Finance Transformation - Business Analyst/Project Manager
London, UK
6d ago

Finance Transformation - Business Analyst / Project Manager

at Capco (View all jobs) UK

Joining Capco means joining an organisation that is committed to an inclusive working environment where you’re encouraged to #BeYourselfAtWork.

We celebrate individuality and recognize that diversity and inclusion, in all forms, is critical to success. It’s important to us that we recruit and develop as diverse a range of talent as we can.

We believe that everyone brings something different to the table so we’d love to know what makes you different.

About Capco

Capco is a global technology and business consultancy, focused on the financial services sector. We are passionate about helping our clients succeed in an ever-changing industry.

We are :

  • Experts in capital markets, banking and payments and wealth and asset management
  • Deep knowledge in financial services offering, including e.g. finance, risk and compliance, financial crime, core banking etc.
  • Committed to growing our business and hiring the best talent to help us get there
  • Focus on maintaining our nimble, agile and entrepreneurial culture
  • Role Description

    Capco are looking for Finance Change candidates with deep knowledge of the Finance Domain. You will have strong change management experience and a background in financial services.

    A background in consultancy is always appreciated but never a necessity.

    The type of projects we cover are :

  • Target Operating Model We help organisations to design and implement new finance target operating models to drive increased value from the finance function, including organisation design, rightsizing, location strategy, finance / risk / treasury integration and workforce training / re-skilling
  • Process We help organisations to optimise their finance processes throughout the function, including process mapping / modelling, process design (e.
  • g. Lean Six Sigma), SECAR, design thinking and automation

  • Accounting Standards / Regulation We support organisations in meeting their regulatory commitments and in responding to changes in accounting rules, including IFRS / GAAP changes, BCBS, capital requirements, planning & stress tests (BCBS / CCAR), internal controls (e.
  • g. SOX compliance), audit and regulatory examination support (S166)

  • Finance Technology We deliver Technology change within finance functions, including architecture design; ERP Implementation;
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA), machine learning / artificial intelligence, cloud adoption and finance / risk integration

  • Data We deliver end-to-end finance data management solutions to our clients, including data governance, data quality, data lineage, analytics and visualisation
  • In your role as a Finance Change Consultant you will have responsibility for :

  • Delivering on client assignments
  • Ensuring client satisfaction by providing timely, value-added services that meet or exceed expectation
  • Manage stakeholder expectations spanning global business areas with conflicting priorities
  • Developing long-term trusted advisor relationships with external clients and industry contacts
  • Ensuring management information is provided to and easily understood by programme lead, senior management & committees
  • Leading a matrix management team, secure resources when needed, and leverage team member competencies to promote project interests and completion of objectives
  • Managing programme budgets and benefits tracking across business & IT resourcing spend
  • Ensuring timely escalation & control of risks, issues, dependencies and timelines
  • Establishing best practices for development, leading Proof of Concept exercises for planning and reporting
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of a project on a day-to-day basis, using specialist knowledge to make operational improvements as opportunities permit
  • Understanding business models and help translate this into business requirements and test scenarios for handover to IT partners
  • Working collaboratively with relevant teams Identifying opportunities for and securing new business
  • Supporting the sharing of knowledge and experience with the team to develop colleagues and the capability of the firm
  • Finance / Accounting

  • Good understanding of financial and management accounting concepts e.g. profit & loss, balance sheet, capital allocation, cost allocation
  • Good understanding of the role of the Finance function within financial services organisations, including all aspects of the finance operating model (people, data, technology,
  • Experience of delivering transformation projects within finance functions, either as a consultant or as part of an in-house change-delivery team.
  • This could be finance technology projects (e.g. ERP implementations), right-shoring or other operating model transformations or finance process-improvement

  • Understanding of the impact of the relationship between finance and other functions (risk, tax, compliance etc.)
  • Accounting qualification (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) desired
  • PM / BA

  • Experience in managing change projects, including resource management, budgeting, communications and governance
  • Knowledge of formal project management methods e.g. Prince 2 (desirable)
  • Understanding of the project lifecycle from requirements through to implementation
  • Strong Business Analysis and demonstrated problem-solving skills, with an ability to work with stakeholders across all business functions to define requirements
  • Ability to Work with technology partners to translate these requirements into functional and technical design
  • Appreciation of business and technical architecture
  • Other

  • Strong relationship skills with experience in a client relationship role e.g. consulting
  • Well-developed interpersonal, organizational, negotiation, problem-solving and communication skills
  • Ability to professionally and effectively present information and respond to questions from all levels of management
  • Excellent Excel, PPT skills combined with strong data analysis experience
  • You will have excellent communication skills; with the ability to quickly gain credibility and build effective relationships with senior stakeholders.

    Strong problem-solving skills and an analytical mind-set are fundamental to success in this role. Candidates will be expected to lead the delivery of changes and must be able to deal effectively with a wide range of technical and functional delivery groups to oversee delivery.

    Why Join Capco?

    You will work on engaging projects with some of the largest banks in the world, on projects that will transform the financial services industry.

    We offer :

  • A work culture focused on innovation and creating lasting value for our clients and employees
  • Ongoing learning opportunities to help you acquire new skills or deepen existing expertise
  • A flat, non-hierarchical structure that will enable you to work with senior partners and directly with clients
  • A diverse, inclusive, meritocratic culture
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