Senior Manager, Business Systems Analyst Senior Manager, Business Systems Analyst …

Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
in Minneapolis, MN, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Jan 22
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
in Minneapolis, MN, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Jan 22
Senior Manager, Business Systems Analyst
Job Description

The Senior Manager - Business Systems Analyst identifies business requirements and process improvements for multiple systems, which include creating projects, process specifications and conducting quality inspections. This role facilitates requirement gathering and alignment with business and technology partners, while supporting projects with minimal direction by the leader or project manager and solves highly complex system and system-related problems, resulting in timely and accurate document reporting and project team communication and acts as primary subject matter expert for the business.


  • Gather business information and incorporate into project plans with minimal oversight by the leader or project manager. Provide timely and accurate documents and communication to the project team.
  • Work on highly complex projects to identify business requirements, creating project and process specifications for new and/or enhanced systems. May write code for business-specific platforms or provide other technical support to the business. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the business and technology partners.
  • Ability to provide accurate, timely & responsive services and communication to the business on highly complex problems. Solve a variety of complex system and system-related problems for the business as it relates to business requirements and technology, in addition to helping design or implement systems.
  • Identify and implement process improvements. Drive quantifiable results through facilitating interaction with the business. Act as a subject matter expert for the business.
  • May provide effective people leadership through effective coaching, feedback, and sound performance management practices. Act as champion for the team and intervene on matters that create roadblocks to individual or organizational success. Set department initiatives and aligns and sets individual performance goals. Typically leads a larger team.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent.
  • 7+ years of relevant experience.
  • Solid analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to use statistical analysis and modeling. Ability to identify patterns, potential issues and then translate those into functional and test requirements.
  • Ability to understand technology as it relates to the business and may require product or system certifications.
  • Experience in providing accurate, timely & responsive services on complex problems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships within the department and across business functions.
  • Ability to communicate technology related information and clearly detail implementation processes.
  • Ability to effectively manage the test life cycle, ensuring user requirements are met and stakeholders are aligned with solution.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated people leadership experience.
  • Ability to handle changing priorities, manage multiple tasks and work within tight timeframes and deadlines.
  • Ability to influence partners across company as well as within the business

Preferred Qualifications

  • High level of proficiency with MS Office tools and platforms
  • LEAN Organizational Principles
  • Project Management
  • Vendor Management

About Our Company

Millions of people around the world rely on Columbia Threadneedle Investments to manage their money. We're intentionally built to help our clients succeed, backed by a global team of 2,000 people including more than 450 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets. At Columbia Threadneedle, you'll find the promise we make to our clients is the same one we make to our employees: Your success is our priority. In addition to our competitive total rewards package, employees stay with us because of our culture and commitment to their development. And, backed by the strength of our parent company, Ameriprise Financial, we are committed to providing you with the tools, resources, recognition and rewards to help you shape the career you want.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.
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