Founded in 1991 with the idea to be the alternative to the big banks, Wintrust has since grown into a financial services company with more than $45 billion in assets, headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois. Through our multiple companies and divisions, we provide traditional community banking and commercial banking services, wealth management solutions, commercial and life insurance premium financing, mortgage origination, and short-term accounts receivable financing and certain administrative services, such as data processing of payrolls, billing, and treasury management services. We provide community-oriented personal and business banking services to customers located in the greater Chicagoland area, northwest Indiana, and southern Wisconsin through more than 175 community bank locations.
The Business Analyst is a mid-level business analysis position and serves as a key subject matter contributor for organizing and coordinating strategic business analysis services to business partners. This role will be key to understanding and documenting capabilities and business and functional needed to address business challenges. The flexibility to perform in an ever-changing work environment along with sound judgment, attention to detail, accuracy, and strong follow-through are all necessary qualities for the Business Analyst position.
Distill and analyze complex, enterprise level business challenges and to transform those challenges into succinct, written business, functional, non-functional, and transitional requirements
Drive business analysis requirements and project situations, recommending changes to existing systems, processes and methods to address business needs
Decomposing high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements, specified in an appropriate level of detail and in appropriate forms
Function as a key member of a cross functional team to assist with defining and executing on delivery and implementation plans
Work with IT internal teams to optimize workflow and ensure tasks defined in the project plan are understood and executed
Support organization by providing recommendations for improvement of departmental processes and identification of new processes to improve department operations and activities.
Escalate project roadblocks to Business Line and Program Management Leadership
Lead initiatives, projects and assignments from inception to completion
5-7 years of related experience.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
Equally proficient in both the business and technology areas.
Have the ability to plan, organize, and structure work.
Showcase good analytical and evaluative skills in tasks.
Ability to multitask.
Good interpersonal skills.
Managing projects of moderate complexity.
Building strong teams and working collaboratively across organizations to resolve issues.
In addition to a having experience in, or having a solid understanding of business processes, a Business Analyst must also possess advanced computer skills, including experience in programming, data handling and manipulation, systems analysis and design.
A bachelor's degree in business, information systems or computer science is preferred, although relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree at management's discretion. An advanced degree is a plus.
Wintrust Financial Corporation, including community banking and financial services subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran or any other characteristic protected by law.