Business Analyst - Basel Reforms / Management Information Reporting

Saudi Networkers Services (SNS Group)

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Posted
Ref: LP085-1432

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• End to end involvement in process of implementing new Finance Projects.
• Involvement in all project lifecycle activities from concept, Implementation by facilitating tracking, coordinating and reporting project activities to meet business deadlines and complying to IT governance policies and processes
• Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing SAS/Qlicksense/Oracle Hyperion Financial Management solutions.
• Leading ongoing reviews of business processes gaps
• Conducting meetings and presentations to share ideas and findings
• Performing requirements analysis
• Documenting all business findings
• Effectively communicating your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management
• Gathering critical information from meetings with various stakeholders and producing useful reports
• Working closely with vendor IT, project manager and managerial staff
• Ensuring solutions meet business needs and requirements and escalating any issues or concerns on a timely manner
• Performing/assisting system integration and user acceptance testing
• Updating, implementing and maintaining procedures
• Prioritizing initiatives based on business needs and requirements
• Serving as a liaison between vendors and stakeholders/ other businesses and users
• Determine operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats
• Construct workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; writing specifications
• Recommend controls by identifying problems; writing improved procedures
• Maintain user confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential
• Prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends
• Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
• Create informative, actionable and repeatable reporting that highlights relevant business trends and opportunities for improvement
• Conduct insightful, ad hoc analyses to investigate ongoing operational issues
• Review understanding document and functional specification document and provide feedback to vendors
• Ensure UAT's are conducted in a through manner and the same translates to quality deliverables
• Prepare/assist in test planning to ensure complete system functionality is tested
• Document the test data along with the test results to ensure resolution of the error and its impact on any other related functionality

Requirements

• A bachelor’s degree in business or related field or an MBA
• A minimum of 5 years experience in business analysis or a related field
• Experience of all stages within the Programme / Project lifecycle including initiation, scope definition, requirements gathering and traceability, testing, training
• Previous delivery of Basel 2/3 is recommended
• Basel 3 reforms knowledge is desirable
• Prior experience in SAS/Qlicksense/Oracle Hyperion Financial Management is desirable
• Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills
• Significant experience of working with a combination of Relationship Bankers, Credit Risk, Regulatory Reporting, and Finance teams globally
• The ability to influence stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions
• Advanced technical skills
• Excellent documentation skills
• Fundamental analytical and conceptual thinking skills
• Experience creating detailed reports and giving presentations
• Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Microsoft Access and/or SQL experience strongly preferred
• A track record of following through on commitments
• Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.
• Experience leading and developing top performing teams
• A history of supporting successful projects
• Ability to impact operations and effect change without being confrontational
• Detail oriented, analytical and inquisitive
• Ability to work independently and with others
• Extremely organized with strong time-management skills
• Ability to work under pressure and to deliver within tight schedules.

About the Company

Saudi Networkers is one of the largest consultancies providing services to ICT, Oil & Energy, Technology, Engineering, Banking, Finance and Healthcare arena across Middle East & Africa, covered by teams, specialized in their assigned industry sector.

Saudi Networkers founded in 2001 and has excelled ever since in providing cost effective solutions to the biggest multinational companies in MEA region with very high standards of quality whilst adhering business ethics and meeting our clients expectations.

Today, SNS Group is one of the leading consultancies, with more than 1700+ employees worldwide, ISO 9001:2008 certified and is highly regarded.

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