Business Analyst Do you have advanced capabilities in collecting and analyzing financial data? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, no-holds bar work environment? Well, this role is for you!ektello is seeking a Business Analyst for one of our top finance clients in Minneapolis, MN. Out client has made a name for itself as a powerhouse in finance industry for the past 65 years. As of 2015, our client has an annual revenue of $3.6 billion as well as 19, 000 employees worldwide in operations spanning over 40 countries across Europe, North America, and more. Responsibilities Business Analysis Planning & MonitoringSelects appropriate business analysis approach.Evaluates project complexity, assumptions, constraints, and dependencies.Identifies critical players and determines influence and relationship needs.Manages Requirements Approval and Change.Identifies and communicates risks and issues that may require changes to plans or scope.Improves Business Analysis performance by taking preventative and corrective action.Complies with and upholds organizational standards.Responds to changing organizational priorities.Requirements GatheringObtains needed information from customers to form requirements.Captures information provided in elicitation sessions.Validates requirements with customer.Requirements Management & CommunicationManages changes to requirements.Traces requirements from business case to implemented solution.Presents requirements in understandable format.Requirements AnalysisPrioritizes requirements effectively based on factors including business value, cost to deliver, time constraints.Organizes and synthesizes large amounts of information provided by customers.Understands appropriate use of various analysis techniques.Develops abstract models that describe a business domain.Identifies and communicates factors other than requirements that affect which solutions are viable.Agile CompetenciesEmbrace change and adaptation (positive change agent).Collaboration and building of effective business relationships (building trust).Motivated and focused on delivering quality results in a team environment (continuous evaluation and improvement).QualificationsBachelors Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Business Computer Information Systems or related fields or equivalent work-related experience.Preferred 1- 2 years experience in software applications development, product management or business systems analysis.Effective time management and organizational skills.A passion about your work with a strong desire to learn, grow and make a difference.