Business Analyst - Operations Technology VP

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    Glasgow, Scotland

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    Business Solutions

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    Gail Maguire

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    10 months ago

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BA - OPS and Technology VP - Glasgow

My client is a highly dynamic and globally successful financial services organisation. They currently have an opportunity for a Senior BA to join their team in Technology and Compliance in Glasgow.

Operations & Compliance Technology (OCT) comprises of functionally aligned development teams who support critical firm functions such as Legal, Compliance and Operations. OCT develops strategic solutions that support key business processes, including Settlements, Confirmations, Regulatory Reporting, Position Keeping, Anti-Money Laundering and Trade Surveillance.
Global Transaction Reporting (GTR) Technology serves the global transaction regulatory reporting requirements of the firm.

Role Profile:
The Global Transaction Reporting team is looking for a senior Business Analyst to join the growing team in Glasgow (a key strategic location). You will be part of a global team, which also has presence in London, Mumbai, and New York. You will be part of a dynamic team building systems that are critical to the business and solving problems to meet the ever changing regulatory environment.
*You should be dynamic, a self-starter and have experience working in an agile environment coupled with excellent, development, communication, and organizational skills.
*The role will require working with stakeholders globally and across divisions and knowledge of broad spectrum of assets classes.
*You will be required to analyse business process flows and impact on technology flows.
*You will be required to translate regulatory requirements into functional technical requirements
*You will write users stories in an iterative fashion, liaising with the developers, product owners and other business analysts within the scrum team.

Required Skills:
*Ability to collaborate with business and technology teams to understand requirements and share with the technical team.
*Experience of agile and scrum methodologies.
*Experience of writing user stories containing clearly articulated needs, features and acceptance tests.
*Strong data analysis skills and experience - able to use tools such as Excel to analyse large volumes of data to find correlations, variations and anomalies.
*Exhibit good leadership and communication skills to help the scrum team clearly understand the requirements.
*Ability to support the product owner to ensure that their priorities and needs are met.
*Ability to be pro-active and clearly escalate when risks or issues arise.
*Good documentation skills with the ability to articulate complex topics in a concise and articulate manner

Desired Skills:
*Experience in banking and regulatory reporting (CTFC, EMIR, Dodd Frank, MiFID)
*Knowledge of OTC, listed and cash products

This is an excellent opportunity to be a senior member of a global and growing team