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Job Summary

To deliver software requirements as part of a formal software development lifecycle and delivers software to high quality and within agreed timescales. 
This is to be achieved through legislative research, detailed requirements, supporting formal Tier 3 requests and providing expert testing.



    • Execute research / detailed requirement tasks assigned within agreed timescales and to a high quality standard
    • Produce accurate estimates for assigned tasks
    • Production of detailed requirements
    • Production of test plans as required
    • Production of supporting documentation, both internal and external facing
    • Present completed detailed requirements to relevant parties (Development, Quality Assurance and Product Management) for feedback
    • Achieve agreed productivity targets in order to ensure tasks are delivered within budget and to schedule. Reporting as early as possible to team lead/manager where deliverables cannot be met
    • Collaborate with Business Analyst team under supervision of Principal / Manager and direction of senior BA’s
    • Ensure all personal work is reviewed to the relevant standards
    • Timely and accurate reporting of assigned task status as required by Team Leader/Manager
    • Provide expert testing outside the remit of the QA team in areas of expertise
    • Escalate product issues and suggest product improvements
    • Escalate all issues in a timely and appropriate fashion
    • Ensure adherence to internal software processes as required by team leader/manager

    Main Responsibilities



    Key Relationships

    • Business Analyst Manager
    • Business Analysts
    • Technical Analysts
    • Software Engineers
    • Quality Engineers
    • Product Management


    Educated to degree level (or similar) within the Accountancy field.

    ACCA / ICAEW / AAT or equivalent Accounting qualification desirable


    • Experience of IRIS Accountancy Solutions products.
    • High level of competence in at least one main Accountancy field.
    • Demonstrable experience of Accountancy knowledge.
    • Experience of formal software development lifecycle preferable.
    • Experience of team based research preferable.


    • Methodical
    • Excellent Written commication skills
    • Ability to Deliver




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Closing date:
18 Oct 2013


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