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Alixpartners, Llc Business Analyst in Detroit, Michigan

Business AnalystIn this important role on AlixPartners' Corporate Applications service team, you will use your strong customer service and business analysis skills in supporting the Business Intelligence strategy, gathering business requirements and building basic and complex reports to support the business. The person in this role will be willing to take ownership of projects and work with team members to deliver solutions that meet customer needs. An ideal candidate will be teachable with a desire to further develop an expertise in Business Objects and other platforms used in the Firm.The Business Analyst (known internally as Corporate Applications Data Insights Analytics Analyst) is a full-time role located in Southfield, Michigan and reports to the Data Insights Analytics Manager. Paid relocation is not available for this position.Key Responsibilities:•Collaborate with business units, the Data Insight Analytics team and other IT members to determine the requirements to meet business needs.•Translate business unit requirements into clear, accurate and concise functional requirements. Create models, specifications, diagrams and charts to be used by the Data Insight Analytics team in developing BI and Data Warehouse solutions.•Collaborate with the Data Insight Analytics team and other IT resources throughout the development lifecycle; enforcing and redefining requirements where necessary.•Analytically come up with improved and more efficient processes for IT and business users.•Participate on project teams to deliver new BI and Analytics solutions or enhance current ones.•Provide support of existing applications and services provided by the Data Insight Analytics team.•Investigate and troubleshoot problems. Collaborate with business units to determine root cause and appropriate functional solutions. Interact with the Data Insight Analytics development team in the implementation of the solution and communicating with business units as required.•Additional duties as identified.Qualifications/Requirements:•University degree or College diploma in the field of Information Technology; equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of education.•Minimum 3 years of business analysis experience gathering business requirements relating to BI solutions.•Demonstrated proficiency with enterprise business intelligence products. Business Objects reporting experience is a definite asset.•Demonstrated proficiency with relational databases. Experience with SQL Server databases and SQL scripting is a definite asset.•Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and meet delivery commitments while maintaining accuracy.•Exceptional customer service skills, including the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of customers.•Working knowledge of Information Technology concepts and principles, theories and functions of computer systems, and principles and techniques of IT documentation.•Solid understanding and proven experience in requirements definition and management techniques including business process, use case, work flow and data modelling.•Proven analytical abilities and able to understand system architecture and the integration of system components.•Experience with: data warehouse concepts, checking and validating results to ensure completeness, and troubleshooting non-recurring and process related problems.•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.•Experience with Accounting/Finance terms and ideas is a definite asset.•Must be able to work in a fast-paced office environment.This description is not designed