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Snr Business Analyst

Job Description

South African Citizens/Permanent Residents ONLY!

Our client is an international firm providing wealth services to private and institutional clients. They provide the highest levels of expertise and competence working in a way that is uniquely personal, proactive and responsive. Family offices and institutions have trusted them since 1976 to preserve, manage and grow their assets. They work with their clients and not just for them, from offices in the British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, South Africa, Ireland, Isle of Man, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, United Kingdom and the United States. Our client is one of the few wealth services groups with the breadth of knowledge and insight to create integrated, comprehensive global solutions.

Outline of main duties and responsibilities

The POSITION will be expected to:

Provide the primary interface between the users, business and technology teams;

•Identify and document user, system or business requirements for reports and/or applications;

•Managing projects through to conclusion (including UAT);

•Writing test scripts;

•Analysis and documentation of business processes (identifying risks, process inefficiencies and suggesting opportunities for automation);

•Client and business query resolution;

•The individual is responsible to ensure that tasks performed are executed efficiently, accurately and within deadlines;

Skills and experience required

BComm. or BBusSci degree with study in Finance

•Strong accounting skills • Strong knowledge of financial instruments;

•Strong understanding of financial reports;

•Strong project planning skills

•Experience using Visio and PowerPoint;

•Experience working with adminstration or trading applications

•University level computer science, database or systems courses advantageous. Minimum of 5 years experience as a business analyst.

Additional requirements:

•Able to multi-task on several high demand projects at one time;

•Excellent Communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills;

•Project Management and Leadership Skills;

•Excellent documentation skills (business & technical);

•Business Solution Oriented;

•Innovator & Self starter with high energy and drive;

•Strong analytical skills;

•Able to work under pressure;

•Adhere to the company BA Framework & Standards;

Reporting structure

The business analyst will report to the Team Leader of the business analyst team

Remuneration level

Remuneration will be market related and commensurate with experience and seniority. In addition, the successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package and be eligible to participate in the firm-wide discretionary bonus scheme.