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Business System Analyst

Company: Diverse Lynx
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
Role: Business System Analyst
Location: West Des Moines, Iowa (Onsite)
Type: Full Time
The IT Business System Analyst acts as a primary liaison between IT and Finance Business teams to ensure that project requirements and business unit enhancements are implemented appropriately with existing finance systems. This role is a change leader that drives improvements through the organization by analyzing business problems, participating in decision making, and finding creative solutions acceptable to both IT and Business.

  • Support small to medium sized projects with moderate complexity within Finance IT
  • Responsible for eliciting, analyzing, and documenting business and technical requirements for projects
  • Write user stories using Agile methods that are well formed and have necessary acceptance criteria; communicate across Business and IT teams to ensure understanding of change
  • Participate in process re-designs to eliminate waste and manual processes
  • Support change requests for one or more core Finance technology platforms including the General Ledger/EBS, Hyperion, Finance data mart, and reporting systems
  • Act as liaison between various Business and IT teams including Finance, Investment Accounting, and Insurance Accounting areas
  • Document current and future system states; support business adoption and change management
  • Ability to learn how to create workflow diagrams, data mappings, and user story maps to help define complex systems
  • Ability to learn basic insurance and accounting practices; apply knowledge through requirements analysis to identify system gaps and risks
  • Support day-to-day Business operations and act as primary contact to intake and define new change requests; add new work to the team backlog and work with Product Owner to define priority
  • Analyze business problems and participate in recommendations of creative solutions; follow a logical process and help prepare alternatives in a way that enables decision making
  • Employ various techniques to create business and functional requirements (artifacts) including workflow diagrams, data mappings, and user stories
  • Partner with Quality Assurance (QA) to identify and document testing considerations, develop traceability matrices, and assists with User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively within own team and management; possess ability to tailor the message to the audience
  • Support internal policies and procedures; adheres to company defined IT standards, controls, and procedures
    Qualifications and Experience:
    • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, Management Information Systems or equivalent combination of education and work experience
    • 2+ years of progressive responsibility & successful business system analysis experience, preferably with Finance, Accounting, or Insurance Operations
    • Proficient in business analysis concepts (business process modeling, data mapping, use cases, user stories)
    • Proficient in some facets of Project Management and SDLC processes
    • Experience with Agile/Iterative development methodology and using JIRA to create user stories
    • Experience gathering requirements, analyzing data, facilitating meetings, documenting specifications and coordinating or leading projects
    • Familiarity with Annuities and strong documentation skills
      Diverse Lynx LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive due consideration for employment without any discrimination. All applicants will be evaluated solely on the basis of their ability, competence and their proven capability to perform the functions outlined in the corresponding role. We promote and support a diverse workforce across all levels in the company.

Keywords: Diverse Lynx, West Des Moines , Business System Analyst, Professions , West Des Moines, Iowa

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