Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street, Reading
  • Department:
    Client, Core Banking and Payments
  • Division:
    IBP Digital and Technology
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Business Analyst Asset Finance - Reading (4504)

Investec successfully won £15M from the BCR funding which allows us to build a trusted, scalable and client centric SME banking proposition, addressing the needs that SMEs face including deposits, lending and other banking products.
As part of the award, Investec has committed to providing £300m of additional lending to UK SMEs and will provide a range of innovative online tools to support businesses in the UK.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a Business Analyst to join the team in building this new proposition.

This is a wide ranging role in a fast-paced environment working with a number of different Technology teams to support and develop the AFG business.

Some of the key initiatives you will be involved with include a new underwriting process (credit decisioning & client on-boarding) and a paperless efficiency project.

Location for this role is agnostic during lockdown, however post lockdown we would be looking for the successful candidate to be primarily based at our Reading office.

How about my responsibilities?

  • The BA Role within the AFG Technology Team is a wide ranging role in a challenging environment working with a number of different Technology teams to support and develop the AFG business within a regulated environment.
  • The BA will work closely within the team and will be responsible for the following:
  • Analysis; design; documentation of business and non business (technical) requirements in relation to LeaseSoft and other core applications.  This may cover new functionality or enhancements to existing functionality
  • Design of as is and to be business processes and work flows.
  • Documentation of use cases
  • Design, documentation, and planning of user test case.
  • Testing and documentation of output against test cases (and management of user testing)
  • Non functional testing
  • BAU support 

What core skills and knowledge is required?

  • Direct experience of the Asset Finance / Lending space and appropriate regulatory knowledge or a demonstrable ability to learn.
  • Proven project delivery capability, helping coordinate with PM across multiple teams.
  • Proven creation of test cases; scripts; and output.
  • Documenting IT solutions for both a technical and business audience.
  • Keen appreciation of the role of IT within business.
  • Strong understanding of IT systems design and basic IT infrastructure.
  • Working knowledge of IT principals and concepts and the ability to interact with IT users at an IT level
  • Proactive, dynamic ‘can do' attitude.
  • Ability to provide innovative solutions to the business.
  • Solid understanding of the need for Change Control, Audit and Process in the Business IT Function.
  • Effective written and verbal communications to deliver documentation and understanding of business requirements.
  • Business Process Design experience
  • To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly.
  • Knowledge of the LeaseSoft contract management system (or similar within the Asset Finance / Lending space)


Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch! 

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30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

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Judica Theron

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