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Manager, Business Analysis

About Our Firm:

Granite Solutions Groupe provides financial services decision makers with people and solutions that deliver. Our clients count on us to deliver the right talent at the right time to achieve critical business results. We leverage our industry knowledge and passion for client priorities to deliver human capital solutions.

GSG was founded in 1998 as a consulting firm delivering project management and technology solutions for the financial services industry. GSG now has a global presence, with team members deployed across the U.S. at Fortune 1000 companies and high-performing Fintech firms.

High-caliber consultants are the face of GSG at our client organizations and offices. We value the deep relationships we have with our consultants that enable us to place them in roles where their skills will have an immediate impact. The GSG consulting team is comprised of diverse, experienced, driven, and dynamic contributors who excel at getting things done.

About the Opportunity:

GSG is seeking a Business Analyst to join our dynamic team. The Business Analyst will partner with Business and Enterprise Portfolio Office Project Managers to generate business requirements, create test planning, test scripts and execution of the test plan. Perform and identify any needed reporting and data analytics in support of the timely execution of the project. The consultant will work with business managers and Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) to identify, prioritize, and implement solutions to improve efficiency, reduce risk, and support new business. The ideal consultant will be able to evaluate a concern, document a recommended solution, create test scripts, coordinate testing effort with SME’s and QA, and guide the enhancement effort through to completion. These solutions may include process changes, technology enhancements, and close coordination with vendors. The consultant is expected to be a self-starter requiring minimal oversight, be results-oriented and have a strong sense of teamwork. The position may lead/and or direct the work of others.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide project support by documenting business requirements.
  • Analyze workflows and existing processes/systems.
  • Perform business analysis such as documenting business requirements, create use-cases and functional specifications and spearhead the effort required to develop those documents.
  • Document assumptions, dependencies, issues, and risks.
  • Design, execute, and document application testing.
  • Document results for communication to affected areas.
  • Support prioritization of work requests:
    • Identify business partner urgent and long-term needs.
    • Advocate for business partners during prioritization processes.
  • Testing lead:
    • Work with the project team to document needed testing for all scope items
    • Create test scripts for all process and system enhancements.
    • Work with testers to coordinate reporting of identified issues and document/report retesting results.
    • Coordinate testing efforts with QA
    • Work with the vendor to report testing results, and coordinate retesting as needed once new code is put into place.
    • Assist in creating mapping documentation from vendor files into the company’s system of record.
    • Assist management to evaluate vendor data that may require mapping of vendor pricing data.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors’ Degree and 7-10 years of experience in Business analysis or project management.
  • 3-5 years in bank operations systems or related fields.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Requires expertise in MS Office, MS Visio, and MS Project.
  • Requires demonstrated knowledge in system integration and management.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to build relationships at all levels of the enterprise including external vendors.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and strategic thinking under a minimum of supervision.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.
  • Provides extraordinary service.
  • Proactive individual able to operate efficiently in a fast paced environment.
  • Creative and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated skills in organization and strong attention to detail.
  • Proven track record of the ability to identify and interpret business needs.
  • Quick learner and ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Able to deal with ambiguous situations.
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to scale the complexity of the business communications based on the level of understanding of the target audience.
  • Proven ability to articulate complex application requirements and functionality, as well as complex business objectives with various business units.
  • Self-directed, adaptable, flexible, detail-oriented, with a professional upbeat attitude making interaction with senior staff and stakeholders productive and efficient.

Employee Benefits:

GSG is excited to offer its consultants excellent compensation and a robust option of benefits which include comprehensive medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage. You will receive company-paid life insurance. In addition, we hope you will take advantage of eligible commuter benefits-like paying for work-related public transit and parking with pre-tax dollars. Save for your retirement with pre-tax contributions that go directly into your 401K. We also care about your pets with several options for pet insurance, discount card and prescriptions.

GSG’s Commitment to Diversity:

As a diverse-owned business, GSG is committed to creating a diverse workforce, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.