Business Analyst Senior Associate in London - PWC-1

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London, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
10 days ago

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About Risk

Risk isn’t going to disappear and the complex, ever changing environment makes it much harder to predict where new challenges will come from. But it represents an opportunity for businesses to transform and innovate, and discover hidden value. From the boardroom to back office, we work to protect and strengthen every aspect of business; from people to performance, systems to strategy. Through our invaluable insights and independent assurance we help discover and unlock real value.

There is a huge amount of business change caused by disruption, including technology, regulation, or a factor in the broader environment such as Brexit and that gives rise to risk and uncertainty. Helping our clients identify and address those risks to give them and their stakeholders confidence in their business is the purpose of our new Risk Assurance Line of Service. As a business, we have been providing services related to risk within our wider Assurance practice. On 1 July 2020, we established this new Line of Service to better use the scale and breadth of our practice including many of the firm’s experts in areas such as technology, regulation, cyber security, listings, actuarial, accounting, controls and internal audit.

About Enterprises and Enterprise Business Applications 

The Enterprises business unit will be leading the drive for growth and innovation across Risk, and enabling areas identified from within our business to have the space and breadth to rapidly scale. The purpose of our new BU is to incubate and scale some of our propositions and services to accelerate and supercharge their growth, as well as providing us with a place to develop some of our new solutions for the future.

We are currently made up of 3 key areas, PwC Sustainability, Enterprises Business Applications and Marketing & Media.

Our Enterprises Business Applications (EBA) is a rapidly growing team offering a range of high value services for organisations going through business and technology change. The team specialises in helping mid-sized, UK based organisations navigate complex and challenging Transformation programmes that are principally based on Microsoft Technology solutions. Our Microsoft team excels in de-risking these complex programmes and helping our clients to achieve their desired programme outcomes.
Rapidly expanding team
Focus on a growing market
Strength in delivery capability coupled with MS technology experience
Growth plan to move from 40-220 FTE over 4 years
Business integrator and client-side advisor focus
The Role

As a business analyst, you will ensure that client business requirements are captured, understood, and delivered part of digital transformation programmes. This will involve:
Planning, managing and tracking activities to capture business requirements in complex transformation programmes.
Working with client stakeholders to gain in-depth understanding of business processes and controls.
Assessing risks and inefficiencies in business processes.
Supporting business stakeholders in defining their desired future state. 
Documenting business requirements clearly and concisely.
Creating clear and accurate process maps.
Ensuring that design documentation addresses the scope of business requirements.
Facilitating discussions between client stakeholders to drive consensus on business requirements.
Communicating progress to programme leadership.
Working closely with project team members to support solution design, build and deployment activities
Person Specification
Experience of business analysis in large scale projects and/or programmes. 
Strong experience in facilitating workshops with stakeholders across internal, third party and client teams. 
Experience in identifying any gaps, inefficiencies or opportunities for automation while understanding the business processes and highlighting these. 
Ability to summarise and document complex business processes in a presentable manner so it is easily understood by the business and programme teams. 
Experience of mapping processes and documenting these through tools e.g. Visio or BPMN
Knowledge of standard business processes for a technology enabled company such as APQC. Understanding of the process hierarchy. 
Experience of Microsoft Dynamics 365 CE and/or F&O implementations would be advantageous. 
High attention to detail and willingness to learn and develop
Experience of using Microsoft Azure DevOps would be advantageous. 
We’re a leading provider of trust in the digital world - in the eyes of our people, our clients and our stakeholders. Today's business environment is different. More complex. More connected. Companies not only face new and unknown risks, but also new and untapped opportunities. Our team is at the forefront of this change, join us to be a part of transforming how risk is perceived and capitalised on.
Not the role for you?
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The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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The Deal
We want all of our people to feel empowered to be the best that they can be, which is why we have ‘The Deal’.

Find out more about our firmwide Employee Value Proposition:
Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.


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