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Position Title: Senior Business Analyst, Financial Systems
Job Code: 457638
Job Location: New Jersey-Newark

The Enterprise Systems & Services (ESS) department is part of the Chief Financial Officer’s organization within Enterprise Financial Management. The Planning & Forecasting Application
Support team works directly with business and corporate departments to implement technology solutions that meet planning and forecasting needs.

We are seeking an experienced Planning & Forecasting Project Management Specialist with advanced skills in business analysis, problem solving, and project management. You will learn & support existing financial forecasting applications and participate in ongoing forecast system enhancement and development projects. As a key member of the project team, you will work collaboratively with project stakeholders on all aspects of the project life cycle, including analysis, requirements, testing, training, and project communications.


Key responsibilities of your role will include:

  • Leading business analysis activities as a key member of a project team
  • Becoming a financial forecasting system subject matter expert, assess customer business needs, document business requirements, write and provide quality review of functional specifications for systems development
  • Managing timely completion of project deliverables
  • Developing test plans and scenarios, manage testing of the technical solutions across testing environments
  • Preparing user communications and assist with user training
  • Acting as liaison between business partners and system developers
  • Providing post production support of implemented systems and processes

  •  Minimum of 4-5 years of hands on business analyst responsibilities preferably with financial
    planning & analysis/financial reporting focus
  • Strong aptitude for proactive problem solving, analytics, process/project management, controls
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, well-developed analytic reasoning and curiosity
  • Desire to work in team based environment and partner effectively with all levels including senior management
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and priorities in a fast-paced environment and communicate issues in a clear, succinct manner to project team members
  • Previous experience writing business requirements and test plans, as well as creating and reviewing functional specifications
  • Demonstrate initiative, persistence, and personal ownership of assignments
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project)
  • College degree in Information Systems, Accounting or Finance is preferable other majors are acceptable

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Project/Program Management
Schedule: Full-time
Posted: 2018-10-18 Expires: 2018-11-17

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