Cloud Agile BA (Data/Visualisation/Controls)

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3 x Cloud Agile Business Analyst (Data/Visualisation/Controls)
Location - London
Daily rate - £600/day PAYE - £770/day Umbrella
Start date - ASAP
Contract - 6 Months

Our financial services client is currently seeking three experienced Business Analyst to join their team in the London office. The Finance on the Cloud (FotC) Programme is a multi-year programme that will transform Finance by comprehensively re-engineering the Finance operating model, core business processes and key data flows. The development will be either waterfall or Agile depending on the component. The business analyst team will need to ensure alignment to the HSBC change management framework.

They are seeking 3 Analysts who will have a focus on 3 different areas:

  1. Data and Data Modelling
  2. Data Visualisation
  3. Controls

Therefore this role will suit an individual who has experience in one of the 3 areas listed above.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Engagement with stakeholders for their area of the solution
  • Document the requirements of the business and ensure they are captured in JIRA including the user acceptance criteria.
  • Expand the requirements into User Stories including the high level design and estimated build efforts.
  • Assist the product owner on behalf of the business teams when in build (detailed technical design, coding and test)
  • Ensure tractability between requirements and the delivered solution.
  • Communication to the business on design choices, progress, risks & issues related to their requirements.
  • Defining requirements for the cloud solution with the business
  • Conducting analysis of data sources verses requirements
  • Design, development, documentation and implementation of the cloud solution components
  • Ensure cloud solution follows robust, industrialized procedures and meet the required audit and SOX requirements as applicable
  • Ability to work with all systems/data suppliers and consumers on requirements, data analysis, design, build and testing related to the system delivery
  • Ability to work with IT teams at Group and regional/local level to ensure delivery to the agreed plan
  • Support of the Cloud Configuration Project Manager in managing the plan, communication, risk and issues.
  • Responsible for supporting key elements of the delivery across multiple teams; therefore the role holder must be highly skilled in teamwork, to drive his/her own approach and standards
  • Responsible to manage own delivery and hand offs to testers, calculation engine teams and business stakeholders.
  • Develop high performance standards in cloud solution ensuring it uses best-in-class, robust solution appropriate for operational, audit and SOX needs
  • Proactive identification of risk and issues impacting the successful delivery of solutions, and drive to resolve or escalate accordingly

Key Requirements:

  • ETL, Calculation and Reporting solutions
  • Data models in the finance domain
  • Ability to manage sub work streams to support project manager
  • MI, Financial Reporting, Regulatory Reporting, Credit risk, IFRS 9 or stress testing
  • Process design / use case modelling
  • Process control design
  • Cloud experience
  • Consultancy background
  • Experience of working within a change environment
  • Testing experience (UAT and FT)
  • Excellent knowledge and interest in data and cloud tools
  • Excellent ability to work with large datasets and associated tools
  • Strong knowledge of banking book data structures and concepts
  • Strong conceptual skills (delivery management)
  • Strong Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong testing ability of own deliverables
  • Proven experience in software delivery within large programmes
  • Ability to deliver software in an Agile iterative way within a controlled project framework.
  • Demonstrated flexibility across multiple domains and functional areas
  • Structured analytical approach
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with key stakeholders and senior leaders
  • Working across cultures and in matrix organisational structures

If you think you are up for the task and feel you meet the above criteria or interested to hear more information please contact me on 0161 503 5530 /

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