FX Business Analyst

Location London
Discipline: Technology
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 Per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Contact name: Ben Turner

Contact email: ben.turner@rbwconsulting.com
Contact phone: 01293584300
Job ref: BT - ​FX BUSINESS ANALYST
Published: 19 days ago
Expiry date: 29 May 2021

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen within a global, field leading consultancy based in London (Liverpool Street) who are currently looking for an FX Business Analyst work within and, at times, lead teams developing and delivering transformational change projects on behalf of major investment banks and other top tier financial services companies. The successful candidate will have a track record of working within a team conducting and delivering high-quality analysis work in challenging environments, preferably as a practitioner. They will be experienced in dealing with senior stakeholders and taking responsibility for quality and delivery.

During client engagements, the successful candidate will usually work as a part of small team of consultants and be expected to lead activities such as requirements gathering and analysis (including workshops), business process analysis and reengineering, functional analysis and testing.

Within pre-sales, the role involves working with Client Relationship Managers to explore clients’ requirements and qualify them sufficiently to develop compelling proposals for the services we provide.

Through investment in research, training and development, the opportunity also exists to develop specific areas of deep expertise for which the successful candidate will become recognised as the company expert, proactively supporting sales strategy and activities.

Skills and Qualities:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including authoring of business documents and presentations, running workshops and stakeholder management

  • The ability to conduct careful, structured analysis on complex problems or requirements in order to support defensible conclusions and solutions.

  • Experience and ability to engender engagement and collaboration in workshops with senior client staff for requirements gathering and process reengineering

  • A detailed and comprehensive approach to gathering of requirements in order to form coherent specifications and similar material

  • A thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle and the role of the Business Analyst within it

  • Experience in delivering logical and comprehensive test strategies and clear, concise test cases

  • 5+experience working in the investment banking industry, preferably with one or more areas of specialism

  • A practical knowledge of trade lifecycle and risk processes

It would be an advantage to demonstrate:

  • A good knowledge of one or more financial product sets including market structure, pricing methodologies and risk characteristics

  • Some experience of business process modelling and optimisation and its documentation

  • The ability to independently plan, organise and manage one’s own work and provide guidance and oversight for that of others’

  • Familiarity with any programming, querying or scripting languages

  • Understanding of market or credit risk and associated regulations

  • Ability to analyse regulatory requirements and produce formal specifications

This is an excellent opportunity to join a boutique consultancy with opportunities for career development and growth. For more information and a full job description, please contact Ben Turner at RBW Consulting.

Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 Per annum + Bonus + Benefits