Blackbaud is the leading provider of cloud software solutions, services, expertise and data intelligence to the global social good community, focused on fundraising, financial management, CRM, marketing and more. We serve the entire social good community, which includes nonprofits, foundations, corporations, education institutions and the individual change agents who support them. We help over 35,000 organization realize their goals, fund their missions, manage their operations, and develop long-lasting supporter relationships. Our customers are passionate about making the world a better place, and we’re inspired by the opportunity to help them.
As a Financial Edge Senior Business Analyst, you will identify and research business needs and then determine solutions to business and accounting problems. Solutions often include a software-systems development component but may also consist of process improvement, organizational change or strategic planning and policy development. You will work closely with business, accounting and technical teams and understand the business needs as to ensure there is integration between business/accounting and technology. The Financial Edge Senior Business Analyst also understands development processes (SDLC) and/or business workflow processes and is very analytical with problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to help identify, communicate and resolve issues.
A Financial Edge Senior Business Analyst may perform any of the following activities: Feasibility analysis, scope projects, and work with the project management team to prioritizes deliverables and negotiate on product functionality; create detailed Business Requirement Document (BRD) or Business Process documentation (as applicable) and translate it into functional specifications; provide analytic support by coordinating data extraction from various accounting databases and data interpretation; partner with development and analytic teams to provide reporting on software solutions; participate in Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and Functionality Testing.
Key activities that will ensure client and project success include: