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Business Analyst

Kforce Technology • Jersey City, NJ

Posted 4 days ago

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Banking - Financial Services
Information Technology


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Job Description


Kforce has a client seeking a Business Analyst in Jersey City, New Jersey (NJ).

The Firm-wide Planning & Analysis Group Business Analyst is expected to play an integral role in development of financial and analytical reporting systems working collaboratively with a dedicated Technology and Operations team. The candidate can expect to have exposure to senior leaders across Corporate and Line of Businesses. Projects will include financial systems workflow, reporting and business integrations.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
  • Contribute in developing financial system reporting infrastructure for analytic reporting strategy including design, testing, distribution, and user training

  • Work collaboratively with Senior Finance, Technology and Operations staff to develop reporting/dashboarding and workflow solutions to support the current FP&A group and Lines of Businesses

  • Assist in managing the technical Hyperion Essbase environment including documenting current state/future state

  • Assist in managing Cognos financial reports including Systems/Integrations testing and UAT (familiarity with at least one vendor BI tools - OBIEE, Tableau, QlikView, Cognos is a must have)

  • Role requires close partnership with senior level IT, Operations, Risk, and Finance staff

  • Liaison between the lines of business and the Development team

  • Analyzes Business Requirements to understand the business needs and to determine how their applications can best functionally fulfill those needs

  • Combine knowledge of what the business wants with knowledge of how the systems are built and used to create functional designs across applications

  • This high level functional design is used by BAs of all levels within the group as a basis for their low-level functional design

  • Responsible for coaching and mentoring less experienced team members

  • This position should typically be used for an advanced or lead level resource

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 5+ years of financial solutions systems, software development and project management experience

  • The candidate must have finance experience with some project management skills and a technical IT background

  • Knowledge of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle)

  • Familiar with Agile/Scrum methodologies

  • Must have exposure to multidimensional systems such as Hyperion Essbase as well as Oracle PL/SQL

  • Should be familiar with: Unix, Data Warehousing, JAVA, Hadoop Data Store or any other Big Data architecture

  • Good to have skills OLAP cubes - metadata, hierarchies

  • Ability to manage multiple projects with tight timelines

  • The candidate must possess excellent relationship management skills and have the ability to work across all levels of the organization

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications including strong Excel, VBA and Visio skills

  • Experience in the consolidation, review, analysis and presentation of Financials

  • Proven experience of working in cross-functional organization

  • Ability to manage multiple projects with tight timelines

  • Highly motivated, self-directed

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication 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.

Job ID: ITJPT1680110
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