Business Analyst: Job Description Template

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Business Analyst Job Summary:

We’re in search of a Business Analyst who is obsessed with details, well-versed in strategic planning, and skilled at implementing business information systems. We’ll need you to develop cost-based strategies and help streamline reporting capabilities, while optimizing workflows and identifying next-level market opportunities. You can spot problems before they steamroll and create solutions that will assist us in moving forward. As a Business Analyst, it’s also important for you to act as a liaison between departments—especially between management and tech staff—as you build strategic solutions that help us meet our business objectives, improve efficiency, and offer cost-effective opportunities that can be used company wide.

Business Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Conduct market analysis and obtain analytics related to the business and its holdings.
  • Gain an understanding of our methodologies, standards, tools and techniques, and identify room for improvement.
  • Drive new initiatives for financial planning and business intelligence systems.
  • Collaborate with business analyst leadership to create better business decision making.
  • Design, document and maintain our system processes, while planning and maintaining our business operations.
  • Monitor team progress toward their goals while communicating objectives to partners, team members, and associated departments.
  • Explore reporting opportunities, develop and monitor associated data, and identify opportunities for stronger reporting.
  • Manage projects through to deployment, reporting any issues or questions with associated departments.
  • Provide budgeting, financial modeling and insights that can support multiple departments and evolve the business effectively.
  • Share findings with C-suite executives, partners and more, developing strong business relationships.
  • Designing and reviewing test cases along with addressing quality assurance needs.
  • Align capital and resource allocation within our budgets.

Business Analyst Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies or Business Administration; accreditation in Management or IT also accepted.
  • CBAP™ certification is a plus.
  • Experience in system design, breaking down workflows, and developing system-test plans, along with cost and benefit analysis.
  • Experience working as a Business Analyst or similar position.
  • Experience in budgeting and financial analysis, the ability to forecast, and a strong understanding of performance indicators.
  • Experience with systems engineering and business case development, with the capabilities to prioritize project requirements and create associated mockups.
  • Practical problem-solving skills, and a willingness to go above and beyond to find the solution.
  • Strong understanding of technology and understanding of analytical skills, with a proven background in analytics.
  • Experience with regulatory and reporting requirements.
  • Exceptional communication skills (written, verbal, Excel and technical writing), and experience working with senior department heads.
  • Knowledge of (or working experience with) Agile/Scrum development methodologies.
  • Capable of being a strong leader driven to help a team achieve greatness.