Business Analyst



  • Information Technology
  • Job Code: 9D4044241015
  • Posted: October 15, 2018
The Job has been filled

David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a talented Business Analyst, based in Ottawa, ON.

We are looking for a passionate individual who will play a critical role in performing strategic analyses of corporate goals and objectives in conjunction with Senior Financial Analysts and corporate business units. The Business Analyst investigates and analyzes current business processes, financial system landscapes, and architecture to discover possibilities for system improvements.

The Role:

  • Understand and document complex business processes, roles, policies, and workflows related to current and future state financial processes.

  • Coordinates internal project-related activities within and across teams.

  • Assists the project manager to define business requirements.

  • Represents Finance & Corporate Services on external governance committees with the CFO and on special projects.

  • Obtains requirements and operational objectives using interviews, document analysis, surveys and functional work groups.

  • Develops cost models and pricing models for business lines.

  • Collaborates with multiple stakeholders across the organization including project team members.

  • Develops comprehensive, analytics-based business case analysis.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience analyzing business and technical requirements with a focus on Finance.

  • Excellent knowledge of project management theory and business analyst concepts and methodologies.

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to create highly informative, insightful, and actionable reports and presentations.

  • Strong customer focus with demonstrated success in influencing data-driven decision making.

  • Degree in Business or related field (CPA would be considered a strong asset.)

  • Experience with Budget Forecasting, Cost Modelling, KPI Analysis, and Business Case Analysis implementation of process and improvements.

  • Ability to manage multiple changing priorities, including under pressure and while working within tight deadlines.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to David Newark, Consultant, Ottawa Region. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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