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Business Analyst

Company: Axelon Services Corporation
Location: Getzville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Global Financial Firm located in Getzville, NY has an immediate contract opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst.

This role is currently on a Hybrid Schedule.
You will need to have reliable internet, computer and android or iPhone for remote access into the client systems during remote work.
We will be expected in the office weekly 1-3 days depending on the team requirement.

****Video/ f2f interviews are required prior to all offers.

Solutions Business Analyst Senior Contractor

The Finance Projects Group is seeking a business analyst with system implementation and process re-engineering experiences in the areas of financial control and P&L/balance sheet reporting to lead business analysis activities.
The Finance Projects Group delivers automation and process re-engineering projects. The candidate will work with technology and stakeholders to deliver projects that allow the firm to report P&L and balance sheet consistently across the globe, actively manage risks, improve financial controls, automate regulatory and management reporting, and perform transactional processing and ledger posting.
We are seeking a business analyst with system delivery experience and a working knowledge of product control and balance sheet reporting functions. The candidate should possess system implementation and process re-engineering experience. The analyst will be responsible for business analysis, cost and benefit analysis, testing, and rollout/training functions. Activities will include communication and planning, process modeling, data analysis, business and functional requirements documentation, test specification/ planning / execution.

Job Description:
- Coordinate with stakeholders and finance managers and work with Controllers to identify requirements and be responsible for Business Requirement Documents (BRD s), using use cases, workflow and screen mock-ups.
- Ensure Controllers requests for system functionality enhancements are documented and escalated to the projects team for inclusion in future releases
- Coordinate review of UAT results versus expectations and effectively communicate to senior management success and risks
- Raise potential data issues with feeds or with feeds downstream into ledgers or contract warehouses where data is used for Regulatory Reporting
- Keep Controllers updated enhancement deployment and progress
- Coordinate with business and technology partners throughout the SDLC lifecycle.
- Oversee and steer functional requirements process with technology partners.
- Oversee and assist in writing test scenarios and driving UAT planning and implementation.
- Coordinate and provide analysis and interpretation of UAT results.
- Assist in managing project milestones and risks

Qualifications
- 5+ years experience in business analysis, financial reporting, system integration, business transformation
- Financial control and/or product control experience is a plus.
- Experience in business process reengineering and software development life cycle.
- Experience in system analysis and writing business and functional specifications.
- Strong data analysis, data mapping and reconciliation skills.
- Good communications including the ability to compile and present management level presentations.
- Strong interpersonal, problem solving skills
- Understand the trade offs and the limitations of technology.
- Agent of change.
- Be able to identify opportunities to solve business problems.
- Working knowledge of Fixed Income, Equities, or Derivatives Instruments and some knowledge of accounting and financial calculations, such as P&L, dividends, coupons, or accretion is a plus.
- Bachelor s Degree; advanced professional qualifications are considered a plus.

Keywords: Axelon Services Corporation, Buffalo , Business Analyst, Professions , Getzville, New York

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