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Business Analyst - Payments

BCB Group

BCB Group

London, UK
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

About BCB Group

BCB Group is a leading crypto-dedicated payment services provider, serving many of the industry’s largest clients including Bitstamp, Crypto.com, Gemini, and Kraken. BCB Group provides payment services in over 30 currencies, FX, cryptocurrency liquidity, digital asset custody and BLINC, which is BCB’s free, instant settlements network for the BCB client ecosystem.

Responding to corporate and institutional demand for essential and excellent infrastructure in digital asset markets, BCB Group was created by established thought leaders in finance, regulation and technology. Founded in the UK and developed to encompass key relationships across global financial services communities, BCB Group is well positioned as one of the first multi-jurisdictional regulated cryptocurrency service firms.

The cryptocurrency and blockchain industry is growing rapidly, and we want to continue shaping the way the industry progresses. We are looking for talented, motivated and crypto-passionate individuals to join us in ushering in this new financial revolution.


The Role - What will you be doing?

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Business Analyst to join our growing team, on a mission to build the world's leading crypto and fiat global financial platform.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and curious individual who is passionate about payments, e-money and crypto to join the team delivering business value for our clients on a daily basis. This is a critical role for our Product team and requires in depth, practical understanding of multiple payments schemes and e-money wallets. There is a lot to learn and we offer opportunities for growth as our team expands further.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting Product managers with the end-to-end Discovery and Delivery product lifecycle
  • Requirements gathering and sign off from internal stakeholders
  • Detailed analysis and elaboration of user stories for features and capabilities as defined by Product Managers
  • Close collaboration with technical teams to ensure all backlog items are clearly defined with acceptance criteria and meet the Definition of Ready
  • Assisting in definition and execution of test scenarios to ensure that new functionality releases fully meet our functional and non-functional requirements
  • Signing off individual user stories while ensuring acceptance criteria and the Definition of Done are met
  • Ensuring that product documentation is kept up to date and assisting in preparation of release notes for the new features
  • Undertaking market research and competitor analysis
  • Challenging the status quo and contributing towards continuous improvement

So, what are we looking for?

If you can demonstrate the following experience/skills below, we would love to have a conversation.

  • 2-4 years of experience working in an Agile Fintech
  • Detailed and practical knowledge of payments schemes including SEPA, FPS, CHAPS & SWIFT and E-Money wallets including Virtual IBAN’s
  • High level of initiative with a problem solving mindset and keen eye for detail
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate business requirements and discuss implementation details with technical and firmwide teams
  • Strong interest in the future of global finance
  • Strong appetite for continuous learning
  • Team player comfortable working through ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Solid understanding of ISO20022 and SWIFT payments
  • An understanding of the full payment lifecycle from payments initiation to execution, settlement (including treasury management), reconciliation and billing is highly desirable
  • Experience working with a ticketing system (ClickUp, Jira, etc.)
  • Exposure to user acceptance/web application testing is desirable
  • Open Banking, Crypto payments & custody and UI/UX experience a plus

So, what’s in it for you?

Our people are constantly striving to be the best through operational excellence. The professional development and learning opportunities create an agile, hardworking, conscientious, and knowledgeable team.

The opportunities for personal growth are exponential. You grow as the business grows. The roles and responsibilities are broad and ever-changing, and the dynamism of BCB keeps you engaged and highly motivated.

At BCB, we believe in empowering individuals to create a culture of personal growth, together, and driving empowerment from the bottom up, up-skilling every individual at every level. This means our team has a sense of commonality and belonging, driven by a shared belief in our mission. We’re passionate about our business, our people, and providing 360-degree support for success.

  • The chance to operate at the forefront of our industry
  • Is there a good work-life balance? Absolutely, we take this seriously!
  • You can talk to anyone in the business as there are no barriers and everyone is accessible
  • You will be collaborating with teams in our offices based in Paddington on a hybrid working arrangement
  • We value team success where every individual can grow and prosper
  • 30 days annual leave each year
  • 4 days per year to priorities your mental health
  • 1 company volunteering day per year
  • Strong benefits package including; Private Healthcare, Pension, Income Protection (long-term absence), Life Insurance, Menopause Policy, and an enhanced Parental Leave policy