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Business Analyst

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Business Analyst

Posted about 2 months ago

Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality!
Our core value of ‘Love work, Love life’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day, to help us become a UK top 10 Software company.

Are you ready for the challenge?


What are we all about?

At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more. 

We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 10,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive. 


About you:

We’re looking for an Agile BA (within the ERP Division) with passion and energy, a desire to collaborate and a strong commitment to excellence to help define and deliver exciting new products to revolutionise our customers’ service quality and operational efficiency. We're a team that wants the best of both worlds – the pace and challenge of latest technologies, whilst having a real purpose and making a positive difference to people’s lives. 


We are looking for someone who: 
  • Embraces an open, honest culture of continuous improvement. 
  • Curious and driven to understand the real needs of our customers and target market.
  • Is comfortable working with developers, UX Design, Business Teams, and Senior stakeholders. 
  • Is organised, methodical and calm under pressure. 
  • Is a self-starter who is willing to work through problems and comfortable challenging stakeholders to gain a better understanding of the desired outcomes.
  • Able to use data to remove ambiguity from decision making.
  • Able to prioritise objectively that must be done well now, and what can be done later. 
  • Can develop requirements that deliver to our short-term needs while still aligning to the longer-term strategic vision. 
  • Plans to test their assumptions wherever possible and can show flexibility to change opinion if data presented changes landscape. 
  • Is proactive with a diligent, professional manner and the ability to think outside the box Is a quick learner and does not shy away from new domains waiting to be discovered. 


You will have the following skills: 
  • Agile (Scrum, Kanban) expertise in a digital/software product development environment
  • Solid ability to define and refine User Stories, grouped into Epics. 
  • Experience working with a range of stakeholders and technical teams across the business

  • Experience creating documentation to communicate requirements clearly and concisely to development teams.

  • Comfortable breaking priorities down and communicating potential timeframes for deliverables.

  • Experience with requirement management tools (e.g. Azure Dev Ops) and system modelling tools (e.g. Visio, Gliffy) is desirable.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, excellent attention to detail and outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience running workshops, facilitation, and stakeholder management/communication

  • A reasonable level of technical knowledge so you can understand context and challenges of software solutions (components, data flows, integration, etc).


You will need to: 
  • Work closely with the Product Manager to turn high level feature requests into user stories with reference to existing functionality, product strategy, by collaborating with stakeholders, developers, and partners.
  • Adapt, refine, and prioritise user stories through review with the Product Manager, development leads and project stakeholders. 
  • Work with clients and other stakeholders to firm up detailed specifications around prioritised feature requests. 
  • Immerse in Agile delivery activities such as sprints, stand-ups, showcases and retrospectives.
  • Review test plans to ensure required product functionality is correctly covered


What does Access offer you?

We are a growing software company and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.
  • Healthy, friendly, and inclusive culture
  • Work-life balance
  • Hybrid/Remote working
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary package
  • Great Holiday Package (starting from 25)
  • Charity day – day off paid by the company for volunteering activities
  • Private Healthcare & Life Insurance
  • 7 Card Sport Allowance
  • Meal tickets
  • Referral Bonus
  • Christmas Bonus
  • Big Break – all-inclusive holiday paid by the company
  • Other benefits


At Access, we’re all about helping everyone Love Work, Love Life, and Be you. Why? Because we believe people can only be their best when they can be themselves. So, if you are excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t match perfectly, we’d still love to hear from you. You might just be who we are looking for.  
We love the fact that we’re all different. We believe by having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us to better support our customers, and when you think about it, it’s just more fun! 
What’s holding you back? Come and be part of our Amazing Access Family!  
Love Work. Love Life. Be You.