Business System Analyst (Leading Southeastern Bank)

New Orleans, LA

Posted: 05/13/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Analyst Job Number: #125

Job Description & Synthesis

Performs analytical tasks related to system enhancements and maintenance; serves as the liaison between the business unit and the programming/technical units; makes recommendations to management for system enhancements (which could be revenue producing items).

Must be knowledgeable in fraud risk, fraud prevention: Experience needed with system integration, fraud tools, testing, and analysis. 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Creates detailed project plans and tracking documents to track a project from start to finish
  • Plays a key roll in communicating issues related to projects/request to the business unit and programming/technical staff
  • Creates documentation related to projects and/or system changes to ensure they are properly communicated to the field and Help Services
  • Confers with personnel of businesses in a merger or acquisition as they are the sole responsible party to assure the application(s) being converted and operational and the success of the venture
  • Confers with personnel of organizational units involved to analyze current operational procedures, identify problems and learn specific input and output requirements such as forms of data input, how data is to be summarized and formats for reports
  • Writes detailed description of user needs, program functions and steps required to develop or modify computer program
  • Reviews computer system capabilities, workflow and scheduling limitations to determine if requested program or program change is possible within existing system
  • Studies existing information processing systems to evaluate effectiveness and develops new systems to improve production or workflow as required
  • Conducts studies pertaining to development of new information systems to meet current and projected needs
  • Plans and prepares technical reports, memoranda, and instructional manuals as documentation of program development
  • Upgrades system and corrects errors to maintain system after implementation
  • Assists Computer Programmer in resolution of work problems related to flow charts, project specifications, or programming
  • Prepares time and cost estimates for completing projects
  • Directs and coordinates work of others to develop, test, install and modify programs
  • Works with client University and Retail Services to create detailed training, policy and procedures as the need arises
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned by Senior Management
  • Incumbent is required to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local banking and industry related laws and regulations including but not limited to the Bank Secrecy Act.

Key Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree or higher preferred
  • At least 5 years related experience
  • A combination of education and experience is acceptable
  • Knowledge of records management software products, imaging systems and automated databases
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent communication, analytical, customer service and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of personnel
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Preferred knowledge in Accounting software; Contact Management systems; Database software; Development software; Human Resource systems; Internet software; Payroll systems; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software

Spencer Knibbe
Managing Partner

Spencer is the Founder and Managing Partner of MBK Search, LLC - an executive search firm that specializes in the governance, risk, compliance, and cybersecurity market space. Prior to founding MBK, Spencer was Head of Operational Risk at Bridgewater Associates. Before moving to Bridgewater, Spencer was the Head of Risk for ICAP, Plc covering the Americas Region. He started his career in venture capital as an investment associate.

Spencer graduated from Harvard University in 2001 and resides in Ridgefield, CT with his wife and two sons.

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