Systems Business Analyst II - Alternatives Systems Development

Krakow, PL
Attractive salary with rich benefit and bonus package
24 May 2022
10 Jun 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

At Brown Brothers Harriman, we believe no job is too big or small for any of us to handle if it helps our clients. We value passionate, committed people who enjoy collaborating with others to find new solutions to complex business challenges. We are looking for the type of person who speaks their mind, truly listens and steps outside their role to add value wherever they can. Someone who is driven to get things done and views obstacles as an exciting challenge that demands a creative solution. Above all, we seek someone who takes great pride in their work and is inspired and motivated by their role in protecting and enhancing our client’s financial well-being.

If you are looking for an entrepreneurial environment where you can learn and thrive, Brown Brothers Harriman is the right place for you.

Join us as a System Business Analyst!

Brown Brothers Harriman is currently recruiting a Business Analyst with potential/experience in Business Intelligence reporting development to join our team. The role is part of the Alternatives Systems IT Department supporting a fast growing business of Alternatives which includes Real Estate Investment, Private Equity, and Hedge Funds products.

The Systems Business Analyst role functions as liaison between technical and business user groups. The individual interprets what the users need and translates those requirements into detailed specifications supported by BBH'S development methodology. The individual takes part in identification and definition of the change, design and development options, testing and deployment of the solution as well as runs communication to both business and technical audiences. The Systems Business Analyst participates in all phases of the systems development life cycle (SDLC) from project scoping, planning and requirements definition to issues resolution, testing, training and implementation.

Main areas of responsibilities:

  • Facilitating communication between business users and technical teams
  • Gathering requirements of proposed changes or issues to be fixed and helping set scope definition as well as conducting business analysis of applications and systems
  • Writing and/or reviewing technical specification documentation which may include data modelling, dataflow diagramming, screen design, workflow analysis etc.
  • Involvement in design and development process as well as in system and UAT testing
  • Release communication (providing demonstrations to the users, writing release documentation, taking part in release meetings) and involvement in deployments and checkout of the solution
  • Working with project managers, developers, QA specialists towards providing efficient solutions which met needs of the business
  • Participating in design, development and testing of BBH Alternatives reports and data solutions incl. reports, cubes and other data solutions


  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree (from area of Accounting, Banking, Economics, Finance as well as Computer Science or Management Information Systems preferred)
  • 3 to 5 years financial services experience
  • Great communication and organizational skills; ability to multi-task and switch priorities
  • Business knowledge (custody and banking operations, fund accounting or financial products would be required for some BA roles
  • Technical knowledge (basic programming skills, database knowledge incl. SQL and stored procedures, strong VBA skills and/or data mining/statistical programing i.e. SAS Base) would be preferred
  • Experience in working in projects and/or writing documentation, VBA/macro development, UAT testing would be strong benefit

What We Offer:

  • A collaborative and friendly environment that enables you to step outside your role to add value wherever you can
  • Opportunity to learn how financial world works under the hood, access to the actual FX market and domain experts
  • Opportunities to grow your expertise (internal and external trainings), take on new challenges, and reinvent yourself — without leaving the firm
  • A culture of inclusion that values each employee’s unique perspective
  • High-quality benefits program emphasizing good health, financial security, and peace of mind
  • Flexible working hours

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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