Business Analyst Financial Systems Administration Campus Bloomington Department FMS ADMINISTRATION (UA-FMOP-IUBLA)
The Business Analyst Financial Systems Administration is responsible for collaborating, leading, and ensuring the successful delivery of enterprise financial software including; but not limited to, the Kuali Financial System (KFS), Chrome River, P2P, C Series (IU disbursements), and applications for Tax, Cash Control, Accounts Payable, and Student Loans. The position will also design and deliver reporting analytics packages for central administration and backup FMS Operational tasks associated with General Ledger, Labor Ledger, Pre-Disbursement Processor, C Series, and KFS Roles and Permissions as needed.
Lead and oversee complex design; perform process analysis; test new and existing functionality related to releases, upgrades and implementations; evaluate the adequacy of internal controls embedded in the system; leverage efficiencies via system attributes to fulfill continuous improvement objectives; and, assist in the creation of dashboards and other reporting tools for executive management. This position will act as the liaison to the operational units and provide functional expertise for the financial enterprise systems which support financial processes university-wide.
Responsible over all project management support and leading the enhancement of mission-critical applications (including vended solutions, E-Doc, workflows) by interpreting operational needs and applying these decisions to the configuration, design, analysis and testing of application functionality and their user interfaces. Individual develops and implements testing plans, designs modifications, and ensures compliance with external regulations and university policies.
Effective leadership skills are essential for this position. The Business Analyst will have to establish collegial relationships with his/her counterparts in the other module areas, balancing advocacy for his/her area with the need to cooperate in the management of an extremely complex interrelated system.
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, information systems, or computer-related field and five years of experience working in business analysis. Demonstrable experience in analyzing complex problems and producing concrete, actionable solutions. Experience leading detailed requirements and specification activities. Experience in resolving highly complex integration issues involving multiple business areas.
Combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Ability to abstract institutionally focused business problems in order to support the development of new and more efficient solutions; excellent verbal, written and listening skills; and effective time management skills.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or accounting information systems; Experience with central office business and administrative processes in higher education financial systems; Experience in higher education business systems.
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