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Business Applications Analyst

Company: Farm Credit Council
Location: Fargo
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Flexible on AgCountry office location for the right candidate. Potential for hybrid or WFH may be considered for the right candidate. Location listed as Fargo, ND due to website constraints.


  • Executes on the applications vision, strategy, and roadmap
  • Ensures systems are kept up to date
  • Ensures projects meet owners expectations
  • Ensures appropriate ICFR controls are in place (e.g. sign off requirements, make go/no go decision)

  • Provides input on technical product knowledge as part of project requirements, cross training and assisting users as needed.
  • Manages day to day vendor performance, ensuring service levels are met or exceeded.
  • Works with stakeholders to resolve product issues and project requirements
  • Works with business and project teams to articulate and document business requirements to support desired business outcomes. Receives guidance on new projects and assignments.
  • Participates in business process mapping, solution design, building, and testing sessions to support process improvement initiatives. Assists with preparation of root cause analysis where applicable. Creates artifacts to document results.
  • Assists in researching and drafting business case recommendations and cost/benefit analysis.
  • Assists with training development and delivery to support implementation of business applications and processes.
  • Assists with development of test cases, participates in testing, documents test results and supports remediation activities.
  • Measures adoption of new processes and applications after production release and identifies potential gaps. Creates backlog items and coordinates follow up actions with appropriate teams.
  • Performs project manager duties approximately 20% of the time for small projects or project work streams.
  • Ensures work is completed in accordance with AgCountry's project management and business analysis methodologies and meets all product development IT general control requirements.
  • Facilitates process improvement efforts by clarifying requests and gathering additional information.
  • Develops and maintains a strong working knowledge of AgCountry business practices, products and key systems.


    • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, information systems, computer science or related field or equivalent work experience.
    • Strong computer skills with a proactive perspective on technology and systems application.
    • One year of business analysis or related experience, ideally in a financial institution.
    • Understanding of business case preparation and business requirement elicitation techniques.
    • Ability to learn and develop business analysis skills, incorporating guidance provided on new tasks and assignments
    • Understanding of basic business analysis and project management concepts. Willing to grow business analysis skills through a variety of methods.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • CAPM, PMP, BPM, Six Sigma, Agile or related certifications.

Keywords: Farm Credit Council, Fargo , Business Applications Analyst, Professions , Fargo, North Dakota

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