Business Analyst

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The Role:

  •  Analyzes, specifies, and validates the business needs of all stakeholders, be they customers or end users
  • Collaborates with project sponsors to determine scope and vision
  • Clearly identifies project stakeholders and establishes customer classes, as well as their characteristics
  • Identifies and establishes scope and parameters of requirements analysis on a project-by-project basis to define project impact, outcome criteria, and metrics
  • Researches, reviews, and analyzes the effectiveness and efficiency of existing requirements-gathering processes and develops strategies for enhancing or further leveraging these processes
  • Participates in the QA of purchased solutions to ensure features and functions have been enabled and optimized
  • Analyzes and verifies requirements for completeness, consistency, comprehensibility, feasibility, and conformity to standards
  • Translates conceptual customer requirements into functional requirements in a clear manner that is comprehensible to developers/project team
  • Manages and tracks the status of requirements throughout the project lifecycle; enforce and redefine as necessary
  • Communicates changes, enhancements, and modifications of business requirements — verbally or through written documentation — to project managers, sponsors, and other stakeholders so that issues and solutions are understood

Business Analyst Qualifications/Skills:

  • Able to understand and balance both business needs and technical requirements 
  • Able to exercise independent judgment and take action quickly 
  • Able to always see the bigger picture and connect the dots across the platform
  • Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, or information systems
  • Three to five years related work experience
  • Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, elicitation, modeling, verification, and methodology development
  • Demonstrated project management skills and project management software skills, including planning, organizing, and managing resources
  • Working knowledge of Windows office systems
  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives


This position can currently be conducted remotely and is accountable for time-sensitive deliverables within USA time zones. Special consideration will be given to candidates in the New York City area.

FinMkt is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.