Posted on: 31/08/2017

Salary: AUD 12000.00 -> 140000.00 Per year

Job type: Permanent

 
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Corporate Action, Lending, Financial Services
Business BA role, Agile Environment
Equities, Derivatives, Managed Funds, Margin Lending, Security Lending

Financial Services Client is looking for a Senior Business Analyst from a Wealth or Lending background with some experience of Corporate Action, financial products or managed funds.


You will be working as part of a large multiyear, multi million $$$ program. It is a high performing team that will expect candidates to hit the gorund running.



THE ROLE


Responsible for undertaking business and user requirement definition activities through user interviews, process analysis, requirements and scoping workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, task and workflow analysis:



    • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.

    • Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyse information needs and functional requirements and deliver the artefacts as needed, will include User Stories,end to end business processes; developing requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language.



    • Demonstrate the ability to understand the opportunities and constraints associated with use of one or more COTS solution components and work with stakeholders at all levels to explore and articulate the fit and gaps with current and/or potential business requirements in order to achieve agreed business outcomes

    • Systematically analyse and document the costs and benefits of potential decision options, including an understanding of the operational process and change management implications.

    • Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously

    • Work independently with users to define concepts and under direction of project managers

    • Drive and challenge business units on their assumptions of how they will successfully execute their plans

    • Understand and take ownership of the disparate prioritisation parameters and expectations that will provide the framework for successful delivery of the Panorama program

    • Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.

    • Serve as the conduit between the customer community (internal and external customers) and the software development team through which requirements flow.

    • Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs.

    • Proactive engagement around the operational process and change management implications of business requirements and/or design outcomes

    • Define and support test case definition and the testing activities to validate whether the requirements have been met. Competence with test scripts, test plans and test scenarios are based on the as-is state as well as the to-be models and testing the functionality of the physical product. This ensures that the desired state has been reached based upon user acceptance.

    • Provide End-User Support after the product is delivered; complementing the training team's efforts with their knowledge of the business requirements.





    Core Requisites:



    • MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE OF LENDING, CORPORATE ACTION, OR MANAGED FUNDS

    • Previous work experience as a Senior Business Analyst with Wealth or Financial Services


      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.



          • Ability to critically assess business problems from a range of perspectives, with a focus on delivery of a sustainable business outcome

          • Ability to manage work in a sometimes ambiguous and highly dynamic environment engaging collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders in order to achieve successfully negotiated outcomes







If you would like further details please send through the latest copy of your CV and I'll call you back with further details.




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