Business Analyst (IT/Systems), Leeds - 55k

Business Analyst (IT/Systems), Leeds - 55k

A Business Analyst with a strong IT / Systems background is required urgently for a growing financial services company in central Leeds (walking distance from train station).

The Business Analyst partners with the business to identify areas for improvement, and identify software development requirements. The BA works closely with senior business stakeholders to develop user and technical specifications and works with the software developers to interpret the specifications to ensure business success and support.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Partners with the business to understand what drives the business, key success factors, critical needs and what is needed to make the business unit successful
* Responsible for collecting, understanding and documenting business requirements and translating these into functional specifications
* Responsible for facilitating system design sessions
* Analyses and documents business processes. Develops functional and system design specifications. Documents work flows and results of business analysis and obtains approvals as needed
* Provides end user training on new functionality
* Monitors outstanding Issues / software updates and helps prioritise
* Provides input to help the business better understand how technology can be used to provide efficiencies and better utilise resources
* Demonstrates ability to exercise independent judgement and the ability to take initiative and creatively solve complex problems
* Tests all issues included in a release
* Works with software developers to resolve software issues and to obtain information on system capabilities, limitations and performance requirements
* Provides ad-hoc reporting and data analysis as needed
* Helps resolve functionality and data issues as needed

A market leading salary is on offer for this position of up to 55k (perhaps more for an ideal local candidate). This is a great opportunity to join a very successful, rapidly growing business during the start of their huge IT/Systems team expansion in the UK.

***Please note, this position will be based on a 12PM-8PM shift pattern, given the regular communication with the US that is required.***

For more information please contact Chris Reilly on 0161 817 7888 and/or submit a current CV as soon as possible.

Job reference information
Advertiser Computer Futures
Contact Name Christopher Reilly
Telephone 0161 817 7888 (Please reference IT Job Board when calling)
Reference CF-12322755_1404147777
Job reference information
Salary £40000 - £60000 per annum
Location Leeds
Job Type Permanent
Date Posted 30-Jun-2014
Last Updated Date 01-Jul-2014
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