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Job Details

Location
Sydney CBD
Salary
$800 - $900 per day, Benefits: + Super
Job Type
Contract
Ref
BH-159298-4
Contact
Andrew McPherson
Contact email
Email Andrew
Posted
5 months ago
Our client is a leading Australian Financial Services Group and employer of choice offering outstanding work life balance, agile working model, flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home one day a week. They are currently going through a large system implementation program within the business and are looking for a permanent Senior Business Analyst with an accounting/finance transformation background to join the finance stream of the program. Reporting into the Project Manager, Finance Change you will focus on ensuring finance requirements are developed, documented and agreed to meet the business requirements of projects under the finance Program.

You will act as key liaison point between Finance, Program, business stakeholders, technology and Finance PM's and other key implementation groups to ensure that business needs are captured, understood and produce outcomes that meet the needs of both Finance and the business. You will work closely with Stream Lead and Finance SME's on the project.
Key deliverables will include:

  • Produce high quality, well written documents, following project methodologies such as Business / Finance Requirements document, Business Process Specification (BPS) and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documents for all associated projects.
  • Stakeholder Management and Communication: Identify stakeholders and develop and maintain collaborative working relations;
  • Requirements Analysis and Lifecycle Management: Ensure the project meets the needs of the customer and business and is aligned to the overall strategy by working to ensure the definition, elicitation, prioritisation and validation of requirements and design of business processes to meet the needs of the organisation
  • Defining with the SME's the ‘As Is’ and ‘To Be’ processes
  • Key input into the completion of the Finance Requirements, Business Process Specifications and/or System Functional / Non Functional Specifications that will drive the desired change to business process, system enhancement / development activities
  • Working closely with Technology to ensure our requirements are built as specified.
  • Reviewing and revising documentation in light of any new information and/or changes to initial assumptions.
  • Supporting testing, training and implementation activities to ensure the successful delivery of the overall business and technology solutions.
Required skills and experience:

  • Degree in Finance/Accounting (required)
  • CA or CPA qualifications (desirable)
  • Experience in Banking, Wealth Management or Insurance Industry
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in a Senior Business Analyst role working within medium to large projects (ideally with exposure to finance transformation)
  • Prior experience in finance / accounting functions with exposure to Financial, Management and process change.
  • Experience developing UAT test scenarios and execution
  • Knowledge and experience with all Microsoft Office applications including Visio and Project
  • Strong analytical, organisational and time management skills
  • Solid skills in negotiation, paired with an ability to develop trust, confidence and consensus.
  • Exposure to Agile project delivery and tools would be helpful. Critical is ability to work in a consultative manner and across multiple deliverables at once.


If you have the right background and experience to be successful please apply using the link. Only WORD FORMAT resumes will be accepted.