Business Analyst of Financial Applications in Washington, DC
Essential Responsibilities Include:
Serve as first point of contact for financial systems functional users when production issues are encountered. Meet with financial systems functional users on a regular basis to understand current operating procedures, and assist with any business or system issues within their module or application. Help with business process flow enhancements and assist users with utilizing delivered functionality effectively.
Work with functional teams to gather and document requirements to apply system solutions to business problems. Assist in the formulation of procedures and best practices for functional users of financial systems. Provide leadership in the development of functional skills in others through active knowledge sharing. Perform or assist “power users” on functional testing for production issues, application fixes, functionality enhancements, upgrades and new implementations. Assist in the creation of data conversion for new interfaces, workflow configuration and customization, and ERP layout testing. Develop system functional change request business cases (i.e. define the problem, pros, cons, suggestions, cost/benefit analysis; recommendations). Lead in performing functional configuration changes, testing, training and business process documentation as needed.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Management Information Systems or other closely related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience required. A minimum of eight (8) years working in a functional/business analyst role supporting financial systems. Combined minimum of six (6) years of operational experience with Oracle PeopleSoft Financials versions 8.4 through the latest. At least one full PeopleSoft Financials Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) implementation as a functional/business analyst. Experience in a functional/business analyst role with PeopleSoft Financials version 9 or higher. Understanding of Accounting/Finance duties. Experience with query's.
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