Business Systems Analyst - Online Retail

Job Title: Business Systems Analyst - Online Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3007_1564505749
Contact Name: Max Oakley
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Business Systems Analyst - Online Retail - Finance Transformation



Business Systems Analyst, Business Analyst, Retail, Online, Fashion, Finance implementation, Finance Systems, Finance platform, requirements gathering, user journeys, work flows, analysis, stakeholder management Excel, BI, Microsoft Dynamics, Prince 2

The Consultancy Group is recruiting on behalf of a successful online retailer who are currently going through vast growth.

The business are in the process of migrating legacy systems onto a new finance platform, implementing a new expense management system and looking for other opportunities to streamline processes and reporting.

They now require a Business Systems Analyst on a permanent basis to play a vital role in the development of Finance systems and other business systems that provide financial data.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively engage with users outside the ICT function to understand their current and future business requirements and document their needs.
  • Map user journeys, document work flows, and capture business processes
  • Prepare business requirements and high-level functional specifications
  • Manage business systems projects including business case preparation and reporting
  • Coordinate user acceptance testing
  • Create and review procedures including instructions and guides for users
  • Propose and review role-based access controls for business systems
  • Follow change management practices and manage transition to operations
  • Train users on data quality concepts and where appropriate, produce reports for business areas to help them identify data quality issues

Key Skills Needed:

  • Minimum of 2 year's equivalent work experience in business systems management
  • Project management certification desirable (e.g. Agile, PRINCE2) or recognised qualification in business analysis
  • Specifically focused on Finance implementations with a strong background of understanding relevant concepts and processes
  • Translation of user requirements into technical specifications
  • Production of high-quality procedural documentation and conducting of user training sessions
  • Use of advanced Excel functions and knowledge of reporting tools (e.g. BI)
  • Realisation of opportunities to improve workflows and business processes
  • Knowledge of the Data Protection Act and its application within an organisation
  • Administration of SharePoint Online as a records management and intranet solution highly desirable
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics Navision/ Business Central as a finance management solution