IBOR Lead Business Analyst - Fixed Term Contract

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
20 Feb 2021
03 Mar 2021
Job role
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.

Job Background/context:

The Business Analyst team is part of the EMEA Middle Office product, with staff located in Edinburgh, Warsaw and Dublin.

The Lead IBOR BA will drive the analysis required for the onboarding of a platinum client

Flexible working:

We are a diverse and flexible employer and hiring the best talent is our objective.

Our working landscape is changing and as such we are equally keen to hear from people who would prefer flexible working as people working traditional hours. If this is something you would consider or even currently do then apply, let us know your preference.

Please note this is a fixed term contract which is a great opportunity to get to know us better.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ownership and accountability of full analysis lifecycle on a platinum client programme
  • Development and validation of Business Analysis plans
  • Work closely with the client, Citi project team 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 & Middle Office (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 presentational 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

  • Adaptability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Facilitation
  • Initiative
  • Planning and Organisation
  • Problem Solving

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.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Job Family Group:
Operations - Transaction Services

Job Family:
Fund Accounting

Time Type:
Full time

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