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Business Analyst - DWH - Asset Management

Location City of London, United Kingdom
Posted 29-September-2021

Job Title: Technical Business Analyst - Reporting and Data Warehouse Work stream

Department: Corporate IT

Location: London

Company Overview

As a global investment manager, we help institutions, intermediaries and individuals across the planet meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future. But as the world changes, so do our clients' needs. That's why we have a long history of adapting to suit the times and keeping our focus on what matters most to our clients.

Doing this takes experience and expertise. We bring together people and data to spot the trends that will shape the future. This provides a unique perspective which allows us to always invest with conviction. We are responsible for 700.4 billion (815.8 billion/$967.5 billion)* of assets for our clients who trust us to deliver sustainable returns. We remain determined to build future prosperity for them, and for all of society. Today, we have 4,100 people across six continents who focus on doing just this.

We are a global business that's managed locally. This allows us to always keep our clients' needs at the heart of everything we do. For over two centuries and more than seven generations we've grown and developed our expertise in Tandem with our clients' needs and interests. Explore our interactive timeline to see how we've been shaping financial futures since our very beginnings.

Schroders' culture and core values of Integrity, Passion, Teamwork, Innovation and Excellence are fundamental to our success, and it is important we reflect them in everything we do.

Schroders provides industry leading benefits from core components of pension, life assurance and private health care, through to an extensive range of Health and Wellbeing benefits, gym membership in London and an Employee Assistance Programme to improve both the physical and mental wellbeing of our teams.

*as at 30 June 2021

Team Overview

IT at Schroders is not just about technology; it's about problem solving using cutting edge technology to support the business and deliver high end solutions. We encourage innovation and value excellence. We are a global function that's managed locally and this allows us to develop and deploy systems and processes across our international offices. To learn how we've grown, explore our interactive timeline to see how we've been shaping financial futures since our very beginnings.

Our application estate is comprised mainly of commercially available off the shelf software packages best suited to Schroders' operational needs, complemented by a number of internally developed proprietary systems to support the specific needs of the clients and products that our colleagues support. In order to ensure that the emergent technology needs of our clients, regulators and internal stakeholders are able to be met quickly and effectively without compromising the stability and security of our platforms, Schroders is undertaking the Leading Enterprise Agile Programme (LEAP) within Global Technology, specifically we are implementing a bespoke agile operating model, based on the SAFe methodology, which ensures that technology support and infrastructure is unaffected and the requisite governance and control is in place.

Corporate IT is one of the key functions within Global Technology supporting the Corporate Functions - Finance, HR, Procurement, Compliance and Risk.

Role Overview

Working within the Reporting and Data Warehouse work stream of the Finance programme we are seeking a Technical Business Analyst with experience on data and reporting projects to support the development of the new Finance Reporting and Data Warehouse Solution.

Key Responsibilities Include;

Gain an understanding of Schroders Asset Management/Wealth management businesses and associated systems/data in order to inform project requirements/design.Work with the business and programme wide technical teams to capture and document requirements/user stories.Production of/updates to functional specifications aligned to the Data warehouse and associated Master Data Management and Integration systems.Perform data analysis and data profiling to inform the warehouse solution around data quality/error handling.Production of interface specifications and source to target mapping including updates to the existing Data Dictionary and data interface inventory.Support production and design of reports, processes and training materials.Support of the full project life cycle including testing.

Candidates must have;

Experience on Data related projects (Data Warehousing/Master Data Management etc)Relevant business experience in Finance/Wealth Management/Asset ManagementExcellent Data Analysis skills (and associated tooling - excel, SQL)Strong stakeholder management skillsAbility to prioritise multiple requests for support and deliver solutions quickly and accuratelyAbility to articulate specific functional or technical specificationsAbility to work independently and manage time effectivelyAbility to work with both business and technical groups.

General skills;

Familiarity with Agile delivery methodologies, ideally SAFeExcellent verbal and written communication skillsProblem solver, comfortable taking the initiative in challenging and ambiguous circumstancesStrong strategic thinking and analytical skillsCapable of remaining positive when under pressureFriendly, approachable and collaborative team player who enjoys working with people from across the firmContinuous improvement mind-set, challenges the status quo and seeks self improvement

Schroders is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.

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Finalist at HR Vendor of the Year 2015 Awards under the category Best Learning Management System
Finalist at HR Vendor of the Year 2015 Awards under the category Best Talent Management Software
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