Our public sector client, is currently looking for a Business Analyst to help with the implementation of a new Financial ERP system Reporting to the Manager of Innovation and Projects, the IT Business Analyst will act as the technical liaison and consultant for the Technology and Information Systems department (TIS). The Business Analyst will be focused on one of two initiatives: TIS improvement initiatives or the corporate enterprise resource planning (ERP) initiative.Essentially, the Business Analyst (BA) is responsible for understanding what the objective of a project/initiative is, leading to how to achieve it, managing any changes to the objective and ensuring that all deliverables are aligned with the desired end state. Working with the business partners in consultation with other TIS Department staff to determine requirements for, develop specifications for, evaluation, acquisition and implementation of Corporate technologies that meet their needs and are compatible with the corporate application, data, and technology architectures.Advantages- able to work from home throughout the assignment- possibility of renewal after 6 monthsResponsibilitiesRESPONSIBILITIES:The candidate will be responsible for:•Providing leadership in developing business analysis plans that implement advanced strategies for gathering, reviewing, analyzing and refining user requirements and business processes.•Playing a lead role in eliciting user requirements, developing and refining requirements, building business process models and creating quality/test documentation used to support and drive the goals of the business analysis plan or TIS BA initiatives.•Defining functional needs, configuration specification and requirements as it relates to financial processes•Gathering the products (outputs) of business analysis plans or fact-finding initiatives and translate what has been collected into comprehensive documents (e.g. flowcharts, wireframes, Business Requirement Documents –BRD, Use-Cases etc.) used to clearly define project/departmental goals. •Working closely with business partners, process experts, vendors, technical architects, subject matter experts and IT staff to support the documentation of design and/or development of solutions that meet user/business/project requirements and their intended goals.•Contributing to and participating in request for proposal initiatives (RFP) or town recruitment process that may include requirements documentation, vendor product reviews, vendor evaluation and vendor selection.•Acting as a liaison between the various departments and TIS to proactively identify and bring strategic initiatives from concept to implementation and ensuring service excellence to TIS internal and external clients.•Providing support during a project in eliciting and clarifying project requirements and leading teams to “right-fit” solutions while balancing project constraints.•Developing and documenting quality/testing plans, test cases, test data samples and solution verification checklists that support the sign-off, acceptance and delivery of TIS solutions. •Identifying and reporting business processes and procedures that may benefit from a business analyst review. •Supporting the preparation of end user documentation and development of training plans, communication and organizational change management as part of IT initiatives. QualificationsQUALIFICATIONS:The successful candidate will possess:•A four-year degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Technology or equivalent.-A minimum of 5 years of professional experience, with at least 3 years direct project experience in a BA role,- Experience implementing or supporting financial ERP systems-Experience as a Financial Business Analyst in a municipal or broader public sector environment is preferred - Experience in mapping end-to-end business process, business and technical requirements analysis, business planning, process modeling, verification and quality testing methodology in an Information Technology related field with a strong understanding of IT systems and ITSM processes.•Certification as a Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP) or Certification of Competency in Business Analyst (CCBA) or PMI Business Analyst Certification (PMI-BA). - -preferred•Project management experience with PMP accreditation is nice to have (not crucial as they have a Project Manager)•Experience creating various types of technical documents and diagrams (business requirements documents, conceptual prototypes, wireframes, flowcharts, mindmaps, architecture diagrams etc.) for diverse user audiences. •Advanced proficiency with MS Office, Outlook and other BA tools.•An impeccable attention to detail while moving in a fast-paced environment.•The ability to multi-task effectively, work autonomously, self-prioritizing and managing your time, switching between multiple projects and environments as required, delivering high-priority items quickly.•Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills to effectively build relationships and elicit user needs.SummaryA minimum of 5 years of professional experience, with at least 3 years direct project experience in a BA role,- Experience implementing or supporting financial ERP systems-Experience as a Financial Business Analyst in a municipal or broader public sector environment is preferred Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. 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