• Business Systems Analyst

    Position ID
    2018-4744
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Position Location(s)
    CA-AB-Calgary
  • DIFFERENT BY DESIGN

    At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.

     

    Join the momentum. We are currently seeking a Business Systems Analyst to join our growing Technology team. MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Driving innovation throughout the firm, our Technology team provides industry-leading solutions that enable MNP to better serve our clients and people. We deliver on the strategic needs of service lines, industry and specialty groups, and operations at all levels throughout the firm. Our specialists develop, enable and support initiatives that allow MNP to deliver client service, collaborate, communicate and operate reliably and efficiently.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Performance Expectations

    • Complete research to identify and define requirements for the use of technology
    • Improve technology processes and systems that positively impact the business
    • Create viable specifications and acceptance criteria in preparation for the construction of information and communication systems
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and partners across the organization
    • Liaise between the business and Technology departments to provide business and system analysis service
    • Create and maintain formal and informal project management plans, schedules and timelines; coordinate resources and proactively communicate when needed
    • Identify, prioritize, analyze, document and implement business requirements with the ability to present new ideas and conceptualize new approaches and solutions
    • Review and prepare documents and reports
    • Coordinate User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and report defects found during the execution of various test cases on development software
    • Ensure the successful execution of the Quality Assurance (QA) processes and testing strategies leading to the deployment of quality applications
    • Setup and configure necessary test tools and environments for test execution and automation
    • Perform testing of new features as well as regression testing of existing system to ensure high software quality
    • Identify, record and document processes thoroughly and track known application bugs
    • Participate in the continuous improvement of test processes and methodologies
    • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
    • Work with .NET programming and SQL Server
    • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry
    • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
    • Raise awareness of MNP at community events
    • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop your information technology knowledge

    Credentials

    • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, Technology or related program; relevant experience will also be considered
    • Minimum two (2) to five (5) years of related work experience
    • Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization
    • Demonstrated ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically and professionally at all times
    • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
    • Experience with coordinating or managing UAT
    • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools

    Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

    • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
    • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
    • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
    • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
    • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
    • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
    • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
    • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team

    MYREWARDS@MNP

    MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our MyRewards@MNP package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events and professional development assistance.

     

    MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.

     

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