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Business Analyst

Company: UMB Bank
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

**_Be part of something more._**A majority of our time is spent "at work." We believe that time most meaningful when it's spent around people who care about you and who challenge you. We hire people who know how to make good decisions, because we won't be constantly looking over your shoulder-you'll be empowered to do what's right for our customers. Most importantly, we're a partner. We partner with our associates to help them thrive personally and professionally. We partner with our communities and the organizations that support them. And, we partner with our customers to create an experience they won't find elsewhere.**Duties & Responsibilities**+ Analyze business processes/workflows to identify business objectives and requirements+ Identify, analyze, and document business, product, and process requirements, including but not limited to: business requirement documentation (functional, non-functional, user), use case scenarios, process flows, and test script development+ Maintain business requirements and changes to the requirements are captured and documented throughout the Project Management Lifecycle+ Communicate requirements to various stakeholders, including but not limited to, business unit members, development team members, quality assurance team members and other stakeholders as needed+ Conduct assessment of proposed solutions to identify risks and related business impacts as well as some financial and technical impacts+ Itemize and communicate assumptions and constraints to stakeholders, as identified in the analysis process+ Prepare estimates, to establish project timelines and milestones+ Communicate project task/activity milestones to Project Managers and project teams+ Collaborate with Project Managers, business units and vendors to complete project deliverables and milestones in applicable phases of the Project Management Lifecycle+ For some projects, the Business Analyst may serve as the project leader, coordinating the analysis, design, construction, testing, and implementation phases of the project+ Participate in the implementation strategy and planning process+ Provide thorough service to stakeholders on multiple projects while working to meet deadlines+ Stay current with UMB Business and Technology Strategies to identify and evaluate technology opportunities which may enhance a current or upcoming project+ Facilitate knowledge transfer, communication and interaction between various functional organizations and the MIS department+ Follow all design guidelines and integration testing procedures, change control procedures and practices when performing required work+ Prepare detailed functional specifications for development activities, including: reports, interfaces, conversions, enhancements and forms+ Perform testing activities (unit and integration), including test plan creation and data and test execution, in conjunction with other functional team leads+ Participate in technical and business process issue tracking, management and resolution+ Validation of testing as well as validation of production implementations+ Provide post-production implementation support+ Participate as requested in development of user training+ Work directly with user groups, technical associates and vendors in error analysis to resolve application problems+ Configure various system definition tables+ Maintain expertise in several business areas+ Other duties as assigned**Knowledge & Skills**_MINIMUM:_+ Demonstrates organizational and time management skills+ Demonstrates strong analytical, problem solving and multi-tasking skills.+ Demonstrates oral, written and interpersonal communication skills+ Demonstrates ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms+ Demonstrates ability to work independently, but also perform as a team player+ Demonstrates strong customer service attitude and ambition to maintain consistently high levels of customer service+ Demonstrates ability to identify, develop and initiate innovations and solutions where precedents and procedures may not exist+ Demonstrates ability to work effectively on cross-functional project teams to solve problems and implement changes+ Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the purpose and operations of the lines of business supported+ Demonstrates networking skills+ Demonstrates leadership skills and the ability to build consensus across departments regarding complex solutions and/or issue resolution+ Demonstrates a working knowledge of the Project Management Life Cycle_PREFERRED:_+ Demonstrates ability to apply project management methodology to small scale projects when called upon+ Demonstrates a working knowledge of effective testing techniques and proceduresDemonstrates an understanding of application and database development concepts+ Demonstrates ability to develop and effectively deliver group presentations regarding product and technical information**Requirements**_MINIMUM:_+ Five (5) to Seven (7) years of relevant work experience+ Five (5) years of Project Management, Business Analysis or similar experience+ Bachelor's Degree in MIS, Computer Science, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration, or equivalent work experience_PREFERRED:_+ Experience with SQL and other report writing toolsUMB and its affiliates are committed to inclusion and diversity and provide employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, military service, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an e-mail to or call 816-860-7972 to let us know the nature of your request.

Keywords: UMB Bank, Little Rock , Business Analyst, Professions , Little Rock, Arkansas

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