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Business Analyst Resume Example

At their core, business analysts help businesses implement management and technology solutions in a cost-effective way by determining the requirements of a project or program, and communicating them clearly to stakeholders, facilitators and partners. How to crunch your own information for your resume? That’s exactly what this guide is here for.

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Simone Singh

555-555-5555 | | Madison, CO 81221


Driven and insightful business analyst specializing in the consumer packaged goods industry. Excellent ability to gather and integrate data from various sources and deliver insights that ladder up to core business needs.


Concord FoodsHighland Hills, CO

November 2016-Present

Customer Business Analyst

  • Collaborated with sales and marketing teams to synthesize profits data and determine sales and share numbers
  • Developed and maintained monthly POS and shipping reports to help track trends and understand annual performance
  • Led the implementation of a supply chain modification reducing operation costs by 8 percent

Phelps & GreysonMiller, UT

February 2014-November 2016

Customer Business Analyst

  • Forecasted and managed an operating budget of more than $5 million across three regional retailers
  • Recommended specific metrics and strategies to support a thorough prediction of customer purchasing behavior

Phelps & GreysonMiller, UT

March 2013-February 2014

Junior Sales & Marketing Business Analyst

  • Provided input into the development and modification of internal systems in order to meet client needs
  • Facilitated weekly meetings with vendors to discuss problems and provide solutions


Colorado State University

August 2014-June 2016

Masters of Business Administration

University of Nebraska

August 2008-May 2012

Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Credentials & Certifications

  • IIBA Entry Certificate in Business Analysis
  • PMI-Professional in Business Analysis (PBA) Certification


  • Ability to work as part of a team to achieve high-quality results
  • Proficient in Microsoft Visio
  • Knowledge of SQL and relational database management systems
  • Understanding of AtTask and Wrike project management software
  • Familiar with EDI standards and processing

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Exceed expectations.

Successful business analysts have strong time management skills. So, on your resume, be sure to show off how you have juggled multiple assignments, tasks, or any other projects while hitting—or better yet, beating— work deadlines and deliverables.

Use numbers.

Because you work with data, it should be easy for you to get specific with numbers on your resume. Quantify any resume-worthy achievements that you can. By providing data, you’ll leave a stronger impression than you would with a vague statement.

Tailor your resume to applicant tracking systems.

While you might think your resume is going straight to a pair of human eyes, it’s often first seen by an applicant tracking system, an automated computer program that scans your resume for keywords and weeds out unqualified applicants. If you haven’t been having luck with your resume, even if you’ve followed the tips above, this could be why—and it’s time to make a few keyword tweaks.

Top Action Verbs for Business Analysts

Delivered, researched, identified, solved, improved, audited, collaborated, produced, organized, decreased, led, evaluated

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