Job Overview

Business Analyst / BA - Risk Management

Location: London Salary: £competitive
Type: Permanent Contact: Richmond Tan
Posted: over 1 year ago

Key responsibilities

  • Identify and analyse the impact on risk management of new products and service enhancements for introduction into the securities clearing area.
  • Liaise with product teams, IT and business operations areas to ensure that risk requirements are captured and documented as appropriate.
  • Produce required project documentation (e.g. business requirements) outlining the business needs.
  • Ensure that operational and external procedures are updated or produced as required.
  • Work with colleagues to plan and develop solutions, ensuring that they are effectively communicated to project stakeholders.
  • Define test scenarios for user acceptance testing and other relevant test phases.
  • Execute/manage user acceptance testing and other relevant test phases, ensuring defects are raised appropriately.
  • Ensure appropriate test documentation is reviewed and produced for all relevant test phases.
  • Liaise with other stakeholders, both internal and external to progress requirements into development phase.
  • Perform training and ensure knowledge is transferred to staff.
  • Build strong relationships with all key individuals within first line risk, product teams, operations and IT.


Required skills and experience

  • Experience of working on large scale projects and conducting business analysis.
  • Experience of producing business requirements documents.
  • Experience of producing UAT scripts, co-ordinating and executing tests.
  • Educated to university degree level.
  • Good understanding of risk margin models, such as Value at Risk (VaR)
  • Demonstrates good knowledge of fixed income and equities products.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good organisational skills and demonstrates the ability to work within and adhere to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to use own initiative and of a pro-active nature.
  • Experience of working in risk management.


Desired skills and experience

  • Some experience of functional specification for systems.
  • Knowledge of quality centre.
  • Knowledge of project management and system development lifecycle.