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Senior Business Analyst

Alpharetta, Georgia 30004

Job ID: 11702 Category: Professional

Job Description:

The Senior Business Analyst will manage projects to deliver easy-to-understand reports and make recommendations to the business leaders that will help the organization grow and mature while meeting the established targets. 
• Manage and create dashboards, templates and presentations that are needed by the FRMS Payments business. 
• Manage overall cadence and calendar for reporting and dash boards. This includes holding others accountable for contributing and updating the reports. 
• Perform effective analysis; understand the value of leadership buy-in and assist in decision making. 
• Add strategic value as a consultative business partner. Create clear and concise Meeting Minutes, Status Reports and Executive Dashboard Summary for each project (weekly) 
• Create all Project Schedules within Microsoft Project 
• Takes projects from original concept through final implementation working with internal resources and external customers. 
• Defines scope and project objectives. 
• Interfaces with all areas affected by the project, both internal and external. 
• Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, and status reports. 
• Documents new processes and procedures identified throughout the project and collaborates with training resource in order to produce training for impacted individuals and LOBs. 
• Conducts internal and external project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. 
• Recommends and takes actions to direct the analysis and solutions of problems. 
• Creates and maintains a project schedule for each project by identifying and monitoring: overall project timeline, project milestones, tasks, resources, ETAs, task dependencies, and critical paths. 
• Coordinates with other project managers and organizational entities to identify and monitor issues, impacts and dependencies. 
• Prepares and conducts informal and formal presentations 
• Displays strong understanding of the organization's business strategies and apply knowledge to all project activities 
• Builds relationships with all functional areas and manage stakeholder expectations 
• Controls and tracks project performance, time allocations, cost, and quality by constantly evaluating project progress and conducting regular team status meetings. 
• Coordinates with other line of business managers for integration and continued product advancement. 
• Responds to occasional requests for additional off-hour work in the event of an emergency client incident or critical business need 

Required Qualifications: 

• Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Business or related field required 

Job Related Experience: 

• 2-5 minimum years’ experience required in Project Management 
• 1-3 minimum years’ experience required in Business Analytics, Implementations and/or Project Management preferred 

Additional Skills/Knowledge: 

• Proficient in all Microsoft Systems: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc. 
• Excellent Verbal Communication and Written Skills 
• Excellent analytical, documentation and research skills 
• Strong organizational and problem-solving skills 
• Strong Leadership, motivation, decision making, negotiation and coaching skills 
• Possess effective time management skills with the ability to multi-task 
• Communicate effectively within all levels of an organization 
• Ability to build relationships with and influence other functional areas 
• Highly developed verbal and written communication skills 
• Ability to work in a matrix environment 
• Experience managing cross-functional projects 
• Experience working in the Information Technology and/or Financial industry 
• Operates independently with minimal guidance by management 
• Pragmatic Marketing experience a plus 

Travel Required: Percentage/frequency of travel 

• Some light travel required.

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