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Business Analyst II

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date: 03 July 2022
  • Referral: 209539@accuick.com

Job Description: 

  • Business Analyst II

Job Summary:

  • Client is seeking an experienced IT Business Analyst to lead various project's requirements management process in Corporate IT.

  • This is a challenging position requiring a strong, proven experience in business analysis, design, delivery, some project management and people management domains.

  • The role manages the elicitation of business requirements for multiple complex projects in parallel to successfully suggest and deliver solutions for Information Technology, specifically for Operational Controls/Reconciliations IT.

  • Successful candidates must be experienced with identifying and analyzing technology and process problems, while developing business requirements and solutions for tactical and/or strategic projects, in collaboration with Business and Technology stakeholders across the organization.

  • Identify and document gaps in procedures, and create solutions for scalable and repeatable processes, in adherence with the compliance framework and IT best practices established.

  • Own the management information and data requirements gathering initiative to develop and/or streamline the operational reporting capabilities.

  • Ensure that all the necessary processes are thoroughly implemented to take full advantage of the capabilities of the systems.

  • The candidate must be a people manager, technically proficient, able to multi-task well, explain solutions clearly, is well organized, and has the ability to work independently with minimal oversight.

  • Previous exposure/knowledge of the Settlements, Clearing, General Ledger and/or Collateral Management processes at a bank strongly desired.

  • Exposure to the reconciliations tool DUCO, or automated reconciliations environment, is strongly desirable.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Take complete accountability and guide all projects under ownership through the business analysis lifecycle to achieve successful implementation, on time with quality.

  • Prepare and contribute to any project deliverables – scope documents, requirements, project plans, test plans, communication plans, standard operating procedures, etc.

  • Keep project management informed at all times. Use any tools that are appropriate.

  • These include project status reports, meeting minutes, and face to face meetings.

  • Perform business analysis to understand the requirements for all IT projects that help to improve efficiencies for new and existing applications related to the Operations department.

  • Identify, document and manage risks.

  • Recognize issues and proactively create solutions to mitigate adverse impacts.

  • Identify, document and remediate gaps in processes and ensure the alignment of IT department with internal guidelines and industry best practices.

Required Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, or related business discipline(s).

  • 5-7 years' work experience with IT or process engineering

  • Process mapping/ process improvement experience

  • Simple SQL query knowledge

  • Experience as a business analyst working with SAP, Murex, AcadiaSoft, or other finance and accounting applications would be a plus

  • Experience of automated financial reconciliations.

  • Ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple tasks

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • High motivated, self-directed individual with the ability to work independently and in team environments

  • Effective presentation skills, combined with extreme attention to detail

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills

  • Collaborative team player and relationship builder

Skills:

Required Skills: 

  • RECONCILIATION

  • BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS GATHERING

  • BUSINESS ANALYSES

  • MICROSOFT OFFICE

  • EXCELLENT INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Additional Skills:

  • ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS

  • ACCOUNT RECONCILIATION

  • BUSINESS ANALYSIS

  • BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS

  • COLLATERAL MANAGEMENT

  • GENERAL LEDGER

  • IT BEST PRACTICES

  • OPERATIONS

  • PRESENTATION SKILLS

  • PROBLEM SOLVING

  • PROCESS ENGINEERING

  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • PROJECT PLANS

  • RECONCILIATIONS

  • REQUIREMENTS GATHERING

  • SELF-DIRECTED

  • SETTLEMENTS

  • TEST PLANS

  • ACCOUNTING

  • EXCELLENT WRITTEN AND VERBAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • FINANCE

  • MAPPING

  • MICROSOFT WORD

  • PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

  • REQUIREMENTS MANAGEMENT

  • SAP

  • SQL

  • TEAM PLAYER

  • TOPO

  • WORD

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities.

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.