Senior Business Analyst

Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
08 Feb 2021
10 Mar 2021
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Department and Business Overview:

The Equities Risk technology team globally supports the Equities risk management system (EQRMS), providing business stakeholders with capabilities to manage intra-day and overnight risk and PNL of positions, risk valuation and computation as well as downstream risk and regulatory reporting.

The Senior Business Analyst will join the Global Equities Risk Business Analysts Team and assist in the execution of the global risk book of work with specific focus on Risk and Regulatory Reporting workstreams. In this capacity, the successful candidate will work closely with technology application teams on detailed data analysis, project progress tracking, as well as senior management status reporting.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with Traders, Quants, Risk technology, Risk Managers and Controllers to define accurate and complete business requirements and system functional specifications for development teams.
  • Project management and oversight of the deliverables across the book of work
  • Contribute in managing and participating in SIT/UAT testing cycles, constantly communicate with Technology and Senior Business Stakeholders.
  • Provide clear, concise and accurate communications at all stages of a project.
  • Provide in-depth analysis with interpretive thinking to define problems, develop innovative solutions and influence strategic functional decisions.
  • Identify and communicate risks and impacts and propose risk mitigation options, considering business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment
  • Liaise between Development Teams to exchange information in a concise, logical and understandable way

  • Extensive Experience of working in the field of Equities/Risk Technology in a Business Analyst or Data Analyst capacity
  • Knowledge of Derivative products, preferably Equities
  • Knowledge in Equity Risk
  • Familiar with recent regulations in financial industry
  • Experience in Project management with diverse methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Waterfall)
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint) with extensive experience using Excel for data analysis
  • Experience working with globally distributed development teams
  • Ability to navigate a database and use SQL to extract data
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles of business analysis
  • Experience using application lifecycle tools such as JIRA

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good analytical mind-set and organisational skills
  • Ability to work with and understand complex processes
  • Ability to work independently, yet escalate at the right time
  • Self-motivated with an enthusiastic and proactive approach
  • A drive for constant improvement, questioning and challenging status quo
  • Ability to work in a globally distributed team


Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience

Valuing Diversity:

Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Job Family Group:

Job Family:
Business Analysis / Client Services

Time Type:
Full time

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