Senior Business Analyst - Yardi

QuadReal - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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About QuadReal

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, QuadReal Property Group is a global real estate investment, operating and development company. QuadReal manages the real estate and mortgage programs of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI), one of Canada’s largest asset managers with a $153.4 billion portfolio.

QuadReal manages a $37.6 billion portfolio spanning 23 Global Cities across 17 countries. The company seeks to deliver strong investment returns while creating sustainable environments that bring value to the people and communities it serves. Now and for generations to come.

QuadReal: Excellence lives here.

www.quadreal.com

Role Description

We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join the Enterprise Solutions team to advance the organization’s management strategies by meeting the needs of the various business units for project and process implementation of applications, including their design, development, deployment and maintenance.This role takes full responsibility for business analysis where the advice given, and decisions made will have a measurable impact on the profitability or effectiveness of the organisation. The Senior Business Analyst will help to maximize the performance of the organization through the implementation of leading-edge tools and processes. This will include analyzing user requirements, procedures and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review capabilities, workflow and process limitations.

The incumbent can be based anywhere in US or Canada but the preferred location is Toronto, ON.

Responsibilities

Elicit, analyze, validate and document business requirements, processes and business rules to drive business solutions
Support technology design and re-design activities through interpretation and clarification of business requirements and processes and assess impacts of changes to other functional processes and systems
Lead and/or assist with the creation of business cases, ROIs, and other project related documentation, as required, with input from key business stakeholders
Investigate and analyze opportunities to help improve business efficiencies and maximize use of QuadReal Enterprise Applications
Facilitate and/or assist with the system selection process and support subsequent related activities, including implementation and sustainment
Create, execute, and document test cases/test scripts to validate system changes, and provide framework to support end user acceptance testing
Coordinate, support and help business users resolve day-to-day support issues including application software and operational systems
Assist and support project teams and business representatives throughout projects
Create and maintain user guides, manuals and other related materials
Create training materials and conduct training sessions

Experience and Qualifications

A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Business Analyst, ideally in a complex real estate services environment
Experience in analysis, troubleshooting, and support of multiple enterprise applications
Experience with Yardi’s Investment Management and iPlus modules or other Yardi Voyager experience would be preferred
Strong understanding of the real estate business and key business processes
Detail oriented with superior documentation skills
Excels at problem-solving and customer relationships
Proven ability to develop and sustain effective working relationships at all levels of an organization
Exceptional communications skills
Strong facilitation and collaboration skills
Ability to apply practical business analysis and project management best practices
Change management experience an asset
Process re-engineering experience an asset
Adaptable to constant change
Ability to allocate one's time effectively, work under pressure and manage tight deadlines, multiple demands, projects and competing priorities.
Ability to travel occasionally

QuadReal Property Group will provide reasonable accommodation at any time throughout the hiring process for applicants with disabilities or for those needing job postings in an alternate format. If you require accommodation, please advise the Talent Acquisition team member you are working with and include the following: Job posting #, your name and your preferred method of contact.

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