AVP - IT Business Analyst (Equities Sales & Trading) - London

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
01 May 2021
27 May 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
The Business Analyst in Equities Sales & Trading for Cash, Delta 1 and Programs is an intermediate-level position responsible for liaising between business users and technologists to exchange information in a concise, logical and understandable way in coordination with the Technology team. The overall objective of this role is to contribute to continuous iterative exploration and investigation of business performance and other measures to gain insight and drive business planning.

  • Formulate and define systems scope and objectives for complex projects and foster communication between business leaders and IT
  • Manage the delivery of projects from initiation through to production completion using agile or iterative methodology.
  • Write Business Requirements Documents that clearly define the changes being delivered, ensuring approval is obtained from all relevant stakeholders.
  • Consult with users and other stakeholders to solve complex system issues/problems through in-depth evaluation of business processes, systems and industry standards and recommend solutions
  • Support system change processes from requirements through to implementation and provide input based on analysis of information
  • Consult with business clients to determine system functional specifications and provides user and operational support
  • Identify and communicate risks and impacts, considering business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment
  • Act as advisor or coach to new or lower level analysts and work as a team to achieve business objectives, performing other duties and functions as assigned
  • Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision.
  • Can exercise independence of judgement and autonomy.
  • Acts as SME to senior stakeholders and /or other team members.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

  • 5-8 years of relevant experience, preferably as a Front Office Business analyst in Equities Sales & Trading
  • Experience in a wide array of business analysis and project management techniques
  • Experience of working in environments using agile or iterative methodologies.
  • Intermediate/advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills
  • Proven interpersonal, data analysis, diplomatic, management and prioritization skills
  • Consistently demonstrate clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Proven ability to manage multiple activities and build/develop working relationships
  • Proven self-motivation to take initiative and master new tasks quickly
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and approach work methodically with attention to detail
  • Able to work in a multi-cultural / multi-time zone environment
  • Knowledge if Equities Front office Sales & Trading preferred
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles of business analysis & project management

  • Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience

Job Family Group:

Job Family:
Business Analysis / Client Services

Time Type:
Full time

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