Business Analyst - Finance in Brampton, ON

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

IKO Industries   •  

Brampton, ON L6P 0A1

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


5 - 7 years

Posted 53 days ago

IKO Industries Ltd. is a market leader in the manufacturing of roofing and building materials. IKO is a Canadian owned and operated business with production facilities worldwide and has many years of unparalleled success in the roofing materials industry. Quality, integrity, and trustworthiness are the values that underlie this success, and we have built this company by hiring people who hold these values. People like you!


Position Summary:

The IKO Global IT department is looking for a passionate, inquisitive, detail oriented and customer focused Business Analyst to join our growing team.

A key goal in Global IT is successful collaboration with IKO key business leads and stakeholders to deliver on prioritized corporate initiatives. We strive to improve our processes regularly; utilizing new technologies, leading practices and experiences from our personnel.

The IT Business Analyst role will focus on a global ERP Deployment project working directly with key business leads to support day-to-day operations, support monthly, quarterly and year-end operations, deliver enhancements and support the ongoing rollout. The underlying ERP platform is JD Edwards.

You will work closely with the ERP project leadership team, Business Process Owners, Business Analysts from other functions, System Integrators and IT Management to ensure the business users receive excellent support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day support to Finance end users in their daily activities including reporting, querying data,period closes and integrity analysis.
  • Define requirements, design, implement and test minor enhancements within JD Edwards and related systems and technologies
  • Facilitate and participate in Testing activities in line with the global deployment timeline
  • Develop/update materials for training end/key users; i.e. appropriate system process documentation, procedures and / or work instructions
  • Adhere to project schedules, action logs, and dashboard reporting maintaining a list of ongoing and future activities
  • Provide recommendations for data cleanup improving quality of financial reporting
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities
  • Travel within North America and to European locations will be required


  • 5+ years' experience as a Finance Business Analyst, on large and complex technology projects with experience in the Manufacturing industry.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software-preferably Oracle JD Edwards
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Ability to analyze complex financial data sets, identify data anomalies, issues, and define approaches to resolve discrepancies
  • Ability to translate business requirements to technical solutions while identifying gaps
  • Experienced with SDLC methodology run projects from Requirement Gathering, Design, Testing, Documentation Training through Implementation and Post Live Support.
  • SharePoint experience is an asset.
  • Experienced with large CRM applications; is an asset
  • University degree is required
  • PMI-PBA certification is an asset

Additional Skills:

  • Ability to present complex information clearly and concisely to different levels of the organization (written and verbal – i.e. PowerPoint)
  • Business process flows and modelling
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities; changing course and direction as needed


IKO recognizes that its success is due to the strength of its employees. A primary goal of IKO is to promote individual employee's sense of accomplishment and contribution so that employees enjoy their association with IKO. The Company invests in its employees so that they are the most knowledgeable in the industry, and undertakes great efforts to nurture loyalty to, and teamwork at, IKO. We are pleased to offer competitive compensation, health care, a progressive and challenging workplace and a commitment to teamwork and integrity.

Valid Through: 2019-10-17