Business Analyst II

Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Minneapolis, USA
02 Oct 2022
15 Oct 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Responsible for performing analysis and reporting, while contributing to recommendations for the business unit. Makes process improvements and adjustments to existing reporting models. Assists in small to medium projects, which may involve developing solution for problems within the business unit. Helps to resolve problems or issues through methods of trouble shooting, as well as separate analysis. Using sound information and theory, provides management with recommended actions to resolve issues or create value for the business.


  • Change Management - Represent business on internal and cross-functional medium-high complexity initiatives, identify business requirements, create and manage project plan and process specifications, provide timely update and accurate documentation and communication to project team through the life cycle of project. Identify and develop solutions and process improvements for the business unit by recommending changes to policies, procedures and business model with guidance from leader.
  • Business Support- Support, track and solve a variety of production process and system-related problems for the business unit and liaise with technology peers, as it relates to business requirements and technology for troubleshooting. Support users with inquiries about upstream data and applications. Provides references for users by writing and maintaining user documentation, providing help desk support, training users.
  • People Leadership - Provide in-direct work direction to peers, business partners on change initiatives.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent 2-3 years' work experience in the financial services industry
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and expertise with intermediate-advance features in Microsoft Office Suite of applications
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to interpret data, reach conclusions, and take action
  • Experience in communicating technology related information clearly to different audiences
  • Strong leadership competencies and execution skills by way of cross-collaboration and workflow facilitation with multiple internal business partners.
  • Must be highly responsive and proactive in a fast-paced changing environment.
  • Quick and independent learner to adapt to new technology and processe

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Vermilion Reporting Suite
  • Familiarity with Back and Middle Office operations.
  • Project management experience with financial services technology

About Our Company

Millions of people around the world rely on Columbia Threadneedle Investments to manage their money. We're intentionally built to help our clients succeed, backed by a global team of 2,000 people including more than 450 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets. At Columbia Threadneedle, you'll find the promise we make to our clients is the same one we make to our employees: Your success is our priority. In addition to our competitive total rewards package, employees stay with us because of our culture and commitment to their development. And, backed by the strength of our parent company, Ameriprise Financial, we are committed to providing you with the tools, resources, recognition and rewards to help you shape the career you want.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.
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