Life Insurance Business Analyst

Toronto, ON M2N 7J8

Post Date: 03/20/2018 Job ID: 12740 Category: Business Analyst


Business analyst - Life Insurance

Our  client in the insurance sector, has a challenging and rewarding opportunity. They are currently seeking  an Business Analyst  to join  their  team and act as the go between for their partner stakeholders and development group, in creating a Policy Administration System.


As a Business Analyst, you are responsible for delivering quality business analysis of required changes to processes, functions and/or products.    You will also work with the business, Information Technology and Project Management Office stakeholders to develop requirements or user stories, and ensure these are reflected in system and business process deliverables.

In this role you will:
  • Plan and facilitate business requirement gathering sessions with key stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • Prepare “ as is” and “ to be” process documentation and perform gap analysis to identify required changes
  • Document business requirements in the form of user stories with acceptance criteria, based on business analysis, to support required changes in applications, processes and  functions supported by the team
  • Prepare risk assessment of business requirements to support prioritization and scoping
  • Escalate identified risks as appropriate and participate in the development of recommendations for solutions.
  • Document and track decisions that arise from business analysis findings
  • Prepare new process and procedure documents
  • Ensure traceability of business requirements exist through to design and testing
  • Participate in functional and User Acceptance Testing efforts
  • Conduct business analysis to support various stages of the project management life cycle


What we are looking for…
  • A candidate with a College Diploma or University Degree in Business Analysis, Computer Science or Information Technology - or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years proven experience in the Investment / Life insurance industry
  • Experience working in an Agile environment with scrum including capturing business and technical requirements with users stories and acceptance criteria
  • Application knowledge and experience with general ledger and accounts payable including payment processing
  • Design documentation
  • Ability to think logically, analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and discussions effectively at all levels within the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to present information clearly and concisely to diverse audiences
  • Can work independently and/or as a team member
  • Skilled in prioritizing and managing multiple concurrent tasks
  • Acquired proficiency in relevant business processes and applications
  • Hands-on experience with relevant application development life cycle management tools
  • Development knowledge and experience with
    • Web applications
    • B2B interfaces

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