Business Systems Analyst
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Introduction (Description of
Defines systems requirements, makes recommendations for technology
selection, and performs moderately complex data analysis to ensure
data management objectives are met. Provides guidance to
lower-level staff and facilitates unit staff training. This
professional position serves as a Business Systems Analyst for the
Accounting Services department and performs business systems
analysis duties for UW Milwaukee, which include:
This will be a primarily remote role. Approximately 10% of work
will be performed in-person at the main UW-Milwaukee campus or an
ATP testing site. Travel to UW-Milwaukee is at employee cost.
Specifics regarding work location requirements will be discussed
during the interview process.
- Creates and supports a variety of data extract and report
deliverables based on a thorough and evolving understanding of unit
and institutional data support needs.
- Collaborates with users to understand new reporting
requirements and translate them into Workday & Workday Adaptive
Planning reports to support financial reporting, budgeting, and
- Evaluates existing data extracts and reports to assess purpose
and need. Converts needed content to appropriate business
intelligence platforms such as Power BI and Tableau. (The candidate
will assume primary responsibility for transitioning a library of
Hyperion reports before this tool is retired in July 2024)
- Ensures that all reports are accurate, relevant, and timely,
meeting the required specifications. Routinely validates
deliverables against historical data and other available data
- Troubleshoots and resolves any issues related to data extracts
and reports, including Workday.
- Participates in testing and training of all Workday
functionality and uses knowledge in a “Train the Trainer” approach
for rollouts to UW-Milwaukee stakeholders.
- Performs routine and ad-hoc data analyses to support required
deliverables of Accounting Services and Financial Planning and
- Tuition, Financial Aid, Gift/Grant Accounting, Indirect Costs,
GAAP Reporting, among others
- Works closely with IT and the campus data community to ensure
adherence with institutional best practices and data governance
- In consultation with supervisor, develops and documents new
processes and procedures to improve unit efficiency and service
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Information Systems, or
related field or equivalent work experience
- 3+ years of professional experience working with business
systems, data tables, and financial statements
- Demonstrated experience working with ERP systems (such as
Peoplesoft or Workday) and Excel
Interested applicants are required to apply online and
- Advanced degree in Accounting, Information Systems, or related
- Experience gathering requirements and creating data
visualizations for various stakeholders
- Experience working in a higher education environment
- A cover letter addressing your education/experience as it
applies to all minimum and preferred qualifications
- A resume
- A document listing the names and contact information for three
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to
ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether they
meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not
meeting such qualifications.
Apply electronically at: https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/38204
by the application deadline date of December 17,
. Questions about this position should be directed to
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