Business Systems Analyst

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/02/18
5 - 7 years experience
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/02/18

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
Clients engage RGP for expertise in delivering large and complex projects to strengthen their business. Our Business Systems Analyst Consultants help our clients execute their project and system initiatives, combining systems knowledge with functional experience in accounting, information management, human capital, internal audit, and supply chain to help Clients ensure project success.

ATTRIBUTES OF BUSINESS SYSTEMS ANALYSTS WITH RGP

  • Integrity and respect for people and opinions
  • Dedication to client service
  • Ability to think in complex and ever-changing situations
  • Strong communication skills coupled with the ability to solve problems
  • Exceptional business acumen, with the capability to execute solutions and transfer knowledge to team members
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams and build strategic partnerships within different business functions in an organization, especially as the liaison to the IT division
  • Demonstrates RGP’s values – loyalty, integrity, focus, enthusiasm, accountability and talent

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE

  • Define and document business requirements and functional specifications from business users and subject matter experts
  • Lead requirements validation and traceability analysis through stakeholder engagement meetings
  • Manage project requirements throughout the project lifecycle
  • Perform User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and system testing; write test plans as required
  • Analyze large, complex data sets and provide insights to the business
  • Provide data support (e.g., request handling, ad-hoc analysis, etc.) to meet the needs of finance operations and other stakeholder groups
  • Perform business needs analysis and design workflows, including “as is” and “to be” process mapping
  • Collect timely feedback from stakeholder groups in order to ensure terms of requirements and specifications are being met through solutions being built
  • Perform interface analysis, including proper mapping of how the technology infrastructure and systems share data, to achieve business goals
  • Provide insight for the user interface with the systems
  • Assess and mitigate risks in systems and business structures

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • ­­­­5-7+ years of experience as a business systems analyst
  • Functional background in Finance or Accounting, Insurance, Financial Services or Management Information Systems is strongly preferred
  • Previous system implementation and process improvement experience; deep knowledge of large ERP packages a plus
  • Strong understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
  • Advanced MS Excel skills required: pivot tables, v and h lookups, import/export, modeling, etc.
  • Advanced MS Visio and MS PowerPoint skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with extract, manipulate, and interpret large data sets
  • Strong business analysis and data skills, including facilitation and gathering of user requirements, development of business requirements and functional specifications documents, system and user acceptance testing (UAT), process mapping, data extraction and validation, data mapping, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to work in a team environment and interface well with employees at all organizational levels
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new situations, changes in direction and adjusted priorities
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