Business System and Data Analyst - Staines upon Thames

£50,000 - £60,000
Ref: 221 Date Posted: Monday 20 Jun 2022
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An experienced Business Systems Analyst with digital transformation project experience is required for this Staines-based company. It is a permanent role, office-based with a hybrid working option. An accounting or finance background, or Finance and Accounting related degree would be ideal.

The role will support the business by developing reports and providing analysis to determine how the business operates and to help identify opportunities for improvement.

Key requirements:

  • Experience with Agile Scrum development methodology and corresponding concepts related to user stories, acceptance criteria
  • Technical, analytical, and development skills including the ability to provide solutions to a variety of business problems of moderate scope and complexity
  • Ability to translate business requirements to functional specifications
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to think ‘outside of the box’ for process improvements
  • Good level of IT literacy, with advanced Excel and Power BI
  • Ability to write SQL or DAX code
  • Strong communication skills – written and interpersonal – with the ability to communicate complex and technical issues to all levels

Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop and provide analysis of the structure of the business to determine how the business operates and to help identify opportunities for improvement
  • Develop and provide reporting and analysis of Operational Business Drivers using analytics tools, including Power BI and Advanced Excel
  • Report findings to leadership with risk impact analysis
  • Analyse business changes, translate requirements into functional specifications and support the implementation of approved process improvements
  • Assist in developing test plans, creation and maintenance of configuration documentation, operational procedures and guidelines, identifying and documenting issues, recommending resolutions
  • Develop comprehensive end to end test cases at the application and multi-application levels, acting as a customer proxy for the development of new systems and processes
  • Review acceptance tests associated with acceptance criteria; using development specifications to establish traceability from requirements to test case
  • Evolve the user stories after conversation with the developers
  • Becoming very familiar with the applications comprising the business technology landscape
  • Carry out training sessions and workshops to guide relevant teams
  • Establish effective working relationships within the IT and other project teams