Sr. Business Systems Analyst - Accounting / Finance

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/23/17
8 - 10 years experience
Retail / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/23/17

BASIC PURPOSE: Responsibility for projects, support and optimization of financial systems and processes throughout SDLC lifecycle, including Analysis, Design, Testing, Implementation, Execution and Innovation. 



  • Drive implementation and improvement projects for business areas supported
  • Understand integration points between financial systems and SAP-ECC, external vendor and other business systems
  • Quickly understand business needs and translate that understanding into a form that leads to the creation and/or composition of better solutions
  • Elicit, communicate and manage internal and external customer requirements
  • Work with business leads to prioritize work list
  • Clearly communicate project and break-fix status to business leads, manager, and other stakeholders
  • Analyze and document as-is and to-be processes and systems
  • Discover process gaps
  • Derive improvement potential for business areas supported
  • Provide input to establishing process performance measurements related to business systems and processes supported, including measurements for new solutions to determine successful implementation and drive optimization
  • Contribute to and support best practice process management approach for Business and IT
  • Provide expertise in change management, process management and project management
  • Contribute to the development of process standards and evaluation of tools as needed
  • Perform feasibility studies/solution reviews
  • Understand and ensure that quality standards are met
  • Working knowledge of business areas supported to serve as an advisor in business systems and process oriented solutions
  • Coordinating work of others to ensure solution delivery
  • Creation and execution of test plans and scripts in support of solution delivery
  • Other duties assigned as needed



  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degreerequired
  • Experience:
    • 7+ years directly related experience in an analyst capacity, designing and implementing IT solutions on various platforms
    • 3+ years managing projects
    • Knowledge of accounting/finance practices 
  • Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship




  • Skills:
    • Knowledge of  various IT solutions, patterns and architecture
    • Knowledge of Accounting and Finance solutions, with experience in or integrating to SAP ECC 6.0 preferred
    • Knowledge of business intelligence, data warehousing, application design and integration, SOA, Microsoft.Net,  web services and workflow/process automation
    • Strong Problem assessment/analytical skills/critical thinking
    • Capable of thinking of the big picture while sorting through details
    • Ability to be flexible in an ambiguous environment
    • Ability to work within resource and time constraints
    • Ability to manage 200+ emails per day
    • Ability to manage numerous competing demands in an extremely high stress environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite of tools, including: Office, Visio, Excel, Project
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision

Req ID: 94201

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