Data Business Analyst

The successful candidate will have experience in working across a multitude of Technology and Operational change projects, especially Data Warehouse and Transformation projects. They will be experts in the practice of developing and implementing data analyses, data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality. Furthermore, the candidate will have strong stakeholder management skills and ability to work independently with technical and non-technical stakeholders at all levels of seniority.

The Business Analyst is expected to assume the following key responsibilities plus any other reasonable duties as required:

  • Build a source data map for database & file data sources and contribute to the establishment of a source data dictionary
  • Work with technical staff within the team to identify data gaps, feedback gaps to the customers to find alternative data sources
  • Contribute to the establishment of data rules for cleanliness confirmation and transformation
  • Elicit and document end-to-end AS IS/TO BE business process flows, data flows and requirements at the appropriate level of detail
  • Develop a clear understanding of the project, including objectives, scope and success criteria; proactively obtain any clarifications where necessary
  • Establish relationships with key stakeholders and subject matter experts including laying the foundations for the upcoming analysis
  • Uphold architecture standards for documenting and maintaining business process flows and related artefacts
  • Work with architecture colleagues to validate requirements against solution proposals
  • Support the business and IT teams through all system life cycle phases
  • Ensure successful adoption of business and IT change within the business community by maintaining engagement with the user base, enabling training and support as required
  • Provide periodic progress reporting as required
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Business Objects etc), traditional ETL (Business Objects Data Services, Informatica, SSIS etc.) and Azure DevOps
  • Demonstrable track record delivering high quality analysis by distilling large and varied data sources to produce actionable business insight in data migration projects
  • BA experience in financial services, ideally within Private Equity or Fund Management
  • Ability to elicit and documenting end-to-end business process flows at all levels using BPMN
  • Ability to elicit and document detailed business requirements including provision of rationale and relevant context
  • Ability to work in a systematic, coherent and objective manner, demonstrating rigorous evaluation skills to arrive at an optimal solution
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
  • Significant experience of waterfall and agile project life cycles within a structured environment.
  • Well versed with Microsoft Visio for production of process maps
  • Strong track record of successful delivery against project objectives and delivering fit for purpose solutions
  • Consistently own and drive through issues to a successful conclusion with the respective teams in a timely manner
  • Exposure to Enterprise Architecture tools

No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, age, national origin, sexual orientation, and we confirm that we are happy to accept applications from persons of any age or experience for this role.

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