• Business Analyst - Experienced Associate

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    ID
    2019-3271
    Category
    Client Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Guidehouse provides management, technology, and risk consulting to clients around the world through more than 1,600 professionals in over 20 locations.  At our core, we focus on building trust in society, solving important problems, and having a seat at the table for our clients’ most pressing matters. Formerly PricewaterhouseCoopers US Public Sector, Guidehouse provides the exceptional quality our clients demand with the agility and innovation to go beyond the expected.

    Responsibilities

    As a Financial Analyst/Business Analyst, you’ll help lead our clients through a business process reengineering (BPR), financial operations support as well as program and performance management. Our people help our clients transform their business processes, improve internal controls, improve efficiency of operations, increase transparency and performance management, and help comply with Federal laws and regulations. The nature of our projects is extremely fluid and requires self-motivated individuals that are willing to develop solutions on their own or in a team of highly skilled professionals.  Project members are provided the opportunity to interact with our clients' senior management, as well as the opportunity to enhance their skills in the area of technical competency, business development, client service and people development.

    Qualifications

    The successful candidate will have proven experience supporting business process review, support business operations and financial functions (including planning, formulation, and execution) for federal agencies. The candidate will be able to support requirements gathering sessions with clients, analyze and document system requirements, assist in the creation and maintenance of project documentation (e.g. test plans, data dictionaries, user guides, and training materials), perform system testing, develop training materials, provide system training, and
    work collaboratively with system developers and end users to resolve issues. The candidate will support process improvement recommendations and implementation to budget functions. Specifically, the following skills and experiences are requested:
    • Experience of two or more years is required with experience with business process analysis, management reporting, data analysis, financial management, internal controls and compliance activities
    • Ability to develop strong team and client relationships
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (including presentation skills)
    • Creative problem-solving ability and a consultancy mind-set
    • Client-facing experience in a consulting environment among entry level to mid-level
    • Experience with CDC or similar federal agencies preferred
    • Experience with SDLC and Agile Methodologies
    • Experience with SharePoint and Microsoft applications
    • Experience with EPM systems and other business applications

    Degree
    Holds a four year degree from an accredited college or university.

    Additional Requirements

    • Professional Certification(s) (Quality Assurance, analytical tools, Lean Six Sigma Certified Green Belt, PMP, CAPM) preferred
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (including presentation skills)
    • Understanding of functions affecting budget and financial data (e.g., Procurement and Acquisitions, Formulation, Execution, Reporting)
    • Understanding of funding and financial accounting structures (e.g., Funds, cost types, Object Class)
    • Experience and comfort with MS Excel and other MS Office products
    • Aggregate and synthesize data from authoritative systems into metrics and analytics
    • Ability to quickly comprehend complexity and convey findings in concise, well-written narratives
    • Prior business process and data analysis experience with HHS, NIH, CMS, CDC or FDA preferred

     

    This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.

    The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

    Disclaimer

    Guidehouse is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristics protected by law.

     

    If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

     

    Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

     

    Benefits include:

    • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
    • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Student Loan Paydown
    • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
    • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
    • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
    • Skills Development & Certifications
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
    • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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