Senior Business Analyst (Finance Systems)

Recruiter
Mason James Appointments Limited
Location
Chester
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Business Analyst with a minimum of 5 years’ Oracle experience to join a leading UK Manufacturing business with global links.

The Role:
The Business Analyst will be responsible for ensuring the Finance Function is obtaining the most value from its systems and that systems remain fit for purpose, compliant and are aligned and integrated to the overall applications suite.

Your Background:
Successful candidates will require experience of working with and supporting a Finance function, ideally within a manufacturing environment and should have an in-depth knowledge and experience of Oracle eBusiness Suite across various functions including, Accounts Payable / Receivable, General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Cash Management, Parallel Ledger, Inventory and reporting tools such as OBIEE and Insight.

Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Business Analyst and ideally hold a formal Business Analysis qualification.

Key Responsibilities:
• Work with Finance stakeholders to understand priorities of this area of the organisation and make proposals for system improvements that address these priorities or otherwise create value or efficiency.
• Carry out analysis and design for these improvement proposals to produce defined and agreed solutions.
• Support the Finance team in securing appropriate resources and approval to deliver these improvements.
• Work with Finance stakeholders to prioritise and schedule delivery of agreed improvements.
• Lead the delivery of agreed system improvements and support the delivery of associated process improvements.
• Ensure all change delivery aligns with IT development, testing and deployment standards and overall change management standards.
• Manage any required third party technical resources
• Ensure Finance systems are appropriately maintained and supported.
• Ensure systems continue to meet all agreed performance targets and service levels.
• Investigate and coordinate the resolution of potential and actual service problems.
• Support implementation of Disaster Recovery arrangements for Finance systems and conduct testing of recovery procedures.
• Administer logical access controls and maintain security records and documentation.
• Investigate security breaches or other high priority incidents relating to Finance Systems and recommend any required actions.
• Complete and evidence IT controls relating to Finance systems

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