Business Analyst – Sheffield – £42k-£50k + Bens – Global FS Client

May 26, 2023
Queen Street, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Job Type
£42,000 - £50,000
Work Hours
Business Analysis
Financial Services
BCS - Desirable not a pre-requisite
Business Analysis
Work Hours
37 Hours per week
Contact number
0114 370 8014
Cont. Pension - Flexi Benefits Scheme - Bonus
South Yorkshire


Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Salary Text: Salary £42,000 - £50,000 per annum plus 3% flexible benefits + on target bonus + contributory pension


We’re now looking for a Business Analyst to join our growing team. As a Business Analyst you will analyse, document and propose process and IT solutions for large and/or complex business areas/projects and prepare documentation (e.g. Business Requirements Documents at both detailed and high level, Functional Specifications and production of estimates).

This is an excellent opportunity to forge strong relationships with key business stakeholders and break down barriers to accurate and timely requirements gathering and analysis/requirements document production.

You’ll be responsibilities will include but not limited to:

•     Collecting, understanding, challenging and translating the business requirements for the project, and creating appropriate functional and non-functional 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 championing 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)

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

•      Experience in / appreciation of an Agile/SCRUM environment.

Plus, we’re looking for someone who has:

•      Excellent analytical skills and the ability to look at problems logically and work them through to a successful conclusion.

•      Strong communication skills including the ability to break down barriers between stakeholders and developers.

•      Ability to plan and facilitate workshops and meetings to deliver an agreed outcome.

•      Strong attention to detail.

•      Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team.

•      Ability to adapt quickly to change and be flexible.

The Benefits:

•      Competitive salary with annual bonus

•      Contributory pension

•      On-site restaurant

•      Gym Membership

•      Excellent coaching and training

If this sounds like the role for you, and you’re eligible to work in the UK we’d love to hear from you.

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