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Change & Business Implementation Analyst

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Job Title: Change & Business Implementation Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Contact Name: Adam Small
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, an international global banking and financial services provider is looking to hire a Change & Business Implementation Analyst on a temporary contract basis and will be based in the company’s London offices.


About The Role

The Investment Reporting & Performance Department exists to provide Performance, Risk, Attribution and Client Reporting services to clients, and provides essential analytical support to other company divisions. 


The department consists of: -

  • Performance Analysts with the Client Services team structure

  • Business Change & Implementation Analysts with the Change & Business Implementation team

  • Product Sales Specialists

  • Business Management, including global and local financial control


The department is heavily client focused, interacting with end clients on a daily basis in service delivery, as well as a series of regular interactions on client funded project work.

The purpose of the role is to work as a Change & Implementation Business Analyst with the Investment Reporting & Performance team, working on internal and client funded change projects and new business implementations. The role is necessarily diverse, requiring practical experience of client reporting and performance functions, and ideally knowledge of the systems and tools used by the department.

You will be required to analyse new project requirements, produce project plans, create functional specification documents, provide technical information to support the solution, undertake testing, plan implementation and roll out events. The role also requires coordination and communication both with the end client and internally, including with the IT and Technical support team based in Paris, Chennai and Lisbon. As you will be required to manage both change events and business critical new business implementations with client facing duties, the role is suited to an experienced profile.


Key Responsibilities

  • Take leadership and ownership of individual change and implementation projects relating to investment performance and reporting

  • Project manage implementations and change events ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget and to the client’s satisfaction

  • Demonstrate product awareness ensuring the all requested changes are defined and implemented in a manner consistent with product vision, meaning that they are efficient, optimised and commercially viable.

  • Understand all areas of the Investment Reporting & Performance function and systems, and where appropriate develop specialist expertise on allocated subjects

  • Produce project related documentation such as; project plans, business requirements, specifications, proposals, and test plans

  • Demonstrate problem solving skills and techniques

  • Provide technical information to support accounting, performance, reporting solutions

  • Provide workflow and process analysis relating to IRP and client interactions

  • Produce estimates, cost v benefits analysis and business cases for new development proposals

  • Provide clear, timely and accurate communication of the status of their project work.

  • Administer all project documentation in an efficient and effective manner.

  • Work effectively with IT and developers to convert business requirements into technical solutions.

  • Work with Performance analysts to make improvements to current production processes


Client Focused Duties:

  • Undertake project work to integrate new clients or extend services to existing clients.

  • Design and implement innovative solutions that meet the requirements of clients.

  • Demonstrate a professional and empathetic understanding of the needs of clients.

  • Provide clear and accurate information about the project deliverables and timeframes.

  • Ensure clients are informed about the project status on an appropriate reporting frequency.

  • Involve clients in relevant key decision making points throughout development life cycle.


Business Duties:

  • Deliver solutions that are aligned to department and client objectives

  • Manage priorities in accordance with the direction of the IRP management and objectives.

  • Help develop market leading services and products aligned to the strategic objectives of IRP and the business.


Key Stakeholders


  • IRP Service Delivery Teams

  • IT and Engineering teams with IRP Paris, Chennai and Lisbon

  • The Business’s UK Fund Accounting and Middle Office teams

  • The Business’s Client Implementation

  • IRP Management



  • Client side project management functions

  • Client side Client Reporting functions

  • Client side Performance functions


Skills & Experience

Competencies required for the role:


  • A background and proven track record working within a performance analysis and/or client reporting function delivering a regular monthly production cycle

  • Within current/previous role, a proven track record working on performance/client reporting related project work such as a new system implementation, new report development,  or business process re-engineering

  • Business analysis skills developed through practical experience

  • Practical understanding of core performance methodologies & attribution methodologies

  • Practical understanding of ex-post risk statistics calculation (e.g. tracking errors, sharpe ratios, alpha, beta, volatility), and presentation of portfolio analytics and breakdowns for client reporting purposes (e.g. credit ratings, maturity breakdowns)

  • Practical understanding of multiple instrument types, including derivatives such as swaps, futures, and options, and a decent understanding of accounting operational processes

  • Strong Microsoft excel skills

  • Competence using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint



  • Database management using SQL

  • Microsoft Excel VBA

  • Knowledge of Hi-port accounting systems


Qualifications required for the role:


  • BA or BSc degree or equivalent

  • IMC or equivalent



  • MA or MSc degree or equivalent

  • Prince Project Management

  • CF



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