Kforce Senior Business Analyst in Framingham, Massachusetts

Kforce has a client seeking a Senior Business Analyst in Framingham, MA.Summary:The Senior Analyst will join the GT Cost effectiveness team tasked with planning, managing and operating the products. Global Technology investment and budgets are viewed as a portfolio and the financial resources are balanced across the different investment opportunities within the portfolio. Additionally, Analyst will be responsible for strategic reporting and analysis within the business to prioritize opportunities and to track benefits.This position represents an ideal role for a highly motivated and highly analytical individual. Given the highly strategic and cross-functional nature of this role, successful applicants will possess a combination of structured strategic thinking, exceptional leadership and collaboration skills, strong analytical ability and a passion for new ideas.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Understand true costs, performance, Global Technology infrastructure quality, applications, and services

  • Provide critical insights to help drive Global Technology investment strategies

  • Perform complex research and analysis to support business operations and processes and develop recommendations based off findings

  • Visibility into technology spending and comparison with industry and functional peers

  • Analyze feasibility, cost ramifications, economies of complex programs & present proposals to leadership teams

  • Identification of business/Technology alignment gaps

  • Opportunity to improve Technology cost efficiency/effectiveness

  • Assists business leadership with focus on high-value measurements

  • Implement and manage the Total Cost of Ownership across the entire Global Technology spend

  • Assist users when necessary by extracting data, providing documentation and working as a business resource with IS group for the functional operation of such tools

  • Bachelor's degree with a concentration/major in finance or business or equivalent related training or work experience and 3-5 years of relevant experience

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in IT financial planning and/or technology strategy, application rationalization

  • Demonstrated 3 years of technology strategy / consulting experience

  • Exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills; ability to use data to break down complex problems and formulate plans

  • Must have technical skills utilizing the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Access, Word)

  • Knowledge of business intelligence query tools such as Brio

  • Knowledge of programming languages - Visual Basic, VBA and Structured Query Language (SQL)

  • Some knowledge of database design is a plus. Knowledge of extracting data from multiple data sources, AS400, external data sources, etc.

  • Ability to manage support tools related to setup and administration

  • Strong, clear communication skills

  • Can simplify the most complicated issues or problems

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Must be very organized and can balance competing priorities

  • Ability to handle and execute to resolve high profile issues

  • Excellent analytical and spreadsheet skills including Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to utilize advanced functionality of Excel, i.e. VBA, Pivot tables, advanced functions

  • Proven ability to collaborate broadly with flexible, positive attitude and ability to get results

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate to the senior executive level

  • Comfortable working both independently with minimal supervision and closely in a team setting

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours