Business Systems Analyst

Location: Richmond, VA
Date Posted: 11-10-2017
Position Title: Business Systems Analyst
Location: Richmond, VA 23238
Position Status: Direct hire
Pay Rate: Negotiable 
Shift: Monday-Friday (8am to 5pm)
Position Description
Do you like coming up with creative technical solutions to a variety of business challenges? Do you like working with business users to define solution requirements? And with a technical team to devise appropriate solutions? Do you want to work in a dynamic Agile environment with a highly collaborative user and technical team? If you answered yes to these, let’s talk!
We are currently seeking a Business Systems Analyst who can join us as a leader for our Financial Systems IT team, where you will support our fast-moving Accounting and Finance partners. Our Business Systems Analyst is comfortable building relationships and interfacing with both end user and technical resources. They will have analytical ability and experience for quickly understanding both business and system processes, with a track record as a system SME. They will have experience and passion for the Agile methodology. They will be involved in various parts of software development including ideation and conception, QA/test organization, user training and documentation, and recommending process and system controls and their documentation.
Position Requirements
We are looking for someone who:
  • Understands and can utilize various requirements gathering techniques to gather and clarify business and systems needs
  • Ability to understand and implement data analytics requirements into the processes
  • Able to identify and document system deficiencies and recommends solutions
  • Excellent communication skills to include but not limited to verbal and written communication, delivering organized presentations, able to tailor message to the audience, and facilitate group discussions with diplomacy and seek diverse opinions
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Demonstrated understanding and use of the techniques of the Agile methodology: user story / acceptance criteria creation, use cases, story mapping, etc.
  • Ability to query databases with SQL and use reporting tools to organize relevant information
  • Ability to devise test cases and organize QA and control testing for small to medium projects
What we would really like!
  • CA Rally Agile or other Agile system, Agile training and/or certification
  • Project management a plus
  • Peoplesoft or other Financial System ERP
  • AP, AR, GL, Procurement, Budgeting, or other Accounting / Finance process SME
  • Robotics Process Automation
Education and/or Experience:
  • 4 year degree in IT related course of study, preferred
  • 3+ years of Business Systems Analyst experience preferred
  • 1-3 years’ experience successfully completing projects through effective customer interaction and IT coordination
  • Working knowledge of SQL and database design
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