BDO helps a diverse range of clients with different needs. This is especially true of our Advisory Practice, which provides transaction, risk, wealth advisory, company secretarial, and HR services to clients navigating a range of challenges, changes, and opportunities. Our professionals are from a variety of multidisciplinary backgrounds, allowing us to del…
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Business Analyst

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationMatric
  • Experience
  • LocationGauteng
  • CityJohannesburg
  • Job FieldSales / Marketing / Retail / Business Development 

Main tasks will include performing detailed requirements analysis, documenting processes, and performing some user acceptance testing. To succeed in this role, you should have a natural analytical way of thinking and be able to explain difficult concepts to non-technical users.

The responsibilities as Business Analyst will be, but not limited to the following:  

  • Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions.
  • Leading ongoing reviews of business processes and developing optimization strategies.
  • Performing requirements analysis by gathering and interpreting requirements from key stakeholders in line with business analysis frameworks.
  • Conducting meetings and presentations to share ideas and findings.
  • Gathering critical information from meetings with various stakeholders and producing useful reports.
  • Documenting and communicating the results of your efforts.
  • Effectively communicating your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management.
  • Ensuring solutions meet business needs and requirements.
  • Collaborate with various business areas and teams to ensure integration and consistency of solutions across business.
  • Participate in the solution design process to make recommendations to create and enhance solutions that are innovative, repeatable and sustainable and solve complex business problems.
  • Develop user documentation and training to encourage user adoption
  • Updating, implementing and maintaining procedures.
  • Staying up-to-date on the latest process and IT advancements to automate and modernize systems.
  • Working closely with business stakeholders and serving as a liaison between stakeholders and users.
  • Work with Project Team to manage projects, develop project plans, and monitor performance. This includes:
  • managing competing resources and priorities
  • developing change management deliverables
  • prioritizing initiatives based on business needs and requirements.
  • Monitoring deliverables and ensuring timely completion of projects.
  • Performing user acceptance testing.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree or Diploma in Industrial Engineering or Degree in Commerce
  • 5+ Years’ Business Analyst experience.
  • Business Analyst Experience within Professional Services or Financial Services industry is highly desirable

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Proficiency in systems analysis, process mapping and requirements elicitation
  • Demonstrated Proficiency in understanding and implementing business workflows and processes
  • Ability to align requirements with strategic objectives of the firm
  • Ability to interpret data and document facts
  • Internally motivated, ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Proactive, self-starter with initiative to find ways to improve solutions, systems and processes
  • Proven Communication skills with both internal team members and external business stakeholders, ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Excellent Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to BDO South Africa on to apply