Business Analyst Team Lead (Finance)

Cape Town
Posted 2 months ago

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join our dynamic team of Business Analysts. You will be part of delivering business and technology solutions across to some of the most recognised South Africa Retail brands and you’ll do it by working on the best of breed of technologies.


The Business Analyst Team Lead is responsible for leading and coaching a team of Business Analysts, to maximise productivity and increase business delivery within the Business Analysis space. This includes the fostering of cross-discipline relationships to constantly review and improve on ways of work.


Job Objectives

  • Information Seeking & Analysis Align closely with business and delivery stakeholders around strategic roadmaps.
  • Leadership, Facilitation & Influencing Collaborating with stakeholders (within IT and Business) to identify and consider opportunities for improvement and efficiency.
  • Communication, Building & Maintaining Relationships Assist with identification of resources to be allocated to work requests based on specific knowledge areas or skills Foster a partnership between business stakeholders, delivery teams, architecture and the rest of the BA community;
  • Organising, multitasking & time management Strong commitment to organisational objectives and ensuring high quality delivery on work.



  • Degree with 5 to 8 years related experience.
  • Advanced BA certification, CBAP, AAC or similar
  • Facilitation or Coaching qualification / experience



5+ years experience in retail Finance processes and practices

  • Previous experience in leading a team including recruitment, resource allocation and people development
  • Experience working within all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Business Process Management experience
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal
  • Excellent relationship management and collaboration skills
  • Good planning and time management skills
  • Good business and IT acumen
  • Problem solving and decision making


Knowledge and Skills 

  • Facilitation or Coaching qualification / experience
  • Business understanding of the broader retail industry
  • SAP experience
  • Aris experience Very strong BA background.


Experience with the following business processes:

  • Reconciliation and settlement Inventory valuations including cost accounting & control Corporate expenditure General accounting Taxation
  • Creates and encourages a climate of team-working and collaboration across the organisation, acting as a visible role-model of these values and behaviours.
  • Proactively consults with a broad cross-section of stakeholders during all aspects of decision making. Able to coach the business analysts in terms of methods used to analyze and benchmark business cases, which will align with the business strategies of the organisation (including feasibility and business benefits).
  • Research and identify opportunities to improve the business’ offering and add value to our customers through the solutions we provide. Able to coach the business analysts to drive / shape input into the scope of solution and ensure understanding of scope by business user.
  • Drive the change management barriers impacting User Acceptance Testing. Solve & mitigate project risks.
  • Liaise with Products Owners and other stakeholders to co-ordinate interdependencies and resolve issues.
  • Actively contribute in the development of the BA practice within the organisation.
  • Act as an SME in CoPs to share knowledge and expertise with the community.
  • Demonstrates detailed and comprehensive knowledge of own area.
  • Maintains a comprehensive knowledge of related external issues and knows about research and upcoming developments.
  • Seeks to be actively involved in cutting-edge research and development activities. Ensures that the necessary organisational structures and processes are in place for others to do so.
  • Proactively investigates ways that new technology can support the achievement of organisational objectives and significantly enhance overall performance.
  • Demonstrates extensive understanding and in-depth knowledge of the working and overall function of organisational department

Deadline for applications is 2022/06/03

For more information, call Nova Buchan on 073 393 9731 or send your CV to

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Job CategoryBusiness Analysis, Information Technology

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