Senior Business/Data Analyst

  • Job Reference: BBBH143714
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Jefferson Wells
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £550 to £705 Per Day
  • Bonus/Benefits: (PAYE/Umbrella)
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 6months+
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Senior Business/Data Analyst
Location - London
Daily rate - £550/day PAYE £705/day Umbrella
Start date - ASAP
Contract - 6 Months

Our financial services client is currently seeking a Senior Business/Data Analyst to join their team as part of growth within the department. The Solvent Wind Down (SWD) Capability Senior Business Analyst will have business analysis responsibility for designing data processes, producing requirements through to IT and testing/implementation. The focus is primarily on data sourcing, mapping and standardisation, but also encompassing systems and process change where necessary.

The Solvent Wind Down (SWD) Capability Senior Business Analyst will be responsible for contributing to completion of the IT dependent capability and BAU operationalisation. The project impacts on multiple areas notably Finance and Risk. This role's focus is problem solving, data sourcing, data mapping and system solutions for SWD across Traded Risk, Product Control, and, in the future, ALCM.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver the Solvent Wind Down capability through close collaboration with Traded Risk, Product Control, HOST IT and ALCM stakeholders as well as the wider RAF programme
  • Work with stakeholders to agree capability scope, requirements and delivery priority
  • Identify target business outcomes, and manage scope and solution delivery to ensure they are met
  • Effective engagement and delivery of objectives to agreed timeframes
  • Clearly documented artefacts with required approvals
  • Building of good working relationships with the Traded Risk, Product Control, ALCM, and Global Markets
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant internal instructions (FIMs, GSMs, circulars) and external regulatory requirements, including the management of operational risk and adherence to the Group's standards of ethical behaviour
  • The role holder will join a Finance Change team that manages complex transformational and important regulatory change
  • The role holder will be a point of contact between Traded Risk and both Product Control and IT
  • The jobholder will continually reassess the operational risks associated with the role and inherent in the business, taking account of changing legal and regulatory requirements, operating procedures and practices, management restructurings, and the impact of new technology
  • This will be achieved by ensuring all actions take into account the likelihood of operational risk events, and by addressing any areas of concern in conjunction with line management and/or the appropriate department
  • The role will implement the Operational Risk control framework and per the BRCMs - "Three Lines of Defence"

Key Requirements:

  • Experience of working with complex and/or relational databases, including an understanding of the control environment surrounding those databases
  • Good knowledge of Market Risk processes and systems
  • Familiarity with key Market Risk concepts (Risk sensitivities, VaR) and Global Markets products, especially derivatives
  • Familiarity with key Finance concepts (eg/balance sheet, mark-to-market) would be an advantage
  • Strong analytical and data design skills with a demonstrated ability to extensively analyse business processes, especially data and workflows and deliver required project artefacts to a high standard
  • Uses excellent verbal and written communication skills, is able to communicate effectively with all testing stakeholders and produce clear test artefacts
  • Willingness to take a 'hands on' approach to data analysis and mapping
  • Experience developing instructional and procedural documentation and presentations
  • Change Delivery experience on large and complex projects
  • Strong business/client engagement skills
  • High level of competence with MS Office
  • Ability to work both autonomously and to contribute to a team
  • Self-motivated with a proven rapid learning capability in a changing environment
  • Delivery focused with attention to detail, ensuring tasks are completed on time and to a high standard of quality
  • 'Can do' attitude - willing to turn a hand to whatever task is required and support the team
  • Able to build relationships and influence others, including business heads, senior managers, third party consultants, technical experts and business users
  • Shows willingness and potential for increasing their responsibilities within the project
  • Some experience and understanding of Python coding would be an advantage
  • Financial Services Project experience across both internal reporting and regulatory requirements, including experience of Finance and Market Risk systems and processes
  • Experience in change management, driven by IT systems implementation or enhancement, across a large organisation
  • Experience of working in an agile IT delivery environment
  • Track record of successful delivery
  • Demonstrated experience of large scale project implementations involving IT
  • Experience of working in a large, global banking organisation

If you think you are up for the task and feel you meet the above criteria or interested to hear more information, please contact me on 0161 503 5530 /