We are looking for a Business Analyst (Finance Expert) – Consultant Advanced/ Competent – Business Analyst for the Data Foundation Tribe (DFT).
The Data Foundation tribe provides Finance & Risk with relevant, correct and harmonised data for its processing and to enable the change from report-driven to data-driven, while also enabling COO Risk & Finance to manage its end-to-end data flow in a structured and standardized way.
What you will be doing
You will participate in a squad as a Business Analyst (Finance Expert) within DFT. You will be actively involved in the maintenance, development and realization of current & new products/services for the users. As an expert, you deliver the necessary knowledge and skills to make standard and best products/services for your users. Besides that, you continuously deepen and broaden your knowledge and skills in your area of expertise within your chapter.
Your activities will be in the area of:
involved in Change & Run bank’s activities
setting detailed requirements;
defining data quality rules;
configuring business rules;
executing acceptance and other testing;
daily checking of EOD (timeliness, correctness, completeness, reconciliations, ledger);
developing/maintaining documentation to clarify the working of functionality for end users, such as user manuals and Quick Reference Cards (QRCs).
What we are looking for
We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic professional with a passion for optimizing user experiences. You excel in one of the areas of Finance, Financial Reporting or Finance processes and how they are supported by the tribe’s applications. You are energized by working on concrete and tangible results in a complex and continuously changing environment.
You know exactly how to empathise with the needs of your users and translate this into standard and innovative products.
You have a clear vision on the area of expertise of the squad, including both excellent Finance knowledge and knowledge of assets and tooling used. You have a strong drive to keep your expertise up to date and have the ambition to continuously improve yourself on a personal and professional level.
You have at least 3 years experience in one of the following areas
Finance or Risk Areas;Datamanagement tailored to finance and or risk usage.
Proven banking & product knowledge – Medior level.
Sourcing, classifying & preparing transactional as well as accounting data for Finance, Risk;
Knowledge & understanding of Financial accounting & reconciliation.
Product knowledge on one or more business lines: Payments, Lending, Trade Finance and Financial Markets;
Fixed Income & Bonds Equities, FX spots, swaps & derivatives.
Interest rate swaps Commodity financing (commodities).
Nice to have – Regulations: Basel 3 reporting (LCR, NSFR, Liquidity metrics), knowledge on IFRS.
Nice to have – experience of data quality management
Knowledge of and experience with analysing large data sets and its quality.
Knowledge of and experience with Change delivery (impact analysis, configuration, testing).
Experience in Regression and User Acceptance testing.
Data modelling (Conceptual, logical, physical)
Clear communication (verbal, writing)
Excellent working with Microsoft Excel, knowledge on BI and Oracle SQL.
Affinity with IT including basic IT knowledge (Oracle DB, PLSQL).
Experience with Agile way of working.
Self organizing and proactive.
Your education, experience and background
Professional and intellectual ability at least at academic level.
University (Bachelor’s/Master’s) degree in (business) economics or a comparable field.
At least 3 years’ proven track record in your area of expertise or proven Finance and/or Risk knowledge, especially in your area of expertise.
You are very analytical and take decisions based on data and facts.
You are a strong communicator and can present your work in a clear manner.
Knowledge of and experience with Agile and the Lean way of working.
Excellent communication skills in English. Dutch it will be an asset.
You actively ask for help and feedback and are not afraid to give feedback.
Affinity with IT.
You put your own interests second to the concern of the chapter and squad.
You actively keep up your professional knowledge and have a clear vision on your area of expertise.
You like to work in a multidisciplinary squad.
You take responsibility to get the work done.
You continuously improve the way you work and you strive to work as a high-performing team.
You easily adapt to a new environment.
You continuously improve yourself and you help your colleagues in their development by giving feedback