ClearBank is hiring a

Business Analyst - Financial Crime - Contract

London, United Kingdom

Are you interested in joining a revolutionary, fast-paced and innovative environment?

About us

For decades, the clearing of financial transactions remained unchanged and unchallenged. We asked, ‘What if there was a better way? What if we could make those transactions faster, safer, more reliable and accessible to all?’

Our pioneering approach has opened the door to innovation, enabling our partners to thrive. We continue to ask, ‘What if...?’ every day, working with our partners to bring their powerful financial services to everyone from shopkeepers and savers to businesses and institutions.

It’s the skill and enterprise of our own people that make this happen, and it’s ClearBank’s belief in fairness, autonomy and choice that means they have opportunities to learn, grow and contribute to our partners’ success. For more about ClearBank, check out our website here.


About the Opportunity

We are looking for an awesome Business Analyst to join our team who can fit effectively into our dynamic, successful, and revolutionary business. This is an initial 6 month contract outside of IR35.

The focus of this role is to:

  • understand and articulate the Business Requirements for critical Fin Crime systems and broader control framework
  • frame the business problem and elicit the backlog for internal IT teams to deliver new functionality and products in an Agile environment, using Agile Techniques
  • analysis and problem solving, including working closely to define user journeys, helping to establish a product vision and ability to apply different approaches to backlog creation
  • experience writing user stories, vertical slicing and above all, lean thinking.
  • contribute financial crime and payments expertise to help shape a next generation financial crime control framework, reducing waste and improving risk coverage
  • Work with the Data team to ensure requirements are clearly understood and defined accurately to ensure timely development
  • work closely with key stakeholders across Fin Crime (& wider Operations teams) to enhance ensure solutions consider and address the Fin Crime requirements and are appropriately implemented

About You

We’re looking for an all-rounder who is motivated by a fast-paced environment and isn’t afraid to bring new ideas to the team. And you’ll be joining the #1 fastest growing tech company in the UK, according to Deloitte Fast 50.

We are always looking for motivated, courageous team players who are customer, user and delivery focused with an appetite to proactively innovate and do things differently. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong stakeholder management and communication skills, with the ability to communicate transparently and concisely at all levels across the organisation. We hire people with a passion for working in a fast paced, rapidly scaling, customer-centric and innovative environment. Successful candidates will be adept at overcoming current challenges whilst keeping an eye on the long-term vision.

This role would ideally suit a driven agilest who's spent a few years honing their process re-engineering and implementing measurable change in a regulated industry.

The successful candidate will report directly into the Programme Director so in addition to the above, we are looking for a motivated team player who is delivery focused and is laser-focused on solutions for how things can be done better.

You will be joining ClearBank and an exciting and transformative time. We are redesigning our end-to-end financial crime control framework, and broader operations. We’re building the next generation of financial crime controls; with the senior business analyst role critical in shaping and delivering that vision.

Core Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working with Agile techniques and good understanding of the Business Analyst's role and responsibilities within the software development lifecycle.
  • Experience in Fin Crime environment, preferably including transaction monitoring and/or payments screening with a good understanding of payments schemes more broadly
  • Correspondent and agency banking experience is desirable
  • A self-starter. Comfortable leading initiatives, owning stakeholder relationships and working with cross disciplinary teams (e.g., product, data, tech, financial crime, change)


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