Senior Business Analyst Job Description

A business analyst is a senior member of a business analysis team that performs a variety of functions.

A business analyst, or BA, is a highly skilled professional who is responsible for defining the business needs of a system or project.

Business analysts use their knowledge of business and business systems to identify user requirements, develop solutions, and assess risks.

A business analyst typically spends a great deal of time gathering requirements from end users and helping them to communicate their needs.

Depending on the assignment, a business analyst is likely to research current practices, systems, and procedures.

At other times, the business analyst may be involved in developing documentation, designing solutions, and writing code.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join our team. The Senior Business Analyst will be responsible for providing analysis and recommendations to business customers in support of business process improvement initiatives. The successful candidate will have experience in business process improvement, business analysis, and project management.

Senior Business Analyst Duties:

  • Analyze, evaluate, and synthesize complex qualitative and quantitative information in order to develop detailed, logical, and accurate conclusions
  • Design and document analysis plans, based upon technical and functional requirements
  • Document requirements to identify scope, objectives and deliverables
  • Develop use cases, user stories, scenarios, and data warehouse models to support analysis
  • Serve as subject matter expert for applicable technical and functional areas
  • Work with management, process owners, and other key constituents to identify, assess, prioritize, and document requirements
  • Deliver presentations summarizing requirements and conclusions

Senior Business Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Identify and report business-related problems, issues and opportunities, and propose potential solutions
  • Work with team members and stakeholders to gather information, analyze data, and generate reports
  • Serve as departmental liaison to other departments and outside agencies or vendors
  • Review, revise, and update business processes and procedures to improve profitability and efficiency
  • Support department heads by conducting data analysis on financial, operational, and staffing metrics
  • Prepare presentations on findings and suggest solutions to problems

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, management, or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in a business environment
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to analyze situations and make sound decisions
  • Ability to assess and solve problems and recommend solutions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

[Company Name] is an organization that provides equal opportunities for all, regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or age. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive team, and we encourage applications from all people.

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