RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Business Analyst in Saint Petersburg, Florida (FL). Duties Include: * Act as a liaison between IT and Loan Serving Business and Operations units; and work with the Business stakeholders to analyze business requirements; conduct requirement gathering sessions and reviews * Navigate loan portfolio servicing interfaces and data uploads, develop understanding of common and required data to support suite of loan portfolio reporting needs * Define SQL queries to retrieve data from Oracle and SQL databases for reporting * Translate technical concepts to business audience and business information to a technical audience * Creates detailed business requirements for functional (e.g., business processes, rules) and non-functional (e.g., data, security) capabilities * Gathers and interprets information from multiple sources (including databases, interviews, etc.) and makes recommendations * Analyze impact of proposed solution across the business and develop use cases to demonstrate the business requirements to the IT Team * Provides support for application development teams including documenting business processes, workflows, system diagrams, etc. * Participates in developing estimates and implementation plans for technical solutions * Assist with planning of delivery timelines, inclusive of testing cycles and resource availability * Partners with team members to develop project schedules, reports and documentation * Validates test cases to ensure that scripts will evaluate the business function being performed * Understands and applies principles in risk management, issue tracking, SDLC and change management * Leverage appropriate technical resources REQUIREMENTS: * Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or a related degree required * Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or a related degree and at least five (5) years of relevant experience in Residential and Corporate Lending businesses preferred * At least five (5) years of relevant experience in Residential and Corporate Lending businesses covering one or more the following loan portfolios: Residential Mortgage, Commercial and Industrial, Commercial Real Estate and Construction, REIT, Municipal, and SBL/Structured Lending * Banking systems knowledge is required; knowledge of the principles of residential and corporate lending and servicing * Ability to conduct data mapping exercise from various data sources * Experience writing SQL queries and knowledge of Microsoft and/or Oracle databases required * Strong knowledge of risk management, issue tracking, change management and requirements gathering * Knowledge of mortgage loan servicing procedures is helpful Preferred skills, but not required: * Experience with test strategy and planning * Business rules engine experience * Experience in data modeling and design Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.