Business Systems Analyst (Contract)

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Business Systems Analyst (Contract)

Dublin

Contract

€400-450

Ref: E1831NL

Job Description

My client is seeking a contract Business Systems Analyst to join our Information Services (I.S.) Delivery Team in Dublin.

The Role

My Client has embarked on a large business and systems transformation project and we have a requirement for a Business Systems Analyst to help develop our Finance cloud application roadmap and other transformation project work. This transformation programme is currently underway and will span at least 2 years to 3 years.

The successful candidate will work initially between the Finance function and the Information Services function. They will be expected to be able to work on multiple projects and deliverables.

As a team member he/she will be expected to work closely and effectively with other team members such as I.S. Managers, Business Stakeholders, System Architects, other Systems and QA Analysts, Project Managers, and Software Developers.

They will be expected to liaise with other subsidiaries within the group.

The Systems Analyst will be expected to apply the corporate-approved methodologies and standards in delivering recommendations that are compliant with Portfolio and Enterprise Architecture direction.

There may be a requirement for the successful candidate to travel to Germany from time to time to work on this Programme. The duration of any trips is likely to be 2 to 3 days max.

Duties and Responsibilities included in this role:

  • Liaise with other parts of the group to build a roadmap of Finance cloud applications, coordinating with corporate services.
    • Engage with people in different organisations (e.g. the application owners) with a view leveraging off the existing contracts.
  • Leverage the tools already deployed across the group and look to adopt these (e.g. SAP reporting tools, Concur etc.).
    • Understand the benefits for the business; build out a roadmap that makes sense for the group.
  • Work with closely the assigned PM and collaboratively as part of the Project Teams
  • Work with Senior Systems Analysts, Software Developers and End Users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction.
  • Take on various other Business Systems Analyst project deliverables.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Expert in detailed analysis techniques with the ability to translate into comprehensive documentation which can be understood by Business and I.S. alike.
  • Experience in information management, relational database design and development for collecting and storing data.
  • Understanding of data models and database structure or schema.
  • Experience of writing Data Manipulation Language/SQL for managing data within Oracle and SQL Server schemata
  • Excellent team player

 Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working with recognised application/service delivery processes and methodology
  • Experience in the Financial Services sector (in particular Life and Pensions Insurance)
  • Good understanding of IS controls in the context of COBIT and ICOFR
  • Experience working in geographically distributed teams
  • Shows flexibility and adaptability.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • The successful candidate is expected to:
    • Have excellent communication skills with a ‘can do’ attitude
    • Are passionate and excited by this opportunity
    • Be educated to technical degree level, or equivalent technical experience
    • Proven industry experience as a Technical Systems Analyst
    • Have experience working with data
    • Have a strong and current business/finance/technical background
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Name: Nollaig Leydon
Title: Senior Technical Consultant
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