Tax Department, Tax Technology Office, Associate, Jersey City

The Tax department is seeking a highly motivated individual with experience gathering business requirements, developing and supporting visual basic and SQL database user developed applications for a position in the area of tax technology and process improvement (Tax Technology Office).


  • Assist tax managers in creating business cases
  • Extract and translate user requirements into written business and functional requirements
  • Liaise between Tax and Technology groups by communicating technical tax and systems concepts in both layman's and technician's contexts
  • Work with Tax, Finance Controllers, Technology, business units, and outside consultants to leverage technology solutions for the Tax department
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and application of technology "best practices"
  • Represent Tax in firmwide technology projects
  • Troubleshoot current applications and develop change enhancements to meet functional and technical standards through engagement with other business analysts and stakeholders
  • Help end users by creating "user developed applications" using MS Office automation and database development.
  • Analyze and resolve production issues in a timely manner to the benefit of the end user
  • Support application testing to ensure quality of work; create test plans, data, procedures, and test scripts; execute testing for ad-hoc projects; review and report test results; participate in production verification, validation, and issue management


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of experience performing business analyst role
  • 3+ years of experience developing automated solutions
  • Strong interest and aptitude for technology solutions, including automating data gathering, implementing and developing software, and database management
  • Self-motivated, with strong communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Financial services industry experience a plus
  • Finance division experience a plus

Technical/Programming and General Knowledge:

  • MS Office Automation and Database development
  • Databases Management: SQL, SYBASE, ORACLE, MS ACCESS
  • Experience developing solutions with at least one of the following: T-SQL, VBA, VB, VB.NET, C#, HTML, CSS, ASP, ADODB
  • Familiarity with SharePoint customization a plus

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