Senior Automation Development Analyst and Coordinator

Job description

 Do you have good analytical and communication skills? Are you intrigued by data analysis, financial reporting, and efficiency projects? Are you looking for a career opportunity where work-life balance is not just an empty buzzword, and everyone has a chance to grow? Then your place is at our partner company!
The Senior Automation Development Analyst and Coordinator is specialized in analysing how current Excel/Access/VBA based regulatory report creation processes could be simplified and automated with digital technologies. The team works using agile development methodology, closely aligned with the stakeholder to implement data transformation solutions.
 

Why it is a good opportunity for you:
• Truly flexible work arrangements in an organization that acknowledges life - work balance
• Career management and mentoring by senior colleagues and leaders
• Opportunity for participation in managerial development initiatives
• Inclusive and friendly corporate culture where we welcome all
• A supportive workplace for professionals returning to the office from childcare leave
• Competitive compensation package

What you will be doing:
• Collaborating with stakeholders in the Regulatory Reporting function of Finance as Business Analyst to understand how digital solutions could simplify or fully automate the creation of financial reports, and to document requirements
• Analysing legacy processes and existing automated reporting solutions, as well as available data sources to seek standardization opportunities
• Working in a role like “SCRUM Product Owner” to coordinate developers using agile development approach
• Planning and coordinating Sprints, and managing the Backlog of tasks to assure maximum agility
• Working with developers who design and deploy automation solutions with data transformation workflows in a tool called KNIME, automation scripts (e.g., Excel VBA, Python) or Robotic Process Automation - RPA tools (e.g., Automation Anywhere).
• Supporting the Regulatory Reporting teams during the testing of the developed solutions, assuring smooth handover of the solution and assisting the creation of new process documentation
• Mentoring colleagues on the use of digital technology tools, to upskill non-technical Finance team members and facilitate handover of developed solutions
• Supporting the creation of new business case proposals to initiate projects targeted at improving efficiency and productivity

Requirements that make you the best candidate:
• University / College degree or equivalent experience in computer science / programming / business information systems / finance / accounting / economics / data science
• 6-8+ years of work experience in a field related to role (e.g., financial sector, technology development, reporting, automation roles or projects)
• Be an enthusiastic team player, and a proactive self-starter
• Have great interpersonal skills, customer-centric approach, and ability to manage stakeholder relationships across senior/junior levels
• Be a quick learner (both in finance concepts and technical tools), with ability to work in a fast-changing environment
• Pay attention to details when making judgments and recommendations based on the analysis of information
• Have ability to understand the big picture, but articulate the details required
• Be keen to be involved in coaching and training of new recruits and junior team members

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