Business Analyst - MIS
MIS is a Data warehouse system used for reporting on various Business Areas. It is responsible for storing application data alongside maintaining data. Reporting needs of the clients is a major focus factor for the team.
The team works simultaneously on a wide range of projects arising from business and regulatory changes and strategic initiatives. The team is also responsible for the reengineering of existing applications to improve functionality and efficiency. The team also provides first line user support through training, research and responding to general queries.
As a Business Analyst you will have broad-based responsibilities for the functional design, specification and deployment of Finance Systems.S/he will work as a team member or a team lead of projects.
â¢ Elicit, analyse, and document user requirements and business processes.
â¢ Undertake data assessment, data gap analysis and remediation.
â¢ Develop functional specification requirementsfor IT development and to ensure user requirements are met.
â¢ Perform System Testing to ensure development is in line with functional specification.
â¢ Plan and manageUser Acceptance Testing and migration testing up to successful delivery of end product.
â¢ Manage issues and escalate effectively.
â¢ Participate in project planning and cost estimates.
â¢ Ensure on-time quality delivery of projects and activities assigned.
â¢ Report on and monitor status of team projects on a regular basis (weekly) as to inform all stakeholders of ongoing program status.
Business Analyst will lead and supervise, reviewing documents to ensure that the quality and objectives are met.
â¢ 5+ years of work experience in the field of financial services industry.
â¢ Skills on BusinessObjects would be an added advantage.
â¢ Experience must include business analysis, data sourcing, functional specification, and application testing.
â¢ Experience with Banking and/or Capital Markets products.
â¢ Ability to understand complex financial products and system architectures, including accounting business processes including financial and management reporting, month-end closing process, regulatory reporting, entity consolidations and multi-currency accounting.
â¢ Excellent written and oral communication skills,with the ability to explain complex issuesclearly and concisely to audiences of varying technicallevels.
â¢ Ability to work effectively in geographically dispersed cross-functional teams.
â¢ Strong Microsoft software Office skills (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, Project).
â¢ Knowledge of project management skills.
â¢ Supervisory experience preferred.