Business Analyst – Financial Services, Leeds – £38-45k REF 529

July 14, 2017
Leeds, United Kingdom
Job Type
38,000 - £45,000 + Bens


This is an exciting opportunity to analyse, document and propose process and IT solutions for large and/or complex business areas/projects and to prepare documentation.

As a Business Analyst you will also build strong relationships with key business stakeholders and break down barriers to enable requirement solicitation and business design. Using your business analysis experience you will collect, understand, challenging and translate the business requirements for the project, creating appropriate functional and non-functional specifications and updating the traceability matrices as required.

This is a great opportunity for someone with business analysis experience gained within a financial services environment.

You’ll be responsible for:

Collecting, understanding, challenging and translating the business requirements for the project, and creating appropriate functional and non-function specifications, updating the traceability matrices as required.

Capturing and formulation of User Stories and Acceptance Criteria.

Analysing and documenting business processes.

Documenting workflows and results of business analysis and obtain sign-off from internal clients on the specifications.

Providing the link between the internal customer, development team and any third party regarding software functionality, throughout the development lifecycle.

Fostering relationships with key business stakeholders and aiding in initiative formulation (including estimation) and business case creation and development.

Enhancing and champion the “BA Vision” of business analysis best practice across the business.

Actively seeking feedback on and seek to improve the Change Delivery project framework in liaison with the Programme Office Manager.

You’ll need to evidence the following qualifications, skills and experience:


Commercial experience as a Business Analyst (preferably within the Financial Services sector).

Demonstrable evidence of analysing and documenting complex business processes.

Demonstrable experience of writing requirement specifications for Information Systems.

End to end experience of the project lifecycle.

Proven experience interacting directly with end users.

Results orientated with good communication and interpersonal skills.

Desire to be involved in continuously improving Change Delivery governance processes.


BCS Business Analysis Certification (Practitioner or higher) and more than 3 years relevant experience.

Broad understanding of project management PRINCE 2 methodologies and when they are appropriate.

Experience in / appreciation of an Agile/SCRUM environment.

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