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Matt Wallaert
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Business Analyst_C1



United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Business and Data Analysis

Determining business requirements and prioritizing them for change

Defining functional requirements which reflect the business requirements and developing approaches to enable them to be delivered via process changes or technology solutions

Liaising with Risk Finance and Treasury Business Stakeholders to document business outcomes functional specifications as product backlogs for new Finance initiatives

Defining detailed business and integration requirements using the Confluence Wiki based documentation approach aligned with an Agile sprint based development methodology

Creating detailed GUI mock ups and other visual requirements as required to be presented alongside user requirements to development feature teams and key business stakeholders

Working actively and closely with feature teams to ensure user requirements business outcomes are clearly understood and developed as specified in the documentation Analysing UAT issues and assisting Business users developers with issue resolution

Analysing and respond to queries from Finance Product Owners Users Analysing systems to identify functional gaps and enable them to be resolved via process changes technology solutions

Provide recommendations as to process re engineering and improvements

Collaborating and maintaining strong relationships within Finance Risk Treasury teams and stakeholders

Basic Essential Qualifications Skills:

Bachelors Degree in a Finance or related field

BA BS 10 years experience and expertise as a Business Analyst

10 years experience and proficient expertise with Business Analysis tools as well as Agile software JIRA Agile Central 10 years of direct work experience in a business analyst capacity including but not limited to o Proven experience in data analysis including SQL data queries and data interrogation o Proven experience in data migrations o

Proven experience in data modelling o Proven experience in business process modelling o

Proven experience in Finance processes Product Control and Financial Control o

Proven experience managing data migrations In depth knowledge and experience of Finance processes in particular the sub ledger accounting functions how to account for business events and how accounting data impacts Finance and Operations processes and controls

Ability to break down a complex problem into a clearly thought through solution with well structured analysis design and examples as supporting documentation

In depth knowledge and experience in projects adopting different delivery methods e g Waterfall Agile Understanding of Agile SDLC concepts

Understanding of Scrum Kanban Agile SDLC methodology

Product Backlog Features Stories Acceptance Criteria Definition of Ready Definition of Done etc

Extensive experience handling stakeholders across the Senior Business Director and Managing Director Level Ability to train junior BA s and pass on best practice procedures in business and data analysis Good understanding of front to back finance and operational process flows Preferred Qualifications Skills Knowledge of Barclays products and systems

Project Management experience

Good knowledge of Investment Banking Financial Services products Ability to understand and deal with competing priorities

Ability to be able to take initiative analyze summarize and communicate effectively both in writing and orally

A strong polished presence and ability to challenge opinions with confidence and professionalism

Experience and knowledge of Finance management and reporting technology solutions 5 years of managing a team 5 10 team size