SAP FI Business Analyst in Cincinnati, OH at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

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Job Description


Technical Business Analyst will be responsible for the project management, analysis, maintenance, testing and end-user training of the systems that support the Finance and Accounting operations teams. The Business Analyst will work closely with the accounting teams of controllers, general ledger, billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, collections, tax and reporting to identify, define, test and the enterprise implementation and support of important strategic IT initiatives to include SAP S/4 HANA.

General Responsibilities:

* Leads/Manages development projects, integration projects, and participates in selection of new software

* Formulates and defines system scope and objectives for assigned projects

* Conducts interviews with associates, management and department leaders to develop clear requirements for enhancements or projects

* Gathers business requirements and translates into technical requirements for the creation of application enhancements and features

* Functions as the liaison between the business line, operations, and the technical areas throughout the project cycle

* Ability to assist with business process and master data redesign ensuring alignment with SAP best practices

* Develops strong SAP user community through end user training, support, and knowledge sharing to keep solution aligned with the business

* Delivers SAP configuration support within all Finance related modules including General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Fixed Assets, Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, and Internal Orders

* Manages development projects, integration projects, or selection of new software

* Identify organization's strengths and weaknesses and suggest areas of improvement

* Creation of project estimation, detailed project plans, work assignments, vendor dates and other aspects of assigned projects

* Reviews, evaluates, and develops recommendations for enhancements and support of applications

* Serves as functional expert on applications that are data intensive and will require integration

* Effectively manage change requests or requests for enhancements

* Ability to manage IT and business associates time within project selection, requirements gathering, and/or projects

* Works with programming resources to ensure that system enhancements follow the appropriate IT guidelines, meet or exceed user requirements and are completed in a timely fashion

* Assist in troubleshooting post implementation issues for large/complex projects

* Develops training plans for new application releases or changes

* Provide support and training as necessary for Rumpke employees

Testing and Analysis:

* Runs Ad-hoc reports using SAP tools and reports

* Develop test plans or use case scenarios for testing

* Test and evaluate new or changed applications and functions and determine issues in work flow or software functionality

* Coordinate and assist user acceptance test, including reporting and documenting defects, and conducting complex root cause analysis

* Ability to identify failure in process and address with IT and the business

* Assists in the development and implementation of quality improvement of processes for IT department and the business

* Prepares technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends

Experience and Education Requirements:

* Bachelor Degree

* 3+ years of experience in a Business Analyst role

* 3-5 years of experience with SAP FI (GL, AP, AR, FA), CO (CCA, PCA, Internal Orders)

* Experience with SAC Analytics and SAC Planning preferred

* Focused experience working directly with Finance and Accounting departments

* Experience with Lean Six Sigma and/or a Project Methodology (Agile, Waterfall, or etc.) desired

Non-Technical Requirements:

* Build and nurture positive working relationships with the team, internal clients, and vendors

* Ability to organize and deliver presentations in front of groups

* Ability to train IT team and business employees

* Outstanding interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

* Exhibit patience with other associates

* Proactively seeks opportunities to serve in Leadership roles

* Possess personal drive and initiative regarding career growth

* Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

* Excellent planning and organizational skills

* Ability to direct and prioritize the work load of the team

* Ability to work independently, prioritize own tasks, and tasks of others

* Able to multi-task in fast pace environment and manage time effectively

* Passion for customer service, efficiency, effectiveness, precision and quality

* Good team player, and willingness to assist others, and share expertise

* Able to work flexible hours; expected to work nights and weekends as needed

* Ability to travel between offices, as required