About the opportunity
The Finance Technology function provides systems development, implementation and support services for FIL’s Finance Team. We support several functions spanning across Business Finance & Management Accounting, Financial Accounting & Analytics, Taxation, Global Procurement, Corporate Treasury, and several other teams in all of FIL’s international locations, including UK, Japan, China and India.
We provide IT services to the Fidelity International businesses, globally. These include development and support of business functions that underpin our financial accounting and decision making for global CFO Orgs, and we implement multiple systems including ERP platforms, home grown apps and third party products. We are system providers to key process lifecycles such as Procure to Pay (P2P/Global Procurement), Record to Report (R2R), Order to Cash (O2C), Acquire to Retire (A2R). We also manage systems to enable cash management, forex trading and treasury operations across the Globe. We own warehouses that consolidate data from across the organisations functions to provide meaningful insights.
We are currently running a major multi-year global transformation programme that includes construction of critical new in-house applications, catering to several functional workstreams.
Purpose of your role
This vacancy is for a highly motivated Lead Business Analyst to facilitate delivery of projects and technology change initiatives in this area.
The right candidate must be able to understand the domain, the products, work with business day to day to facilitate requirements, query and analyse data and work with the technology team in delivering the solutions. The role requires the candidate to have an understanding of the database, underlying table structure, be able to query the tables and do the analysis.
Essential Skills & Key Responsibilities
Expertise in P2P domain which includes Procurement, Advanced Procurement - Complex & Service Procurement, Account Payables, Expenses (Concur), Procurement Contracts & Sourcing.
P2P functional implementation experience including Interfaces & RICE objects with other legacy applications.
Capture & clarification of business requirements through a range of analysis techniques for the Business (data flow diagrams, case tool analysis, gap analysis and work & process flow diagrams)
Function as a techno-functional resource and assist in designing solutions for business
Understand the business data in depth, analyse key performance indicators and use the same to analyse the requirements further
Obtaining agreement on business analysis deliverables and ensuring that they meet all the requirements of the business
Proactively working with business to identify, define, and clarify the scope / issues in terms of complex business/systems requirements.
Identify options for potential solutions and assessing them for both technical and business suitability/feasibility
Working with business to capture & clarify business requirements & support business & technology teams in data analysis, in UAT phase etc.
Acting as a proxy customer with the development teams, facilitating open communication between the customer & development team
Driving user acceptance criteria with the customer
Aware of the AGILE terminologies and should have knowledge of AGILE tools like JIRA, Confluence etc.
Basic knowledge of PL/SQL for data querying & analysis will be an added advantage.
Exposure to MS Office products like Visio and Excel
Experience and Qualifications
8-10 years relevant business analysis experience preferably with a financial services firm
Graduation in Commerce/Economics or MBA (Finance/Systems) preferred.
Good knowledge of database & reporting technologies/systems
Understanding of the concepts around the different asset classes like VC, PI, Real estate etc.
Knowledge of accounting concepts in P2P domain, should understand enterprise structure, knowledge of GL and Account Receivables will be an added advantage.
Exposure to structured software development life-cycle methodology (preferably Agile or Iterative development)
Experience of working with multi-cultural teams in a geographically diverse environment
Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to think laterally to arrive at a solution
Must have an eye for detail and analyse/relate to the business problem in hand
Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
Ability to develop & maintain good relationships with all business and systems stakeholders
Strong customer awareness with ability to manage customer expectations
Flexible and positive attitude, openness to change
Self-motivation is essential, should demonstrate commitment to high quality solution
Ability to learn and quickly get familiar with a complex business and systems environment.
Ability to discuss both business and related technology/system at various levels
About Fidelity International
Fidelity International offers investment solutions and services and retirement expertise to more than 2.5 million customers globally. As a privately-held, purpose-driven company with a 50-year heritage, we think generationally and invest for the long term. Operating in more than 25 locations and with $565.7 billion in total assets, our clients range from central banks, sovereign wealth funds, large corporates, financial institutions, insurers and wealth managers, to private individuals.
Our Workplace & Personal Financial Health business provides individuals, advisers and employers with access to world-class investment choices, third-party solutions, administration services and pension guidance. Together with our Investment Solutions & Services business, we invest $437 billion on behalf of our clients. By combining our asset management expertise with our solutions for workplace and personal investing, we work together to build better financial futures.
Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we. We are proud of our inclusive culture and encourage applications from the widest mix of talent, whatever your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, social background and more.
As a flexible employer, we trust our people to perform their role in the way that works best for them, our clients and our business. We are a disability-friendly company and would welcome a conversation with you if you feel you might benefit from any reasonable adjustments to perform to the best of your ability during the recruitment process and beyond. Data as at 30 June 2020. Read more at https://www.fidelityinternational.com/
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