Business Analyst - SAP in Redlands, CA

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8 - 10 years

Posted 8 weeks ago

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, business analysis, and task and workflow analysis
  • Evaluate gathered information, identify and reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract general understanding from low-level information, and distinguish wants from true needs
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with clients and technical teams to prioritize requirements, evaluate potential solutions, define a proposed solution, propose quick fixes, and develop model business processes
  • Create and revise analysis artifacts and deliverables as needed such as business requirements, functional requirements, use cases, business rules, business process models
  • Collaborate with product owners and stakeholders to prepare user stories as part of an Agile team
  • Successfully engage in multiple, simultaneous initiatives
  • Work independently with clients to define concepts
  • Drive and challenge business units on their assumptions and how they will successfully execute their plans
  • Collaborate on integration and acceptance testing
  • Keep current on changes in SAP Material Management and Procurement
  • Build solutions by adhering to SAP standards and best practices

REQUIREMENTS

  • 7+ years of direct work experience on teams as a business analyst
  • 7 years of SAP MM and Procurement configuration and related work experience
  • Understanding of SAP Procure to Pay and product life-cycle management
  • Understanding of logistics invoice verification and inventory control
  • Understanding of SAP production planning, material requirements planning (MRP), and materials management workflow
  • Cross-functional knowledge of integration points between SAP FICO, PS, and SD
  • Process-driven analysis skills and background in various requirement discovery methods
  • Full life cycle experience on multiple projects
  • Strong facilitation skills to elicit requirements
  • Understand technical jargon and possess the ability to communicate it in layman's terms
  • Proven experience in driving consensus across multiple stakeholders
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to work effectively with clients, team members, and management
  • Ability to analyze and document complex business processes
  • Professional experience with Microsoft Visio and Project
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products
  • Bachelor's or higher in business, computer science, or a related field