Systems Analyst

Job Locations CZ-Brno
# of Openings
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time

Role Description

The Systems Analyst role has responsibility for the business and functional solution design and technical analysis of FNZ’s platform capabilities and business processes within their client aligned team.  


They will work both independently and within a client aligned team to examine existing IT systems and business models, analyse requirements (both business and technical) and to translate these into functional specifications and core functionality documentation.  The System Analyst will manage stakeholders (internal and external) to ensure solution design meets requirements.  The Systems Analyst will work with IT developers to provide oversight and clarity on the development solution.


The Systems Analyst will gain a broad knowledge of FNZ platform capabilities and a deep understanding of assigned functional areas of the FNZ platform.  Will be called upon on a consultative basis to support Solution Consultants in workshops and provide input into requirements/MWS documentation. They must drive Solution Consultants and customers towards adopting FNZ’s existing platform functionality and business model; and work with System Design to ensure any enhancements are in-line with FNZ’s strategic business initiatives and SDLC.


Specific Role Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a deep knowledge of the platform functionality and business processes related to their nominated functional area.
  • Educate and prepare customers (external and internal) on core FNZ platform functionality.
  • Work with stakeholders (internal and external) to develop solutions to meet business and technical requirements.
  • In solution definition promote existing FNZ functionality, processes and 3rd party agreements wherever possible.
  • Provide support to Solution Consultants in customer workshops and input into requirements on a consultative basis.
  • Discuss, understand and document Systems specifications with Solution Consultants and Development Leads.
  • Produce Systems artefacts as per FNZ SDLC.
  • Contribute to and maintain a knowledge repository for solution orientated artefacts.
  • Work with solution consultants, developers and managers to ensure business requirements are met and solutions are kept up to date.
  • Ensure that any new business developments adhere to procedural and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Cross functional collaboration to address gaps in the business and technical solution.
  • Identify and document any non-functional requirements related to the functionality.
  • Provide guidance and clarity to technical resources around the business requirements.
  • Provide regular updates to the Delivery Manager on progress to plan as well as key risk and issues.
  • Support the management of defects and associated root cause analysis.
  • Provide timely estimates to the Delivery Manager.
  • Peer Review build artefacts for the function area assigned.
  • Regular interaction with the S&S and Operations functions throughout the lifecycle and post-implementation.
  • Regular collaboration with all Systems Analysts to ensure there is a consistent and ‘best practice’ approach across all teams.

Experience Required

Preferred Industry Knowledge

  • General investment/ wealth / life and pensions products
  • UK Financial Services Compliance
  • Corporate Actions & extended investment ranges
  • Wrap Platforms
  • Trusts
  • UK Pensions


Required Knowledge and Skills

  • English on advanced level;
  • University degree;
  • Experience in Finance, IT or project management desirable but not essential;
  • Confident, and able to take initiative given client– and delivery-focused environment;
  • Independent, self-directing and delivery focused working style;
  • Superior analytical thinking;
  • Commercially aware;
  • Intermediate computer skills essential;
  • Excellent organisational, administration and time management skills;
  • Good team communication skills, confident in dealing with internal and external clients;
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills;

About FNZ

FNZ is a global financial technology and asset servicing provider which powers the wealth management, administration and custodian platforms for some of the world's leading financial institutions. These customers include life insurers, retail and private banks, asset and wealth managers and financial adviser groups based across the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.


We believe that enhancing client engagement, lowering costs, delivering a seamless service and enabling personal solutions are key to helping people achieve their financial goals. We partner with major financial institutions to enable them to provide wealth management services to their clients across direct, intermediated and workplace channels that reflect these principles.


We develop long-term partnerships with our customers to enable them to get to market quickly with a market-leading digital proposition, transform their customer service offering and grow assets under management across multiple distribution channels.


Our customers include AMP, ANZ, Aviva, AXA Wealth, Bank of New Zealand, Fideuram Vita, HSBC, Mercer, National Australia Bank, HSBC, Santander, Santander Asset Management, Standard Life, UBS and Zurich.  In all we partner with 42 institutional customers worldwide. 


FNZ employs over 1,000 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and Wellington.


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