Business Analyst

Location: Getzville, New York
Posted On: 10/12/2017
Job Code: 2102_BA(COB)
Job Description
An IS COB and Controls Sr. Analyst is required to assist in implementing and maintaining a cohesive, effective, efficient, coordinated, and consolidated controls governance model in support of Technology. Working closely with a dynamic business in a large and varied environment, the candidate will:
o Be responsible for establishing strong working relationships with Application Development, Information Security, Continuity of Business, as well as other Business/Operations/Infrastructure Risk Management teams
o Coordinate Business As Usual (BAU) activities, overseeing Risk and Control activities. Provide assistance to application owners/management team to ensure Risk and Control issues and initiatives are addressed timely.
o Coordinate or manage technology components for External audits. Assist development teams in responding to audit requests, perform review of deliverables for completeness and accuracy as needed.
o Proactively identify control deficiencies through technology self-assessment testing, risk and control initiatives, and BAU meetings/discussions. Monitor progress of corrective action plans.
o Facilitate compliance with clients Policies, Standards and Regulations
o Perform and report on trend analysis, identifying opportunities for process improvements.
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Knowledge / Experience:
o Experience performing IT Business Analysis, Project Management or similar work required
o Minimum of 3 years of experience in Audit, Information Security or Risk Management.
o Knowledge of service management (ITIL) with previous working experience in process improvements is an advantage
o Previous experience performing Internal and/or External Audit coordination is an advantage.
o Previous experience in Production Support and Application Development roles is an advantage
o Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
o Good organizational skills, ability to work under pressure and prioritize within tight deadlines while maintaining total accuracy
o Ability to influence others and quickly earn the confidence of others
o High level of attention to detail
o Quick learner and able to work in a diverse, global environment
o Ability to analyze large amounts of data, decipher items relevant to the development unit covered, and determine corresponding risk
o Ability to work as part of a team, and also independently under own supervision
o Possess the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with various levels of management
o Ability to coordinate/manage initiatives from end-to-end with minor supervision
o Strong knowledge of MS Office with Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint skills
o Strong affinity to manage Control practices demonstrating a pragmatic risk-based approach
o Industry certifications, such as CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP would be an advantage.
o Bachelor’s Degree Required
o Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives for complex projects through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems and industry standards.
o Consults with users and clients to solve issues/problems through in-depth evaluation of business processes, systems and industry standards; recommends solutions.
o Considers the business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment; identifies and communicates risks and impacts.
o Provides understanding of business analysis concepts and principles and a basic knowledge of concepts and principles in other technology areas.
o Applies comprehensive understanding of how multiple areas collectively integrate to contribute towards achieving business objectives.
o Provides evaluative judgment based on analysis of factual information in complicated and unique situations.
o Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organizational success.

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