Monarch Recruitment Ltd

Business Analyst - Freelance - Glasgow

Posted on August 29, 2014

Contract Type:
Company: Monarch Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65,000.00 - £78,000.00 /Year

Job Description:

Business analyst, Finance, Financial, loan, tender, change,

My public sector client are currently recruiting for a Business Analyst to join a client based in Glasgow – on a 3 Month initial contract 


Key tasks and responsibilities

– To work with the Head of Loan Asset and Sales across a wide variety of initiatives supporting improving the financial integrity of the loan book, the migration of the loan book from old system (CLASS) to new system (CLAM) and Debt Sales
– To review opportunities for analytics across the loan book to highlight possible areas of investigation.
– This will involve working internally and externally to design the analytics, designing the invitation to tender for the work and the processes to address the output.
– To review business processes and procedures at application and assessment stages to identify risks to the value of the loan book and developing mitigating solutions working with colleagues in processing services and ICT Development.
– To develop a streamlined process for write off from the loan book that is agreed with all stakeholders.
– To assist in the building of a capacity plan for Repayment and Collections to deliver the yields required and produce any resultant business cases to support the capacity plan.
– Review possible benchmarking approaches to repayments and fraud and present a possible approach to benchmarking within the Directorate.
– Support the Head of Loan asset and Sales in the development of MI and management accounting that will allow informed decision making within the Directorate.
– Assist in the compilation of a business case for the improvement of Tallyman (Collections System) to allow an improvement programme to allow the system to meet needs going forward.
– Ensure that the Repayments Directorate has a governance structure that meets “ Managing Public Money” and make recommendations for improvements to existing governance.


Key Skills

– Experience of working on small / medium sized projects
– Accounting background would be desirable but not essential
– Ability to work on variety of initiatives simultaneously with minimum of direction.
– Ability to write business cases thinking laterally on possible benefits
– Ability to understand complex financial processes and procedures.
– The candidate will manage small projects within finance, reporting, design of reporting, presenting reports to senior stakeholders.
– Essential: finance background, using initiative and ability to multitask, ability to understand complex financial process and procedures.
– Desirable: keen to get someone in very quickly, working in different sectors, involvement in change projects.
– The client has recently experienced a restructuring and as such overall objective: to change internal processes that require improvement management info, reporting for loans, grants etc. the candidate will design tenders, working closely with Head of Loans and Asset and Sales.

Business analyst, Finance, Financial, loan, tender, change,

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