Senior Business Analyst - Studio

Job description

Founded in Berlin in 2014, FinLeap is Europe’s number one Fintech ecosystem. We are renowned for our fast execution in building successful, innovative and market-changing Fintech companies. Combining entrepreneurial execution, technological capabilities and diverse talent from over 55 different countries, FinLeap continuously challenges the status quo to reshape the way technology impacts the financial market. With 14 established ventures and new ones being launched each year, we have a wide variety of opportunities. 

In this role, you will be part of the FinLeap Milan Studio Team. This team hires the finest talents and focuses on FinLeap’s new ideas and is usually involved during the first 6-9 months of a new venture. You will be involved in the first stage of new business idea generation for new venture building as well further business changes. You will actively support stakeholders in understanding new business needs, analysing and documenting requirements, supporting the communication and the delivery of requirements.

What Will Keep You Challenged?

  • You will work project-based on new FinLeap ventures, including:

    • Determine operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats

    • Understanding market business needs translating them into requirements

    • Plan and coordinate the development of primary and secondary market research studies in support of strategic planning and specific marketing initiatives, as required and presents findings of studies to client committees

    • Construct workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; writing specifications

    • Interpret, evaluate and interrelate research data and develop integrated business analyses and projections for incorporation into strategic decision-making

    • Recommend controls by identifying problems; writing improved procedures

    • Prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends

    • Monitor project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions.

  • As a member of the Studio Team, you will continuously build, improve and advocate for our company-building best practices

  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly reviews and analyses of current processes using operational metrics and reports

  • Understand and communicate the financial and operational impact of any changes

  • Suggest changes to senior management using analytics to support your recommendations

  • Actively participate in the implementation of approved changes

  • Create informative, actionable and repeatable reporting that highlights relevant business trends and opportunities for improvement

  • Conduct insightful, ad hoc analyses to investigate ongoing or one-time operational issue.



Skills Required

  • 5-7+ years of experience in a business analyst senior role ideally in the Financial Services Industry

  • Excellent communicator in English and in Italian

  • An MBA or other advanced degree (preferred)

  • Strong understanding of mobile and web technologies and industries

  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills

  • Excellent leadership skills with experience collaborating with cross-functional teams.

What Will Help You Succeed?

  • Participation to very innovative products definition as a business analysis

  • Willingness to both contribute to strategic and operative product implementation, improvements

  • Curiosity for new business models and the drive to fully understand a specific industry

  • Working knowledge of agile development methodologies

  • Flexible and entrepreneurial mindset as well as a result-oriented working style.

What’s in it or You?

  • The opportunity to be part of a company who’s using cutting-edge technology to makes waves in the finance and insurance industries

  • A direct influence on our products and choice of technologies – we want to hear your ideas!

  • Incredibly talented, dynamic and passionate team members

  • A leadership team dedicated to your growth and development

  • A steep learning curve – our team is a mix of vertical disciplines experts and entrepreneurs

  • Plenty of perks including a full benefits package, choice of computer, free drinks and snacks, venture outings and company-wide events

  • We believe hard work and success deserve to be celebrated both in and out of our office.