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Business Analyst (Strategy)

April 28 2020
Industries IT: Software
Categories Consultation, Business analyst, Information Technology, IT Business Analyst, Project Management, Business Analysis
Vancouver, BC

FISPAN is a 4-year-old financial technology start-up based in Downtown Vancouver. Founded by established female entrepreneur Lisa Shields, FISPAN has been rapidly growing since inception and recently closed Series A funding of $8.5 million. FISPAN works with Global Tier 1 banks, including J.P. Morgan Chase, to create new and innovative solutions for our contextual business banking platform and supporting software.

The Job:

FISPAN is looking for multiple full-time Business Analysts to join our growing team at the intersection between Strategy and Product as we expand our global footprint.

This is a full-time position with benefits, where we need a talented and enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic team and grow to become a key contributor to our business. You will have the opportunity to start or advance your career within an organized Vancouver start-up, with lots of opportunities for growth within our flexible working environment while working with diverse people from a wide range of backgrounds.

We are looking for a candidate who is a fast learning self-starter and a team player that will grow to play a critical role in delivering services to our clients. This role requires strong communication and interpersonal skills as you will be assisting the management team, banks and clients to understand new requirements, analyze and question ambiguity, and create content that articulates our understanding.

If you have a detail-oriented, creative mind and appetite for technology start-ups, we want to hear from you!

The Typical Day:

  • Produce client-facing documentation and deliver product demonstrations aimed at prospective clients.
  • Assist in the preparation of sales proposals, including strategic solution design, collateral creation, and client workshops. Responsible for building marketing and sales support materials for new and upcoming products.
  • Play a part in managing and driving the execution of the product lifecycle from a strategic perspective.
  • Turn your empathy for the struggles of a finance department into insight by designing solutions for our bank clients that enhance the day-to-day of accountants across the world.
  • Gather requirements from existing and prospective clients to inform our Product teams of future strategic developments


  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree, with preference to Business (Accounting, Commercial Banking or Management preferred) or Technology.
  • 0-5 years of relevant business analyst, product management, accounting, banking, or development experience.
  • A keen interest in how some of our world’s largest businesses operate today, with respect to enterprise software and accounting/finance practices.
  • Familiarity with practical, real-world applications of accounting, retail or commercial banking, or APIs would be very relevant to these positions.
  • The aforementioned empathy for the struggles of the finance department, or a similar empathy to other corporate departments that are burdened by manual file-based processes.
  • Familiarity with any high-level programming language is an asset.

Our office is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver in the historic Marine Building. The interview process for these positions will be entirely remote, with the expectation that the successful candidates will begin remote and transition to working out of the downtown Vancouver office once normal office life resumes.

FISPAN is on a mission to become the best place to explore, start, and grow a career for everyone. We are committed to building a workplace that recognizes, respects and elevates all individuals. We recognize that the differences in each of us is what makes FISPAN a different kind of business.