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Business Analysts solve organizational problems by assessing business performance and suggesting corrective actions. They are useful in a variety of industries, such as insurance, banking, IT, marketing and telecommunications. Typical resume samples for Business Analysts showcase duties like evaluating project progress, identifying problems, developing and implementing company procedures, and writing technical reports. The ideal candidate demonstrates leadership, analytical thinking, attention to details, problem solving skills, communication abilities, and computer proficiency. Most candidates showcase at least a Bachelor's Degree in their resumes, and hold various industry-recognized certifications.

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Sr. Operations Business Analyst

Plan and execute building interior capital projects for the world's largest home improvement
retailer, ranked number 33 on the Fortune 500 list.

  • Forecast and manage an operating budget of $80m across nearly 2,000 big-box retail locations.
  • After just 3 months, placed in charge of one of the company's largest planned capital investments for 2014 with a projected 2-year payback and 67% IRR.
  • Partnered with procurement to launch RFP for $25m lighting expense account with 30 suppliers.
  • Co-lead on task force to realize $1.62m annual savings; analyzed large sets of data to improve fixed and variable cost inputs and recommended additional invoice validation measures.
  • Received departmental Quarterly Spotlight Award (Q4 2013) for the implementation of a new
  • Introduced asset tagging initiative and new material supply chain for exterior lighting projects.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
History
MA
German History
PhD
History
2

Business Analyst

Company is a dealer of medical supplies and waste compliance solutions, ~$20 million annual revenue.

  • Revised purchase ordering algorithm to minimize overstock and reviewed purchase orders compiled by a colleague, achieving savings of 10-20% per inventory purchase.
  • Managed an initiative to increase efficiencies in the company's warehouse, including analysis of high velocity products in order to position inventory ideally and provide staff with appropriately sized shipping cartons.
  • Managed wholesale pharmaceutical distribution licensing. Led a team of five colleagues in a data submission project to satisfy the requirements of the Sunshine Act.
  • Managed routine accounts payable and expense reimbursement duties.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
Political Science
MA
Full-time
3

Business Analyst

  • Contracted to conduct business process analysis and identify key issues, gaps and needs for an established multi-unit brick and mortar custom window coverings retailer.
  • Initiated a gross revenue sales increase of 17% in 3T2014 over 3T2013 with no changes to fixed costs.
  • Produced a 4% market share increase in 2014 over 2013.
  • Created and planned the financial, marketing, expansion and acquisition strategies and objectives for 2015.
  • Initiated a gross revenue sales increase of 20% in 2015 over 2014YTD with no changes to fixed costs.
  • Rebuilt vendor relationships, increased consumer engagement and improved sales team performance.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Political Science
MBA
Global Operations & Supply Chain Management
4

Business Analyst

Researched and analyzed business processes and procedures and designed and implemented automated business solutions for clients in the insurance industry. Mastered and trained proprietary technology for multiple projects simultaneously.

  • First project completed in 90 days in an industry that averages 10 months to completion; Client reported 40% reduction in processing time.
  • Interviewed business clients to analyze their business requirements and recommend and design technological improvements to their business processes and operational procedures.
  • Developed process mapping of current and future business processes.
  • Prototyped new procedures and trained new users on software enhancements.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Applied Behavioral Science
5

Senior Business Analyst

Senior Business Analyst with responsibility to lead projects and provide analytical results for Financial and Inventory related projects.

  • Led project teams, internal and external, to achieve project defined milestones and deliverables.
  • Conducted stakeholder Joint Application Design (JAD) interviews and facilitated meetings with project teams.
  • Translated business user concepts and ideas into comprehensive business requirements and design documents.
  • Created project plans in accordance with project management framework standards and procedures. Identified ongoing issues and gaps within project plans, in order to eliminate implementation issues.
  • Planned, facilitated and reported on quality assurance testing efforts.
  • Worked on transforming a Unisys based to a homegrown GUI based financial project, with $1.5 million budget.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Education
BS
Marketing / Management
6

Sales and Marketing Business Analyst

Managed operations of Nationwide Marketing and Automated Retail project and drove systems integration of 3rd party partners and vendors including Best Buy, Walmart and Rent-A-Center. Gathered requirements from 3rd party vendors and delivered them to the PMO and technical teams. Liaison to 3rd party vendor IT teams. Drove delivery of requirements as project sponsor ambassador. Managed logistics, sales, marketing, and strategic planning for Nationwide Marketing and Automated Retail Project including regular software and UI updates.

