Hunter Bond

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Business analyst, finance it - financial reporting - banking

11 May England - Greater London, London Temp €774.36 - €833.93 per day

My Client is an investment bank based in London; they are looking for a Business Analyst to join their Finance IT team on a contract basis. The role will focus on the delivery of both project and maintenance level analysis tasks within the Financial Reporting area.

Responsibilities:

* Capturing functional requirements and non-functional requirements.

* Ensuring appropriate documentation of requirements (eg 'Requirement Story' in JIRA).

* Consulting relevant technical and business resources early in the analysis stages.

* Defining key deliverables and ensuring estimates account for testing and documentation

* Ensuring appropriate prioritisation of defects, requirements and scope changes.

* Ensuring that test cases, data and success criteria for system testing have been prepared.

* Ensuring that the agreed approach to defect management is followed.

* Providing support for both functional and non-functional testing during system and user acceptance testing.

* Define quality criteria for production acceptance in agreement with business.

* Ensure adequate consideration over Legacy data conversion/migration steps required.

* Ensure sufficient release plans and methodology (eg continued operation, parallel running, and support).

* Adhere to team duties relating to agile culture, agile development and testing (both within and across teams) and management processes.

* Build strong, mutually beneficial relationships with business managers and business subject matter experts.

Key skills:

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Proven experience within the field of Financial Reporting (balance sheet, cost/budget, taxation, P&L and IPV)
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Proven experience in translating business requirements into detailed functional specifications (preferably as agile user stories), as well as having the ability to prototype functionality before development (eg report layouts).
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Knowledge of different financial instruments and their lifecycles. To include equity, fixed income (including re-purchase transactions) and derivative instruments.
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Proven experience of full involvement in project life cycles following an agile methodology.
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Proven experience of issue resolution through data mining and investigation.
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Excellent testing skills, including preparing test scripts and execution.
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Well-structured and logical approach to working.
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Ability to work closely with both business and IT staff in a pressured environment.
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Good knowledge of Excel 2010 or above
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Good knowledge of SQL for data mining/analysis.

* Experience of working with XML/FPML hierarchical data sets

Desirable skills:

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Agile development experience
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Project Management exposure
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Knowledge of Murex/Gloss/Oracle Financials (EBS/OBI/Hyperion)
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Understanding of procurement processing
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Understanding of Datamodelling and architecture.
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Experience of working in and Agile environment
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Conceptual understanding of systems infrastructure
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Understanding of procurement processing



Rate: Up to £700/day

Duration: 9 months +

Location: London



If you are interested in this Business Analyst (Finance IT, Financial reporting) position and meet the above requirements please apply immediately.

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