Business Analyst

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
19 Jan 2021
05 Feb 2021
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Overview of Citi:

Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.

The opportunity

This is a very exciting opportunity within Citi to have a crucial position supporting our key change projects. This role sits within the Change team and will be responsible for driving the analysis, providing solutions to complex problems and managing stakeholder expectations. You will have strong BA experience and be familiar with a background utilising Agile methodologies.

Citi are a diverse and flexible employer and hiring the right person for the role is critical. We want to hear from you so even if you want to learn more then apply for the role and lets have a further discussion.

The right candidate will be an experienced BA who thrives on complexity, challenges and stakeholder engagement. If you are passionate about change, enjoy challenging environments and have a successful track record in delivery then we want to hear from you. We are a flexible employer that supports a range of different types/ styles/ preferences of working so if this sounds like the right opportunity then apply now.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ownership and accountability of full analysis lifecycle on multiple client driven projects
  • Development and validation of Business Analysis plans
  • Work closely with the client, Citi project teams and business areas to define accurate and complete requirements which are fully documented, with common understanding between the client and Citi
  • Lead the analysis and impact assessments for all Client Change programmes, with completion of detailed analysis & impact assessments to deadline, co-ordinating across multiple resources as appropriate
  • Use of process modelling practices and techniques to clearly document and communicate analyse findings
  • Support the Client Change Delivery team to ensure all projects are implemented to time and budget and with no impact to BAU
  • Regular progress reporting to the Business Analyst Manager, Project Manager and the client
  • Ensure all aspects of existing and target operating models are known to ensure full test plans and contingency plans are in place
  • Interact with Citi BAU teams and client analysts to ensure requirements are met and Operations are ready for new processes
  • Support the client and operations teams post-implementation until such time as key sign off criteria met

  • Proven Business Analyst experience following industry standard practices
  • Experience of working on multiple projects and delivering to demanding deadlines.
  • Experience of fund accounting (desirable)
  • Experience of working with life Assurance and/ asset management clients, on a variety of fund vehicles (e.g. OEICs, Unit-linked, Segregated etc).

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate to a range of audiences, sometimes acting as a translator between parties
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong and concise written and oral communication skills
  • Passion for creating solutions with positive attitude to change
  • Strong knowledge of market instruments and conventions
  • Knowledge of Fund Accounting platforms (preferred)
  • Understanding of end to end Fund Accounting operating models (preferred)

  • Business Analyst qualifications and/or proven BA experience
  • Strong fund administration / operations background

What we Offer

As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;

  • 23 days paid annual leave
  • Award winning pension scheme,
  • Life assurance and
  • Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.

Our select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.

Our vast range of diversity networks demonstrates Citi's commitment to growing a diverse workforce.

Please note this is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract which give you an excellent opportunity to get to know us better.

Job Family Group:
Project and Program Management

Job Family:
Project Management

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