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EY Senior Business Analyst with data analysis background in Dallas, Texas

Senior Business Analyst with data analysis background

Core Business Services

Requisition # DAL008P4

Post Date Apr 02, 2021

EY Technology:

Technology has always been at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. We need technology to keep an organization the size of ours working efficiently. We have 250,000 people in more than 140 countries, all of whom rely on secure technology to be able to do their job every single day. Everything from the laptops we use, to the ability to work remotely on our mobile devices and connecting our people and our clients, to enabling hundreds of internal tools and external solutions delivered to our clients. Technology solutions are integrated in the client services we deliver and is key to us being more innovative as an organization.

EY Technology supports our technology needs through three business units:

Client Technology (CT) - focuses on developing new technology services for our clients. It enables EY to identify new technology-based opportunities faster and pursue those opportunities more rapidly.

Enterprise Technology (ET) – ET supports our Core Business Services functions and will deliver fit-for-purpose technology infrastructure at the most affordable possible cost for quality services. ET will also support our internal technology needs by focusing on a better user experience.

Information Security (Info Sec) - Info Sec prevents, detects, responds and mitigates cyber-risk, protecting EY and client data, and our information management systems.

The opportunity

As part of Global Tax Platform (GTP) team you will be part of a client technology organization that develops and maintains innovative solutions for our client-serving Tax professionals.

The purpose of the role, and the combined contributions of the roles of this team, is to serve the aggregate technology needs of a Tax Service Line and its products including building relationships with assigned practice areas and the various product sponsors within them, technical tax professionals, internal technology professionals, external clients and third-party software vendors.

We are looking for an experienced, passionate, results-oriented business analyst who is a great problem solver with deep and proven experience in delivering innovative solutions.

Your key responsibilities

Senior business data analyst role is responsible for supporting:

  • Elicitation, analysis and documentation of business, stakeholder, solution and transition requirements driving data models for the assigned business areas/portfolios

  • Responsible for leveraging appropriate techniques such as data flow diagrams, data mining and data modelling techniques to gather, analyse, and report Tax and Finance data requirements as a member of a data modelling delivery team

  • Work closely with product owners and other subject matter experts to understand business and technology strategies affecting and affected by their Tax and Finance data.

  • Plan and actively manage the BA requirements management strategy; communicating, driving and managing the business analysis effort for each project in the Program throughout all phases of project lifecycle

  • Actively manage requirements traceability for impact and coverage analysis throughout the program

  • Provide guidance and oversight on effective utilization of Business Analysis techniques in compliance with organizational standards

  • Development of clear, concise and consumable functional and non-functional requirements during all phases of the software development lifecycle

  • Work with the Business Analysis Community of Practice to ensure consistent application of the business analysis standards and advise on exceptions

Skills and attributes for success

How your skills and experience will make an impact, followed by sub-headings:

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelors degree (computer science, engineering, accounting, finance preferred) or equivalent work experience.

  • Masters degree preferred

  • 5-9 years of relevant experience

  • Expert on industry-standard, structured business analysis techniques (i.e., user story creation, UML/logical modelling, data modelling, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Agile, SCRUM and/or Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is highly preferred

• TAX or Finance domain knowledge with a strong understanding of databases and data analysis.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • CBAP or CBATL certification

  • Experience leading junior BAs to provide analysis and requirements, ensure consistency, accuracy and quality of BA deliverables on larger initiatives

What we look for

  • A self-starting individual with a strong work ethic capable of planning and managing own time effectively

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and negotiation skills

  • Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change.

  • Customer focused with ability to identify and understand customers needs.

  • Ability to build relationships and network at all levels.

  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build abetter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities andcreativefreedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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