Business Analyst

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $50 per hour
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job description

Business Analyst

job summary:
Business Analyst

Our client in Downtown Minneapolis is looking for a Business Analyst. In this role, you will support and influence business decisions by gathering various data elements and performing financial and statistical analysis within a functional area.

 
location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
job type: Contract
salary: $40 - 50 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities:

  • Support and influence business decisions by gathering various data elements and performing financial and statistical analysis within a functional area.
  • Act as a subject matter expert on the policies and processes in place in order to assist with troubleshooting, identification and implementation of solutions.
  • Document standard operating procedures and process flows for the organization to reference.
  • Gather and maintaining data and ensuring accuracy of the data for reporting and analysis.
  • Create reports and determining the appropriate report design for various audiences. Refining those reports and models used to conduct analysis effectively.
  • Perform statistical analysis and other quantitative techniques in order to answer business questions and assess business issues and/or recommend courses of action to meet business objectives.
  • Present results of analysis and/or recommendations to project managers and stakeholders.
  • Establish scorecards and dashboards with process performance metrics.
  • Communicate action plans, status and priorities to appropriate partners.
  • Assist with performing user acceptance testing and ensuring the test results meet defined criteria in order to meet the business objectives.
  • Act as a liaison between business leaders, staff and utility functions in order to drive knowledge transfer.
 
qualifications:
Required Experience:

  • Experience as a Business Analyst
  • Experience in statistical analysis and scorecard creation
  • Experience in completing Requirements Lists, Non-functional Requirements, Process Model, Use Cases, Data Journal and Business Rule Catalogs
  • Excel Skills:
  • Vlookups
  • Pivots
  • If statements
  • Using Text formulas
  • Conditional formatting
 
skills: Desired Experience:

  • Excel VBA experience
  • GetPivotData experience
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to demonstrate self-sufficiency with accessing, processing and interpreting information
  • Ability to lead, influence, communicate and interact with people of all levels across the organization

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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