Business Systems Analyst

Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Reports to: IT Partner
Team: IT
Location: London
The firm

Winckworth Sherwood is an exciting, diverse and growing business. Joining our team will see you work with some of the UK’s most interesting clients.

Our Values

Our values sit at the heart of everything we do. They are what make Winckworth Sherwood unique. A combination of our people, our history and our culture forming a core set of values which unite us. We pride ourselves on being a diverse and inclusive workplace where individuals and teams can thrive in a friendly and respectful environment. Our values fall into three broad categories based on how we think, work and act. They are all linked and they all complement each other:

Think: Progressive, Diverse, Inclusive

Work: Hardworking, Vocational, Entrepreneurial

Act: Friendly, Respectful, Collaborative

The team

The IT Team of 15 is divided into sub-teams – Infrastructure, Telecoms, Networking and Security, Service Desk, Training, Systems Development and Project Management.

The role

We are looking for someone to work alongside the Head of IT and IT Programme Manager to help facilitate improvements around the utilisation of systems, best practice as well as looking into the application of existing technology to improve user experience and efficiency.

The role will therefore require close collaboration with the business systems development and project management teams in IT and the business stakeholders within our operating departments.

This position will suit an individual with a strong experience in process improvement, solutions focused, with  good technical skills and who is comfortable leading all aspects of technical delivery.


To facilitate development, support and upgrade of the firms’ critical business systems, workflows and processes

Candidate specification

Attributes / skills required

  • Demonstrates the firm values of individuality, commitment,teamwork and straight talking.
  • Service focused attitude and professional manner, appropriate for a commercial law
  • Confident and clear communication (verbal and written) with people at all levels of the business hierarchy.
  • Able to respond quickly to requests, manage time effectively, and work under
  • Proactive nature, hardworking, organised, able to structure own work and work solo when required.
  • Able to work well as part of a team and follow direction.
  • Able to use initiative and make suggestions to change processes where required.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.


  • At least 5 years Business Analysis experience
  • Previous law firm or professional services experience  
  • Knowledge and experience of working in the following areas - financial, document management, case management workflows and other business processes and workflows
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office 365 a plus
  • Report writing for a non-tech senior management audience