Experienced Business Analyst required to work in fast-paced, highly progressive, globally organisation. Ideally you will have financial services experience in Wealth Management, Wrap Platforms, Asset Management or Investment.
FNZ is the enterprise cloud computing and services company in the wealth management sector.
FNZ's technology and investment administration services are used by financial institutions to transform the way that customers achieve their financial goals. FNZ powers wealth management platforms for financial advisers, direct customers and the workplace in the UK, Australia and
Our customers include AXA, Standard Life, J.P. Morgan, Zurich, Friends Life, Bank of New Zealand, ING, AMP, Close Brothers, ANZ Bank and First NZ Capital. These institutions leverage our core
front- and back-office services to create their own bespoke platform and achieve quality, scale, differentiation and innovation in the shortest possible time.
FNZ has evolved from a startup in 2004 in New Zealand to a global company that administers
over £22 billion of assets on behalf of over 300,000 end-customers in the UK, Australia and NZ.
We employ over 600 technology and investment operations specialists in London, Edinburgh,
Brno, Bristol, Sydney and Wellington.
Summary of Role Purpose
This position is located within the Product Development division of FNZ (UK) Ltd and has responsibility for the analysis and enhancement of the firm's distribution platform capabilities. This includes working both independently and with a team to analyse internal business requirements, with clients to determine any new business requirements, and with IT developers to ensure that any development work meets specifications. It may also involve maintaining relationships at various levels with clients, product providers, counterparties and regulators in order to ensure a superior level of service, and may also include other related duties as required from time to time.
Communicate with other staff to discuss business issues of a wider and/or cross-divisional nature;
Regular interaction with the S&S and Operations functions throughout the lifecycle;
Ensure that any new business developments adhere to procedural and regulatory compliance requirements;
Discuss, understand and document client and/or internal business requirements with clients and internal staff to direct software and/ or business process development;
Collaborate with developers, analysts and managers to design, document and present the proposition to the client/ internal users;
Work with developers, analysts and managers to deliver the agreed proposition;
Work with developers, analysts and managers during the development phase to ensure business requirements are met and that requirements and specification documents are kept up to date;
Proactively manage changes to requirements to ensure all parties have a full understanding of the required changes and the system/ process/ project implications;
Proactively communicate information on progress to their lead/Project Manager and via the relevant PM tools for onward communication with all parties to ensure they understand the activities required to progress development;
Work with developers, analysts and testers to test the software and business processes developed to ensure they satisfy the business requirements, and meet the design/ specification;
Work with developers, analysts, managers and clients to implement the software/ business process, deliver the proposition, and support the proposition once implemented.
Degree qualified 2:1 or above or equivalent.
Experience in Finance, IT or project management desirable but not essential.
Ability and commitment to travel and relocate in line with business growth.
Confident, and able to take initiative given client- and delivery-focused environment;
Independent, self directing and delivery focused working style;
Superior analytical thinking;
Intermediate computer skills essential;
Excellent organisational, administration and time management skills;
Good team communication skills, confident in dealing with internal and external clients;
Highly developed written and oral communication skills;
Familiarity with financial markets and products essential;
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