AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

  • Financial Data Analyst III

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Requisition ID
    2018-6650
    Category
    Information Technology
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Responsibilities:

    • The business data analyst will support our accounting teams as a liaison between the business department and information technology. Specialized knowledge in statutory and GAAP accounting concepts is preferred.
    • Works as a liaison to finance team to elicit, analyze, communicate, validate and document requirements for changes to data requirements and reporting needs related to financial data including policy, claim and actuarial data.
    • Business Data Analysts must able to clearly document financial accounting, Actuarial and Compliance reporting and data requirements and produce project artifacts that are understandable to a technologist with little or no accounting knowledge.  .  Transforms the business requirements and solution into Business Requirements Document (BRD), User Story/ies and Software Change Request Documents.
    • Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner.
    • Defines, prioritizes, communicates, and fosters shared understanding of project objectives and scope
    • Performs and communicates results of stakeholder analysis
    • Plans and adapts approach to business analysis activities and artifacts
    • Collaborates with stakeholders to elicit, prioritize, validate, and document testable, developer-ready business requirements
    • Collaborates with technical team members to ensure the solution design satisfies project objectives and business requirements
    • Assists the business in determining if and how new systems or system enhancements may improve business processes and capabilities
    • Serves as a critical resource and liaison between subject matter experts and technologists throughout the project lifecycle
    • Collaborates with business subject matter experts and technologists throughout the project lifecycle
    • Identifies and communicates risks and issues as well as possible solutions to manager and project management team.
    • Participates in peer reviews of business data analysis artifacts.

     

    Requirements:

    • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a Data Analyst.
    • Worked as Data Analyst in at least two prior system conversions with one in either general ledger other accounting system.
    • Experience in preparing data mapping documents to map source data to the target system or database. 
    • Expert level expertise in writing SQL code for querying and analyzing data
    • Expert level expertise in one or more data profiling tools to profile source data
    • Good understanding or property and casualty insurance or finance.
    • Ability to prepare high quality documentation that can be shared with business leaders
    • Proficient written and verbal communication skills and active listening skills
    • Able to think creatively and have flexibility
    • Able to act as a change agent to respectfully challenge the norm
    • Bachelor's Degree required from college or university
    • Possess at basic understanding of SOX and financial controls
    • Strong project management background with experience with Agile methodology.
    • Experience with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and experience in an approach such as waterfall, Agile, or Scrum
    • Proficient in organization and time management skills
    • Able to work on multiple projects of moderate complexity simultaneously
    • Able to adjust quickly to changing priorities.
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, particularly in Outlook, Word, Excel, Project and Visio
    • Proficient in the use of web-based document repository applications (e.g., Microsoft SharePoint)
    • Able to work with little to no supervision.

    What We Offer

    AmTrust Financial Services offers a competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities.  Our benefits include: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

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