Business Systems Analyst (Financial Data)

  • Whippany, NJ

Compensation

: $109,945.00 - $170,550.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance



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Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Business Systems Analyst for a Contract assignment with one of our premier Financial Services clients in Whippany, NJ . Seeking an experienced candidate (8 years' experience) with strong business analyst and data analysis skills with a solid background in technology implementations. The work environment is challenging and fast paced, so the candidate must be self-motivated, energetic and have a strong desire to learn new concepts. The candidate would be exposed to Investments across multiple asset classes (Bonds, Equities, Derivatives etc.), accounting, reporting and financial forecasts. The Candidate will be interfacing with business and IT and must have excellent Data Analysis and Data warehousing skills. Responsibilities : Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs. Possesses expertise in the business unit(s) they support, as well as, an understanding of the IT organization's systems and capabilities. Analyzes business partner's operations to understand their strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities to automate processes and functions. Assists in the business process redesign and documentation as needed for new technology. Translates high level business requirements into functional specifications for the IT organization and manages changes to such specifications. Educates the IT organization on the direction of the business. Negotiates agreements and commitments by facilitating communication between business unit(s) and IT from initial requirements to final implementation. Possesses an understanding of technological trends and uses this knowledge to bring solutions to business units supported to enhance the enterprise's competitive edge. May make recommendations for buy versus build decision. Required Skills : Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience. Typically has 10 years of relevant technical or business work experience. Candidate must have strong interpersonal skills as he/she will be interacting with business frequently Strong oral and written communication skills Strong organizational and time management skills Ability to manage multiple priorities/deadlines Candidate must be proficient in SQL and Excel Candidate is expected to document requirements for complex business modules for review and assist Product Owner in grooming User Stories. The application requirements will revolve around User Interface development, ETL/data transformation processes, workflow processes and Reporting. Should be comfortable with Data Warehousing including understanding of how they are built Candidate is expected to provide valuable input in designing business and technical solutions Candidate must be proficient in Test case development and execution Preferred Skills : Knowledge of SDLC process (Agile, Waterfall), Agile Experience with Data Analysis, and Data Modeling Experience with Data Warehousing and OLAP reporting tools Investments, Accounting and experience with Forecasting systems SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply. To view all of our available job postings and/or to learn more about SGA please visit us online at www.sgainc.com . - provided by Dice
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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