Job Summary

Now Seeking: Business Analyst in Chicago! Financial Industry Preferred!

  • Location:
    Chicago , Illinois
  • Category:
    Analyst
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_6_17428_59498813

Modis is currently seeking a Business Analyst for an exciting position with one of our top financial clients, located in the financial district of the Loop, in Downtown Chicago!!
 
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS BUSINESS ANALYST:
• Conducts moderate to complex analysis and projection (financial, performance, operational and statistical) projects, including compilation and arrangement of data, computations, result analysis, charts and exhibit creation, report preparation and data accuracy validation; identifies issues or problems with data and makes recommendations to remedy errors
• Plans, directs and coordinates department project activities and resources to ensure project goals are completed on time, within budget and with optimum quality; provides direction, prioritization, and conflict resolution in managing project teams to accomplish project objectives
• Develops, maintains, manipulates and analyzes spreadsheets and databases for department, extracting data from other systems as necessary; develops metrics to track performance plans
• Develops briefing materials and presentations for management as needed
• Supports department business operations, financial processes and improvement/efficiency initiatives
• Monitors, reconciles and analyzes budget performance, analyzes spending, processes purchases as well as prepare detailed reports on budget expense management
• Develops internal and external communications for stakeholder groups, including use of innovative technologies to reach multiple audiences
• Conducts market research, trend, cost/benefit and best practice analysis to develop a business case and recommendations to be presented to senior leadership
• Consults with department to define and document current business processes and areas for improvement Works with senior leaders to establish metrics and targets to be used to analyze and determine organizational performance  
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS BUSINESS ANALYST:
• 3 to 5 years of direct work experience
• Experience in project management methodologies
• Experience in performing specialized business analysis and project assessment
• Experience gathering and analyzing data, reporting and presenting financial data and coordinating efforts of a project team
• Experience communicating with internal stakeholders including executives, technical resources, internal communications and public relations Knowledge and Skills
• Strong analytical skills and ability to think independently
• Self-directed and motivated
• Knowledge of Financial industry operation preferred
• Demonstrated ability to learn new technical applications
• Possesses and applies strong internet navigation and research skills
• Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
• Strong relationship building skills
 
If you are interested in this or other Business Analyst roles available through Modis - please apply today with your most recent resume and contact information.  Alternatively, you can visit our website at www.modis.com to view any apply for number of the IT jobs we have across 70+ locations in the US.
 
**Please note that candidates MUST be authorized to work for any employer in the US without the need for sponsorship. NO Recruiter or Third Party / Agency Inquiries.
 


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