24 days old
2017-11-012017-11-29

Business Analyst

Bellevue, WA 98006
  • Job Code
    585540

Job Description:


Our clients back office team drives improvements to the Finance functions by working closely with stakeholders and technology teams to identify evaluate and prioritize opportunities and develop a strategic approach to implementing change.


This team is responsible for supporting the Finance Organization by managing project engagement and delivery for mid to large and complex Enterprise projects. Most of these programs will be technical in nature, have high visibility, aggressive schedules, and require negotiation skills to balance the needs of the enterprise and project stakeholders. This position will work with those from the 40+ teams, spanning 9 departments to ensure their impacts are understood, work tasks are complete, and issues are appropriately escalated. They are expected to manage work utilizing Waterfall and/or agile project management methodologies, processes/procedures.


YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES


- Plan and coordinate work for requirements gathering, solution implementation, and documentation development for technology solutions.


- Identify risks and escalate potential issues in a timely manner to avoid missing any milestones.


- Communicate with impacted departments and project team members to properly manage expectations and ensure everyone understand the scope, requirements, and timelines.


- Partner with stakeholders to understand business requirements and develop solutions that balance timelines, scope, and complexity. Evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicting requirements, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding.


- Gathers all relevant information before drawing conclusions, Analyze and solve business problems with focus on understanding root causes and driving forward-looking opportunities


- Develop key project artifacts such as project scope and schedules, business requirements, risk and controls assessment, issues and risks and facilitate user acceptance testing.


- Write clear product requirements that can be consumed by development and testing teams.


- Responsible for eliciting the business needs to help determine solutions for complex business problems. Collaborate with IT development teams and operational teams to develop workable solutions that meet business expectations.


- Supports a team mindset with all project members, business owners, and customers to work towards shared goals and objectives.


- Facilitate delivery to end users, dependent applications, and support processes


- Develop a deep understanding of current Business, Applications, Customers, and business processes within the areas s/he support.


Required Qualifications:


YOUR QUALIFICATIONS


- 5+ years of business analysis and project management experience for custom application development projects based on Waterfall and Agile Scrum methodologies


- Demonstrated ability to understand and apply BABOK best practice principles


- Ability to deal with ambiguity, multi task and work on multiple projects in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with attention to detail


- Required competency in customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing, results focus.


- Proven ability to communicate with business and technical audiences at all levels, including demonstrated success influencing senior leaders and decision makers


- Must be proficient and have experience using MS Office (Excel, Work, PowerPoint) and Visio


- BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or a related discipline


- Certificate in Business Systems Analysis (preferably in a quantitative discipline) or equivalent work experience


- Experience with card payment processing, nice to have

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  • Information Technology

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