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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-18972
Location: New York, New York
Job Description

Under the direction of the Contracts Entity Manager with support as needed, the candidate will serve as a business analyst in the Financial System Group. The Business Analyst will support the Accounting, Budget, and Procurement systems which are under the umbrella of the city's Financial Management System (FMS). The FMS Business Analyst will perform the following activities:
• Analyze and document business requirements
• Author functional specifications. Review functional specifications with business owners for approval. Review functional specifications with technical staff during transition to technical design and coding phases of the project.
• Author technical specifications for interface and conversion software. Review technical specifications with staff during transition to technical design and coding phases of the project.
• Construct additional reports as requested to supplement the pre-defined reporting capabilities of FMS. As needed, work with client report development staff to package and deploy supplemental reports into catalog available to authorized end users.
• Investigate and resolve software issues and defects reported by business users and others. Work with technical analysts to research problems and find and implement solutions.
• Supplement the activities of the client Integrated System Test team as necessary. The analyst will be expected to author test cases, execute tests, and document results.
• Supplement the activities of the end users by coordinating end user acceptance test activities or performing user acceptance testing on their behalf, or both.
• Run simulations of business event processing to ensure that software modifications have not introduced errors into the processes.
• Design, development and deployment of end user materials and application documentation using Captivate

Required Skills:
• Expertise using the Captivate product to build embedded Help / usage videos into web based applications
• Deep knowledge of CGI Advantage Vendor Self Service product
• Experience working with Advantage 2.x application (FMS/2 application)
• One or more years of experience serving as a business analyst supporting a major Financial Management ERP application.

Education:
BA in MIS, Computer Science, or related field from a recognized college or university or equivalent work experience