Business Analyst ERP

Posted 2 days ago

On behalf of our client in Montreal, Progression3 is in search of a Business Analyst for a permanent role. ERP experience (Finance and HR) is a requirement.


The Business Analyst plays a key role in identifying, analyzing and positioning opportunities to innovate business processes, develop new business capabilities and improve business performance. S/he acts as an extension of the business user, augmenting the business’ capacity to realize projects by capturing, contextualizing and communicating business requirements in a language and format that facilitates project team member understanding.

S/he supports the IT team by capturing and refining business requirements and by developing the business case to justify projects. Once a project is approved, s/he is involved in the full delivery cycle including, design, development, testing and operationalization.

S/he has excellent communication skills in addition to extensive knowledge of business analyst professional practices and strategic business acumen. S/he will work closely with clients, architects, the development team and managers.


With project delivery teams:

  • Leads the business requirements gathering process
  • Organizes workshops, conducts interviews and researchers related subject matter and applies other information gathering techniques to clarify and qualify requirements
  • Captures, documents and validates business requirements
  • Ensures that project deliverables meet the business requirements
  • Provides detailed answers to project team questions in relation to business requirements
  • Reviews project deliverables to ensure they are evolving in line with the requirements
  • Identifies and documents test cases to ensure solutions will perform under production conditions
  • Accompanies Business Users during their acceptance tests.
  • Validates all test results
  • Helps refine the business analysis methodology, processes and tools.

Work Experience and Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce, management, engineering, computer science or a related discipline. Master’s degree an asset.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience as a business analyst.
  • Experience in ERP and applications (Finance and HR).
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience participating in the delivery of technology-based solutions.
  • Knowledge of the business field.
  • Proven ability to identify and formalize business needs, convert them into instances of use, user case histories and/or test cases.
  • Experience in the development of IT project costs, risks and ROI assessments.
  • Versed in Microsoft environment (SharePoint, Team Foundation, Project, etc.).

Desired Skills and Abilities

  • Solid problem-solving skills.
  • Strong analytical and information processing skills.
  • Ability to influence, persuade and initiate change.
  • Ability to set priorities and to perform tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Extensive background in a collaborative, team-run environment.
  • Good judgment and discretion in dealing with sensitive situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.
  • Stress tolerance.
  • Fluency in spoken and written French and English.

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