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Business Analyst

The Access Group

The Access Group

IT, Sales & Business Development
Timișoara, Romania
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

Business Analyst

Posted 18 days ago

Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality!
Our core value of ‘Love work, Love life’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day, to help us become a UK top 10 Software company.

Are you ready for the challenge?

 

What are we all about?

Access is one of most successful and fastest growing software groups in the UK. On-going commitment to excellence, customers and employees has also placed the company among the UK’s top employers in The Sunday Times’ 100 ‘Best Companies to Work For’ for a number of years.

Over the last 5 years, we have gone from 380 employees to now currently over 3000, through both organic growth and acquisition. Access have a 2022 vision to be one of the top 10 UK Software companies which will create huge opportunity for employees and see us gain even more market share. We now have over 2 million users and over 45,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive, which include SaaS, ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, CRM, warehousing, business intelligence, professional services automation, Health and Social Care, Not for Profit, hospitality, manufacturing and legal. 

 

Job role

Access is seeking an experienced Business Analyst to join our dynamic People Product Management team. You will play a vital role working within our People division as the business sponsor for all functional development projects for your product.
You will build products from existing ideas and develop new ideas based on your industry experience, research and constant external contact with customers, prospects and those shaping the sector. In addition, you will also ensure that the strategy is fulfilled with practical go-to-market planning and engagement.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team developing a new software focused on supporting organisations with risk management processes and governance.

 

About you:

You are an experienced Business Analyst who has a passion for product, a well-rounded knowledge of agile developments and an ability to communicate requirements and make decisions. Playing a key role in our dynamic Product Development team with support from our product function and reporting to the Senior Business Analyst, you will play a vital role in executing the product roadmap and delivering exciting and engaging solutions for our customers. You are a team player who can support others and be able to take on support when offered and thrive on working in an agile environment. 

 

Responsibilities:
  • Be the representative within the Agile Development Team for the Product Manager.
  • Gather the requirements from the Product Manager and other Stakeholders and own their conversion into stories and supporting documents.
  • Fulfilling the Agile Product Owner role:
  • Clearly identify and describe product backlog items building a shared understanding of the problem and solution with the development team.
  • Make decisions regarding the priority of product backlog items in order to deliver maximum outcome with minimum output.
  • Determine whether a product backlog item was satisfactorily delivered.
  • Assess and triage reported bugs and support cases and assist with their resolution.
  • Contribute to product launch and Go to Market collateral.
  • Developing and maintaining a sound understanding of customers’ business processes and requirements, becoming an expert in these areas.

     

As a well-rounded Business Analyst, your Skills and Experiences likely include: 
  • Flexible and pragmatic, able to respond to shifting priorities, demands and timelines by using effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication, influencing, negotiation and collaboration skills.
  • Demonstrate sound judgement and be able to make decisions independently whilst recognising when to escalate for more senior approval.
  • Proactive and goal orientated with a strong delivery/milestone focus.
  • Identify issues early and prioritise appropriately.
  • Well organised and self-motivated with a strong commitment to quality.  
  • Able to grasp technical concepts and new product functionality quickly.
  • Attention to detail and consistent application of standards.
  • Ability to take on the user perspective and to reflect this within the stories.
  • Ability to interpret a high-level specification into user stories.
  • Thorough knowledge of agile development methods, processes and best practices.
  • An understanding of governance, risk management (GRC) processes are highly desirable

     

What does Access offer you?

We are a growing software company, and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.
  • Healthy, friendly, and inclusive culture
  • Work - life balance
  • Hybrid/Remote working
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary package
  • Great Holiday Package (starting from 25)
  • Charity day – day off paid by the company for volunteering activities.
  • Private Healthcare & Life Insurance
  • Sport Allowance
  • Meal tickets
  • Referral Bonus
  • Christmas Bonus
  • Big Break – all-inclusive holiday paid by the company.
  • Other benefits

 

At Access we’re all about helping everyone Love Work, Love Life and Be you. Why? Because we believe people can only be their best when they can be themselves. So, if you are excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t match perfectly, we’d still love to hear from you. You might just be who we are looking for.  
We love the fact that we’re all different. We believe by having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us to better support our customers, and when you think about it, it’s just more fun! 
What’s holding you back? Come and be part of our Amazing Access Family!  
Love Work. Love Life. Be You.