Financial Change Analyst

  • £400 a day
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Sidtech Ltd
  • 01 Sep 16

Finance Change Analyst: Specifically, the role holder will be responsible for supporting and driving both line and central project priorities including: · Gathering, analysing and documenting business requirements · Developing and testing interface to General Ledger and downstream regulatory or management reports. Producing a detailed test approach including test cases and scenarios · Responsible for managing and prioritising multiple streams of activity simultaneously · Implementation of best practices for change control, requirements documentation and sign-off process · Highlighting and escalating risks and issues and proposing resolutions to the key stakeholders

Key Accountability's
Partner with Technology and Business Teams to:
· Gather, analyse, validate and document business requirements for various work streams
· Ensure adherence to Barclays’ best practice guidelines
· Interpret/understand the impact of proposed changes and develop appropriate guidance and communications to peers and senior managers
· Determine/propose improvements to existing processes, and develop use cases
· Identify/anticipate obstacles and propose resolutions de-risking key delivery milestones
· Identify gaps in financial knowledge and understanding
· Coordinate and deliver user testing
· Develop and deliver user procedures and training
· Provide go-live and post implementation support and updates
Stakeholder Management and Leadership
The role holder will be required to manage stakeholders across Finance, Technology, Data and Change areas. In addition the role holder will need to work across business and group teams and across all levels of the organisation.
Decision-making and Problem Solving
The nature of the role requires the role holder to have excellent problem solving and analytical skills. The role holder will need to quickly understand complex products and systems and be able to integrate with strategic road map across business units.
Risk and Control Objective
Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards
Person Specification
· Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) or similar qualification
· Formal business analysis training / qualification(s) with proven experience in a top tier Bank (ideally within a Finance function / Planning, Forecasting)
· Highly numerate and analytical with excellent problem solving skills
· Excellent written and verbal communication including documentation and communications
· Business process re-engineering and User Acceptance Testing
· Flexible and proactive work style with proven ability to meet tight timelines
· Ability to plan, manage, prioritise and execute detailed tasks using own initiative
· Ability to assimilate information quickly and make informed decisions
· Strong team player who will make a contribution outside of their remit
· Constantly challenges the status quo; looks for more efficient ways of producing results
· Used to working to both short and long term goals/deadlines