AVP - Business Analyst at Moody's Investors Service

New York
Moody's (NYSE: MCO) is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Our data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. We believe that greater transparency, more informed decisions, and fair access to information open the door to shared progress. With over 11,000 employees in more than 40 countries, Moody's combines international presence with local expertise and over a century of experience in financial markets. Learn more at .
Moody’s Shared Services are the front line professionals including Finance, Technology, Legal, Compliance and Human Resources, that operationally support our business units. Exceptional Shared Services teams are vital to the international success of our business.

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Job Description

Duties: Analyze business problems and propose innovative solutions through core business and functional analysis of systems and processes. Translate business needs into features, user stories and testable acceptance criteria. Research innovations in technology and lead the proof of concept (POC) of new solutions and integrations. Lead requirements/feature prioritization and design workshops and build functional specifications. Develop the requirements traceability matrix, business process flows, data flows and functional designs. Drive UX improvements using the principles of user-centric design. Manage stakeholders and foster data-driven decision making in a timely manner. Drive business, technology and operational change readiness plans for projects. Develop stakeholder communications, progress reports and presentations. Work collaboratively with business stakeholders, software engineers, testers, project managers and architects. Develop and maintain strong relationships, and keep clients informed and engaged throughout the entire project lifecycle. Track defects daily, making sure that all data entered by QA is updated and accurate. Lead UAT efforts from creation of test cases and data through execution. Support training activities for end users including documentation of Quick Reference Cards and other training documentation/sessions. Perform BA sanity testing for all releases. Facilitate post-release support and transition to application support teams. Adhere to all project delivery lifecycle (PDLC) templates and processes relevant to specific projects including internal audit and controls requirements.

Qualifications

Requirements: Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or closely related field plus 8 years of relevant experience in business analysis, functional analysis and project lifecycle delivery. Must have full term of experience with the following: presenting business and technical concepts to both executives and technical teams; authoring a range of high-quality deliverables, including FRDs, Process Flows, Use Cases, User Stories and UI Designs; working with Financial Applications and Processes including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Procurement, Asset Management, Billing, Contracts, and Tax; and implementing ERP Finance Solutions.
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