Senior Business Analyst - Banking

Boston, MA 02109

Posted: 04/11/2019 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 83475

A leading financial services company in Boston, MA is seeking a Senior Business Analyst with Middle Office / IBOR experience to join their team. In this contract role, you will work as part of a project team, participating in any or all phases of the project life cycle, and will be responsible for executing assigned project tasks in accordance with standards and best practices. The Senior Business Analyst gathers and documents requirements, analyzes data, researches issues, and contributes to design solutions for the project. In addition, s/he may participate in the user acceptance testing, training, and implementation of new and existing applications as defined in a project plan. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Senior Business Analyst:
  • Assist the Lead Analyst and/or Project Manager in planning and tracking the project status
  • Identify business goals and problems in individual business units and across the organization
  • Document business requirements gathered from business users, sponsors and clients, and obtain user signoff on the requirements
  • Identify and interview key individuals to gather needed details and direction to define business requirements
  • Communicate defects to Systems developers; track delivery dates for defect fixes and maintain status reporting
  • Document new or revised procedures or workflows and communicate them effectively to business teams and/or client
  • Document Change Requests, provide effort estimates and document business requirements for approved Change Requests
  • Recognize patterns in complex information and identify key issues
  • Identify gaps between business requirements and existing or proposed design solutions
  • Participate in testing of system changes, which may include user acceptance testing, regression testing
  • Plan meetings, prepare materials, and participate in meetings with business users and sponsors, systems groups, vendors and clients
  • Prepare project status reporting and other project communications for internal and external stakeholders as needed
  • Assist in client workshops and meetings to identify key issues, requirements, and gaps
Requirements for the Senior Business Analyst:
  • Middle Office / IBOR experience
  • BA/BS degree and/or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of industry or project experience
  • Take ownership and follow through on tasks; results oriented
  • Creative thinking, intellectual curiosity- Problem-solving and sound judgment
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all audiences
  • Knowledge of project management principles and methodologies
  • Proficiency in MS Office product suite
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship       

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