• IT Business Analyst

    Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/19/2019 2:32 PM)
    Job ID
    Information Technology Services
  • Responsibilities

    As a natural problem-solver, your ability to analyze, document and provide creative solutions to business and technology problems will contribute to the technological development and direction of BKD. We are looking for a Business Analyst to contribute talent, expertise, and leadership in planning, design, development, configuration, and launch of technology-based solutions. The position requires knowledge and abilities in information technology, system configuration, systems integration, business processes, analysis, problem solving, communication and project management.

    The role includes analysis of complete processes to identify and select opportunities to make significant improvements. Additionally, the role is responsible for designing and developing reports and management dashboards, configuring systems, integrating systems, and providing sound advice and support on the best use of system capabilities. The role contributes to the standards and methodologies for project management and business process improvement.

    • Meet with leadership to understand problems and solutions as they relate to the current and future business environment
    • Translate needs and requirements into solutions, alternatives and designs in support of strategic initiatives
    • Analyze areas for improvement in internal processes documenting business issues, user interfaces and support systems to increase staff productivity, performance effectiveness, and work-flow efficiency
    • Prepare analytical reports and make presentations to facilitate the selection and decision making process of firm leadership
    • Work with developers, consultants and others to develop and implement effective solutions
    • Work with project managers on large projects
    • Perform project management and leadership tasks on assigned projects


    Experience preferred:

    • Microsoft Windows and Office Suite (required)
    • SharePoint 
    • Visio (required)
    • Adobe applications (required)
    • Development tools such as Visual Studio and TFS
    • Databases such as SQL Server
    • Query and report development tools such as Cognos, Crystal Reports or SQL
    • Automated work-flow or BPM systems

    Personal Attributes:

    • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
    • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
    • Skilled at working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment
    • Ability to present ideas and solutions in business-friendly and user-friendly language
    • Highly self-motivated, self-directed
    • Logical thinker with a keen attention to detail
    • Leadership ability

    Formal Education & Certification:

    • College diploma or university degree
    • 3 years of experience in IT business analysis is required


    Experience the BKD difference for yourself. For more information about our firm locations, visit bkd.com. BKD, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or other protected classifications.


    BKD does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. BKD will not pay a fee to a recruiter or agency that does not have a signed BKD vendor agreement. Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of BKD without having a BKD vendor agreement in place will be considered property of BKD. BKD will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.


    BKD is a place where people build careers, gain new skills and enjoy big firm resources with a small firm approach to teamwork and camaraderie. We focus on providing unmatched client service to everyone we encounter—both in the marketplace and in our offices.  We also offer the support, resources and opportunities you need to further develop your career. We listen to learn, combine innovation with practicality and give back to the communities where we live and work.

    See what we offer new hires in terms of competitive compensation, People First benefits and paid time off.


    Take your career to the next level at BKD.


    About BKD

    BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our approximately 2,650 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally. BKD and its subsidiaries offer a variety of tax, accounting and consulting services and combine the insight and ideas of thought leaders in multiple industries. Learn more at bkd.com.



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