IT Business Analyst - Financial Services

£65,000 | Manchester | Permanent


Posted +1 month ago


InterQuest are hiring for an experienced Business Analyst to join our leading Financial Services client based in Manchester.

This role is 3 days per week in the office (including Wednesdays) and 2 days per week remote working.

Skills and experience required:-

Skill in collecting and interpreting data, analysing results to identify patterns and trends in structured and unstructured data sets.
Ability to apply suitable analytical approaches to requirements discovery, documentation and solution delivery.
Excellent stakeholder engagement and management experience with the ability to effectively communicate at a level and depth appropriate to the audience.
Demonstrable experience of gathering requests and technical specifications.
Experience working in Agile delivery teams using Scrum or Kanban.
Ability to review and advise on suitable changes to streamline processes, while identifying actual rather than perceived pain points.
A thirst for knowledge and curiosity to help solve complex problems with a keen eye for detail.
A sense of personal responsibility and the drive to own problems, can work self-directed and independently to accomplish results.
Provides assistance to other members of the team. Pro-actively removing blockers to maximise team productivity.
Promotes a positive team culture. Identifies and implements ways to improve teamwork. Builds effective relationships throughout the organisation.
Confidence and gravitas to challenge and offer alternative approaches, whilst also listening to other viewpoints and opinions.
Proven technical skills with MS SQL Server (or similar RDBMS) and competent SQL skills (DQL, DML, DDL etc).

We are looking for a Business Analyst to join our successful client as they expand their Technology department in London and Manchester. It's an exciting opportunity to join as they continue to grow the offices. Their continued growth will enable them to keep up with the demand for innovative technical solutions to meet the needs of their growing business.

Role accountabilities
As a Business Analyst, you will:

Work with the product owner and the business to develop and detail the product backlog in the form of Epics, Features and Stories.
Help the business owners and teams to prioritise work.
Act as the communication channel between product owners, business owners and the Agile delivery team you work within.
Contribute to the planning and execution of system and acceptance testing.
Undertake JIT analysis and documentation to support the team's sprint activities.
Be involved in all aspects of the software development lifecycle across different business areas within the business.
Build and maintain a good working relationship with the business representatives, working across teams and multiple sites.


 Join a successful, growing company wanting to take a lead in financial technology.
 Work in a highly visible, cross-functional team with passionate individuals.
 Investment in your career.
 Scope to develop your skills and knowledge and make a real difference.
 Attractive pay, bonus and benefits package

Please apply now for immediate consideration to Georgina at InterQuest.

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.