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Stantec Business Analyst in Canada

Business Analyst - ( 210002O2 )

Description

Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that works behind the scenes to support operational excellence. Our functional services teams (FSTs) provide services to 22,000 employees in over 350 locations worldwide. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our FSTs are vital to making our Company stronger.

Your Opportunity

Reporting to the Director Finance/Project Accounting Solution Delivery within the Business Experience (BX) group, this position is responsible for engaging with business stakeholders and subject matter experts to translate their business needs into system solutions that achieve desired outcomes.

To accomplish this, the analyst develops a close relationship with designated business process leads and undertakes a disciplined approach to develop a keen understanding of business requirements and engages with system experts to design and validate system solutions. This position will predominantly focus on the intersection between project financial management and project delivery, including project setup, costing and billing.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Engaging with Business Process Leads to maintain an understanding of the business domain and current and future needs.

  • Analyzing current state business processes, identifying pain-points, and developing recommendations for process/system improvement.

  • Scoping business requirements and formulating a plan with the technical teams to optimally solicit detailed requirements to design and develop the solution most efficiently.

  • Combining your domain experience with the business analysis discipline to perform the following activities:

    • Conducting stakeholder workshops to elicit requirements.
    • Developing process models and other project deliverables using Confluence, Jira, GitLab or Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint.
    • Assisting with technology assessment and selection.
    • Researching, recommending, and implementing system solutions.
    • Working with stakeholders to develop business practice and policy documentation.
    • Facilitating formal user acceptance testing and participating in testing activities such as test case creation, execution, and issue resolution.
  • Adhering to Stantec’s Solution Delivery Framework and Change Management process requirements.

  • Supporting cross-functional programs and projects that may include Finance, IT, Payroll, Project Accounting, and other user communities.

  • Being an advocate for business process management.

  • Processing service requests, coordinating and participating in testing and implementation for large scale upgrades and integrations.

  • Assisting with day-to-day operational issues.

Qualifications

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong customer service focus with demonstrated interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational, time management, problem solving, and analytical skills.

  • Highly self-motivated and directed.

  • Excellent team player demonstrated by being held accountable to other team members while also holding other team members to their tasks.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

  • Familiarity with ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library).

  • Familiarity with Jira, Confluence and GitLab

Education & Experience

  • Post-secondary degree; ideally related to Business or Management Information Systems or equivalent experience.

  • A professional accounting designation and/or IIBA certification, or substantial progress towards one, would be a significant asset.

  • Business Analysis experience working in a complex business environment.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a related field. A/E industry experience in project financial management processes considered an asset.

  • Experience eliciting and documenting high-level and detailed requirements, including use cases.

  • Experience in test planning, preparation, and execution. Experience with QA testing tools (qTest) a definite asset.

  • Understanding and experience working with agile development practices would be a significant asset.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : Canada-Alberta-Edmonton

Other Locations : Canada

Job : Application and Systems Administration

Organization : BC-1371 Integrated Business Applications-Canada

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Oct 29, 2021, 9:40:30 AM

Req ID: 210002O2

Vaccine Policy: Beginning December 8, 2021, Stantec requires North America employees in many positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 except those for whom a reasonable accommodation has been granted because a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, as required by law.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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