Senior Systems Analyst

Recruiter
Assurant
Location
Crewe
Posted
10 Feb 2019
Closes
03 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Join Assurant, one of the leading providers in lifestyle & automotive protection in Europe, as a Senior Systems Analyst.
We’re looking for an experienced Senior Systems Analyst to join our team. You’ll be working within our Finance & Solutions & Technology departments to contribute a broad range of experience and a high level of expertise in multiple business financial processes and associated systems functionality. This lead position provides technical expertise and team leadership on major, complex initiatives.
You’ll be responsible for the following;
* Manages the customer and vendor relationships and acts as Finance/IT liaison during project and problem resolution activities; maintains and supports a broad range of business processes and related systems; provides strategic advice for business processes and solutions; collaborates with business stakeholders to define and document business requirements and with technical staff to develop solution alternatives. Mentor peers with less experience within the analytical and/or project management area of role.
* Acts as Project Manager on moderate to complex projects; understands and applies the system development methodology; responsible for project management and business analyst deliverables including cost benefit analysis, proposals, charters, requirements, vision documents, project plans, risk and mitigation plans, resource and financial plans, as appropriate; communicates status, business impacts, system and scope changes to team members, business partners, sponsors, management and stakeholders; coordinates issue tracking and resolution. Leads and mentors junior analysts in business analysis, project management and appropriate system development methodology.
* Manages testing activities for project and maintenance assignments; provides guidance for testing strategies, scope and scenarios; reviews and provides advice for testing-related estimates of effort, duration and resource utilization; prepares and reviews test plans; identifies testing risks and contributes to the overall management of project and risk and mitigation plans; coordinates, manages and participates in complex testing efforts.
* Provides support to customers and other IT areas for assigned business applications; analyses and identifies and/or resolves complex system problem logs; works with business and technical staff to perform effective root-cause analysis and resolution; leads implementation support activities; directs and participates in training support activities such as documentation authoring and preparation, training preparation and delivery or follow-up. Gathers, compiles, interprets and summarizes systems and business process changes; maintains system support tables.
The ideal person to join us will have the following skills, knowledge and expertise:
* Proven Experience of progressive Business Systems Analyst experience in an Information Technology environment
* Proven Experience with implementation of Financial/Invoicing systems, such as Sun Systems/Infor (Felita) and Professional Advantage’s iPOS
* Have managed or worked within an ERP implementation involving system changes delivering to a financial/accounting business unit. Proven experience in financial transformations/integrations
* Proven experience of delivering the business change within a global working environment and in a matrix managed teams structure
* Experience on analyzing finance/accounting processes and applying system process knowledge in improving system and business process efficiencies
* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Powerpoint & Excel)
* A Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or business discipline is preferred
To view the list of full requirements please refer to the job description on the careers site.
Joining our award-winning team gives you the opportunity to progress and be rewarded, as well as enjoying a fantastic benefits package.
At Assurant, we’re passionate about our people. After all, it’s our dynamic and successful team that allows us to provide lifestyle insurance solutions that bring our customers peace of mind, protecting what’s important to them. We’re proud to say we keep life running smoothly for over 300 million consumers; we’re also the UK’s largest provider of mobile device protection. Partnering with 9 of the top 20 best global brands, we are market leaders with decades of experience in the industries we serve.
If you’re ready for a challenge and to become part of delivering our brilliant services, apply today.
Assurant have been awarded the Silver standard by Investors In People and have been recognised by Business In The Community for Workplace Gender Equality

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