Position Summary: The Business Analyst supports the functional module leads and other personnel within the Finance Division and Administrative Information Systems (IT) to implement system changes, enhancements and other business process improvements and efficiencies. The job duties of the Business Analyst include project management, data gathering, operational gap analysis, process improvement and related implementation tasks. The Business Analyst is expected to gather data, analyze it and assist in developing answers and solutions. The Business Analyst prepares specifications for developers, prepares test use cases, conducts testing, facilitates functional sign-off for migrations to production, completes related documentation, troubleshoots any post production issues, and supports the development of reports related to the projects and solutions. The Business Analyst may support batch processing by reviewing and facilitating error resolution.
Responsibilities: Research, Analysis and Specifications * Identifies potential operational gaps and proposes solutions to address gaps for business processes and reporting/data delivery * Documents and analyzes user business processes, reporting and solution/project requirements * Prepares detailed functional specifications with technical references for development team * Documents version control for complex specifications documents * Serves as facilitator between user and technical group * Develops and delivers quality analysis, reporting, and presentation materials * Documents future state process design, illustrating inputs, outputs and cross swim lane handoffs * Participates in the planning, execution and deployment of enhancements to existing systems * Reviews changes delivered in upgrades and updates, making recommendations as necessary
Qualifications: See IT Matrix
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.