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Enterprise Tax Business Analyst

Southbury, CT 06488
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At IBM, our Enterprise Tax Business Analyst excel by leading, and coordinating the overall performance, scope, cost, and deliverables. Our clients rely on timely and efficient status reports, and as Enterprise Tax Business Analyst, you will drive the charge with project direction, metric definition, and performance management. If you are ready to help our clients and project teams succeed, we would love to meet you!

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM is seeking an enthusiastic Business/Systems Analyst to join a DevOps squad in the CIO, Financial Systems Organization which manages IBM's Global Tax applications. Top candidates should demonstrate the following key characteristics for success: creativity, intellectual curiosity, passion for helping others, problem solving, appreciation for professionalism and excellence in execution.

The team is located in Southbury CT
No remote opportunities exist
Will consider relocation for candidates with the right skills/experience
Must have the ability to work in the US without current/future need for IBM sponsorship

Using Agile Practices to drive customer success is a key component of how we work. We strive to deliver holistic product experiences and tackle new and exciting challenges related to system development and integration.

Responsibilities include analyzing business needs, working with IT professionals to translate business requirements into IT solutions, and testing to validate the quality of these solutions. In addition you will work with other analysts, and assist in other areas such as coordination of dependencies, management of test schedules, and ensuring quality standards and controls compliance.

We are looking a Business/System Analyst to analyze impact of proposed solutions across the business; refining Epic, Feature, Story details while becoming an expert and understanding the business processes for multiple IBM legacy financial systems. The Business/System Analyst within the IBM Finance Systems Tax Portfolio Global Tax Squad supports multiple applications.

The accepted candidate would be a core team member of an I/T development team in the design and implementation of innovative changes and new development while ensuring our applications are transformed in world class processes. The Business Analyst will also develop strong working relationships with business and technical members of the team. A key component of how we work is using Agile Practices and IBM Design Thinking to drive customer success, deliver holistic product experiences, and tackles new and exciting challenge.

Successful candidates will have the following work habits:

Collaborate with multiple levels of IT and Business management and partner across multiple IT Teams and systems
Have a strong desire and ability to learn new skills and absorb professional knowledge quickly
Strong analytical, good problem solving skills
Relentless focus on quality
Demonstrate a clear pride of ownership
Actively participate in the Agile development process
Requires demonstrated communication and customer interfacing skills
Work effectively in an open environment where creativity and collaboration are welcome and encouraged
Maintain a fun, inclusive and creative work environment
Identify, evaluate, and implement process improvement opportunities that enhance productivity, efficiency and overall quality of work
Automate solutions where appropriate and adopt best practices

Above all, we are looking for applicants who will thrive in an open, energetic, flexible, fun, collaborative environment and desire creative freedom and an opportunity to work on high performing teams!


Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 4+ years Business/Systems Analyst Experience
  • Demonstrated aptitude for DevOps and Design Thinking
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Be able to review technical processes and analyze/understand programming logic

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Tax Applications (i.e. Thomson Reuters OneSource Indirect Tax Determination)
  • Demonstrated aptitude Design Thinking
  • Knowledge of Java
  • Knowledge of Mainframe Systems
  • Experience with Dev Ops CI/CD pipeline
  • Familiarity with automation deployment processes with tools like RTC, Jira, GitHub, Jenkins, Urbancode, IDz etc

About Business Unit
The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBMs financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk.Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-12-30 Expires: 2020-01-29

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