EY Senior Business Analyst, Services Manager in United States

Senior Business Analyst, Services Manager


Requisition # UNI00BX3

Post Date Sep 24, 2018



Position Summary:

The Senior Business Analyst role is in the Portfolio Management Office (PMO) pillar. The main function of this pillar is to ensure that projects and programs forming part of specific portfolios are completed on time and on budget and aim to exceed the business expectations.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Responsible for partnering with Business Technology Leaders, Solution Delivery Leads and Architects in the definition and delivery of long-term business and technology strategies for one or more portfolio(s) through the application of domain knowledge and enterprise analysis; fostering reuse and continuity throughout

  • Plan and manage the BA approach; communicating, driving and managing the business analysis effort for the Portfolio throughout all phases of the ATTG project lifecycle

  • Lead a team of BAs assigned to assigned program/portfolio project(s), ensuring comprehensive business analysis is performed on all projects across the assigned Portfolio/Programs. Also will perform the BA role directly as needed

  • Actively review requirements traceability for impact and coverage analysis throughout the Portfolio

  • Work with the BA Center of Excellence to ensure consistent application of the BA, PMO and ATTG standards and methodologies and advise on exceptions

Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:

  • Ability to clearly articulate both problems and proposed solutions

  • Proactive approach to identifying issues and presenting solutions and options, and where appropriate, leading to resolution

  • Ability to prioritize personal and team workloads to best meet organizational objectives

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience working effectively and building relationships with and between teams, external vendors and internal clients at varying executive levels

  • Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change based on client needs

  • TAX or Finance domain knowledge

  • Experience leading other BAs to provide analysis and requirements, ensure consistency, accuracy and quality of BA deliverables on larger initiatives

  • Experience with Enterprise Analysis.

  • Expert on industry-standard, structured business analysis techniques (i.e., user stories, use cases, UML/logical modeling, BABOK, etc.) appropriately modifying according to the decided software development methodology (i.e., Waterfall, Agile, RUP, etc.) in use

  • Experience using, training and driving others to use requirements management, modeling, and change control software(s)

Supervision Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervision and direction to team members and staff

  • Delegate, coach, coordinate and lead co-workers and project team members

  • Responsible for assigning work and reviewing performance, requiring leadership of virtual teams

Other Requirements:

  • Occasional overnight travel may be required

Job Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree (computer science, engineering, accounting, finance preferred) or equivalent work experience.

  • Master's degree preferred

  • 7-10 years of relevant experience

  • Management experience a plus

  • CBAP or CBATL certification preferred.

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