Ref No.: 12-00169
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 09/20/2012
The RIS P2P Lead provides leadership and support to the Business Analysts on financial application projects. The RIS P2P Lead is responsible for ensuring that all tasks and deliverables are completed per the project plan and to a high standard, works closely with the technical team to ensure solutions are tested and recorded and track technical issues and implement any needed changes. The successful candidate is also responsible for coordinating workshops and engaging with stakeholders around the area.
The RIS P2P Lead helps formulate and define scope and objectives based on application knowledge, user needs and a thorough understanding of the business requirements.
Key Responsibilities:
    Lead and participates in requirements gathering workshops and participates in the completion of and review of associated deliverables.
    Works with internal business stakeholders to participate in the completion of and review of documented business requirements, processes and related business rules.
    Participates in the functional and process design considerations, including scenario design and flow mapping to implement financial system solutions.
    Analyze business scenarios and identify opportunities for improvement for finance through automation, system enhancements or process changes.
    Reviews and approves fit-gap analysis of the business requirements, ensuring all solutions are appropriate and in-line with FIS Optimization methodology.
    Provide analytical expertise in identifying, evaluating, designing, developing systems and procedures that are cost effective and meet user requirements.
    Assists with and approves functional specifications and high-level prototypes.
    Assists with environment configuration and approves associated documentation.
    Validates and approves use cases, integration test plan and scripting.
    Facilitate testing activities within the team.
    Work with the change management team to ensure product documentation including user guides, implementation guides and product information are maintained and up to date.
    Assists with, or performs the delivery of end-user training.
    Responsible for post-go live application support and transition to the Support group.
    Communicate status, solutions and concerns. Disseminate information in a timely manner within the team and across functions.
    Identify, analyze, propose and document appropriate solutions for problems and issues that may impact the project.
    Leads and participate in cross-functional team meetings for the resolution of business and system issues and process alternatives.
    Leads team and business stakeholder meetings.
    Communicate effectively with the team and stakeholders to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions, delivers informative, well-organized presentations.
    Establish and maintain relationships within the business or function to increase customer satisfaction and deepen stakeholder relationships.
    Provides updates to the PMO Analyst on project status, risk and issues.
    Manages and mentors the business analysts on the project team. Train others as appropriate on specific area of business or systems expertise.
Procure to Pay
    Bachelor’s degree in a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    At least 5 years experience working in a financial/software product environment
    Experience of the full software development life cycle
    Ability to communicate clearly and effectively; verbally and in writing to technical and non-technical audiences
    Excellent analytical skills – able to analyze and solve problems
    Ability to identify, document and recommend solutions to complex business problems with accuracy
    Excellent research and information gathering skills
    Innovative – seeks out innovative solutions and champions continuous improvement
    Experience with manage a team, preferably distributed over multiple locations
    Ability to effectively interact with all levels of company personnel and maintain effective working relationships
    Ability to formulate and define systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a good understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements
    Able to work at the highest technical level of most phases of systems analysis while considering the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment
    Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is required including exposure to MS Project and Visio
    Strong product knowledge of the latest Oracle versions is essential