Principal Financial Systems Analyst

Medtronic   •  

Coon Rapids, MN

Industry: Manufacturing


8 - 10 years

Posted 49 days ago

A Day in the Life

  • · Regional lead for global projects impacting Finance Shared Services
  • · Manages on-boarding of additional service scope – acquisitions and integrations as well as divestitures and new service offerings
  • · Independently manage system upgrades and/or implementations across Shared Services, with IT and with the legacy site, where applicable
  • · Independently manage projects which are global in nature aligning processes and systems within the regional shared service centers.
  • · Accountability for the success of respective functional area(s)
  • · Organization and oversight of core and extended project team for respective functional area.
  • · Management and monitoring of risks, issues, schedule and budget for respective area
  • · Coordination with business and IT leads to define requirements, identify gaps between current state and FSS business processes and develop solutions
  • · Coordination across functions and business areas to drive resolution of issues and mitigation of risks
  • · Active participation in program planning activities
  • · Coordination of communication delivery and assessment
  • · Coordination of data mapping and data validation
  • · Accountability for delivery and coordination of user acceptance testing and participants
  • · Accountability for training development and delivery
  • · Coordination of readiness assessment survey and action planning
  • · Post-implementation assessment and action planning to remediate issues
  • · Leading functional workstream meetings (schedule, set agenda, define deliverables, owners and due dates, designate a scribe, etc.)
  • · Management of extended team members in preparing project definition and deliverables
  • · Communication to workstream and larger community of functional stakeholders
  • · Coordination of the definition of the business processes, documenting / mapping those processes for future state
  • · Identify opportunities for automation and work with managers to implement
  • · Provide day-to-day support and configuration for systems
  • · Lead and/or coordinate process improvement exercises (e.g. Kaizen)

Must Have

  • B.S. or B.A. in Finance or Accounting
  • 7+ years of relevance experience or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Experience integrating businesses into a shared service organization
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience working with all levels of management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Project, Visio, & Excel (pivots, formulas, charts)
  • Experience with reporting (Business Objects, Spotfire, etc)
  • Working knowledge of SAP