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Senior Business Analyst - Product Development

Date: Sep 8, 2021

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Team

KPMG Tax and Legal provide services to some of the largest companies. Our goal is to achieve the highest standards of quality and to deliver excellent solutions for our clients. Our Tax Technology and Innovation team has around 150 members and we expect to grow to around 250 over the course of the next 12 months. The successful candidate would form part of this team.

The role

The Senior Business Analyst will work as part of our rapidly growing Tax Technology & Innovation team. KPMG is investing $5bn over 5 years in technology. You will join a team that will be at the forefront of changing an entire industry, helping our clients adapt and make the most of technological advances to help them better manage their tax obligations. You will work with our team of tax and technology experts to ensure all business and software requirements are gathered, organised and understood. There will be a focus on creating new technology solutions as part of an Agile development team; no prior experience in tax is necessary.

Role Overview
Communicate and meet with internal and external clients to understand content and context of business and software requirements in order to gather and verify requirementsAnalyse design to verify it meets the requirementsWrite-up functional requirementsWork with the client to create user stories / use cases throughout the project and its sprintsWork with the QA team to verify test cases meet requirementsRunning UAT sessions with senior stakeholders and external customersFacilitation of backlog refinement and sprint planning sessionsBusiness benefits realisationExplain complex processes to the client in a simple, easy to understand wayAnalyse software, design and user strategy to ensure they meet requirementsTranslate complex user experiences into software requirementsManage changing requirementsAssess method of using multiple data sources to design automated solutionsThe Person

- You’ll have demonstrable experience working in a product development environment, with recent Business Analyst experience with state-of-the-art software systems
- Passionate about delivering excellent products
- Excellent verbal and written communication
- Experience working on multiple scrum projects
- Knowledge of agile methodologies
- Great time management skills
- Good knowledge of MS Office suite
- Experience working across a geographically diverse team
Location: The role can be based anywhere in the UK, though preference will be given to candidates in Glasgow and London. Regular travel to Glasgow will be required once travel conditions permit this.

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