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Senior Business Analyst - Decommissioning the SmartStream application 26598

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jul 04, 2022
Job End Date: Jul 03, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 120792
Location: Toronto
Location Address: Hybrid (on site as needed, currently once a week but may change to 2-3 days a week), 40 King Street W, 9th Floor
Contract Duration: 12 months

• Participate in discovery to hold discussions with 20 units in finance to understand current state processes and map out current/future state processes using Visio
• Review existing documentation/video reference materials to gather knowledge
• Assess gaps and go back for deep dive units within finance and discuss gaps between current state and target state
• Document those gaps in a Business Requirement Document (BRD), stay on top of processes and work with technology team that has their own BRD
• Understand systems side and architecture to be able to document and understand tech piece and what the Director feeds in from the business process side
• Support the user acceptance testing and IST processes after the technology team designs and builds
• Coordinating meetings & communicate with senior level stakeholders (VPs and SVPs)
• Understand RACI framework and apply it in role
• Ensure that the UAT and BRD processes are correct
• Define risk factors
• Works with key stakeholders within all business functions to align technology solutions with business strategies
• Gathers, elicits and documents requirements from business units and translates those for the development team
• Demonstrates an informed knowledge of business functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities

Must Have Skills:
1) 8-10 years of experience as a Business Analyst, preferably within a financial institution
2) Proven experience with MS Visio, SharePoint
3) Advanced knowledge of Excel functions
4) Ability to comprehend information from various sources, including documentation review, process discussions and conversations, and documenting findings for the team.

Nice-To-Have Skills:
1) Experience with Peoplesoft and/or SmartStream
2) Knowledge of financial modules/processes (e.g. procure to pay, fixed assets)

Post-secondary – business, finance, engineering
MBA or other related advanced degree an asset