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Business Analyst Resume Profile

Berlin, CT

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • Multi-dimensional data cube database design, creation, and management
  • Microsoft Access database design, creation and management
  • Data Mining
  • Data Reporting, Analysis, Testing and Validation
  • roject Management
  • Business Analysis
  • PowerPoint presentation creation
  • Process Analysis and Improvement
  • Workflow, Dataflow and Process Documentation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Business Systems Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Attended various project requirements gathering sessions to create a foundation for project scope and understand the business.
  • Partner with the business and Business Analysts to understand workflow and data needs for project to redesign quoting system.
  • Assisted in completing Business Requirements Documents for BA staff.
  • Facilitate meetings with users to elicit business requirements for new quote tool across all lines of coverage and calculating rates in quote tool.
  • Analyze requirements for consistency and feasibility as well as review with business partners to ensure the requirements are meeting the needs of the business.
  • Review business requirements and draft Functional Requirements Documents for technical team.
  • Participate in peer review sessions for Business Requirement Documents to ensure requirements are captured correctly and are clear and concise.
  • Accomplishments: January 2014 completed third BRD for the quote tool redesign project after being with the company only 5 months. By March 2014 had almost completed second BRD for the project when project was pulled by the customer.

Business Analyst,

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the business to understand workflow and data needs.
  • Key liaison during Planning process and all Planning projects across Business Insurance.
  • Facilitate project team meetings with users to elicit business requirements and manage expectations.
  • Analyze requirements for consistency and feasibility as well as review with business partners to ensure the requirements are meeting the needs of the business.
  • Ensure the business's goals expectations and needs are met throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Capture and document current state processes and propose future state solutions for the business.
  • Manage all data infrastructure projects in TM1 for planning/reforecasting, new data cube creation and redesign for the Financial Reporting group.
  • Manage project implementation including facilitating lessons learned sessions.
  • Define and manage work assignments for the offshore development team.
  • Organize daily and weekly meetings with offshore staff making sure that tasks are accurately completed and ready for CORE team testing.
  • Manage core project team members to ensure assigned task coincide with completion dates for major project milestones.
  • Create business and technical requirement documents used by offshore resources for TM1 data cube development.
  • Scrum, Agile and Waterfall methodology used in the SDLC based on project needs.
  • Provide support to the business after projects go live.
  • Coordinate user testing, training, and signoff for all projects.
  • Design and conduct demos for management and users prior to UAT.
  • Implement UAT, create test cases, document and resolve issues.
  • Develop and manage Planning SharePoint site for all Planning users across Business Insurance.
  • Accomplishments: June 2011 promoted from Business Analyst to Business Analyst Manager assuming the role of managing all processes related to Financial Reporting and Forecasting/Planning. Redesigned complex data cube and integrated nine Business Insurance markets for improved ledger data and income statement reporting to ensure consistency across Business Insurance. Senior Financial Consultant,

Business Analyst,

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • TM1 Data cube development for all markets in Business Insurance used for monthly production analysis as well as for the planning and reforecasting process. Document workflow and dataflow for data cube development. Document all Extraction/Transformation/Loading ETL processes to load data into TM1 data cubes. Evaluate the integrity of source data using Microsoft Access and creating data controls in Microsoft Excel. Project manager for the data infrastructure of planning/reforecasting, data cube redesign, and new data cube creation. Load into TM1 and control production and financial data for reporting all Business Insurance using Excel and Access.
  • Participate on special projects to build data cubes for various Business Insurance departments to support their reporting needs.
  • Document business and technical requirements for data cube development for offshore development team as well as document current and future states.
  • Coordinate user testing for all projects.
  • Accomplishments: Assumed project leader role on 2008 Reforecast after being in the position for 5 months. Performed project management duties that resulted in project completion within the scheduled time frame. Financial Analyst

Business Analyst,

Confidential
  • Responsibilities:
  • Created and generated all production reports for all levels of management as well as internal and field staff.
  • Computation and reporting of telesales and field rep commissions.
  • Partnered with IT to provide business and functional requirements and performed quality assurance testing on all deliverables for special reporting projects.
  • Extracted and presented sales data in PowerPoint presentations for management.
  • Accomplishments:
  • Initiated project with IT to convert daily rep sales reports from Excel to Cold Fusion.
  • Revised and streamlined existing reports to correct reporting inaccuracies and inefficiencies.
  • Management Information Analyst

Business Analyst,

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created and generated production reports for dedicated distribution channels for all levels of management as well as internal and field staff. Analyzed reports for validity and trending.
  • Created ad hoc reports for all distribution channels and agent production inquiries.
  • Key liaison between Distribution and IT to prioritize report requests from business units.
  • Accomplishments:
  • Collaborated with IT intranet team to enhance existing reports for sales desk so agent production questions could be answered more efficiently.
  • Management Information Analys

Business Analyst,

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created and generated all production reports across four distribution channels for management as well as internal and field staff. Analyzed reports for validity and trending.
  • Collaborated with management as well as internal and field staff to develop reports instrumental for growing the life business.
  • Maintained databases for all General Agencies and Data Warehouse unit.
  • Partnered with Data Warehouse to streamline existing reports.
  • Designed and created PowerPoint presentations for senior management.

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