Business Analyst for Finance and Budget ERP Solutions (BA for Finance and Budget ERP)

Position Number 998907

Functional Title Business Analyst for Finance and Budget ERP Solutions (BA for Finance and Budget ERP)

Position Type Staff

Position Summary

The Business Analyst for Finance and Budget ERP Solutions (BA for Finance and Budget ERP) is a senior technical design and implementation resource in Information Technology Services' Administrative Systems Team. The BA for Finance and Budget ERP works with Finance and Budget ERP product owners, functional staff, and Information Technology Services (ITS) staff to analyze and document complex business processes, and design technical solutions in support of UNCG's Finance and Budget business activities.

The BA for Finance and Budget ERP

•serves as senior technical planning and design resource for UNCG's Ellucian Banner's Finance and Budget environments and associated systems;
•works closely with functional product owners from the Integrated Futures Team (UNCG's core functionally-led ERP Governance group), staff from functional units such as Finance and Budget (including Accounting Services, Purchasing and Procurement, Budget Office, the University Cashier's Office, and HR/Payroll), Auxiliary Services, and other UNCG units to analyze business processes and prepare detailed, actionable business requirements and use cases for use by ITS Business and Technology Specialists and Analysts in the implementation of technical solutions to support business needs;
•develops unit, SIT, and regression testing plans and leads solutions testing;
•assists the Integrated Futures Team's functional analysts and functional product owners in planning and executing user acceptance testing;
•develops and maintains metrics related to solutions implementations and unit, SIT, regression, and UAT testing performance;
•manages development and maintenance of technical solutions documentation, including (but not limited to) documentation of requirements, test procedures, quality standards, and development/integration activities;
•serves as a senior technical resource for ITS' Administrative Systems Team, and as one of two lead technical resources in UNCG's cross functional Finance and Budget ERP Portfolio Team (along with the Business Analyst for Student ERP Solutions)

Minimum Qualifications

As a senior technical resource responsible for design of finance and budget ERP solutions in an Ellucian Banner environment, the BA for Finance and Budget ERP must possess

• at least five years technical and operational experience with Ellucian Banner Finance and Budget and must have a strong foundation with Banner Finance baseline functionality, including experience with Banner Finance, General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Receivable, HR/Payroll, Fixed Assets, Research Accounting, and Purchasing and Procurement.
• development experience in Banner ERP using SQL, PL/SQL, Java, HTML, and XML;
• a proven record developing and documenting business requirements, design specifications, use cases, and test cases (preferably including business process modeling experience using Agile Modeling and/or BPML);
• the strong interpersonal and verbal communications skills required to effectively lead both functional stakeholders (including senior university leaders) and technical professionals in building business requirements, use cases, and solutions testing;
• strong written communications skills.

Preferred Qualifications

UNCG's Finance and Budgeting ERP environment also includes a number of third party applications integrated with Ellucian Banner. While the BA for Finance and Budget ERP may not be familiar with all these applications, UNCG prefers the incumbent in this position to have some experience or familiarity with some or all of these applications:

• eMarketPlace (SciQuest);
• Intellecheck;
• TouchNet eBill;
• Blackboard Transact;
• Banner Baseline FUPLOAD;
• Banner Workflow;
• document management and imaging (BDMS, Perceptive Content/ImageNow, or other Ellucian partner);
• Reporting software (WebFOCUS, Argos, Cognos, Tableau, Rapid Insight, or other)

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Applicants have the option to upload the following documents:

  • List of References
  • Reference Letter 1
  • Reference Letter 2
  • Reference Letter 3

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range Salary commensurate with experience

Org #-Department Information Technology Services - 23101

Job Open Date 02/07/2018

For Best Consideration Date 02/14/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. List of References
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3

Supplemental Questions

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  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

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