  • Increased automated retail sales 6% by developing data driven strategy for competitive store placement
  • Designed Plan-O-Grams and marketing material for nationwide brand awareness campaign with Walmart
  • Managed international market testing which led to the creation of new products.
  • Drove improvements to Best Buy sales force tools which increased sales by 8%
  • Drove requirements gathering for integration of sales systems at Rent-A-Center with substantial ROI
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
English And Philosophy
MBA
Project Management
7

Business Analyst

Developed customer facing applications & graphical user interfaces by capturing business requirements for stakeholders.

  • Led the analysis of organizational expansion efforts at 6 locations by conducting business impact analysis.
  • Improved timeframes for more than 50% of projects by successfully maintaining change management process.
  • Summarized project findings and implications of technology changes institution wise for project manager and tracked
  • Integrated business solutions with organizational goals while reaching consensus of the stakeholders.
  • Applied advanced sampling & data analytic techniques to help with strategic initiatives, roadmaps & process models.
  • Analyzed quantitative and qualitative business data to develop a solution design capable of fulfilling the customer's
  • Mitigated defects by 15% by developing metrics to determine inefficiencies and areas for improvement across systems.
  • Created presentations in concise & well-researched manner on new product feature ideas & opportunities by collaborating with product owners.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
8

Business Analyst

Gathered Business-User requirements and understood the requirement in discussion with the stake holders and product managers.

  • Created Business Requirement document (BRD) and Functional Requirement document and maintaining the Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) related document.
  • Actively participated / arranged with number of iterations between team and customer on domain related tasks.
  • Generated documents supporting accounting/ financial current and potential OIL and GAS transactions (e.g. acquisitions, payments out of production, synthetic equity etc.), as per the business requirements.
  • Understand the business requirements and identified gaps in different processes and implemented process improvement initiatives across the business improvement model.
  • Gathered the business requirement and Prepared and reviewed Long Term Forecast (LTF) and monthly forecasts/actuals at Leadership Team Meetings.
  • Involved in special projects and provided ad hoc / special analysis as required (e.g. revenue recovery efforts, review of business practices)
  • Worked in SAP environment.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
MA
Science
9

Business Analyst

Planned, designed, and implemented automation of Acme Creations business process

  • Reviewed business priorities, and analyzed options, risks, and costs.
  • Involved in User Interface (UI) analysis with the business team to validate accuracy.
  • Involved in identifying functional and Non-Functional requirements and create the Functional System Design document (FSD)
  • Developed a ".Net" application: Created few input forms which will gather the basic customer, order information and machine info.
  • Developed a simple database and ETL process to load the existing data to store the data for the business process.
  • Developed existing reports which are required to run day to day business like daily/weekly machine consumption reports or daily shift revenue report.
  • We established process to enter and process the transaction level details and thus built a process to produce key KPIs and a BI solution for Acme Creations.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Material Science & Engineering
MS
Industrial Engineering
MA
Industrial Materials & Metallurgy
10

Sr. Business Analyst

Managed large scale technical and non-technical projects in the areas of Branch Operations, Consumer Lending for a credit union exceeding 50 billion in total asset size, and a member base of 4 million

  • Coordinated vendor selection process for projects impacting greater than 240 branch locations worldwide
  • Created RFP documentation and scoring model for evaluation of vendor responses
  • Created formal Business Case documentation presenting project Return on Investment, Net Present Value, and cost justification for review by the credit union Strategic Planning Group, EVP, and VP of Branch Operations
  • Performed business process analysis of current business processes and provided recommendations for improvement
  • Served as Branch Operations and Consumer Lending department representative on Navy Federal's Business Analysis Community of Practice
  • Mentored a group of approximately 30 Business Analysts on the organizations evolving approach to requirements management and best practice.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Management And Finance
MS
Enterprise Technology Management

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