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Business Analyst - Budgeting & Forecasting

Job Title: Business Analyst - Budgeting & Forecasting
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3001951
Job Published: September 12, 2019 16:32

Job Description

Prestigious renown Australian organisation is looking for a Business Analyst to join their newly created PMO function. In this role, you will be working on a Budgeting & Forecasting upgrade and enhancement. The Business Analyst will design and their document workflows.  You will be the conduit between the business and IT Applications development teams. You will be responsible for analysing the business needs, to identify opportunities and propose solutions for improving business processes and the business’ use of information systems. You will support solution quality testing activities, rollout and BAU transition. Document and analyse current and future state business processes and data.
What you will be doing;
  • Elicit, analyse and document business and functional requirements for information systems
  • Create functional design specifications
  • Support project manager in the development of data cleansing and migration strategies and plans
  • Document test plans, test cases and scripts
  • Execute testing and support for system test and UAT
  • Create training materials and deliver training to the business in collaboration with the change manager
  • Create documentation for transition to the Application Support team in collaboration with the project manager
  • Work closely with project managers to ensure project deliverables are completed according to PMO framework standards and the project plan
  • Interface with IT groups – Application Management, Application Development, Infrastructure
  • Develop positive stakeholder relationships
  • Facilitate stakeholder meetings as needed
  • Guide and assist business user groups on issues related to the design, development and deployment of target solutions
  • Develop an expert understanding of the business systems, processes and control requirements being delivered
  • Support the development and data migration process
  • Develop future state process to optimise the way the business operates and use the delivered solutions
  • Work with the Business to analyse, design and deliver enhancements. Delivery may require management of external resources.
  • Understand the risk and potential business impacts of changes & enhancements to the application & apply best practices for application administration
  • Adhere to Change Management processes
  • Adhere to & update IT processes
  • Store documentation in the SharePoint Intranet repository
  • Follow procedures and be compliant with IT general computing controls
Experience Required;
  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration or related field or equivalent working experience. Graduate degree in Business or MIS advantageous
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, MS Project and Visio
  • BA, PM, Change management domain certifications a plus
  • Minimum 3-5 year business analysis experience
  • Experience in production of the user functional and non-functional requirements
  • Experience in documenting application and operational support guides
  • System implementation experience
  • Test experience across systems, integrations and user acceptance testing
  • Led or assisted user training
  • Project management methodology understanding and awareness
  • Knowledge of budgeting & forecasting processes desirable
  • Experience working with external vendors
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