Business Systems Analyst II - #9805194


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Grand Rapids, MI
Contract type: Full time

Job Summary:

The Business Systems Analyst is responsible for gathering requirements, designing solutions or portions of solutions, assisting or leading the creation of a schedule for developing the solution, and ensuring the proper solution is tested, delivered, documented, and deployed. This role has the ability to self-manage and work independently with little or no supervision needed to complete daily tasks.

Job Duties:

  • Builds working relationship with key stakeholder groups
  • Seeks out knowledge and understanding of the key business activities, systems, software, and processes within assigned focus area
  • Works with stakeholders to understand problems, needs, and enhancements
  • Produces specifications for new or modified systems through collaboration with business users and other IT staff
  • Documents requirements using standard templates, workflow diagrams, wireframes, and prototypes
  • Works with other IT staff to produce new systems and software
  • Researches and evaluates emerging technologies and software solutions for their application to the Firms business needs
  • Facilitate research to support build versus buy evaluations of software systems and software
  • Provides reference documentation of systems and software
  • Plans and facilitates the validation and testing for new systems, software, and enhancements
  • Facilitates the knowledge transfer and hand-off of new systems and software to the Operational support team
  • Creates and maintains project and resource plans to successfully implement IT projects
  • Proactively identifies and mitigates project risks
  • Maintains and controls projects through oversight, influence, and communication
  • Develops and executes communication plans for projects that include weekly status reports and project change requests
  • Facilitates the rollout, documentation, training, and communication to end users affected or impacted by IT projects
  • Coordinates and manage vendors and vendor resources engaged for project-based initiatives
  • Other duties as required

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervises external contractors and vendors as needed to successfully deliver projects

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    • High school diploma or GED, required
    • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Management Information Services, preferred


    • Two (2) or more years of experience in the information technology field, required
    • Exposure to relational database concepts, required
    • Experience as a Software Developer or Analyst, preferred
    • Prior experience working within a professional service firm or military, preferred


    • Project Management or Agile certifications, preferred
    • IIBA certifications, preferred


    • Hands on experience working with one (1) or more of the following software systems, preferred: Oracle PeopleSoft Financials, Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise Services Automation, Oracle PeopleSoft HRMS, Oracle Business Intelligence, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Power Platform & Power Apps, CCH ProSystemFX, CaseWare, Thomson Reuters CS Professional Suite, Thomson Reuters GoFileRoom, Content Management Systems

    Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Leadership skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and customer relationship skills
    • Capacity to work in a deadline-driven environment while handling multiple complex projects/tasks
    • Capable of successfully multi-tasking while working independently or within a group environment
    • Demonstrated problem solving skills
    • Capacity to utilize experience, technical knowledge and business sense to resolve issues and questions, along with plan and accomplish project/task goals
    • Capable of facilitating meetings efficiently and effectively
    • Ability to develop process documentation using diagrams and prose based on customer collaboration

    Individual salaries that are offered to a candidate are determined after consideration of numerous factors including but not limited to the candidate’s qualifications, experience, skills, and geography.

    California Range: $85,000 - $90,000
    Washington Range: $85,000 - $90,000

    BDO delivers assurance, tax, digital technology solutions and financial advisory services to clients throughout the country and around the globe. We offer numerous industry-specific practices, world-class resources, and an unparalleled commitment to meeting our clients’ needs. We currently serve more than 400 publicly traded domestic and international clients.

    • Unparalleled partner-involvement
    • Deep industry knowledge and participation
    • Geographic coverage across the U.S.
    • Cohesive global network
    • Focused capabilities across disciplines
    BDO brings world-class resources and exceptional service to each and every one of our clients. BDO USA is a member of BDO International, the world’s fifth largest accounting network

    BDO offers a competitive Total Rewards package that encompass so much more than – “traditional benefits”. Our wide range of rewards and our employees’ ability to customize rewards to their individual needs are two of the reasons why BDO has been honored with so many workplace awards, including 100 Best Companies for Working Parents, Working Mother 100 Best Companies, Top Entry Level Employer, 2022 National Best & Brightest Companies to Work For and more. Some examples of our Total Rewards offerings include:
    • Competitive pay and eligibility for an annual performance bonus.
    • A 401k plan plus an employer match
    • Comprehensive, medical, dental, vision, FSA, and prescription insurance from day one
    • Competitive Paid Time Off with daily accrual from day one of employment, plus paid holidays
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • Adoption Assistance
    • Firm paid life insurance
    • Wellness programs
    • Additional offerings include BDO Flex, Group Legal insurance, Pet insurance and Long-Term Care Insurance
    Above offerings may be subject to eligibility requirements. Click here to find out more!

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