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Blackburn, Lancashire EG Group

Role: Transformation FinanceBusiness Analyst - Projects

Location: Blackburn, BB1 2FA - Office Based

Contract: Full Time / Permanent

Salary: £36,000 - £47,000 (Dependent on experience) & bonus scheme

Company: EG Group

About the role

We have an innovative opportunity at our Waterside Head office for a Transformation Finance Business Analyst to join our Finance team.

EG Group has embarked on a standardisation project utilising software solutions and industry level project methodologies to manage their Portfolio. This standardisation is an enabler to support the continuous advancement of the project and Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), whilst ensuring that digital risks and controls are managed and maintained.

The 'Business Analyst' will form a part of the digital project management office function responsible for delivering user requirement to functional specification documentation. As well as this, you will handle documentation that will enable unit and user testing completion (associated primarily with projects undertaken by the organisation). Reporting into the Director of Finance Operations, the 'Business Analyst' will work alongside the business stakeholders, subject matter experts, digital counterparts and external partners. You will determine user requirements, functional specification, and end user training material in line with standard EG methodologies.

The ideal candidate will be collaborative with all stakeholders within the business and will be confident in communicating complex financial concepts to non-financial stakeholders. You will possess strong analytical skills and proficiency in financial modelling, data analysis, and reporting tools. you are seeking a stimulating challenge, and extensive exposure that comes with a role at EG Group, this opportunity might be just what you are looking for!

This is a permanent office based position; we offer flexibility with preferred working patterns between 8am-10am Monday-Friday.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build strong relationships with members of the program/project teams to gain their trust and be a credible partner in helping them through all stages of projects.
  • Work with the business to define and document a full set of user requirements
  • Document the 'As Is' and 'To Be' solution or user stories using standard work and process maps as required.
  • Complete Requirements Traceability Matrices
  • Define and document the functional requirements, engaging with relevant digital counterparts and business user representatives.
  • Conclude the documentation cycle with approvals for both user specifications and functional requirements / Requirements Traceability matrices.
  • Post development - transition solutions in to user training material, training and scripts.
  • Lead all activities from requirement to functional specification, utilising both waterfall and agile methodologies.
  • Ability to support all testing activities within the project with a strong focus in ensuring full participation from the user community and that associated quality and governance controls are undertaken.

This list is not exhaustive and may be added to or amended from time to time.

Candidate Requirements

  • 3+ years Business Analysis experience
  • Prince 2 foundation Certification (waterfall / agile) or equivalent
  • Experience of waterfall and agile project requirement gathering/documentation methodologies.
  • Experience of Microsoft Project, ServiceNow SPM, SAP Solution Manager, ProMaps
  • Advanced use of Microsoft packages.

Benefits & Rewards

  • Performance Based Bonus Scheme
  • Employee Life Assurance
  • EG Group Discounts - up to 15% off at our stores and food to go restaurants
  • ASDA Discount Card - 10% off all ASDA stores
  • EG Cares Benefits - exclusive discounts across 900 retailers
  • Smart Health - 24/7 online GP access, health checks and health and wellbeing support
  • Employee Assistance Programme - access to our Wellbeing Centre which offers emotional & practical support including free financial advice
  • Learning & Development - access to our Learning Hub, the most extensive online course library in the world to support you with every step of your career at EG Group
  • Waterside Café - freshly prepared meals at affordable prices
  • Free Secure Car Parking
  • Dress Down Fridays
  • Flexi-Time
  • Prayer and Ablution Facilities
  • Cycle to Work / Shower Facilities
  • Sit / Stand Desk Facilities
  • Work Anniversary Rewards
  • Free Eye Test

Who are EG Group?

EG Group is one of the world's leading independent convenience retailers with an extensive network of sites across international markets in the United Kingdom & Ireland, Continental Europe, Australia and the United States of America.

Founded in 2001 by the Issa family with the acquisition of a single site in the UK, today the company is at the forefront of delivering an innovative approach to forecourt convenience retail.

At EG Group, we pride ourselves on being recognised for our investment model, trading performance and more importantly, providing a best-in-class customer experience in Grocery & Merchandise, Foodservice and Fuel.

Our transformational convenience retail business model has been built upon excellent relationships with an extensive portfolio of leading retail brands, and through strategic network acquisitions supported by a program of new-to-industry developments.

Every day, our committed workforce tirelessly delivers our products and services to millions of customers alongside supporting the local communities in which we operate.

Please note - the successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check which will be funded by EG Group.

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