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Finance Business Analyst

Ignite Digital Search Limited
Broadgate, Central London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Job Role
Business Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Business Analyst - Legal Sector

6 months rolling contract

Inside IR35

Hybrid working - London or Bristol

An experienced Finance Business Analyst is required to join a dynamic team at the forefront of digital transformation and modern workplace initiatives within a leading international legal firm. We are seeking an experienced Finance Business Analyst to play a pivotal role in a Digitalisation Programme.



* Analyse business processes, operational, and financial data for optimization opportunities.

* Undertake discovery and analysis of current state ("as is") and pain points, contributing to the definition of the future state ("to be") in People, Processes, Technology, and Data (PPTD).

* Engage in financial and operational data analysis, leading workshops with stakeholders to elicit requirements.

* Collaborate with the finance department and key stakeholders to shape and deliver required outputs.

* Triage business ideas, identify Early Value Realisations (EVRs), and make recommendations on next steps.

* Conduct research with stakeholders to solve business problems and maintain supporting materials for transition to desired outcomes.

* Prepare and present reports, dashboards, and recommendations using data visualization tools.

Contribution to Solutions:

* Document requirements clearly for implementation teams.

* Collaborate with the program team, project managers, and analysts to ensure high-quality product and service delivery.

* Support testing activities, defining acceptance criteria, and contributing to User Acceptance Testing.

* Undertake change impact analysis for change management activities.

Experience and Skills:

* Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or related field.

* Minimum 5 years of experience as a business and financial analyst, preferably within the legal sector.

* Knowledge of financial concepts, principles, and regulations.

* Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.

* Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.

* Proficient in Microsoft Excel, SQL, Power BI, and other data analysis and reporting tools.

* Effective communicator with stakeholders of various seniority and technical competency.

* Strong facilitation, active listening, and presentation skills, including workshop experience.

* Experience in projects involving the selection and/or implementation of business applications.

* Familiarity with tools and techniques for problem-solving, solution formulation, and risk tracking (e.g., LeanIX).

* Experience in business change activities, such as change impact analysis.

* (Desirable) Professional services experience

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