Business Systems Analyst Job Responsibilities: Solves organizational information problems and requirements by analyzing requirements; designing computer programs; recommending system controls and protocols. Business Systems Analyst Job Duties: >Determines operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats. >Designs new computer programs by analyzing requirements; constructing workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; writing specifications. >Improves systems by studying current practices; designing modifications. >Recommends controls by identifying problems; writing improved procedures. >Defines project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases, and elements; forming project team; establishing project budget. >Monitors project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions. >Maintains system protocols by writing and updating procedures. >Provides references for users by writing and maintaining user documentation; providing help desk support; training users. >Maintains user confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. >Prepares technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. >Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.