CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Cost Allocation Business Analyst in Lansing, Michigan

Cost Allocation Business Analyst

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Category:Information Technology

City:Lansing, Michigan, United States

Position ID:J0616-0269

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

This candidate will be responsible for implementing and supporting the Cost Allocation components of the Advantage Financial ERP system. Activities will include business process analysis, system design including conversion and interfaces, prototyping, testing, production implementation, client training support, and post-implementation support through the full system development life cycle.

The successful candidate will work closely with clients and co-workers to document business processes/requirements, recommend process improvements, document processes within the new system, and design system enhancements where necessary.

Business Analysts are responsible for some of the following tasks:

  • Lead/participate in sessions to review and document existing business processes and requirements

  • Assess requirements vs. baseline system offerings to identify and document fits versus gaps within the new application

  • Recommend business process improvements that minimize potential application changes

  • Define new business processes and procedures within the context of the new application software

  • Develop system enhancement design documents to meet established business requirements

  • Provide functional support to technical analysts and developers working in conversion, interface, and reporting areas

  • Work with end users to refine business practices to ensure alignment with application processing

  • Configure the prototype environment

  • Facilitate production cutover preparation activities

  • Provide effective post-implementation support

  • Develop/maintain test plans, conduct system testing, and document results

  • Provide status reports to team lead and monitor the timely completion of their assigned tasks

  • Provide user support and deliver user documentation

Essential Skills:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in systems design and implementation

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills and the ability to multi-task

  • Ability to work effectively independently and within a team environment under tight timelines

  • Experience working with application development teams

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Requirements analysis and business process development

  • Effective written and verbal communication

  • Self-motivation, intelligence, and curiosity are key qualities

  • Ability to Travel to client site as needed

Non-Essential Skills:

  • Familiarity with SharePoint or similar collaboration tools

  • Experience testing and debugging applications issues

  • PowerPoint and Visio


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.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.


  • Advantage Financial Mgmt

  • Microsoft Visio

  • Requirements Analysis

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