Business Analyst - Finance and IT

Location: Smyrna, TN
Date Posted: 11-06-2018
Qualifications and Experience:
  • 6 - 10 years overall IS/IT experience with at least.
    • 5 years application development and maintenance experience.
    • 5 years’ experience in working with third party/external vendors.
  • Prior experience working with off-shore personnel is a plus.
  • Experience as a functional expert for SAP FICO, FA and SD modules, SAP MM module experience is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of interface with external systems.
  • Business process knowledge of accounts receivable, finished goods accounting, sales order and finished good inventory management is a strong plus.
  • Basic knowledge of Project Management methods, tools and application development process.
  • Bachelor’s degree
 
 
Jos Responsibilities:
Responsible for working with business users in the Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, General Ledger, Cost Accounting, Fixed Assets and Tax areas to help them define their Information Systems needs and translate that into requirements that can be delivered by Global IT vendors.
 
Coordinate and provide oversight for application development, maintenance and production support performed by different IT vendors and act as a liaison between the business and technical teams.  Act as functional subject matter expert for use of SAP ERP in the FICO, FA and SO modules along with associated customizations and interfaces.  Review and approve analysis and solution presented by technical teams from IT vendors using working knowledge of basic SAP technical landscape.
 
Must possess the skills to read, understand, interpret and communicate technical systematic issues effectively to management and peers and should be able to demonstrate these skill categories:  analytics, technical, managerial, and interpersonal implementations of SAP Financial systems for manufacturing is a plus.
 
Work independently with business users to define concepts under general direction of manager.  Support the business users in creating business case by defining their system needs and by estimating appropriate high level cost and resource requirements.  Should be able to challenge business users on their assumptions and proposed execution of plan where necessary.
 
Support application development by being part of a project team and following SDLC processes to create deliverable assigned to Business Analytics including application testing.
 
Provide oversight and lead troubleshooting as required to restore critical application downtime or functionality loss caused by various issues like data interface gaps, configuration gaps or user errors.
 
Provide oversight and lead troubleshooting as required to restore critical application downtime or functionality loss caused by various issue like data interface gaps, configuration gaps or user errors.
 
Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously and be able to manage priorities.
 
Job requires excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers and subject matter experts.
 
 
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