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Conversion Analyst

Thomson Reuters Professional & Consulting Services 11/8/2017 7:19:31 AM London, United Kingdom
Job Description

Business Unit: Legal UKI

Our Legal organisation focuses on connecting our customers’ businesses to the ever-changing legal and regulatory environment. We provide critical online and print information, decision support tools, software and services to lawyers who practice in law firms, in corporate legal departments and in the public sector. We are a growing business in the UK, especially since the acquisition of Practical Law Company in 2013. We are very excited about the next stage in our growth and how you can play a part in it.

Division:

Elite is a leading developer of integrated information solutions for professional services firms worldwide. Elite is part of Thomson Reuters and is a premier provider of financial and practice management systems to the legal industry and to other professional services markets, including accounting, marketing services, and management and IT consulting.

Elite develops proven software solutions and delivers expert professional services that help customers enhance their core business competencies and sharpen their strategic focus. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Elite maintains offices in Albuquerque, Auckland, Boston, Calgary, Hong Kong, London, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Singapore and Sydney. More than 60% of the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 law firms and nearly 30% of the top CPA firms rely on Elite solutions to manage their business.

Position Title: Conversion Analyst

Position Type: Permanent

Location: London, Canary Wharf (Remote working an option)

Role Purpose/ Summary:

As part of the Technical Services Team and reporting to the Team Lead, the Conversion Analyst is responsible for ensuring all assigned projects are deployed in accordance with the standards set in the Elite’s conversion methodology.

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

Responsible for developing, in conjunction with the client and Elite project manager, the conversion strategy for assigned projects to transfer data from a legacy system to Elite or from a pre-existing Elite database to Elite.

Includes:

• Attendance at all conversion related meetings to provide expertise in determining the appropriate conversion strategy and scope for assigned project.

• Review and document client conversion requirements

• Facilitate, conduct and document data discovery session.

• Facilitate, conduct and document data mapping session.

• Facilitate, conduct and document each conversion (test and/or final).

• Complete comprehensive validation of complex financial data to ensure quality of result delivered to client

Qualifications

Mandatory Skills and Experience:

• Ability to demonstrate intermediate knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server.

• Ability to demonstrate experience in developing TSQL/SQL queries.

• Can consistently and successfully demonstrate, (with minimal supervision):

o Clear communication capabilities on projects, including project documentation

o Adherence to conversion methodology within projects, including exercising sound project planning and monitoring skills.

o Comprehensive analytical skills and ability to formulate client-specific solutions

o A solid understanding of the various database structures

o Positive track record for customer satisfaction

o Strong team player capabilities, i.e., willing to offer assistance to others as appropriate, without being asked

o Desire for self-improvement i.e., taking advantage of CE classes, self-study on own initiative

o Participation in both client facing and internal projects

o Ability to work under tight schedules and under pressure

o Ability to work on multiple tasks within same time frame

o Ability to work well across departments and skill levels

o Able to travel minimum 50%

o Able to work occasional weekend and holiday assignments

Desirable Skills and Experience:

• Ability to demonstrate knowledge and experience in the Legal finance sector or similar financial systems environment (prior Elite experience highly desirable)

• Prior knowledge and awareness of Elite products

Education/ Certifications Required:

• Educational requirements: Business Degree or equivalent

• Experience in field requirements: Experience in similar role with similar responsibilities

• On the Job educational requirements: Experience with data conversion deliverables and strong understanding of data conversion work processes to enable sound planning and timetabling of the work.

• Technological requirements: SQL, Intermediate level Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

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Locations
London-United Kingdom
Req #: JREQ092436
Locations: London-United Kingdom
Job Function: Professional & Consulting Services
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