Finance Business Analyst

2-4 years
a month ago 2 Applied
Job Description

This inclusive employer is a member of myGwork the largest global platform for the LGBTQ+ business community.

Job Purpose

The Finance Business Analyst will be a key member in our finance team, responsible for contributing to the successful implementation of Unify and leading efforts to optimize processes and workflows across the organization. This role requires an analytical thinker with strong communication skills, technical expertise, and a passion for driving continuous improvement.

About Group Finance

In joining RWS's Finance team you will be a critical part of supporting a listed world-leading provider of technology-enabled language, content, and intellectual property services. RWS has growing revenues of over 750m through a combination of value accretive acquisitions and organic growth. Group finance, led by our Group CFO; Candy Davies, includes diverse teams across the globe operating in functions including business partnering, operational finance, specialist, and group functions. We cover a footprint of over 100 legal entities in 43 different countries worldwide.



It's a very exciting time to join RWS Finance for an individual who enjoys change and making an impact! As part of the overall RWS business strategy we are making a significant investment in upgrading our financial systems and processes to deliver enhanced reporting and control, more efficient processing enabling great value through enhanced business partnering and decision support.

Job Overview

Key Responsibilities

  • ERP Implementation
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to capture, analyse and document business and reporting requirements for Unify D365 implementation.
    • Conduct gap analysis to identify areas where existing processes may need to be adapted to align with D365's capabilities.
    • Lead the development and maintenance of Level 1 and 2 process maps, ensuring they accurately reflect business processes and are updated following design workshops.
    • Support creation of Level 3 process documentation to support process transparency and efficiency, providing detailed guidance and instructions for executing key processes.
    • Ensure all controls from processes are captured in the controls matrix, working closely with stakeholders to verify accuracy and completeness.
    • Planning and managing UAT and ensure requirements are tested, enhanced and delivered.
Process Analysis

  • Working with our Global Process Owners, drive a culture of continuous improvement by identifying opportunities to streamline processes, increase efficiency and enhance productivity.
  • Lead cross functional teams to analyze existing processes, identify pain points and develop solutions to address them.
  • Develop and implement strategies to streamline workflows, automate tasks, and enhance productivity.
  • Partner with stakeholders across departments to gather feedback, validate proposed improvements, and ensure buy-in.
  • Track and measure the impact of process enhancements, including cost savings, time reduction, and quality improvement.
  • Continuously assess and refine processes to maintain optimal efficiency and effectiveness.

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • BA Certification (BCS, IIBA, Process Improvement certification, Lean Six Sigma etc)
  • 2+ years of experience as a business analyst
  • Experience in delivering ERP implementation projects, preferably with experience working with D365 or similar systems.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on driving measurable results.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to quality and excellence.

Life at RWS

At RWS, we're here for one purpose: unlocking global understanding.

As a unique, world-leading provider of technology-enabled language, content, and intellectual property services, we remove the barriers to communication to make global connection possible. Our unrivalled experience and deep understanding of language have been developed over more than 60 years. As we look to shape the future, our ambition is to create a world where understanding is universal for everyone.

We work with over 80% of the world's top 100 brands, more than three-quarters of Fortune's 20 Most Admired Companies and almost all the top pharmaceutical companies, investment banks, law firms and patent filers. Our client base spans Europe, Asia Pacific and North and South America. Our 65+ global locations across five continents service clients in the automotive, chemical, financial, legal, medical, pharmaceutical, technology and telecommunications sectors.

If you like the idea of working with smart people who are passionate about breaking down language barriers and giving back to their communities, then you'll love life at RWS. Our work fundamentally recognizes the value of every language and culture. So, we celebrate difference, we are inclusive and believe that diversity makes us strong.

We want every employee to grow as an individual and excel in their career. In return, we expect all our people to live by the values that unite us: to partner with colleagues and clients, to adopt a pioneering spirit, to be positive in progressing the work we do, and always to deliver what we promise.

RWS Values

Get the 3Ps right Partner, Pioneer, Progress and well Deliver together as One RWS.

For further information, please visit: RWS

RWS embraces DEI and promotes equal opportunity, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind. RWS is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at RWS are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sex, age, disability, or sexual orientation. RWS will not tolerate discrimination based on any of these characteristics

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