Principal Business Analyst, Global Trade & Receivables Finance
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Global Trade and Receivables Finance comprises over 4,500 people across more than 60 countries, helping suppliers and buyers with their export and import finance needs. Trade is where HSBC began in 1865, when we financed commerce between Europe, North America and Asia.
As an HSBC employee in the UK, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package. This includes private healthcare for all UK-based employees, enhanced maternity and adoption pay and support when you return to work, and a contributory pension scheme with a generous employer contribution.
We are currently seeking an experienced individual to join this team in the role of Principal Business Analyst, GTRF.
The Analyst role will provide forward looking, analytics-based insights and decision science to support the Bank's strategic objectives to Grow, Simplify and protect initiatives. Working alongside the Senior Business Manager and other analysts within the team the department will provide data and analytics across the segments and GTRF products as well as supporting any regulatory requests.
By working along-side the Senior Business Manager the principal business analysts will be responsible for making system and process improvements to source system data warehouse and extraction processes. The various databases currently used by the business require process improvements and are to be streamlined. The remaining business objective is to build out the data infrastructure in order to produce insightful forward looking analytics
This will be achieved by:
Applying analytical skills to extract information from data sources and translating it into business language;
Implementing best solutions within decision systems, satisfying user requirements;
Providing ideas for projects, strong business awareness, commercial thinking, knowledge sharing;
Establishing oneself as the Subject matter expert in own field of expertise;
Production, maintenance & improvement of a suite of strategic and ad-hoc reports;
Managing a range of analytical and modelling projects from inception to delivery;
Sharing knowledge of data structures and associated code to wider team;
Producing and validating of figures for regulatory returns;
Managing Stakeholders and managing expectations appropriately.
Ideal candidate profile
To be successful in this role you should meet the following requirements:
Programming skills in either one or more of SAS/ SQL/R/Python, MSML are mandatory for this role.
Strong Analytical Reasoning;
Preferable to have experience in VBA and/or visualisation tools like Qlik, Tableau, BO.
Highly developed analytical skills to extract information from data and translate it into business language;
Excellent oral and writing skills allowing clear and concise communication of project outputs, including presenting analysis and recommendations to colleagues at different levels of the organisation.
Experience of applying analytical techniques to data to produce explanatory or predictive results;
Have directly relevant experience of working in an analytical role within financial services or an alternative data driven organization within large analytical teams;
Exposed to direct interactions with stakeholders and business colleagues at different levels of the organisation.
The role is based in our new UK HQ at 1 Centenary Square, Birmingham.
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As a business operating in markets all around the world, we believe diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why HSBC Commercial Banking UK is committed to being an inclusive employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation. Within the work place you will have access to various employee resource groups which aim to promote and achieve a health work / life balance and support our diversity ambitions.
When joining HSBC Commercial Banking UK, you will become a valued member of our team, we take the time to get to know you and there will be many tailored development opportunities along the way to support your career to grow as much as you want. We can offer you a competitive pay and benefits package. This includes private healthcare for all UK-based employees, enhanced maternity, shared parental and adoption pay, and support when you return to work, and a contributory pension scheme with a generous employer contribution. But this is only the start, we work closely with our colleagues to understand their life balance needs and we support them with several schemes and initiatives. We can't wait to tell you about our ways of working, wellbeing agenda and our healthiest human system!
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