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Business Analyst

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Pension, Parking, Hybrid Working
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Part Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 19 September 2021
  • Job Ref: RGO36982_1629469464
Fantastic opportunity in Leeds city centre for a career minded Business Analyst to join a national household name. Our client is recruiting for someone who has a keen interest in analysis and reporting. As a Business Analyst you will work closely with different business teams to understand, document, and deliver requirements associated with significant business problems and opportunities. The role covers the broad spectrum of change management from initial discovery to project scoping then onto requirements elicitation and supporting delivery aligned with the businesses strategic objectives.
Duties will include but are not limited to:
*Defines and plans the analysis approach for large projects through to small developments including work effort estimation.
*Assists in defining requirements scope for medium size internal and external development efforts.
*Identifies analysis deliverables, including definition of elicitation approach, model selection & requirements definition output. Also responsible for initiating Systems Development collaboration efforts as appropriate.
*Responsible for requirements elicitation efforts within defined task objectives and scope, including negotiating conflict resolution & constructively challenging to ensure optimum solutions are achieved
*Responsible for managing a wide range of key stakeholders at all levels across the Society and 3rd party organisations within the context of analysis efforts.
*Acts as liaison point within analysis activities for business areas and IT departments. Also works closely with Project Managers to deliver strategic project outputs.
*Undertakes business process analysis in conjunction with operational / non-operational departments.
*Identifies, agrees and implements process improvements via coherent modelling and implementation planning.
*Identifies new opportunities for current system exploitation to fully utilise existing functionality where appropriate.
Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the below experience:

*Previous experience as a Business Analyst, preferably within a regulated environment, ideally in Financial Services.
*Ability to apply analytical thinking and problems solving skills to a diverse range of tasks from projects to small developments.
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to tailor communication approach to the respective audience.
*Self-motivated & self-directed with ability to deliver outcomes to strict deadlines
*Ability to construct cogent analytical models using a variety of tools and techniques.
*Software knowledge - Word, Excel, Visio etc.
*Excellent people management skills
*Excellent information gathering and analysis skills
*Able to adapt to change

With an exceptional benefits package and a clear career progression path in place for the successful candidate this truly is an excellent opportunity for a career minded Business Analyst that is looking to develop their career rapidly over the next few years.
Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.