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Business Analyst – Transfer Agency , Capco

Location: UK - Edinburgh
Salary: TBC

Capco is a global technology and business consultancy, focused on the financial services sector.  As the only dedicated Financial Services consultancy firm in Scotland, the opportunity for growth is large, accessible, and immediate.  We are passionate about helping our clients succeed in an ever-changing industry.  

 We are: 

  • Experts in banking and payments, capital markets and wealth and asset management 
  • Deep knowledge in financial services offering, including e.g. Finance, Risk and Compliance, Financial Crime, Core Banking etc. 
  • Committed to growing our business and hiring the best talent to help us get there 
  • Focus on maintaining our nimble, agile and entrepreneurial culture 

Role Description 

Capco are looking for experienced Transfer Agency BA's across multiple levels. This role offers the chance to advise and deliver Transfer Agency change & transformation projects as part of a long-term strategic partnership with leading financial institutions. 

The nature of these roles offers long term deployments and the chance to experience varied regulatory change initiatives. Roles will have a global focus and will entail collaborating with Business, Operations, Finance, Compliance, Technology.      

Professional experience is important. But it’s paramount you share our belief in disruptive innovation that puts clients ahead in a tough market. From Day One, your key skill will be to perceive new and better ways of doing things to give your clients an unfair advantage. 

Skills and Experience 

  • Experience working within a Transfer Agency role, as a Business Analyst and/or in a hybrid role capacity as a Business Analyst/Project Manager.  
  • Change Management Methodology – proven delivery experience working in a project environment with different methodologies, such as Agile or Waterfall 
  • Change Management Implementation - Being involved in projects from Business Case creation through to User Acceptance Testing co-ordination, test planning and execution 
  • Requirements Gathering – the ability to produce structured functional specification, including experience of User Story. proven ability to run effective workshops for client business users 
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation - the ability to critically evaluate information gathered across multiple sources, reconcile variances, and recommend proposals to clients 
  • Strong academic record coupled to good problem solving skills and analytical mind-set 
  • Excellent Communication and Stakeholder Management Skills - the ability to communicate to a variety of audiences across business function and level and tailor messages appropriately 
  • Senior Business Analysts will have some experience leading teams, an understanding of project management and planning. 

Business Analysts/Project Managers will also have experience in: 

  • Practical project management, including formation of project governance framework and organisational structure  
  • Creation of project charters, project plans, key dependencies, requirements collection, issues, risks and scope changes throughout all phases of the project RAID logs etc. 
  • Leading Working Groups and Steering Committees. 

Some Business Experience can be beneficial, especially in: 

  • Front to Back Trade Processing, across various asset classes 
  • Regulatory Transaction Reporting 
  • Transformation programmes and process re-engineering 
  • Counterparty exposure management processes – for Stock Loan, Repo, Buy-sell backs and margin lending transactions 
  • Understanding of triparty and bilateral financing trades and associated counterparty risk 
  • Collateral and margin management tools 
  • Proficient in MS-Excel, MS-Word, MS-Project, MS-Visio & MS-PowerPoint  


You will work on engaging projects with some of the largest banks in the world, on projects that will transform the financial services industry. 
We offer: 

  • A work culture focused on innovation and creating lasting value for our clients and employees 
  • Ongoing learning opportunities to help you acquire new skills or deepen existing expertise 
  • A flat, non-hierarchical structure that will enable you to work with senior partners and directly with clients 
  • A diverse, inclusive, meritocratic culture 

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