Business Systems Analyst at University of Miami

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Location: Miami, Florida





Job Description:
Job Title: Business Systems Analyst
Pay Grade: i105
Pay Band Min / Max: $56,500.00 - $62,000.00
Position Number: P100044531
Department / Hospital: EBS Configuration II -STA

The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The Enterprise Business Solutions (EBS) Team has an immediate opening for a Business Systems Analyst in Information Technology (IT) on the Coral Gables Campus.

The Business Systems Analyst plans and directs analysis of data in the Workday Finance system. They also develop, write, and edit technical and business documentation. The Business Systems Analyst will command meetings and coordinate peers to accomplish projects and resolve problems. He/she must be a self-starter and self-sufficient requiring minimal supervision of day to day issue tracking & resolution. The ideal Business Systems Analyst will possess a unique blend of technical, business, and people skills. He/she provides business systems analysis and support for Workday Finance. The Analyst is involved in planning, organizing and conducting detailed management analytical studies to define problems, identify deficiencies and improve solutions which impact the enterprise's effectiveness, and provide the basis for management decisions.

CORE JOB FUNCTIONS

Partner with business users to gather all requirements to formulate business specifications and translating those into application and operational requirements. Investigate and analyze current functionality to identify data integrity issues and misalignments with existing business services policies and procedures. Review, analyze and evaluate processes, systems, and user needs for planned projects based on the business plan of the enterprise Document workflows and results of business analysis Ability to anticipate, draw conclusions, and adapt to changing needs and demands Engage with stakeholders across multiple functional areas to gather, clarify, and document reporting and analytic needs for ad hoc reporting, recurring events and projects. Determine what data should be selected and evaluated to address and track various business issues. Consult with functional teams on the selection, application, and implementation of metrics. Proactively apply analytical and research skills to monitor trends and elevate issues. Take ownership of and ensure integrity of Finance data through development of audit reports; troubleshoot irregularities; partner with Functional team to research, correct discrepancies, and ensure compliance. Remain apprised of new technology, new approaches and best practices as it relates to business analytics and the ability to generate critical data associated with the business. Serve as a key contact for non-routine questions and requests, especially related to Finance systems and data. Extract data, manipulate, explore data using quantitative, statistical and visualization tools Synthesize current business intelligence or trend data to support recommendations for action. Work with communication and end-user support teams to develop necessary training materials, communication plans, and post-implementation support. Manage confidentiality of data by following established security/confidentiality standards.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Finance, Accounting, or related field preferred.


Experience:
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Working knowledge of Workday desirable


Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (vlookups, pivot tables, VBA)
  • Ability to present business information in a manner easily understood by non-financial professionals
  • Ability to extract data from Workday or financial systems to provide and interpret detailed analysis
  • Ability to review and troubleshoot discrepancies on financial data
  • Experience in the ERP environment and tool utilized within the enterprise
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to work well with people from different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience
  • Knowledge of Workday Finance or other ERP System is a plus


Apply online. Position #P100044531

The Enterprise Business Solutions (EBS) Team has an immediate opening for a Business Systems Analyst in Information Technology (IT) on the Coral Gables Campus.

The Business Systems Analyst partners with the Budget and Controller's Office and plans and directs analysis of data in the Workday Finance system. They also develop, write, and edit technical and business documentation. The Business Systems Analyst will command meetings and coordinate peers to accomplish projects and resolve problems. He/she must be a self-starter and self-sufficient requiring minimal supervision of day to day issue tracking & resolution. The ideal Business Systems Analyst will possess a unique blend of technical, business, and people skills. He/she provides business systems analysis and support for Workday Finance. The Analyst is involved in planning, organizing and conducting detailed management analytical studies to define problems, identify deficiencies and improve solutions which impact the enterprise's effectiveness, and provide the basis for management decisions.

CORE JOB FUNCTIONS

Partner with business users to gather all requirements to formulate business specifications and translating those into application and operational requirements. Investigate and analyze current functionality to identify data integrity issues and misalignments with existing business services policies and procedures. Review, analyze and evaluate processes, systems, and user needs for planned projects based on the business plan of the enterprise Document workflows and results of business analysis Ability to anticipate, draw conclusions, and adapt to changing needs and demands Engage with stakeholders across multiple functional areas to gather, clarify, and document reporting and analytic needs for ad hoc reporting, recurring events and projects. Determine what data should be selected and evaluated to address and track various business issues. Consult with functional teams on the selection, application, and implementation of metrics. Proactively apply analytical and research skills to monitor trends and elevate issues. Take ownership of and ensure integrity of Finance data through development of audit reports; troubleshoot irregularities; partner with Functional team to research, correct discrepancies, and ensure compliance. Remain apprised of new technology, new approaches and best practices as it relates to business analytics and the ability to generate critical data associated with the business. Serve as a key contact for non-routine questions and requests, especially related to Finance systems and data. Extract data, manipulate, explore data using quantitative, statistical and visualization tools Synthesize current business intelligence or trend data to support recommendations for action. Work with communication and end-user support teams to develop necessary training materials, communication plans, and post-implementation support. Manage confidentiality of data by following established security/confidentiality standards.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Finance, Accounting, or related field preferred.


Experience:
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Working knowledge of Workday desirable


Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (vlookups, pivot tables, VBA)
  • Ability to present business information in a manner easily understood by non-financial professionals
  • Ability to extract data from Workday or financial systems to provide and interpret detailed analysis
  • Ability to review and troubleshoot discrepancies on financial data
  • Experience in the ERP environment and tool utilized within the enterprise
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to work well with people from different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience
  • Knowledge of Workday Finance or other ERP System is a plus


Apply online. Position #P100044531

The University of Miami is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. We are committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information- https://www.hr.miami.edu/careers/employment-laws-eo/index.html

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.