Job Description

Business Analyst 

Location: Manchester

Career Level: (Recruiting at the following levels: Analyst, Senior Analyst, Consultant, Associate Manager)

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for. 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO.

As a team:

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

As a Business Analyst, you will:

  • Bridge the gap between IT and the business using data analytics to assess processes, elicit requirements and deliver data-driven recommendations and reports to executives and stakeholders
  • Create functional designs, sequence diagrams, process flows, business rules catalogues and product backlog items to agree detailed requirements with client product owners and clearly communicate what needs to be developed and tested to the feature teams.
  • Identify, analyse and complete complex business impact assessment across multiple business streams to understand the impact of the product/change
  • Prepare and co-ordinate business activities to support large implementations
  • Ensure business is operationally ready to support the target operating model
  • Lead business change activities, building comms and designing training plans to support change
  • Supporting Testing with reviewing scripts, triaging defects and assisting with test queries 

As a Business Analyst at Analyst Career Level you will;

  • Be able to demonstrate experience operating in a business or system analyst role in either a waterfall or agile capacity, or be able to demonstrate relevant transferable experience
  • Have an understanding of the foundations of business analysis and be able to demonstrate knowledge of the tools and techniques in the BA toolkit
  • Understand the purpose of a BA and be able to articulate the value-add
  • Experience of creating activity diagrams and refining user stories with teams of business representatives and technology specialists

You can expect to learn;

  • How to provide solutions to real world problems across a variety of industries.
  • How to help transform leading organisations and communities around the world.
  • How best to develop your skills and hone your talents within an innovative technology environment

As a Business Analyst at Senior Analyst and Consultant Career Levels you will;

  • Have the ability and expertise to operate independently in a high impact customer facing role
  • Be able to take our customers on the journey of requirements identification and elicitation
  • Have the experience and skill set to integrate closely with both business and technology teams and create a holistic vision of the solution that enables successful delivery
  • Work closely with solution architects and technical architects to develop solutions to our customers problems
  • Have experience coaching and leading junior Business Analysts
  • Have a solid understanding of the range of Business Analysis tools and techniques and be able to demonstrate experience of their use
  • Have experience of shaping innovative solutions to problems.

As a Business Analyst at Associate Manager Career Level and above you will;

  • Have experience coaching and leading teams of Business Analyst on large scale transformation projects
  • Take accountability able to take a piece of work from concept through sales and delivery
  • Have a minimum 2 years-experience in a leading or managing role within a Business Analysis function or discipline
  • Be able to demonstrate and articulate a proven record of successful delivery and problem solving and taking others on that journey
  • Have experience of leading on innovative solution design.

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Qualifications

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Establishing and implementing mechanisms to measure and deliver benefits
  • Ensuring that maximum improvements are made in existing and new business operations as groups of projects deliver their products into operational use
  • Utilising one or more structured techniques for solution design such as Design Thinking, UML or BPMN
  • The ability to understand business change needs, and can assess the business impact of those changes, capturing, analysing and documenting requirements
  • Utilising one or more tools such as JIRA, Confluence, Visio or Excel
  • Can demonstrate an understanding of and practical experience with either an Agile or Waterfall delivery
  • Experience in delivering change in banking and financial services.
Set yourself apart:
  • Hold a professional BA Certification.
  • Experience in working in Scrum, capturing and generating User Stories
  • Experience in preparing affected business areas for transition to new ways of working

What’s in it for you:

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidy, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

 

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

 
About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

 

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2022

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

 Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS and SC security clearance which requires 5 years continuous UK address history at the point of application.

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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