Senior Business Analyst

Chapman University
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 16, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Business Administration, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Financial Affairs, Technology Administration/Other
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Full Time
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Senior Business Analyst

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Job Description Summary

Responsible for the ongoing and enhanced use of the PeopleSoft (PS) Payroll and Time & Labor modules including related financial applications. Serves as the functional expert in these modules and is the technical liaison between the business owners and IS&T resources. Facilitates continuous business process improvement by identifying and implementing system efficiencies. Supports all applicable interfaces within the PeopleSoft ERP ( HCM / FSCM /CS) environments and any third-party applications. Mentors less experienced business analysts. Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Responsible for leading all elements of project/enhancement requests, including planning, design, requirements definition, analysis, testing, communication, training, and production support. Independently manages projects throughout the SDLC .
  • Liaison with business stakeholders from various areas such as Financial Services, Accounting, Budgets, and Grants as well as technical team members from IS&T to drive the process of gathering and documenting functional requirements
  • Develop solution designs around business needs incorporating configurable solutions while minimizing custom development
  • Lead user acceptance testing, develop test cases from analyzing business and system requirements and execute testing
  • Trouble shoot production issues and collaborate with IS&T as needed to apply fixes
  • Act as team lead on designated projects or assignments and provide work direction to team members as needed
  • Engage with business partners to identify potential areas of process improvement and design best practice solutions
  • Create/maintain reports using PeopleSoft Query Manager or other system reporting tools such as Pyramid Analytics
  • Conduct user training and prepare training materials used to educate the user community on changes made to business applications and processes
  • Review system security to identify gaps and collaborate with IS&T to ensure appropriate user access
  • Support integration points between PS HCM, PS Campus Solutions and PS FSCM, and other financial applications
  • Contribute to the development of system standards and procedures
  • Engage in cross-functional training/learning of PS ERP modules and other financial applications within our business analyst team
  • Support other financial applications/processes such as the chartfield maintenance process in PS FSCM
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience with PeopleSoft Payroll/Time & Labor modules, including at least two full lifecycle implementations. Extensive functional experience and knowledge in managing and supporting PeopleSoft HCM /Financial applications.
  • Must have Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, finance or accounting, or an equivalent combination in education and experience
  • Has a broad-based knowledge of end-to-end payroll/time & labor systems and can identify business process impacts when re-designing
  • Experience in setup and maintenance of one or more recently released PeopleSoft Suites such as, HCM 9.x, FSCM 9.x, and PeopleTools 9.x
  • Experience implementing and managing PeopleSoft databases, with understanding of Peoplesoft’s internet architecture, user security, tool patches/fixes, upgrade methodologies and best practices
  • Working knowledge of interfaces between payroll and the general ledger Ability to conceptualize and apply business needs and processes into actionable solutions
  • Demonstrated ability analyzing and troubleshooting software systems and implement design changes
  • Experience working with an enterprise wide, large scale implementation
  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple assignments and priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written, with technical and non-technical users, managers, vendors, and consultants
  • Experience working in producing quality deliverables and meeting project schedules
  • Ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy, and to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Self-starter with the ability to perceive tasks that need to be accomplished and take appropriate steps to achieve success
  • Ability to multi-task and provide timely response to requests for support
  • Strong team player with the ability to work in a diverse environment
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with PS FSCM chartfield processes and maintenance
  • Experience working for a university or higher education setting
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants for Staff and Administrator positions must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Chapman University does not sponsor applicants for Staff and Administrator positions for work visas.

The offer of employment for the final candidate is contingent upon satisfactory completion of and outcomes of a criminal background screening, and upon the acceptance of and returning to the Office of Human Resources a signed original acceptance of the Chapman University Agreement to Arbitrate.

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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