Durlston Partners

Senior Business Analyst

Business Analyst
Up to £100,000 + bonus
London, UK

A highly successful trading firm is looking for a Senior Business Analyst to support the global growth of their portfolio management platform and User Interface strategy.

The ideal candidate will play a role in the development of multiple parts of the business by analysing past, current, and future business trends. This individual will establish strategies to achieve desired outcomes and implement these strategies. They will often work cross-functionally with internal business units in order to understand the challenges that these teams are face and provide solutions to these groups.


You should have:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, utilizing logical analysis, experience, and business knowledge.
  • Be proficient in data analysis using SQL, Excel, and python/pandas.
  • Effective planning and organizational skills, prioritizing tasks, adapting to changing conditions.
  • Experience with systems analysis and data analysis for Front Office functions, particularly Portfolio Management platforms.


  • Collaborate with stakeholders and agile engineering teams to understand and develop complex business requirements, serving as the subject matter expert.
  • Document and communicate the current state while presenting a compelling vision for the target state.
  • Address end user queries, provide training on current capabilities, identify data discrepancies, and propose effective solutions.
  • Promote and market the product, keeping clients informed of new features and actively engaging them.
  • Support Engineering by providing empirical data analysis and user feedback for design decisions.
  • Proactively escalate and coordinate risks, issues, and dependencies in a timely manner.
  • Contribute to shaping the product roadmap.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field
  • 5+ years’ of experience in a buyside firm as a BA
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

If you would like to find out more about the role above, or any of our other roles that might be suitable, please apply with a copy of your updated resume and you will receive a response within 3 days if successful.