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Kforce Business Analyst in Salt Lake City, Utah

Kforce has a client in search of a Business Analyst in Accounting/Finance in Salt Lake City, Utah (UT).Summary:Our client seeks a detail-oriented Business Analyst who can gather important business data and translate it into digestible information that improves the business process. The successful candidate will be an individual with banking experience and a strong accounting background or an accountant with banking experience who has also worked on projects to document current state, define future state and requirements, prepared test cases and been involved in testing and resolving issues.Responsibilities:

  • Gathers, reviews, analyzes, validates, evaluates and maps business systems, processes and user needs

  • Performs and participates in the analysis, design and implementation of business systems following appropriate standards, control points and requirement gathering

  • Formulates proposals for new systems, procedures and/or processes and implements

  • Proficient in creating data models and information flows

  • Develop requirement traceability matrixes, process change matrixes, and functional test cases

  • Thinks at varying levels, from high concept to low detail

  • Understands and negotiates needs and expectations of multiple stakeholders

  • Works with various business users to review, analyze and evaluate business systems and make recommendations for improvements and changes

  • Develops comprehensive use cases at the application and multi-application level

  • Determines and documents user requirements for business processes and follow appropriate standards for requirement gathering

  • Conducts & facilitates user acceptance test planning sessions, provide input for feasibility and prepares user documentation and follow-up evaluation

  • Identifies business trends utilizing real data, compile analysis reports that are delivered to developers and then follow-up on all results

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Information Systems or another related field

  • Requires 4 years of experience in business analysis (data analysis, data management, data cleanse/migration projects, data flow requirements gathering, user-experience planning, multiple technologies, frameworks, processes, application, etc. in accounting, finance or regulatory field) and project management of multiple technologies, frameworks, systems or other directly related experience preferably in banking or finance industry

  • Must be proficient in Visio and diagraming complex data flow requirements for both business and technical audiences

  • Requires strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Working knowledge of Information Systems, business processes and systems, programming and systems analysis procedures, project techniques and practices

  • Knowledgeable in BOBJ and SQL

  • Working knowledge of business systems, programming and systems analysis procedures, SDLC life cycle, project techniques and practices

  • Balance of critical and solutions-focused thinking; Takes strategic approach to problem solving

  • Strong testing skills

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours