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IT Busniness Analyst

Job Title: IT Busniness Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Excellent package
REF: BAIT
Contact Name: Ellie White
Contact Email: EllieW@montash.com
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Montash is currently retained by a global travel organisation seeking a Business Analyst to join their growing business. The business Analyst is to be the key liaison point between the business and IT, gaining understanding of business requirements and priorities in order to manage business expectations.

Role responsibilities

  • Ensuring that the full impact of business development on integration and dependant processes and systems are understood through structured analysis where necessary
  • Creating the information flows, processes and data structures to aid the undertaken analysis
  • Delivering the business requirements to an agreed deadline through planning and then driving the analysis phase of the projects
  • Using sharp techniques to drive requirements specification and product backlog, including epics, user stories, narratives etc. when appropriate
  • Producing business requirements that are easy for the development/software providers to work with and provides clear traceability through to the end project
  • Ensuring that the business needs are understood and ensuring that the technical solution delivers the business requirements through giving support to the development teams (internal and external) during the phases of development to secure the requirements that would improve the IT services/products performance

Essential requirements and previous experience:

  • Significant experience as a Business analyst, 3+ years of this experience being in a finance systems sector
  • Specific experience of business case support in which includes cost/benefit analysis , project initiation, requirement capture, scope and change management, development support, UAT, Project early life support and benefits realisation
  • Workshop facilitation and production of formal requirements documents
  • Documenting ongoing and forthcoming business processes, data flow diagrams, data models and use cases and documenting using epics, user stories, narratives, wireframes, product backlog and other agile style deliverables
  • Managing user acceptance testing and prototyping solutions using the appropriate tools
  • Previous experience planning a project and seeing it through end to end
  • Thorough knowledge of Agresso GL or similar and end to end SDLC experience of implementing systems change
  • In-depth knowledge of finance processes and terminology
  • Be logical, analytical and flexible in approach and you need to hold the ability to demonstrate lateral thinking about the influence of changes

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of analysis and development techniques e.g. SCRUM, agile and waterfall
  • Experience within a retail/airline environment
  • Accountancy qualification, ideally ACCA or AAT, CCAB, CIPFA etc.
  • Knowledge of Cognos TM1 and knowledge of Wallstreet treasury management system (TMS),
  • SQL experience

If this opportunity is of interest to you or for a conversation around the market in general, please contact Chloe Winterhalter on 0207 014 0232 or email ChloeA@montash.com

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