Business Analyst

Service Corporation International Houston , TX 77020

Posted 4 weeks ago

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Responsible for participating in the analysis of business processes, application requirements, development of detail project specifications, and the development and implementation of major business initiatives.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Data Analysis & Presentation

  • Develops business insights based on analysis of results, and communicate key findings to various members of management to facilitate data-driven decision-making.

  • Assists in the development of measurement processes/methods for assessing progress towards goals and project outcomes.

  • Leads efforts to define business and systems requirements including documenting processes, business requirements and resulting technology needs.

  • Prepares reports, performs analyses, and evaluates opportunities.

  • Develops polished executive-level presentations and confidently delivers the information to internal business associates and external clients in a clear and concise fashion.

  • Assists in identifying best practices through a review of processes.

  • Establishes and maintains relationships with various departments.

Project Management

  • Gathers appropriate resources to complete assigned projects on time and within budget.

  • Escalates obstacles/issues to meeting timelines and deliverables.

  • Reports project status according to prescribed timelines for a given project.

EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE/MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, IT or directly related field.

Experience:

  • Four (4) years' experience as a Business Analyst.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Communicates effectively in both written and oral

  • Knowledge in operational business processes and systems

  • Proficient in various software programs, including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated knowledge of process improvement

  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies and processes

  • Good leadership, inter-personal and motivational skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with all levels of management, end-users and peers

  • Understanding of databases, logic views, query tools, and standard file layouts for conversions and interfaces

WORK CONDITIONS

WORK ENVIRONMENT

When considering the work environment associated with this job, the following factors may apply:

  • Work indoors during all seasons and weather conditions

  • Limited amount of local and/or multiple location traveling required

  • Standard business dress is required

Work Postures

When considering the work postures associated with this job, the following factors may apply:

  • Sitting continuously for many hours per day, up to 6 hours per day

Physical Demands

When considering the physical demands associated with this job, the following factors may apply:

  • Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required, includes paperwork, calculators, computers and phone usage

Work Hours

When considering the work hours associated with this job, the following factors may apply:

  • Working a number of evenings every month

Postal Code: 77019

Category (Portal Searching): Information Technology

Job Location: US-TX - Houston


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