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Business Analyst - Actimize
Ref No.: 18-01973
Location: Amherst, New York
Title: Business Analyst
Location: Amherst, NY
Duration: 6 months with potential to hire.


The manager is looking for someone with Actimize experience. If they do not have the specific Actimize experience they need to have AML/BSA experience as a BA. This is not negotiable.

Internal/External Job Description:
  • Analyze requirements/ system enhancements, recommended design approach and alternative solutions
  • Understand and effectively translate regulatory, policy and procedural requirements into functional specifications
  • Create process maps, workflows, activity diagrams and use cases for various Due diligence processes performed within the BSA/AML landscape
  • Develop and consistently monitor functional specifications and change requests to ensure project stays within scope
  • Advise on methods to improve business processes and business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the BSA/AML team's processes and operations and act as a subject matter expert for case management solution
  • Assist with the strategic planning and long-term direction of Enterprise Case management solution at the bank
  • Work closely with development team to ensure business requirements are accurate and clearly understood
  • Collaborate with Testing team to gather and organize test plans and test scripts based on functional specifications and work through defects and enhancements.
  • Perform gap analysis between business requirements and various vendor product offerings
  • Coordinate and assist with UAT testing with business stakeholders to ensure the product meets their business needs
  • Acts as a liaison between lines of business partners, BSA/AML teams, technical teams and vendors in the analysis, design, configuration and testing of case management system
  • Schedule and facilitate project team meetings, document and distribute meeting minutes as applicable
  • Manage multiple tasks, be detail oriented, responsive, and demonstrate independent thought and critical thinking

Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of BSA/AML and OFAC regulations
  • Experience with Case Management systems such as IBM or Detica
  • Experience with IBM BPM technology
  • Exposure to very complex large scale projects/programs
  • Strong analytical abilities and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel
  • Ability to work independently and function as a member of a project team
  • Familiarity with Project Management preferred / understanding of project life cycle
  • In-depth understanding of various software development lifecycles and methodologies such as waterfall, agile etc.

Technical Skills:
  • Proficient personal computer skills to include spreadsheets, SharePoint, word-processing, Visio and database systems and other software utilized by the department.
  • Knowledge of and experience with SQL
  • Experience with Quality Center and automated testing tools
  • Experience creating screen mockups using SnagIt/Photoshop or other industry tools

Education:
Minimum of 2 – 4 years college in combination with at least 5 years' experience business analytics or equivalent