Business Analyst (Avaloq)

Resource Solutions.
London, United Kingdom
08 May 2022
07 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
On behalf of our client we are currently recruiting for a Business Analyst to work for them on a fixed term contract basis for 9 months. Role will be London based and our client offer a a Hybrid model where you will work 2 or 3 days in the office then the rest at home. If you are available please click on the link to apply. The job profile and details are below:

You will be suitable for this role if you:

  • You have Avaloq experience and have experience of moving Avaloq onto Explan or having experience of migrating data and speaking to clients and have been part of data migrations- this is technical in the sense you need data analytics experience and migration.
  • please take note that you will also need experience of working in complex environment. - Looking at develop type operating models- large scale change programmes, wealth management, client journey- onboarding a client- managing a client.

Job Description

Purpose of Role

The role holder will deliver process and technology changes across FS Platforms . The primary role will involve analysis, requirements gathering, development of epics and user stories . The role will also include supporting the business on functional testing, UAT execution . Included will also be aspects of ensuring the business are ready for the changes worked on and have had the appropriate training . The role will work within the b roader cross functional team in order to articulate and clearly define the objectives, user stories and the critical success factors of any changes. Based on this understanding, the business analyst will be responsible for designing and clearly documenting the solution, covering where applicable, any required process changes, application functionality, usability and logical data structures. The business analyst will need to work closely with in‐house and third‐party developers to deliver the solution.

Reports to - Delivery Lead

Regulatory Status - N/A

Senior Managers or Certified Persons Regime - N/A

T&C - N/A


  • Lead cross-functional teams to define scope and requirements in the form of epics and user stories focusing on both operations and Investment management processes
  • Prepare test approach, scripts and acceptance criteria in support of initiatives in delivery where applicable
  • Adhere to TSW quality standards completing the relevant documents and templates including the updating of Jira
  • Document clear, traceable and testable requirements and functional design specifications
  • Ensure all impacted stakeholders sign off on requirements and testing
  • Deliver user training in relation to solutions delivered and in support of requirements across FS Platforms
  • Work with developers (internal and third-party) to ensure that the requirements are well understood and delivered in accordance with the relevant specification/s
  • To own and manage the integrity of the functional solution being delivered.
  • Support stakeholders through the different phases of the project life cycle.
  • Assist the testing team in the definition of functional test conditions and expected results.
  • Organise & facilitate UAT planning and execution.
  • Business support during the post implementation warranty period including the analysis of possible regression in live.

Key Competencies:



  • Effective communication and presentation skills that can be used with both technical and business audiences
  • Decision making & facilitation skills that can be used to assist senior members of staff with making quick and effective decisions
  • Self-starter, uses own initiative & drives the delivery of a solution
  • Clear and logical thinker with strong attention to detail
  • Strong focus on 'can do' and able to discuss issues in a positive and constructive manner
  • Tenacious, able to work to a demanding schedule and deliver to specific deadlines
  • Ownership of delivery aspects

Candidate Profile

Education and Qualifications:
  • Professional qualifications, including professional body - desirable
  • University qualification(s) ‐ desirable

Experience and Skills:

  • Has used recognised business analysis and project management techniques and methodologies.
  • Previous experience as a Business Analyst working on a range of projects
  • Understanding of Avaloq core banking platform and or IRESS platform
  • Analysis & Design
  • System & Functional Testing
  • User Acceptance Testing
  • Application Implementation
  • ISEB (or equivalent) qualification would be beneficial.
  • Understanding of Financial services

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