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Business Analyst (Jr. Actuarial) - RTH
Ref No.: 18-00661
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Our direct client is seeking a Business Analyst to work in their Newark, NJ location. This is a 12+ month right to hire opportunity.

Scope of Work:
  • The Business Analyst will work with systems and business personnel to develop business specifications based off of business needs. The business analyst may also develop test plans and test decks.
  • The Junior/Intermediate Analyst in Financial Application Support—Business Integration is a team member in the area within Enterprise Services & Systems responsible for business analysis and project management for financial systems interfaces and extracts. The Business Integration team develops strategies and implements solutions to link the company's business systems to the Corporate financial systems. In addition to developing a functional financial systems expertise, the Associate will participate in projects that develop their understanding of the company's key international and domestic businesses.
  • The ideal candidate would have strong written and oral communication skills, well-developed analytic reasoning and curiosity, and an established track record working in a team-based environment.
  • You will be responsible for supporting business analysis and project management activities as a member of a project team. They will learn the methodologies and tools required to assess and document business requirements, write functional specifications for systems development, and design and conduct testing of the technical solutions.
  • The key project the Junior/Intermediate Analyst will expect to support involves Actuarial systems process and run automation for the company's Life Insurance business. Experience with process and Actuarial system automation a plus

Qualifications:
  • 1-4 years experience in a business and/or systems analyst role
  • College degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Management Information Systems preferred but not required – other majors are acceptable
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft desktop Applications
  • At a minimum, the candidate should have experience with Microsoft Office Word and Excel

Other Comments:
  • Experience with Insurance Industry and/or Actuarial systems and processes is a plus
  • Experience with the Poly Suite of Actuarial Applications is a plus