Functional / Business Analyst (Secret Clearance Required)

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Category: Business Analysis (functional and technical)
City: North Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Position ID: J0217-1810
Employment Type: Full Time


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Position Description:

A Business Analyst is needed to support the day-to-day operations of the overseas Momentum-based financial system called RFMS in Charleston, SC. The Business Analyst will interact with RFMS users on a daily basis to analyze issues arising from operations and propose and test solutions to fix them. As part of a small team, the Senior Business Analyst will often be required to work independently on issues assigned to them. Federal accounting experience, strong analytical skills, and SQL experience, and usage of CGI's Momentum ERP system are highly desired. The business analyst will also be required to write detailed business memos to convey findings and recommended solutions to the client. The position is in Charleston, SC, and hours are typically 0800-1700 EST.

***An interim Secret clearance is required to begin working onsite with our client, and a Secret clearance must be maintained throughout the project duration. Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required

Your future duties and responsibilities:

- Work directly with the client on often complex software and data issues in the overseas accounting system, RFMS
- Develop total solutions to issues, to include, recommended cleanup steps for data issues and functional analysis of software issues, and working with developers or technical staff to devise a fix
- Support other team members in their analysis of issues
- Construct well written solution memos that are concise and accurate for delivery to the client
- Recommend ways that the software can be used to achieve better results

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

- An interim Secret clearance is required to begin working onsite with our client, and a Secret clearance must be maintained throughout the project duration. Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required
- Generally Accepted Accounting Principles/Accounting Education Background
- 3 years related experience
- Genuine interest in conducting deep analysis of software, data, and technical issues
- ERP Experience
- Structured Query Language (SQL)
- Microsoft Excel for analysis tasks
- Required to be onsite in Charleston, SC (no telecommuting or travel from long distances)
- Standard business hours (8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., with occasional overtime), although some flexibility

Desired Skills:
- CGI's Momentum ERP
- Federal Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
- Cursory knowledge of mandatory U.S. Treasury reporting
- Knowledge United States Standard General Ledger (USSGL)
- BMC Control-M workload automation

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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