Business Analyst (14085) - Seattle, WA
Finance and Accounting – Finance Operations /
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Who You Are:
This position is responsible for the implementation and configuration of business systems, and for understanding and supporting the business organizations and processes that rely on it. Works closely with Business users to understand Business’ direction and to define future business system requirements. Communicates with both business teams and technology teams on project requirements, and translates them to technical specifications. Accountable for the functional fitness of the business system implementation for the business processes that will rely on it.
This position is responsible for the implementation and configuration of finance business projects, and for understanding and supporting the finance organizations and processes that rely on it. You thrive in a robust environment with the ability to multitask. You proactively partner with people to find a solution without being told. You will work closely with business and technology partners to understand Business’ direction to facilitate in defining the future business system requirements. You must be a strong communicator and facilitator to help align cross functional teams to ensure alignment and focus. Accountable for meeting deadlines, maintaining documentation, running small to medium projects on your own.
Your Next Challenge:
- Defines business requirements as it pertains to the business use cases
- Understands business processes as they apply to short- and long-term business goals in order to facilitate projects
- Analyzes and writes business requirements and user stories; helps constructing workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; helps write specifications and test plans; and helps in crafting a project timeline and/or project estimates
- Analyzes business requirements to create supporting business documentation:
- User stories
- Process flow diagrams
- Test plans
- Proactively partner with team members to identify project gaps, follow through, task completion, and remove roadblocks.
- Fill in as lead project manager and/or coordinator for small to medium projects
- Writes Test cases, builds and executes Test plans, and facilitates User Acceptance for changes to the application platform
- Ability to support team in multiple capacities:
- Capturing requirements
- Running a small to medium project independently
- Coordinating cross functional project tracks
- Creating project timelines and estimates
- Provide written and verbal project status
- Works collaboratively with other team members to accomplish project-related results as needed
What You'll Need:
- Minimum of 4 years relevant experience in project related work
- Experience with Oracle Financials is required – doesn’t need to be extensive.
- Significant experience deploying and maintaining medium to large business application solutions in an integrated environment
- Strong Business analysis or project management skills
- Requires demonstrated experience working directly with Business teams to help develop efficiencies between the business process and application solutions
- Experience with SQL, Qubole, and/or Looker is a plus
- Proficient in Microsoft Office
- Knowledge of basic work breakdown techniques and work planning in a formal project structure
- Helps guide business decisions that instruct application platform functional requirements
- B.S./B.A. in Business or Information Systems, or related discipline or equivalent work experience and technical training in Information Systems
Mental and Physical Demands:
- Frequent communication with others to exchange information.
- Occasionally moving objects up to 20 lbs and frequently moving objects up to 10 lbs.
- Frequent sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing; Time of each will vary.
- Constant operation of computer and frequent usage of other office machinery, including (but not limited to) calculator, copy machine, computer printer, etc.
- Constant assessment of accuracy and thoroughness of the work assignment.
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