Business Analyst Edinburgh, United Kingdom 10/01/2019 hos Citi

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To apply Business Analysis experience and knowledge of fund administration functions to complete analysis work, including complex business analysis, solution design and impact assessments.
The role holder will own the full analysis lifecycle and ensure that detailed analysis and process design minimises the risk to the business, our operating platform and our clients.

Job Background/context:

The Business Analyst team is part of the EMEA Change department, with staff located in Edinburgh, Warsaw and Dublin.
The Edinburgh function consists of team of Business Analysts, responsible for the delivery of analysis across multiple client change programmes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ownership and accountability of full analysis lifecycle on multiple client driven projects
  • Development and validation of Business Analysis plans
  • Work closely with the client, Citi project teams and business areas to define accurate and complete requirements which are fully documented, with common understanding between the client and Citi
  • Lead the analysis and impact assessments for all Client Change programmes, with completion of detailed analysis and impact assessments to deadline, co-ordinating across multiple resources as appropriate
  • Use of process modelling practices and techniques to clearly document and communicate analyse findings
  • Support the Client Change Delivery team to ensure all projects are implemented to time and budget and with no impact to BAU
  • Regular progress reporting to the Business Analyst Manager, Project Manager and the client
  • Ensure all aspects of existing and target operating models are known to ensure full test plans and contingency plans are in place
  • Interact with Citi BAU teams and client analysts to ensure requirements are met and Operations are ready for new processes
  • Support the client and operations teams post-implementation until such time as key sign off criteria met

Please note that this role is a Fixed Term Contract, and that opportunities may arise for a permanent position during the FTC contract.
  • Business Analyst qualifications and/or proven BA experience
  • Strong fund administration / operations background

Knowledge/Experience:

  • Proven Business Analyst experience following industry standard practices
  • Experience of working on multiple projects and delivering to demanding deadlines.
  • Experience of fund accounting (desirable)
  • Experience of working with life Assurance and/ asset management clients, on a variety of fund vehicles (e.g. OEICs, Unit-linked, Segregated etc).

Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate to a range of audiences, sometimes acting as a translator between parties
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong presentational skills
  • Strong and concise written and oral communication skills
  • Passion for creating solutions with positive attitude to change
  • Strong knowledge of market instruments and conventions
  • Knowledge of Fund Accounting platforms (preferred)
  • Understanding of end to end Fund Accounting operating models (preferred)

Competencies:

  • Adaptability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Facilitation
  • Initiative
  • Planning and Organisation
  • Problem Solving

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.
Valuing Diversity: Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.
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