• Senior, Business Analyst

    Deloitte San Jose, CA 95115

    Job #2031112639

  • Use your Business Analysis (BA) testing skills to cultivate innovative technologies for a fast-growing segment within Deloitte Tax. Be on the cutting edge of a rapidly growing industry and work with a team of proven innovators!

    Work you'll do

    As a Senior BA on our team you will be working closely with tax SMEs, business analysts, and application developers to aggregate, prioritize, and report out on impact of the top-quality issues affecting the projects. Additionally, you will:

    • Collaborate with tax professionals/SMEs to document business requirements.

    • Communicate business requirements and desired system-related capabilities to development team.

    • Design/develop Power BI dashboards.

    • Provide technical and functional support to software users.

    • Work collaboratively and independently while managing multiple projects, assignments and/or responsibilities.

    • Collaborate with tax SMEs, business analysts, and application developers to ensure a shared understanding of the business model and the detailed function requirements.

    • Plan, design, and execute tests of internally developed software application features including user interfaces, business logic, data access, etc.

    • Troubleshoot, and critique software components.

    • Provide status updates regarding defect resolution and development initiative progress.

    • Recommend solutions to improve test management, execution, and reporting.

    • Perform quality assurance and end-user acceptance testing to confirm the product satisfies end-user requirements and needs

    • Analyze feature requirements and assist in identifying requirement enhancements to improve product efficiency.

    • Assist to conduct feature demonstrations for stakeholders once testing is concluded.

    • Perform Production and test environments smoke testing for patch, Production release and deployments

    • Assist in defining performance testing process as applicable.

    • Establish and evolve seamless regression test process to include existing features and new features.

    • Collaborate and mentor junior team members in U.S. and U.S.-India.

    The Team:

    National Federal Tax Services (NFTS) is a national practice within Deloitte Tax LLP made up of a number of tax service offerings. Each NFTS service offering has been developed and built as a result of a tax planning idea, a marketplace driver, or a technological innovation - all with the purpose of delivering results for our clients. Our people are entrepreneurial in spirit and have always had the work-hard/play-hard mentality. NFTS service lines provide tax planning for the largest organizations across all industries.

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Four (4)+ years' experience as a tax professional and/or financial software business analyst.

    • Bachelor's degree in accounting, engineering, MIS/CIS, computer science, mathematics, or other business technology related field required. Problem solving ability is paramount regardless of initial feed of education.

    • Ability to understand and document complex tax calculations.

    • Proven leadership skills demonstrating strong judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities

    • Ability to work with a team of developers to design, develop, validate, manage, and maintain custom built software solutions

    • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.

    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and virtually

    • One of the following accreditations obtained, in process, or willing able to obtain

    • Licensed CPA in state of practice/primary office if eligible to sit for the CPA

    • If not CPA eligible:

    • Licensed attorney

    • Enrolled Agent

    Preferred:

    • ISTQB certified software tester certification obtained or in process or must be able/willing to obtain.

    • Experience working in consulting environment.

    • Ability to analyze testing requirements based on the business requirements

    • Experience of Agile methodologies and SCRUM processes.

    • Familiarity with SQL, Figma, Alteryx, Azure DevOps, Power BI is a plus.

    • Experience documenting software requirements.

    • Experience writing and executing software test cases and test scenarios.

    • Desire to learn new aspects of business and tax concepts and apply to mathematical computational efforts.

    • Ability to learn and apply new technologies.

    • High attention to detail, results-oriented, self-directed, and inquisitive with an analytical mindset

    • If qualified for CPA examination or in the process of obtaining/willing to obtain a CPA, CPA or enrolled agent, or other appropriate certification.

    • Knowledge of account or partnership U.S. federal income tax is a plus.

    • Ability to travel 25%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve

    • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.

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    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.