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Oracle Apps R12 Financials BSA
Ref No.: 18-22810
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 04/04/2018
 Role Summary:
The Business Systems Analyst will use his/her knowledge of business objectives, processes, products, technology and quality concepts to:
·        Partner with business and technology areas to ensure the delivery of quality solutions that meet the needs of the Finance & Accounting business users and stakeholders supported by ICAS.
·        Plan and manage the business requirements effort on projects to support business needs. This includes estimating and managing changes for business requirements.
·        Provide application support in the production environment to meet Service Level Agreements.
Role and Responsibilities
·        Work on the operations baseline team
·        Provide day to day operational support for the Finance & Accounting business partners, this will include triaging issues reported.
·        Elicit, document, examine and manage business requirements on baseline projects by following the current company application development methodology. This involves managing business requirements sessions, conducting interviews and assessing existing documentation
·        Host team or business meeting and prepare agenda, meeting minutes and follow up on action items
·        Ensure written documentation is clear, understandable, audience appropriate and accurately captures the key information required for a quality solution that meets business needs.
·        Partner with the technical staff to interpret the needs of the business, assist in the design of the solution, and deliver the expected result to our business partners
·        Communicate with our business partners in an effective and timely manner
·        Coordinate or participate in obtaining estimates from all team members and provide those to the business for review and approval for small baseline initiatives.
·        Take ownership of support/project issues and engage the appropriate resources to reach solution
·        Ensure potential issues are tracked and escalated in a timely manner
·        Participate fully as a member of the team by supporting a work environment that promotes knowledge sharing, customer service, quality, innovation and teamwork.
·        Testing small enhancements prior to moves to production
MUST HAVE Skill sets
·        Bachelors in Computer Science, Information technology, or Business Administration
·        Minimum 3 years experience as a Business Systems Analyst in a large corporate environment, together with at least 2 – 3 years experience in Oracle Financials R12
·        Strong understanding of Oracle Financials security and SOX segregation of duties rules
·        Strong hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge in the security aspects of ORACLE APPS
·        Experience with User & Employee creation / terminate / suspend functionalities of Oracle Apps
·        Must have Oracle ERP Financials and support experience: Oracle Financials GL, Security modules, Web ADI and Discoverer
·        Nice to have Oracle ERP Financials and support experience: Purchasing to Payable modules & processes, Fixed Assets
·        Good understanding of Finance processes: budgeting, GL month end/quarter end, closing and reconciliation processes, budgeting and forecasting, financial planning and reporting, fixed assets, accounts payable
·        Knowledge of underlying database tables and understanding of their relationships using Oracle Applications : 12.1.3
·        Must have Oracle R12 experience
·        Able to write and execute SQL Queries to help trouble shoot support issues
·        Proficient data analysis skills, using  Excel (pivot tables, Vlookups, macros)
·        Strong asset: Experience with Data Analysis Tools : Tableau  or similar
·        Fair knowledge on Finance Reporting process
·        Sound Functional knowledge on Oracle Apps Modules – GL, AP, PO, i-Procurement & FA modules
·        Very good documentation skill
·        Strong Communication and Client Management Skills
·        Customer and results focused: ability to work with customers to understand and act based on their needs, assess risks, and achieve a valued result.
·        Solid analysis, organization and problem solving skills
·        Multi-task – ability to juggle several operation issues at once understanding priorities and when to escalate
·        Judgement: Uses sound and accurate judgement, supports and explains reasons for decisions and makes timely decisions
·        Adaptable: maintains effectiveness while managing competing demands, dealing with frequent change, delays or unexpected events in a very fast paced operational environment
·        Dependable: Follows instructions in a timely manner, responds to management decisions and follows through on commitments
·        Professional: Treats others with respect, reacts well under pressure and accepts responsibility
·        Leadership skills; ability to tactfully bring opinions, comments and thoughts forward
·        Creates an open and trusting environment by sharing information in a timely manner
·        Solid communication skills; ability to understand and accurately interpret the meaning, purpose and importance of verbal and non-verbal messages
·        Ability to express ideas, thoughts and information so that it can be understood by others
·        Applies plain language principles, proper grammar and sentence structure
·        Innovation; looks for new approaches to the way things are done
·        Teamwork: Able to work as part of a team, supporting all members in achieving project objectives and/or team goals
·        Ability to work in a multi-site environment
BA specific Skills:
·        Eliciting requirements, writing specifications and coordinating implementation of system changes for Oracle financials and related applications
·        Experience with the full life cycle of software development, including requirements, design, development, testing, rollout, implementation and training
·        Experience working in operational environment providing support on incidents and enhancements for Oracle Financials system
·        Vendor management, working with offshore/third party
·        Host team or business meeting and prepare agenda, meeting minutes and follow up on action items
·        Proficiency with SOX regulations and IT Change Management
·        Detail oriented
·        Problem management: work to prevent problems or reduce impact of problems when possible
·        Analysis: ability to break down high level business requirements into more detail by questioning and probing for clarification
·        Use questioning techniques and objective listening to clarify expectations and assumptions
·        Deliver training to support staff (i.e. prepare and clearly present/explain information so it can be understood by others, ability to transfer knowledge clearly and effectively)
·        Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Access) and MS Visio suite of products