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Business Analysts
Ref No.: 18-00747
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Experience Level: 4 Years
Start Date: 07/09/2018
Location: Newark, NJ
Target Start Date: 7/23/2018
Years of Experience: 4 to 6 years (Intermediate Level

Right to hire: Yes
Scope of Work:

The Enterprise Systems & Services (ESS) department is part of the Chief Financial Officer's organization within Enterprise Financial Management. The Planning & Forecasting Application Support team works directly with business and corporate departments to implement technology solutions that meet planning and forecasting needs.

We are seeking an experienced Business Systems Analyst with advanced skills in business analysis, problem solving, and project management. You will support existing financial forecasting applications and participate in ongoing forecast system enhancement and development projects. As a key member of the project team, you will work collaboratively with project stakeholders on all aspects of the project life cycle, including analysis, requirements, testing, training, and project communications.

Key responsibilities:


· Leading business analysis activities as a key member of a project team
· Becoming a financial forecasting system subject matter expert, assess customer business needs, document business requirements, write and provide quality review of functional specifications for systems development
· Managing timely completion of project deliverables
· Developing test plans and scenarios, manage testing of the technical solutions across testing environments
· Preparing user communications and assist with user training
· Acting as liaison between business partners and system developers
· Providing post production support of implemented systems and processes

Qualifications:


· Minimum of 4-5 years of hands on business analyst experience
· Financial planning & analysis/financial reporting knowledge
· Strong aptitude for proactive problem solving, analytics, process/project management, controls
· Strong written and oral communication skills, well-developed analytic reasoning and curiosity
· Desire to work in team based environment and partner effectively with all levels including senior management
· Ability to manage multiple assignments and priorities in a fast-paced environment and communicate issues in a clear, succinct manner to project team members
· Previous experience writing business requirements and test plans, as well as creating and reviewing functional specifications
· Demonstrate initiative, persistence, and personal ownership of assignments
· Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project)


Note: College degree in Information Systems, Accounting or Finance is preferable; other majors are acceptable