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Business Analyst - Finance Systems

Job Title: Business Analyst - Finance Systems
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2735339
Job Published: May 04, 2018 17:46

Job Description

Business Analyst - to work on Financial System and Finance process enhancements is a part of the IT Business Process Analysis team, working with resources throughout Technology and Finance. In this role, you will provide process and application analysis, design and leadership for financial processes, driving improved business, process and system performance.  This role will cross systems and processes but will be primarily focused on Order to Cash, Record to Report and Procure to Pay.
What you’ll be doing:
  • Documenting, assessing and communicating existing processes as well as designing and developing new processes, incorporating business, system and data flows. 
  • Identifying areas for improvement, either through system enhancements, reporting, revised workflow and/or user training
  • Acting as a bridge between the business problems and the technology solutions, ensuring technology solution gains acceptance of process efficiencies and obtain senior management buy-in based on quality, cost savings and/or performance expectations
  • Developing and maintaining detailed process maps and related metrics that cross systems and business functions
  • Preparing preliminary project documentation pertinent to the business objectives, summarizing the goals of the business process change and expected business benefit, which are then used as inputs to functional design
  • Analysing different technology solutions/approaches, which may include reviews of different market solutions and/or internal solutions; recommending a best practice-driven approach
  • Developing user stories to drive system requirements and engaging with application team in discussion to ensure technical design meets functional objectives
  • Participating in sprint planning, design reviews and sprint reviews to ensure that business processes are properly supported
  • Supporting the development of training material, participating in the implementation, and providing post-implementation support
  • Participating in the development of project plans, including sizing and an initial estimation of work
What we’ll want you to have:
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Finance, Business or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience
  • Experience working with Financial Systems strongly preferred; experience in multiple systems a plus
  • Experience in gathering feedback and following up on an action plan
  • History and knowledge of data analysis to support proposed process definition, monitor adherence, and communicate performance results
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills: Professional and positive in interactions with others and able to build strong working relationships