Business Analyst - Temporary Position

Careen Inc. - New Ulm, MN

Business Analyst

Job Description - The primary responsibility of an entry-level business analyst includes to perform business analysis and related duties. Liaise with the project sponsors, stakeholders, external vendors and other functional areas to document current state, elicit & document requirements to ensure on time delivery. Review, analyze and evaluate business systems and user needs.

  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly reviews and analyses of current processes using operational metrics and reports. Provide Operational reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends
  • Conduct insightful, ad hoc analyses to investigate ongoing or one-time operational issues. Create informative, actionable and repeatable reporting that highlights relevant business trends and opportunities for improvement
  • Define project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases and elements
  • Monitor project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions
  • Review a variety of areas including operations, purchasing, inventory, and distribution
  • Suggest changes to senior management using analytics to support your recommendations. Actively participate in the implementation of approved changes
  • Understand and communicate the financial and operational impact of any changes
  • Recommend controls by identifying problems; writing improved procedures
  • Validate resource requirements and develop cost estimate models
  • Maintain user confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing results as needed.

  • May require an associate's degree in a related area, or some college.
  • 0-2 years experience in Business / Systems Analysis or Quality Assurance
  • Microsoft Office experience needed – MS Access and/or SQL experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to impact operations and effect change without being confrontational
  • Detail oriented, analytical and inquisitive
  • Ability to work independently and with others
  • Extremely organized, adaptable with strong time-management skills