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Business Systems Analyst

  • Location: Richmond, VA, 23220
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 22 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position: Business Systems Analyst

Location: 2 months

Term: Richmond, VA 23220

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Perform requirements elicitation, analysis and management activities.
  • Identify, evaluate and have a clear understanding of the high-level business needs of clients and stakeholders.
  • Translate business requirements to detailed technical requirements with fluency to enable IT technical teams.
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources.
  • Reconcile conflicting requirements.
  • Abstract low-level technical information to a higher-level general understanding.
  • Create and update the requirements traceability matrix against architecture, design and test planning.
  • Continuously monitor and analyzing potential impacts to requirements and technical scope.
  • Assist in developing and validating test plans.
  • Build business process maps to depict both current state and desired state.
  • Conduct risk assessments for solutions including impact on business and technical processes.
  • Conduct functional testing and/or partner with quality assurance analysts to ensure adequate coverage of requirements.
  • Monitor interface log files to ensure the load of financial data into the financial system on a daily basis.
  • Partner with internal and external technical resources to perform research and trace data inconsistencies.
  • Partner with internal business resources to understand the impact of system upgrades and enhancements on existing business processes.
  • Partner with internal technical resources to understand the impact of Oracles Cloud Financials system upgrades and enhancements to internally maintained interface points.
  • Provide support and knowledge to other project teams that are looking to send or receive financial data to/from the financial system.
  • Maintain the Financial System product backlog in JIRA.
  • Assist the Financial System product owner with prioritizing the backlog.
  • Escalate/communicate enhancements that will exceed the bandwidth, capacity and/or capabilities of the team.
  • Coordinate change management efforts and for ensuring that the change management process is followed for each release of the financial system.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 5+ years of experience formulating and documenting well-formed user stories with detailed acceptance criteria.
  • 7+ years of experience effectively using various elicitation techniques (JAD sessions, interviews, surveys, shadowing, etc.) to identify business needs.
  • 7+ years of experience creating and maintaining business process flow diagrams.
  • Knowledge of both web application and client server application concepts.
  • 7+ years of experience creating and maintaining source to target maps.
  • Effective meeting facilitation, conflict resolution and negotiation.
  • 5+ years of experience identifying and making recommendations on business and system process improvements.
  • Must be comfortable in interacting with, setting expectations, and resolving requirements & prioritization conflicts with stakeholders across the organization.
  • 7+ years of experience maintaining system protocols by writing and updating procedures and help documentation.
  • Ability to perform and scale BSA-related tasks and activities for work efforts of various sizes (small maintenance items to large projects).
  • Partners with technical and quality assurance resources to ensure that requirements are implemented and tested per the acceptance criteria.
  • Assist product owners or other key stakeholders with UAT planning and execution.
  • Effectively break-down BSA activities into relevant tasks and provide estimates for completion.
  • Foundational understanding of accounting concepts (receivables and payables, financial position, cash flow and reconciliation).
  • Ability to execute simple to moderately complex (multi-table joins) SQL select statements.
  • Ability to coordinate across business and technical resources to get needed information on a timely basis and ensure necessary work gets done.
  • 5+ years of experience creating and maintaining data definitions (business definitions of data elements) and source to target mappings for system to system interfaces.
  • Ability to switch between more waterfall based approaches and iterative-based.

Even better if you have:

  • Background with implementation/support of Oracles Cloud Financials system.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!