Business Analyst

Location: Topeka, KS
Date Posted: 11-26-2018
Company: CoreFirst Bank & Trust
Position: Business Analyst
Reports To: Director of Information Technology
Classification: Full-time
Location: Topeka, KS

Job Summary
The Business Analyst will act as a liaison between business units in the identification of business problems or process improvement opportunities, and technology resources. Responsibilities will include identifying specific business needs, defining and documenting complete and accurate requirements and presenting those requirements in a manner that is acceptable, attainable, measurable and flexible enough to meet project and stakeholder needs. The Business Analyst will utilize formal business analysis processes to elicit requirements using techniques such as interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use case scenarios, tasks and workflow analysis. 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Review, analyze, and evaluate business processes, procedures and user needs
  • Interview users and business leaders to determine as-is process and context of future business goals and objectives
  • Perform and participate in the analysis, design and implementation of business processes and procedures following appropriate standards
  • Communicate analysis and interpretation to appropriate audience
  • Conduct tests or test planning sessions, provide input for feasibility and prepares user documentation and follow-up evaluation
  • Act as a liaison with various departments, management and staff to resolve problems and improve processes and procedures
  • Analyze and interpret data to identify trends, patterns and opportunities for the business and clients
  • Assist with implementation, including user acceptance planning and execution, implementation and post implementation troubleshooting activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Experience and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in related field (preferred) or two (2) to three (3) years of equivalent experience
IIBA Certification (perferred)
Prior experience in PMO environment (preferred)
  • Adherence to the CoreFirst Bank & Trust Values of Respect, Communication, Integrity, Initiative, and Accountability
  • High level of skill in the CoreFirst Bank & Trust Competencies of Customer Focus, Compliance, Ethics, Perseverance, and Time Management.
  • Strong PC skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Word products.
  • Proficiency with Visio (preferred).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and task prioritizing, organization, problem solving, and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.      
  • Ability to elicit, gather and document requirements, and analyze user needs.
  • Ability to perform in a team-based environment .
Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit.  Some light physical effort required including ability to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds.
Travel is primarily local during the business day.
Work Environment     
This job operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copy machines, filing cabinets, and fax machines.
Applicants must have a clean driving record and pass a drug screening and background check.
Internal applicants must be meeting the minimum performance requirements of their current job, and should submit a cover letter and resume via the employee portal.

CoreFirst Bank & Trust provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, CoreFirst Bank & Trust complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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