Senior Business Systems Analyst

Kimball Hospitality

Jasper, IN


Role Description:

 

Are you someone with a finance mindset with an interest in creating IT solutions and processes to solve complex problems? Are you an SAP professional interested in expanding into the manufacturing industry?  Do you enjoy bridging the gap between transactional processes and analytics to drive financial results? Is a fast-paced, flexible, and family oriented team environment the right fit for you?  Then, we are looking for you to fill our Sr. Business Systems Analyst role at Kimball International.

 

 

The Sr. Business Systems Analyst contributes to the purpose of Kimball International by providing business and technical expertise in the areas of SAP and Finance.  This role will partner with Finance to identify and design improvements and translate business requirements into innovative solutions.  Provides troubleshooting and support and delivers technical solutions through the full project lifecycle, from ideation to testing and implementation.  Engages in project management, business partnering, and training.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Understand, Communicate and Document the Business, Functional and Non-Functional Requirements that fulfill the needs of the Business.
  • Assumes ownership in facilitating and organizing process improvement sessions with users
  • Researches, recommends, and implements business best practices and related technology trends.
  • Develops the conceptual design on process enhancement opportunities
  • Identify, evaluate, and recommend efficient approaches that meet the needs of the Business.
  • Understand, communicate, and document Detailed Designs and Functional Specifications.
  • Lead, Coach and direct the work of others when necessary.
  • Will be a Mentor to Business Analysts on complex projects and production support.
  • Analyze and Map information and processes, both current and future states, in Business Application Solutions.
  • Design, Review and Document Test Cases that prove Business Scenarios for desired functionality.
  • Configure Applications to support Functional Specifications and Detailed Designs.
  • Provide Quality Testing of Applications throughout each phase of a Project Lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with Business Subject Matter Experts to Identify and Document Business Training Materials for Business Solutions.
  • Collaborate with the Business to Conduct End User Training for Business Solutions.
  • Responsible for Issue Resolution of Business Application Solutions.
  • Identify Risk and Mitigation throughout each phase of the Project Lifecycle.
  • Maintain Security Roles within Business Application Solutions.
  • Report Status and Issues to the Project Manager(s).
  • Continue to Develop Cross Functional Business, Application and Technical Skill sets.
  • Support Vision and Guiding Principles of Kimball International and the goals of the Business Units we provide services to. determining effort and tracking progress.
  • Information Technology – Business Analysis: Proficient with solution design and requirements discovery.
  • Information Technology – Application Management: Understands the application design, development, and deployment process
  • Information Technology – Infrastructure: Awareness of IT Architecture, platforms, and technologies
  • Awareness of Information Technology best practices and industry trends
  • Strong problem-solving skills, analytical and creative
  • Proven history or ability to demonstrate safe / responsible behavior, and a positive performance record (including attendance).

 

Skills to Perform This Role:

 

Interpersonal Skills

  • High Integrity and ethical behavior
  • Team building skills.  Builds relationships. Helps people work together.
  • Passion for building new business application solutions.

Communication Skills

  • Excellent listening skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with all levels within the organization as well as with customers and suppliers
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to articulate technical issues and solutions to non-technical people

Leadership Skills

  • Demonstrates disciplined execution
  • Clarity of focus - Sets objectives, manages and measures to ensure delivery of those objectives
  • Manages expectations of customers, suppliers, and employees
  • Proficient at “Selling” solutions and educating others as needed
  • Fact based decision making
  • Must demonstrate a wide degree of creativity and latitude in this role.

Business Skills

  • Sound business knowledge in all areas of the organization
  • Familiarity with the furniture industry
  • Strategic planning along with effective execution

Technical Skills

  • Project Management – Extensive experience identifying work activities, determining effort and tracking progress.
  • Information Technology – Business Analysis: Proficient with solution design and requirements discovery.
  • Information Technology – Application Management: Understands the application design, development, and deployment process
  • Information Technology – Infrastructure: Awareness of IT Architecture, platforms and technologies
  • Awareness of Information Technology best practices and industry trends
  • Strong problem-solving skills, analytical and creative

 

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