Senior IT Portfolio Analyst
Location:  Chicago, IL
Type: Hybrid
Contact: Bri at
Note: Unfortunately, we are not able to sponsor or transfer visas at this time. This position will be 2-3 days on-site in Chicago, IL.


  • Partner with business stakeholders to understand and prioritize their needs, creating a roadmap of projects for their assigned area.
  • Seek input of user experience and business analysts to determine potential improvements to their assigned products.
  • Preparation and analysis of business user needs into the necessary documentation (requirements, use cases, traceability matrix, design documentation, test scripts, etc.)
  • Monitor and perform work related to incoming requests from business stakeholders for changes, updates, and other technical issues to various systems.
  • Work with vendors to maintain and enhance existing SaaS applications for administration of accounts payables duties
  • Analyze and consolidate all perspectives on the project – business needs, user experience, security, training, risk, time, cost, technology architecture, procurement/vendor management, operational considerations, etc. – to help the Firm reach the best technology decisions.
  • Drives project and business teams toward achieving intended business results within a specified time and budget.
  • Manages the lifecycle of their assigned products, from inception to implementation, throughout production until retirement / upgrade.
  • Performs risk analysis, identifies and resolves critical path issues.
  • Review and reporting of program/project status.
  • Preparation of materials for briefings and presentations to large size groups of key decision makers at the executive level.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience as a Business Analyst, Portfolio Analyst, Project Coordinator or related role
  • Experience with Financial/Accounting systems (ERP, 3E, SAP, CONCUR, Chrome River, Procurement, etc.).
  • Experience with Accounting operations and processes
  • Experience in current technology trends
  • SQL knowledge
  • Law firm experience

Bri Leifker
Recruiting Consultant
Forbes Technical Consulting LLC | 401 N. Franklin |Suite 3S | Chicago, IL | 708.717.8648

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