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IT Business Analyst, Finance in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

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Job Description

Business analysis professionals, are you looking to grow your career by applying your IT expertise to more complex projects with some of the nation's top companies? Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to clients who are looking for IT Business Analysts. Our recruiting staff gives you an advantage over your competition by promoting your strengths and assets directly to hiring managers while helping you to be more prepared for your interviews.

From keeping you up to date on market trends and industry expectations, to providing you with valuable insight into the company culture, compensation expectations and growth opportunities of specific clients, Vaco will give you the edge you need in today's highly competitive job marketplace. If you have a strong background as an IT Business Analyst and are looking to move your career forward, let Vaco open the door for you. Apply today!

Job Summary: This position has a crucial role in creating and maintaining the strategic partnership between different departments of business (primarily finance) and IT. This position will be responsible for developing business requirements and related business rules based on business group needs. Must work closely with business partners and subject matter experts in defining, testing, training, implementing and supporting functional requirements. Must identify requirements via industry standard analysis techniques. Must solicit requirements through interviews, workshops, and/or existing systems, documentation or procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations.
  • Defines test conditions, develops test plans and conducts testing according to plan.
  • Identifies and documents system deficiencies and recommends solutions.
  • Understands how various issues affect each other and the outcome of projects.
  • Assists in enforcement of project deadlines and schedules.
  • Understands the necessity of project standards and applies them consistently.
  • Prioritizes multiple tasks effectively.
  • Identifies and resolves critical issues within a project and escalates as appropriate for resolution.
  • Performs tier 1 SAP ERP support and escalates as needed.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to broaden and deepen knowledge base and proficiencies.
  • Shares acquired skills with team members through formal and informal channels.
  • Anticipates needs before they arise and presents solutions to management that encompass issues at hand.
  • Proactively initiates, develops, and maintains effective working relationships with team members.
  • Demonstrates the ability to cooperate with a variety of people and achieve results.


  • Deep understanding of financial processes in an ERP software environment.
  • Knowledge of identifying requirements via industry standard analysis techniques such as data flow modeling, workflow analysis and functional decomposition analysis.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively and confidently with users, team members and management.
  • Must be flexible and willing to undertake a wide variety of challenging tasks.
  • Must be willing to work nights / weekends occasionally based on project needs.

The individual must possess these skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

Education and Work Experience

  • A bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics or Computer Science or other related field OR
  • Four (4) years experience in supporting Finance in an ERP software environment OR
  • Any appropriate combination of education and experience.
  • SAP experience preferred, but not required.