The bank for a changing world

Business Analyst - London and NAR


Standard / Permanent



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Job and Person Specification


Job Role

Business Analyst / Senior Business Analyst




Finance shared service

Shift Timings , if any:

General ,EMEA (as required)

Job Purpose :

To ensure that the candidate performs the Business analysis and requirements on Accounting application and has worked on General Ledger system

Key Responsibilities :

·         Manage Change Request and Project Testing (BA/PM) to ensure that the change reaches the logical conclusion

·         Handle Functional and Analytical task and address user queries and issues

·         Co-ordinate closely with the functional and business users and understand system functionalities and testing requirements.

  • Partnering with Business users in conducting interviews with Business users to understand the requirements
  • Perform analysis of the Change Request and preparation of user requirement and functional specification document
  • Perform functional, integration, regression  and systems testing where there is a change in the upstream systems
  • Evidencing of the Requirements with the Test Cases

·         Prepare Test Plan with scenarios and Test Cases, detailing the Test Steps

·         Identify and gather test data from various sources

·         Execute test cases and record results

·         To plan, track and report progress of Test phase

·         To co-ordinate with the stakeholders on sign off and approval of user requirement, Test cases and Test results

Candidate Requirements for the role:


•      Education Background:

-        MBA in Finance, Bachelor of Commerce, Master in Commerce, Bachelor in Science

•      #years of experience:

-        3 – 5 years of experience depending upon Job role applied for.

•      Technical knowledge & Skills:    

-        Good knowledge of Accounting concepts, General Ledger and Capital Market

-        Comfortable with basic office tools (Lotus Notes, MS Word, Outlook)

-        Excellent knowledge and use of MS Excel

•      Preferred Industry / Domain experience :

-        Former experiences within a Finance function in Banking and Financial Services

-        Prior experience in BFSI Domain (Accounting, General Ledger or Capital Market)

•      Behavioural Skills / Competencies:

-        Good communication skill (Verbal and Written)

-        Listening skills to elicit the user requirement and

-        Good analytical skills to perform analysis

-        Ability to plan, design, prepare and execute test cases (Manual and Automated)

-        Traceability Matrix (Ability to map requirements and specifications to test cases and vice versa)

-        Ability to analyze business functions and identify test scenarios (positive, negative, stress, regression, performance testing)

-        Understanding of testing principles and practices and

-        Ability to communicate effectively with Finance and IT teams

-        Ability to work with tight deadlines

-        Experience in working in Onsite – Offshore environment

-        Knowledge of JIRA and Service Now