Lead Business Analyst

Permanent contract|Bangalore|Information Technology

Lead Business Analyst

Bangalore, India Permanent contract Information Technology


  • Work with the Product Owners / Business Analysts of the Application to gather requirements, refine backlog and pass on the details to the Agile Feature Team members for development  

  • Refines the product's requirements to ensure they maintain cohesion with the business needs for the product, identify and mitigate risk early in the project  

  • Provides just-in‐time requirements to avoid waste or rework of requirements.  

  • Ensures that the right solution is delivered.  

  • Be a facilitator in complex environments, bringing divergent business stakeholders together and helping them speak with a single voice so the project team is not confused by contradictory and conflicting perspectives.  

  • Must play a central role in defining and communicating the acceptance criteria prior to development work commencing.  

  • Will be involved in creating and executing acceptance tests, break down vision into requirements and provide accurate estimation of the same 

  • Can at a future point of time may play a role in identifying important requirements that might not have been actively represented by stakeholders.  

  • It is incumbent on the analyst to constantly review requirements with the business stakeholders and ensure that any shifts in business needs are accurately reflected in future releases of the product.  

  • Active participant of planning, analyzing, testing, and demonstrating activities.  

  • Active Participant of all the Agile Ceremonies 

  • Work with Business and Ops and prepare AS-IS and TO-BE documents clearly

  • Work with Functional Architect and Technical Architect and arrive feasible solution and ensure ROI

Must have skills:

  • Strong Experience in study, analyze, design , test in  on Anyone of  Compliance Processing Tools such as - Sentinel Portfolio (Fidessa), linedata Compliance (linedata), Charles River Compliance (Charles River), CSD (SIMCORP)MIG21 or In-House  Trustee

  • Strong understanding of Agile practices, roles and methodologies.

  • Experience in Compliance (Trustee) & Financial instruments

  • Strong understanding of CD practices & tools (JIRA)

  • Good background on Oracle PL/SQL .

  • Hands on experience on any ETL tool.

  • Good background on preparation and performing functional testing.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.

Profile required

Experience : 4+ Years

Mandatory Skills : Business Analyst in Investment Banking , preferably in Funds  Accounting / Custody Services

Job Description:

  • S/He should have functional / domain knowledge Funds Compliance Processing , Back Office Post NAV Processing , Cash Recon , Cash Balance and Breaches.

  • S/He should have worked on various Funds  such as  PERE, Debt Funds, ETF and FoF etc.

  • S/He should have sound domain knowledge on Funds Compliance Processing, Trades and settlements and Fund Accounting

  • S/He should have knowledge on Fund Administration and Accounting , Post Pricing Validation , Control Creations , NAV , Cash Balance and Cash Reconciliations.

  • S/He should have worked on Any of Compliance Procession Applications  such as SIMCORP, CHARLES RIVER and MIG21.

  • S/He should have worked in designing application (from scratch) such as Pricing Validation or Compliance  or Regulatory Reports Systems  (Axiom or In-house application).

  • S/He should have worked in Fund Administration  ETL , Reference Data, Master Data such as  BBG, Golden Source, NAV Inventories.

  • Prior Functional Analysis knowledge is also expected on the above areas

  • Should have prior experience in working in transformation projects

  • The ideal candidate will be a Business Analyst within the  Agile Features Team for the Client facing Payments Application 

  • S/ He will work with Product Owners , Business Analysts  at onshore and offshore to understand the deliverable related to the application and document them in JIRA and other tools as applicable 

  • S/He is well versed and has had experience in understanding / preparing, Business Requirements Document and Functional Specification Documents 

  • S/He should have strong analytical skills and be able to arrive at the Acceptance Criteria for a specific requirement and should be able to provide all functional nuances to the Development and QA members for  the same 

  • S/He should also be aware of Functional Testing practices and should take up responsibility of Functional Testing to move the code change to production 

  • S/He will be take ownership of the tasks that is taken up by her / him

  • Plan Business Analysis Approach (Backlog Management, Planning Workshop, Real Options, Retrospectives).

  • Conduct Stakeholder Analysis (Collaborative games, personas, Value Stream Mapping).

  • Think as a Customer (User Story, Story Mapping, Story Decomposition, Story Elaboration, Storyboarding, Acceptance Criteria).

  • Analyze to Determine What is Valuable 

  • Stimulate Collaboration and Continuous Improvement (Collaborative games, Retrospectives).

  • Avoid Waste (Lightweight Documentation, Automated Testing) . 

  • S/He should be able to work in under pressure and target.

  • S/He should be able to multitask.

Good to have skills:       

  • Project Management Professional Certified / Agile Project Management Certified / Certified Scrum Product Owner

  • Have knowledge on European Trustee Regulatories,  European Directives such as AIFMD, UCITS, COMOFI.

Why join us

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Business insight


At Société Générale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.

Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.

If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating?

You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 210001H2
Entity: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: 2021/04/15
Publication date: 2021/01/19