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Business Senior Analyst

Location: Belfast
Company: Citi
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The Business Senior Analyst 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.
- Define business, financial, and operations requirements and systems goals through partnership with decision makers, systems owners and end users
- Identify and establish scope and parameters of systems analysis to define outcome criteria and measure-taking actions
- Analyze business processes, gaps in capabilities, as well as appropriate data sources, interfaces and process changes required to address capability gaps
- Generate and compile reports based on findings, including probable causes and potential solutions to systems issues
- Provide advice and counsel related to technology or operations of the business, ensure essential procedures are followed and contribute to defining standards
- Filter, prioritize and validate potentially complex material from multiple sources and perform other duties and functions as assigned
- 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
Key Responsibilities :
Business Analysis, Functional Requirements
- Work with stakeholders in Trading Business, Operations, Technology and PMO to run meetings, coordinate and gather business requirements
- Work with stakeholders across Business lines, for transformation projects to understand their business and process
- Understand current business process and provide functional design inputs for the proposed technology solution
- Create high quality documentation for Business and Functional Requirements
- Manage traceability of requirements from BRD till Test Plan / Results.
- Analyze huge data sets, create flow diagrams, prepare high level summaries and workflows
- Work in close co-ordination with the development leads on enhancements and defects, and assist with troubleshooting / resolution of application defects
- Engaging successfully with software developers and testers to ensure quality delivery, on time
- Planning, estimating, managing risks and issues, project reporting, managing stakeholders, and building strong relationships with the business
- Assist in project execution through JIRA, providing tracking to technical teams and status updates to internal and business stakeholders
Subject Matter Expertise / Technology Partnership
- Shape the strategic architecture for the application by working closely with the development leads and by defining solutions that are robust and aligned with the technology roadmap
- Develop best practices to be used in evaluating, selecting and implementing technologies for use within FXLM technology more broadly
- Monitor new developments in data visualization and analysis technology across ICG and in the industry more generally, and provide recommendations about new technology adoption
Knowledge/Experience :
- Extensive experience as Business Analyst with any Investment/ Global Bank in Foreign Exchange, Trade Processing, Risk Management areas
- Proven experience working in a Banking/Financial services industry
- Should understand full front to back workflow for minimum of two asset classes (FX/FI/MM/Derivatives) viz., deal capture, deal execution, risk management, confirmations, accounting, settlements etc.
- Familiarity with SDLC and Agile development methodologies
- Knowledge of Trade processing systems and flows is most preferred for this role
Essential Skills/Competencies :
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to transform business requirements into precise functional/technical specifications
- Strong analysis skills; ability to create business analysis from scratch, ability to troubleshoot data quality issues
- Ability to work as part of various teams and under pressure
- Able to prioritize conflicting tasks, identifying what is essential and focusing on such
- Positive attitude, hard-working and ability to take initiative
- Innovative and Positive 'Can Do' attitude
- Planning and Organizing - Ability to identify the steps to be taken to achieve objectives
- Resilience - Used to working towards tight deadlines, under pressure and using appropriate coping methods to stay focused
- Accountability -self start on goals and achieve targets
- Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience

Job Family Group:

Job Family:
Business Analysis / Client Services

Time Type:
Full time

Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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