highly detail-oriented to assess requirements

· A good understanding of how technology is used to solve business problems

· Able to demonstrate excellent analysis skills and problem solving abilities - strong analytical, mathematical and business skills

· Able to liaise effectively with all key stakeholders and build relationships quickly

· Pro-active attitude, requiring minimal management

· A strong communicator at all hierarchical levels

· Fluency in English

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