Business Analyst - Banking/Financial Services

Location: San Francisco, CA
Job Title:  Business Analyst - Banking/Financial Services
Location:  San Francisco, CA
Job Type:  Long-Term Contract

Addastaff Consulting is the consulting firm that sees business beyond mere challenges and expectations. We specialize in providing services to high-risk, mission-critical technology projects for clients in the healthcare, financial services, health sciences, and technology industries.


The Business Analyst is responsible for detailed analysis, use case definitions, requirements gathering, test planning and execution, process design, and developing/delivering high-quality materials and presentations. The Business Analyst will work cross-functionally within the organization.


- Identify business needs. Analyze workflows and existing processes/systems.
- Perform business analysis such as documenting business and technical requirements, data gathering, create use cases and functional specifications and spearhead the effort required to develop those documents.
- Develop a detailed understanding of the applicable data flows and related technical and process infrastructure.  Includes the understanding and development of detailed use cases and related system processes/ interfaces.
- Design, execute, and document application testing.
- Work with the project team to document needed testing and create test scripts for all process and system enhancements.
- During the implementation phase of the project, work directly with developers and integration specialists to design, configure, and test applications to ensure functionality is delivered as expected and as described in the business requirements.

Experience & Education

- 7+ years of Business Analyst experience including 3+ years in banking/financial services 
- 5+ years working with business stakeholders and technical teams
- Experience documenting business requirements, use cases, functional specifications, assumptions, and dependencies
- Strong business orientation and experience with banking/financial services processes, technology, and change initiatives
- Experience with testing coordination, test plans and scripts 
- Strong experience with MS Visio, Excel, SQL, and other business analytics tools
- Excellent communication skills
- Four year college degree 

Nice to Haves

- Working knowledge of Project Management best practices
- Experience with Project Management applications

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