Tax BSA in Nashville, TN at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  823466

Apex Systems, the 2nd largest IT Consulting and Staffing Firm in the Nation, is searching for qualified candidates for a Business Solutions Analyst opportunity with one of our largest financial consulting clients in Nashville, TN. This role is a 6 month contract opportunity with the possibility of extension based on performance. This resource will be consolidating 10 legacy tax systems into 1-3 new systems. 

If you are interested in this Business Solutions Analyst opportunity please send Caitlyn Smith your most up to date resume as well as the best phone number to reach you via


Position: BSA (Business Solutions Analyst) 

Industry: Financial Consulting 

Location: Nashville, TN

Pay Rate: Negotiable based on experience

Length: 6 month contract (with possibility for rolling extensions)
Primary Duties: 

  • Maintains a solid knowledge base of the functional capabilities of and is a Subject Matter Expert on assigned applications within the Business Performance Channel and the various areas and products within it.
  • Assists Engagement Managers in leading, directing, and reviewing all activities associated with delivering technology products. Responsible for product quality, project timeliness, and customer satisfaction.
  • Interfaces with clients to define and document requirements for a named set of custom developed or vendor software products. Creates documentation including requirements, user stories, acceptance criteria, feature description PowerPoint decks, user guides, process flows, wireframes, and newsletters.
  • Responsible for conducting design sessions to gain insights into end user and customer needs, managing the Product Backlog for a Product, working with the Engagement Manager to prioritize requirements, define and manage scope and sprints for a project.
  • Provides operational support to practitioners and firm internal clients. Configures SharePoint features in production and non-production environments. Engages with various ITS organizations to resolve problems as they arise.
  • Possesses overall understanding of appropriate business processes and workflows.
  • Engages business owners and other ITS resources to respond to requests for new applications and/or enhancements. Collaborates with the Engagement Manager in creating and presenting the appropriate project on-boarding processes and materials (Charter).
  • Leads and is responsible all Testing and QA activities within the project lifecycle. Works with and manages USI QA resources to develop and execute Test Plans, Test Scripts and all other deliverables and activities related to Quality Assurance of the Products.
  • Provides feedback to USI QA resources
  • Works with the Engagement Manager and clients to plan and execute User Acceptance Testing.
  • Participates in reviews of plans associated with project execution.
  • Assists Engagement Manager with status reporting as required by the BPM Channel and  Applications Studio leadership.
  • Responds proactively to both business and project issues and escalates appropriately.

Primary Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience working in supporting multiple software projects in various IT roles.
  • 3+ years of Business Analyst or System Analysis experience.
  • 2+ years of Quality Assurance experience.
  •  Experience with test plan creation. 
  • Prior experience that demonstrates good business understanding is needed (experience in a professional services organization is a plus.)
  • In-depth knowledge of software development life-cycles including Agile development and testing.
  • Demonstrated ability in applying repeatable quality assurance processes and methods to enterprise wide technology projects or initiatives.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications, organization, analytical, planning and leadership skills.
  • Strong management, communication, technical and remote collaboration skill are a must.
  • Experience in dealing with multiple projects and cross-functional teams, and ability to coordinate across teams in a large matrix organization environment.
  • Ability to effectively conduct technical discussions directly with Project/Product management, and clients.
  • Excellent team collaboration skills.
  • Strong relationship building and maintaining skills. Fosters a climate conducive to establishing positive working relationships with clients (internal and external).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) or Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) is a plus.
  • Preferred:  Experience with automated test scripting, and load/stress testing.
  • Familiarity with SAP, SharePoint, MS Project, HP Quality Center, TFS/Urban Turtle, Automated QA and wire-framing or visualization tools is a plus.
  • Experience working with Agile development processes.
  • Experience in packaged software development
  • Experience in programming is a plus.
  • Experience in mobile applications is a plus


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or equivalent educational or professional experience and/or qualifications.
  • An advanced degree is a plus.

Travel Requirements:

  • Position is based in the Nashville, Tennessee office.
  • Working on-site full-time in the office is expected.
  • Limited travel might be required (up to 50%). 









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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.