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Business Analyst

In addition to performing financial and operational modelling, a Business Analyst is expected to develop new models that underpin sound business decisions. A Business Analyst job description should recognise the streamlining and improving of internal and external reporting. The role should also call for a strong understanding of regulatory and reporting requirements as well as plenty of experience in forecasting, budgeting and financial analysis combined with understanding of key performance indicators.

The end goal is to provide financial insights that help the decision-making process, and align capital and resource allocation within the business budget. The Business Analyst should also drive fresh initiatives for financial planning and business intelligence systems




Strong technology, analytical and communication skills are must-have traits.


Conduct market analyses against product lines and their profitability to the business.

Develop and monitor KPI metrics and ensure relevant stakeholders understand their importance.

  • Outline problems, opportunities and solutions
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Planning and monitoring
  • Financial modelling
  • Outcome variance analysis
  • Pricing
  • Reporting

Soft Skills

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