Senior SAP Functional Business Analyst

Los Angeles Community College District
California, United States
$96,612.00 - $116,688.00
May 26, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Senior SAP Functional Business Analyst. This position analyzes and defines complex SAP business systems functions, business processes, and user needs and performs innovative and highly complex functional configuration, testing, and maintenance tasks for assigned District’s SAP business systems modules according to operational and business needs.

The current vacancy will focus on SAP Human Resource Personnel Administration, Organization and Management, and PCR/PCS configuration and business rules.

MONTHLY SALARY:  $8,051 - $9,974*
*Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position

Analyzes and evaluates complex business functions and processes of the District related to assigned areas such as enterprise Accounting, Planning Budget and Formulation, Material’s Management, Project Systems, Human Resources/Payroll, Plant Maintenance, and SAP Government Risk and Compliance.

Interfaces with functional unit process owners and users to identify, define, and document operational needs and objectives, current operational procedures, problems, input and output requirements, and levels of systems access.

Defines and documents SAP business system processes and transactions in support of business processes defined by functional unit process owners.

Performs the most difficult and innovative functional configuration tasks for assigned SAP business systems modules to develop prototype solutions to business requirements and to implement fixes, changes, and enhancements.

Performs the most difficult unit and integration testing for assigned modules from development to production, troubleshoots unusually complex configuration and master data problems after release strategy changes and/or upgrades and other functional configuration changes have been created, and makes changes in configurations to resolve errors.

Interfaces with users to interpret and clarify highly complex functional configuration details and process change requirements involving assigned business systems modules.

Evaluates the operational effects of applications software.

Acts as a liaison between departmental end-users and technical team members in the analysis, design, functional configuration, testing, and maintenance of assigned SAP business systems modules to ensure optimal system integration and performance.

Guides user testers from various business areas to complete high quality testing of assigned business system modules.

Tracks and documents changes in complex functional and business specifications and writes detailed procedures that can be easily understood by end-users.

Identifies opportunities for improving business processes in partnership with process owners and management through SAP business systems and associated information systems.


Analyzes the feasibility of and develops requirements for new systems and enhancements to existing systems and ensures that the system design fits the needs of the users.

Provides on-the-job training and technical assistance to less senior SAP functional team members on a project-by-project basis.

Maintains effective and cooperative working relationships with process owners, functional and technical team members, and users.

Writes reports, correspondence, documentation, and presentations containing descriptive, analytical, and evaluative content including the preparation of projections, conclusions, and recommendations for assigned SAP business systems modules.

Trains users and supports training in the usage of assigned SAP business systems modules functionality.

May enhance, update, and maintain highly complex business logic for SAP payroll and time management schemas.

May provide technical direction to assigned staff on a project-by-project basis.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Current vacancies exist at the Educational Services Center, 770 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list.  Our Colleges include: Los Angeles City College; East Los Angeles College; Los Angeles Harbor College; Los Angeles Mission College; Los Angeles Pierce College; Los Angeles Southwest College; Los Angeles Trade-Technical College; Los Angeles Valley College; West Los Angeles College


  • Medical and dental insurance and vision care plans are provided for employees and their dependents.
  • A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee.
  • 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave.
  • At least 15 paid holidays per year.
  • Vacation days accrue annually beginning at 10 days and increasing incrementally to 24 days depending on years of service with the District.  Vacation days for management and confidential positions begin at 15, 20, or 24 days.
  • Other paid time off includes: bereavement leave, personal necessity leave, court subpoena, and jury duty.
  • Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System.  The employee contribution rate is 6 percent.  The District also contributes to the retirement system.  Employees are also covered by Social Security.
  • Employee Assistance Program


Education and Experience:

A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university, preferably with a major in finance, accounting, business administration, public administration, human resources management, computer information systems, management information systems, or a related field AND four years of recent full-time paid professional-level experience in the functional configuration, modification, or maintenance of an SAP business system.

A current Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA) from International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is desirable.

A valid Class “C” California driver's license is required. Travel to locations throughout the District is required.

For a complete job description including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position please visit our website.


The examination process may consist of one or more parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.

Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request, orally or in writing, an accommodation in the examination process. Documentation of the need for accommodation is required solely for the purpose of establishing that the applicant has an ADA disability and that the disability necessitates a reasonable accommodation. Typically, a recent letter from an appropriate health care or rehabilitation professional which establishes that the applicant has an ADA qualifying disability, identifies the functional limitations as they relate to the testing situation, and recommends/suggests the appropriate accommodation is sufficient.  In order for appropriate arrangements to be made at the testing site, a request for accommodation and required documentation must be received by the Examiner of Record at least 3 days prior to the administration of the test.


Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, June 18, 2021. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.  For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District, call our 24-hr job hotline, or refer to our Web Page at

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