Lead Business Analyst - Finance Transformation - Media

Job Title: Lead Business Analyst - Finance Transformation - Media
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £475 - £525 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months
REF: 1007_1562775415
Contact Name: Max Oakley
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Lead Business Analyst - Finance Transformation - Media



12 Months

Change Management, Finance Transformation, Media, Business Analyst, Business Analysis, Agile, Epics, Stories, Sprints, Acceptance Criteria, Product Backlog, Stakeholder Management, Customers

Our client is an award-winning Media business based in Central London who are undergoing a major finance transformation programme and require a Senior Business Analyst with extensive finance experience.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Extensive Business Analysis and business process modelling skills
  • Support the IT team in the Agile Development
  • Prepare User Acceptance Testing materials, provide training information
  • Document information to formalise requirements and user stories.
  • Strong knowledge of finance functions and supporting processes and technologies
  • The ability Apply appropriate analytical methods to understand how current policies, processes and procedures deliver business outcomes
  • Understanding and experience of the purchase to pay process and the ability to review and improve processes as necessary
  • The ability to identify opportunities for process optimisation within the context of the end-to-end service transformation
  • Experience of managing and developing manage requirements documentation.
  • Able to flexibly adopt and apply the project methodology of the client's transformation agenda whilst ensuring the finance projects fits within the broader transformation agenda.
  • Experience on working on finance service improvement model projects including optimised systems, processes and structures by drawing on best practice service models.

Key Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 5+ years' experience working as a Business Analyst in a finance environment (preferably ERP)
  • Strong knowledge of Finance Systems (Oracle, Dynamics/D365, SAP, Infor, MRI etc)
  • Waterfall & Agile Experience
  • Proven experience in gathering business and functional requirements through a variety of methods, interacting directly with end users and senior business stakeholders alike.
  • Experience in writing UAT scripts and manage UAT activities
  • End to end experience of the systems project life cycle, with proven experience of delivering projects using different methodologies
  • Demonstrable evidence of documenting and analysing complex business processes.
  • Previous experience of delivering digital projects encompassing both website and mobile application development.
  • Demonstrable experience writing requirements specifications for Information Systems
  • A flexible approach, with the ability to quickly adapt to changes in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as customer service skills.