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Business Analyst

Description



Business Analyst 
Slough, Berkshire 
FTC

 

As part of Group Finance IT&D Business Partnership Function, the IT&D Business Relationship Management is the IT&D organisation’s advocate and communicator with the business units assigned. Guiding Tax, Treasury and Legal teams in effectively utilising IT&D to accomplish their goals. This role will require critical thinking and tenacity, working with stakeholders at all levels to make sure that business IT&D needs and requirements are met including leveraging existing applications where possible.


You’ll succeed because you will…

 

  • Experience with collecting and prioritising business requirements and scoping projects in Finance.
  • Understand Tax, Legal and Treasury functions and their objectives.
  • Have excellent communication and facilitation skills.
  • Experience with scoping IT&D demand.
  • Empathise and listening skills to be able see problems from Business perspective.
  • Experience in nurturing and developing a collaborative, consultative and value drive partnership across Business and IT&D stakeholders.
  • Have a high level of accountability and ownership from conception through to delivery, operation and value realization.
  • Understand application lifecycle and project lifecycle.

 

You’ll love it because you will… 

 

  • Lead Demand Initial Assessment process and Demand Portfolio Management for all pre-project in Group Finance, Tax, Treasury and Legal areas
  • Drive pre-project work including scoping capturing, business requirements gathering, costs, resources, benefits, timelines, etc
  • Identify ways to apply technology (new and existing) to the business enabling efficiency improvements or strategic goals realisation
  • Develop and maintain the integrated demand portfolio level plan, capture assumptions and identify dependencies for IT&D Demands
  • Lead and maintain demand portfolio meeting cadence across pre- projects/ IT&D Demands.
  • Collating and maintaining IT&D Roadmaps for Finance process areas
  • Lead Quarterly Roadmap review meetings
  • Work alongside our Solution Architecture and IT&D Innovation Teams to champion and oversee effective solution design, development and delivery.

 

Desired:

 

  • 6-8 + years of business experience in one or all the responsible functions 
  • Demonstrable experience working with senior leaders in the organization
  • Demonstrable experience working well with external partner (IT&D vendors) in technology and process improvement projects
  • Ability to clarify ambiguous requirements and manage business expectations
  • Plan / schedule pre-project activities by engaging with number of IT&D and business stakeholders
  • Experience of scoping complex change and / or multi-disciplinary projects
  • Able to build and maintain strong and effective relationships across IT&D and business
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Critical thinker and ability to demonstrate logical approach to problem solving
  • Able to prioritise work and balance competing demands
  • Able to deal with conflict and mediate 

Equality

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law. 

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