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Financial Systems Support Analyst

Edinburgh   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Systems Support Team
  • Part Qualified Accoutant UAT testing

About Our Client

This large British banking and insurance company was a well established reputation for being a progressive place to work. The group operates a wide variety of banking brands offering personal and business banking, private banking and insurance with offices located in Europe, North America, Asia and in the UK.

Job Description

You'll be part of the team that are creating, developing and testing our systems and processes - so we need someone who can think of the bigger picture and spot opportunities to challenge and implement change across the platforms if necessary.

Working across a variety of Finance System Platforms you'll focus on developing, maintaining and continually improving a robust and compliant operating & support model for all development and production activity for Finance Systems.

The role will also involve participation in development projects, including UAT testing, and participation in strategic development across different platforms. You'll be a technical expert on applications and associated processes, managing day to day activities and routines to meet deadlines associated with your Internal & External Customers

Other responsibilities:

  • Positive contribution to the strategic development of Finance owned platforms and processes.
  • Delivery of a complete, accurate and controlled dataset within Business Application Systems to support all reporting requirements on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Use in depth technical knowledge of all Finance owned Systems to provide a first class, fit for purpose business system support function to a wide range of customers and stakeholders.
  • Manage the resolution of any customer related queries or issues which may require detailed business analysis and engagement with Technology Services within designated timescales.
  • Provide SME input to requirements, design, testing and implementation of any changes to Finance owned systems and processes.

The Successful Applicant

Ideally you'll be either Part Qualified or on your way to being so and have experience in a similar role. You'll have a good understanding of finance systems and will have ideally worked in a financial systems support environment.

You'll have experience of multi-dimensional databases and an aptitude for IT with the ability to quickly learn new database skills.

Other Skills & Experience required

  • Strong experience of working within a high pressured business systems support function which provides support and also delivers change on systems.
  • Experience of working within a project environment with proven ability to influence stakeholders and work on their own initiative to deliver optimum business solutions.
  • Proactive and self motivated, with good attention to detail.
  • Strong PC MS Office skills especially Excel and MS Word
  • Strong academic background and strong analytical skills.
  • Proven ability of gathering information from a range of different sources in a number of different ways e.g. data collection, interviews, meetings, review of processes etc.
  • First class analysis skills with proven ability to solve complex issues, always offering a range of solutions and recommendations to support an agreed resolution.
  • Continuous improvement - ability to identify processing deficiencies and taking action to improve using innovative thinking & techniques.

What's on Offer

Apply now if you are ready to take the next step in your career with this large financial services institution. In return our client offers provide a wide selection of development and learning programmes, services and tailored support to help you manage and maintain a comfortable work life balance.

*Please note that our client will carry out a credit check as part of their referencing process.