Exl Service

Business Analyst Associate

Job Location US-NJ-Newark
Regular Full-Time
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The Finance Transformation team within EXL Consulting practice is a world class, global professional services group dedicated to helping CFO’s develop and execute winning strategies and to drive improvements in effectiveness across the Finance organization.


We are hiring Sr./Lead Associate in New York/New Jersey area with a focus on Business Analysis reporting to the Engagement Manager. The incumbent will be a part of the service delivery team for medium to large teams engaged in finance transformation projects for global clients.


The Sr./Lead Associate Business Analyst on the EXL Finance Transformation Consulting team will be at client locations onsite / offsite and will be responsible for the following areas:

  • Identify, assess, and document business needs and requirements. Must be able to quickly establish credibility while working in new subject areas. 
  • Drive toward on-time, quality deliverables in a complex and dynamic business environment, while actively managing stakeholder expectations.
  • Articulate requirements to technical and business groups in a variety of ways, including via Functional & Technical specifications documentation, BRDs, logical diagrams, use cases, and data samples
  • Analyze client processes and conduct requirements reviews to improve the quality of deliverables
  • Develop specs for application rules that will auto-trigger specific reports based on business needs
  • Preparation of process flows that demonstrate alignment of system functionality to the operational process
  • Analyze process data quickly and ability to determine sources for the data flowing into various custom reports to be developed within application
  • Hold and lead meetings with IT, Business and vendor teams to review requirements, address open issues/questions, close gaps
  • Engage in prioritization and problem-solving with technical resources in order to deliver robust solutions as quickly as possible
  • Assess business interests and ensure that all technical designs meet or exceed business needs


  • Bachelor's in IT or related fields with MBA (preferred)
  • 4+ years’ experience as a business analyst 
  • Strong understanding of SDLC and PCDA Methodologies, including Agile, Lean Six Sigma (will be a plus)
  • Expert level skill set with Excel, MS Word and MS Access (preferably)
  • Exposure to User Acceptance Testing (UAT) (preferred)
  • A good understanding of risk and issues that would be encountered during major IT program and projects
  • Ability to use a structured approach to problem solving and addressing the change
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent team player but also excelling in working on own initiative
  • Ability to deliver work within tight timescales, to budget and to a high quality

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