IS Senior Lead Business Analyst , IS Global Finance in Allendale, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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Job Description

This position is open to our Michigan, New Jersey and Texas locations.

The Information Services Global Finance Sr. Lead Business Analyst is responsible for understanding business needs and processes and to act as a partnered liaison between the business and the technical team with special focus on our Finance Transformation program. The Sr. Lead Business Analyst will be responsible for providing knowledge and expertise to IS (Information Services), the business teams, and process owners in identifying opportunities for technology and supporting prioritization.  

The Sr. Business Analyst is responsible for building strong collaborative relationships with our Finance Transformation teams. This role is responsible for understanding business processes, eliciting and documenting requirements, and coordinating communication among various business groups and IS technical teams; building and maintaining strong relationship with the Corporate teams and functional teams; and partnering with business and technical teams to drive consensus on the best solution to business problems and the delivery of new solutions and enhancements. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Build and maintain strong relationship with the Finance teams and functional teams.
  • Partner with business and technical teams to drive consensus on the best solution to business problems and the delivery of new solutions and enhancements.
  • Work with a diverse business community to document as-is and to-be business processes.
  • Improve the business analysis function through best practices, process management, mentoring, and education.
  • Document clear and testable requirements which describe a system which will be implemented.
  • Recommend business process and system changes to improve efficiency and business outcomes.
  • Ensure clear communication between business stakeholders and IS technical teams.
  • Improve the business analysis function through best practices, process management, mentoring, and education.

Education & Special Training:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, or equivalent preferred.
  • Qualification in Business Analysis or equivalent preferred.
  • Understanding of Finance is preferred.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum 7 years of professional experience required.
  • Ability to work effectively in a matrix organization structure with significant emphasis on collaboration and persuasion, rather than relying entirely on command and control.
  • Experience with process mapping is required.
  • Experience documenting complex processes and presenting them in a clear and understandable format is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, evaluate and recommend changes to business processes is required.
  • Experience working with high level business stakeholders is required.
  • Experience working in a regulated environment is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Agile Development methodologies is preferred.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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