DAC6 Business Analyst - 6 month contract

  • Location

    London, London

  • Sector:

    International Tax

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  • Salary:

    £450 - £650 per day

  • Contact:

    Jay Sky

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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DAC6 Business Change Analyst - 6-8-month contract


£450-£650 per day

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Analyst to assist in DAC6 Regulatory Tax Compliance. This is a hands-on role requires a business analyst to apply their expertise in securities and banking products and processes to define procedures and technology solution to capture applicable cross border transactions to be reported to the HRMC.

Key responsibilities

  • Work as a BA / SA with the Tax department, helping to shape and define target the DAC6 solution
  • Setup meetings, organize workshops with the wider project team and drive functional requirements
  • Document Business and Functional Requirements and obtain stakeholder sign-off
  • Define procedures for the Tax department, Trading Desks, New Products Approval Committees and other forums that may impact the need and process of reporting
  • Work with technical developers and assist with defining data sourcing and data processing
  • Apply industry experience and ensure the solution incorporates "best practice"
  • Demonstrate the solution to end users, recording user feedback and incorporating changes where applicable
  • Understand the principals of project scope and assist the project manager in dealing with scope changes
  • Help define test strategy and undertake testing, in particular assist with UAT testing, helping the userbase to complete their tests and provide summary or management KPI's
  • Log defects accurately and ensuring defect management is carried out efficiently and effectively
  • Work with neighbouring technology and project teams to ensure changes and rolled out in a co-ordinated manner which is non-disruptive to the business
  • Provide a level of post live support and assist with remediation where necessary

The successful CV

  • Experience working as a technical BA (or SA) on projects with an intimate understanding of project life cycle, project discipline, project governance and project reporting
  • Demonstrable successful track record delivering IT solution to an investment firm
  • Hands on experience working on implementing Tax or Regulatory solutions
  • Experience with traded derivative products and its supporting reference data
  • Knowledge of the trade life cycle with an understanding of system and reporting behaviours
  • An academic appreciation of data sourcing, field mapping, ETL & interfacing within a database management system
  • Would be considered an advantage having prior knowledge or experience working with settlement systems such as Gloss, or trading platforms such as Murex

The successful interviewee

  • Exceptional communication skills, being able to converse with a wide variety of stakeholders and lead/conduct workshops
  • Flexible, delivery focused approach to work with an exceptional level of commitment
  • Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability
  • A pro-active, motivated approach.
  • The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly
  • Strong decision making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement
  • A structured and logical approach to work
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • A creative and innovative approach to work
  • The ability to manage large workloads and tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • A calm approach, with the ability to perform well in a pressurized environment
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills

The Pro-Recruitment Group consists of five distinct brands: Pro-Tax, Pro-Legal, Pro-Finance, Pro-HR and Pro-Marketing.