Kforce IT Business Analyst in Pleasanton, California

Kforce has a client seeking an IT Business Analyst in Pleasanton, California (CA).Project Summary:The Office 365 Program has moved more than 200,000 company email accounts from Lotus Notes to Outlook. When fully implemented, Office 365 will deliver modern, cost-effective technology and allow the company to work smarter, react faster, and collaborate anywhere. The company's Office 365 Program has need for a financial consultant to support creation of critical, complex business cases for change of our service delivery model or IT architecture.Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

  • Develops and documents comprehensive business cases to assess the costs, benefits, ROI, and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of proposed IT solutions

  • Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes recommendations for IT financial plans, acquisition activity, trended future requirements and operating forecasts

  • Performs economic research and studies in the areas of return, depreciations, working capital requirements, investment opportunities, and investment performance

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and analyzes submitted budget/forecast data for completeness, changes in trend, and drivers of change

  • Designs effective processes to track financial performance against expectations, including early "red flags" to identify potential shortfalls

  • Oversees analysis of planned financial objectives and identifies corrective actions

  • Acts as a proactive partner to ensure business objectives are achieved in a financially efficient manner

  • Reviews and presents the financial information to key company leaders - identifying key messages, risks, and opportunities; Continuously forecasts the progress and momentum in key operations against planned objectives

  • Handle all phases of projects assigned including client meetings, analysis, presentations

  • High School diploma or General Education Development (GED) required

  • Bachelor's degree in related field, or four (4) years of experience in a directly related field

  • Minimum (6) years of financial analysis or related experience

  • At least (2) years as an IT business systems analyst

  • Advanced knowledge (broad expertise or unique knowledge) of policies, practices and systems

  • Advanced Excel expertise including pivot tables, PowerQuery, v-lookups, and managing workbooks for collaborative sharing, data entry/update

Nice to haves:

  • Prior experience with Company Information Technology financial analysis and budgeting

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours