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Business Analyst


Job Summary

Libertyville, IL
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Business Analyst

About the Job


Responsible for identification, interpretation, and documentation of business unit requirements associated with financial applications. These requirements will be used by internal or vendor programming personnel as a vehicle to design and develop enhancements. Project management involvement with portfolio acquisitions and systems conversions are included. Some international travel is a possibility.



  • Understanding user needs, determining scope and boundaries of projects, and recommendations for prioritization based on cost/benefit analysis, and converting business operations requirements into project requirements documents used for developing system enhancements

  • Coordinate with business units to identify and communicate user needs to information systems personnel

  • Provide project management support to facilitate smooth integration of operational and financial systems functionality

  • Assist in developing, unit testing, regression testing, functional testing, and User Acceptance Testing for numerous high priority projects or enhancements to internal systems

  • Work closely with business units to identify and document existing usage of various databases, work to achieve common usage and functionality for planned database consolidations

  • Closely monitor financial and insurance systems functionality to provide support for continuing productivity enhancements

  • Interface with vendors and business units on financial systems upgrades

  • Develop ad hoc reports as needed to support business user reporting needs

  • Other duties as may be assigned



The individual must have a minimum of five years experience in an automated, full-service financial services operations environment. The qualifications profile should contain the following skills or attributes:

  1. Exhibited personal integrity, ethics and initiative

  2. BS/BA in Business or Finance preferred or equivalent business experience

  3. Working knowledge of project management, demonstrated time management skills and ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

  4. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills; logical, critical thinker with the ability to think beyond existing business paradigms

  5. Effective written and oral communication skills

  6. Experience with client/server technology

  7. General accounting knowledge and understanding of accounting principles

Effort: Schedule 8am – 5pm CST, some overtime as needed, some travel.

Working Environment: Normal office environment




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