Accounting Business Process Analyst

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Transportation


5 - 7 years

Posted 133 days ago

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Job Summary
General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Process Analyst with strong knowledge in the SAP ERP system in our Corporate Systems group, located in Torrey Pines, CA.


  • Analyzes, validates and assists with developing business and technical process requirements; recommends process changes and enhancements; developing systems requirements, techniques and controls; and supporting implementation efforts.
  • Collaborates with ITS on functional design documents.
  • Provides unit testing support for system upgrades in SAP CO and FI modules.
  • Assists in executing and reviewing the weekly and monthly corporate transactions in the Controlling module of the SAP ERP system.
  • Ensures that the SAP electronic accounting/financialprocesses are accurate and informs the appropriate departments of any data discrepancies.
  • Reviews SAP master data creation and ensures appropriate internal controls are in place governing the creation, maintenance and security of CO Master Data.
  • Assists with SAP related needs that include but not limited to roles, table maintenance, flowcharts, process and data blueprint mapping when required/appropriate.
  • Works closely with SAP business analysts in evaluating and testing new/upgraded system enhancement including regression testing.
  • Analyzes monthly accounting results and researches transactional anomalies if necessary.
  • Follows established corporate policies, procedures, and standard practices.
  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Performs other duties or projects as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Typically requires a Bachelors degree in a related field and six or more years experience as a business process analyst working with computerized management systems to include, but not limited to, product life cycle systems. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

  • A bachelors or mastersdegree in accounting, finance or related discipline is strongly desired.

  • Three or more years of specialized experience with ERP systems is strongly desired.

  • A background in the Aerospace and Defense industry is desired.

  • Must possess leadership skills including organizing, scheduling, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates.

  • Strong knowledge of the SAP costing module and its integration with other SAP modules is desired.

  • An understanding of administrative functions such as; general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing, inventory control, fixed assets, payroll, human resources, etc. is desired

  • Experience in developing end users reports from business systems and evaluating new or upgraded relevant software and hardware is desired

  • An understanding of accounting theories, concepts and principles, as well as an understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, cost accounting standards is preferable.

  • Must possess leadership skills including organizing, scheduling, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates.

  • Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret data and develop solutions to a variety of complex problems; (2) excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings; (3) excellent interpersonal skills to influence and guide all levels of employees, including management; (4) the ability to represent the company as a knowledgeable resource on external projects ; and (5) excellent excel skills.

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours.
    Local travel may be required.

    Job ID#: 19259BR