London - Great Portland Street

Business Analyst

Reporting into the Continuous Improvement Lead this role will lead and help build the analysis practice within Finance Platforms.  You will be part of a new permanent team defining and implementing best practice for business analysis and product management.

The initial focus will be around creating and adding structure to the backlog of business ‘asks’ around Dynamics 365, but will evolve into running an analysis practice for all Finance applications.

Transitioning from a fully fledged deployment programme, into a hybrid of maintaining the estate whilst adding to it.

Working with, Microsoft Dynamics, Concur, Bellin, Blackline, SAP BCP and Coupa.


  • Supporting the client development lifecycle for regional clients: pitch support and prototyping -> requirements gathering -> creating business and technical specifications -> creating visualisations interactively with clients -> supporting clients’ changing needs

  • Understanding the business and documenting problem statements, requirements and user stories

  • Working closely with project managers to set scope and timescale of delivery

  • Analysing complex information and produce clear business requirements

  • Owning as is/to be and gap analysis

  • Assist with the testing and delivery of technology into production, where necessary

  • Enforcing standards for regions and markets as they gather client requirements, translate these into specifications

  • Providing expertise and a point of escalation to regions and markets on translating client needs

  • Working within global standards that encourage reuse and coordination across brands and markets  – sharing and instilling best practice

  • Providing subject matter expertise and sharing knowledge and experiences across the community

Who are we looking for?

  • Dynamics 365 experience desired but not essential

  • Previous experience of balancing multiple priorities and dealing with ambiguity

  • Confidence to challenge and ask ‘why’ whilst balancing risk versus outcome

  • Excellent, client-facing communication skills

  • Commercially aware

  • Proven experience of business analysis and business process re-engineering within a media-related environment

  • Agile approach: use cases, epics, user stories

  • Very data-savvy

  • Experience with data visualisation tools, in particular Tableau

  • Good project management experience to drive

  • Experience of gathering and documenting high quality business requirements (functional & non-functional)

What you’ll get from us

Dentsu Aegis Network is a fantastic place to work with many great benefits on offer including 25 days’ annual holiday, Cycle to Work Scheme, and get your Birthday day off!

Not only is it an incredibly fun place to work but as part of a multinational organisation there are many opportunities to advance your career within the wider business once you have proven yourself.

About Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN)

DAN is headquartered in London and operates in 145 countries worldwide with more than 40,000 dedicated specialists. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. Dentsu Aegis Network consists of a number of market leading brands including; Carat, Dentsu Media, Isobar, iProspect, Posterscope, Vizeum, Amplifi, D2D and PSLive

Our values and behaviours:

Agile – Anticipate business needs, continuous process improvement, be flexible whilst maintain high standards

Pioneering – Being constantly curious, be bold in challenging the status quo, support a culture of openness

Ambitious – Strive for excellence, drive hard to achieve, learn from experiences

Responsible – Uphold the highest levels of integrity, lead by example, be courageous in raining concerns

Collaborative – Operate as one finance team locally and globally by sharing best practice and following standard practices and processes

Inclusion & Diversity

We value the strength diversity brings to our business and are working hard to build a more inclusive workplace through partnerships with Stonewall, Business Disability Forum and Business in the Community’s race and gender equality campaigns. We are happy to discuss all flexible and agile approaches to working for all our roles – we can’t promise we will be able to offer you everything you want or need but we do promise to discuss it with you openly and honestly.

If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you.