Capital Markets Business Analyst Capital Markets Business Analyst …

Financial Services
in London, United Kingdom
Temporary, Full time
Last application, 23 Sep 21
GBP450 - GBP475 per day
Financial Services
in London, United Kingdom
Temporary, Full time
Last application, 23 Sep 21
GBP450 - GBP475 per day
Capital Markets Business Analyst will be involved in re-engineering of Front Office business processes. Successful candidates will require experience of Capital Markets/Securities and/or corporate banking products. You will need to collaborate with various business and Front Office departments across the bank and our securities division to help document current and propose efficient future processes.

A major International Bank based in London.

Description

Capital Markets Business Analyst Level Responsibilities

  • Communicate with internal colleagues to understand the current practice and processes of departments and the organisation, including liaising with EMEA offices to first identify where change is required, then analyse and provide recommendations re the optimal approach, communicate the preferred approach across stakeholders and gather consensus to support and provide documentation to support
  • Working with Front Office stakeholders to identify opportunities to re-engineer, integrate and simplify Front Office systems and processes
  • Identify and document the processes, system changes and timescales required to introduce changes and ensure the correct governance of the change process
  • Work closely with the SME/s to appraise senior stakeholders (likely to include MD and above level stakeholders) of the potential impact of change on the service, function or system/s highlighting the options, impact and potential links between required changes on the existing infrastructure so that well informed decisions can be made
  • Communicate clearly within a multi-disciplinary team, gain consensus for the best solution and implement the required changes to maintain compliance with regulation and/or gain efficiencies. Ensure that the benefits of changes and recommendations are made clear to the relevant departments and to senior stakeholders and address any uncertainty and concern.
  • Detail the appropriate business requirements and regulatory technical specification to support any changes or new requirements
  • Support and involve the appropriate staff and teams in the QA, testing and delivery of changes, including helping to resolve any issues.
  • This role will create and document detailed business analysis, outlining problems, opportunities and solutions within business or strategy-based projects
  • Bridges the gap between IT and the business using data to assess processes, determine requirements and deliver data-driven recommendations and reports to executives and stakeholders.
  • Identifies areas of impact on the target operating model and provides solutions to mitigate impact
  • This role must communicate within a multi-disciplinary team, gain consensus for the best solution and implement the required changes within the required timeframe, budget and quality parameters. The individual will ensure that the business case, plans and control processes have sufficient detail and have evaluated the potential impact of the changes made, including a traceability matrix (if relevant), and will involve the appropriate staff or teams during the QA, testing and delivery of changes, including helping to resolve any issues.
  • The individual is accountable to Project lead and may be expected to present at SteerCos, translating complex processes and technical detail clearly and logically, explaining any implications or risks so that senior management can make effective decisions based on the BA's input.
  • The role must work closely with the bank's technology partners to ensure that market and regulatory changes are reflected accurately and in a timely manner.
  • The individual must have a good grounding and understanding of current banking processes, products and ideally regulation within Financial Services
  • May interface between Compliance, Planning, Front Office, Operations and IT. Provides face to face and written reports, updates and recommendations directly to Senior Management members.

Profile

Capital Markets Business Analyst experience/qualifications:

  • Good understanding of banking products and the relevant related financial instruments within the capital markets/securities space.
  • Experience mapping business processes and identify opportunities to re-engineer processes.
  • Able to successfully manage multiple tasks at any given point, strong relationship building skills & communication skills (both written and verbal) Knowledge of front to back office business processes and products
  • Experience integrating and simplifying capital market product systems and processes.
  • Educated to degree level
  • Able to successfully manage multiple tasks at any given point, strong relationship building skills & communication skills (both written and verbal) Knowledge of front to back office business processes and products
  • Experience of participating in deadline driven and/or systems project teams.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively to gain agreement and resolve conflict
  • Must be able to take own initiative but also willing to support and take direction when working with a Project or Programme Manager
  • Resilient to work under pressure in order to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to demonstrate flexibility to move between "big picture" thinking and handling detailed tactical information.
  • Able to work collaboratively in teams, ask good questions to rapidly understand complex systems and processes, analyse data and make recommendations based on evidence from the data.

Specialist technical skills

  • Able to produce gap analysis/requirements, workflows and high-quality business requirement documents covering current and future state proposals.
  • Expertise in banking products, prior experience of providing business process analysis, business requirements documentation and supporting testing protocols.
  • Experienced with visio and MS products
  • Proven ability to analyse current and future regulatory or business requirements and translate them into practical implications for specific processes and systems.

Job Offer

£400 - 475 per day, INSIDE IR35

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