IT Business Analyst

The Judge Group
Our client is currently seeking an IT Business Analyst full time position? ??

IT Business Partner?
?You develop strong relationships with target business units and garner? respect for your contribution to shared goals.??
?You are the go–to subject matter expert for numerous applications within our IT portfolio.?
?You ask probing questions to get to the root ?why? and are viewed by your colleagues as an agent of change who is willing to take risks and think many steps ahead.? ?
?You proactively identify areas of improvement/evolution, can ?sell? others on the need for change and the means to get there.?
?You manage multiple competing priorities, establish and manage to milestones.? ? ? ?
?You solve problems and know when you have enough information to effectively move ahead.?

Key Responsibilities
?Responsible for maintaining collaborative, consulting relationships with internal business units and vendor partners. Your influence on our internal groups will achieve improved process performance and use of technology.?
?Provides consulting support to find opportunities, develop business cases, and design/implement appropriate solutions. You will create incremental value via productivity gains, improved business performance and decision support.?
?Facilitate the technology implementation and selection activities to achieve the appropriate balance between enabling the desired process improvement, integration of processes within the company and technology cost of ownership. Technology selection includes major strategic suites, best of breed applications and forward–looking business technologies.?
?Consults with internal clients on appropriate activities to achieve organizational readiness for the process and technology change. The purpose of this activity is to increase the success rate of benefits achievement.?
?Lead systems implementation and on–going operations activities in compliance with corporate standards, operations and internal controls.?
?Apply project management principles to ensure that critical paths are identified, achievements are communicated, cross team dependencies are known and projects are delivered on a timely basis.?
?Provide on–going training and documentation as required by the business units.
?Bachelor?s degree and a minimum of 4 years? experience within a combination of IT and business operations in relevant function?
?Functional knowledge of applications and business processes used in the client team domain including Accounting, Portfolio Management, Trading and CRM systems (Salesforce) and Client Portals.?
?Strong business area knowledge in the context of financial services?
?Business process analysis and design across multiple lifecycles (projects or other implementations)?
?Experience in partner management, business strategy and planning?
?Technology project management or PMI certification?
?SQL and related data interaction or reporting skills are preferred.?
?Development and scripting experience of any sort is a plus.? ?