Business Analyst (New York) (BUSIN69854) New York, New York

Large, Global Insurance Company needs experienced Business Analyst.

**This is 8+ Month Temp Contract Assignment.

Job Scope:

Planning, preparing, and executing UAT (User Acceptance Testing) of complex Reinsurance

Accounting systems and processes

Creating test case scenarios and expected results

Key responsibilities: 

UAT Related: 

  • Develop test plans, test cases, and scripts for multiple enhancement projects
  • Define test data, expected results, and acceptance criteria
  • Review BRDs for completeness and clarity to generate test cases
  • Provide accurate estimates of work effort for UAT activities
  • Manage UAT test environments and data
  • Prepare, coordinate, and manage UAT testing status and reporting to Reinsurance Accounting and
  • IT Managers
  • Execute UAT test cases
  • Track defects
  • Understand project scope and how unresolved issues and delays impact schedules
  • Escalate issues impacting project scope and schedule
  • Record UAT results in a manner that complies with internal audit requirements
  • Maintain a high level understanding of the supported business applications (RDPS, RIMS,SAP,
  • Schedule F, eTreaty, etc.)
  • Create mockups to use in review sessions
  • Assist defect resolution
  • Ensure UAT sign offs are achieved

 PMO Related: 

  • Create and maintain project plans for your work
  • Help maintain shared drives
  • 5+ years User Acceptance Testing experience of accounting applications
  • Effective problem solvers who are able to manage multiple business and IT
  • relationships, and a challenging workload.
  • Able to take initiative and work productively
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication skills (writing, speaking, and listening)
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Experience on software development projects and knowledge of general ledger systems
  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) and current technologies
  • Bachelors or Master's Degree in Business, Technology, or related discipline
  • Experience in tracking bug resolutions
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to estimate work effort and resources required for UAT related tasks
  • Ability to work in scheduled time frames, and to prioritize individual and team workload
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Access, Visio)

 Desired Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of reinsurance accounting
  • Familiarity with supported business applications (RDPS, RIMS, SAP, Schedule F, eTreaty, etc.)
  • Experience with HPQC and Project