Location
Coral Gables, Florida
Posted
Apr 09, 2018
Ref
61864115
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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.

Job Description SummaryThe Business Analyst will serve as the functional expert in PeopleSoft Campus Solutions for all Student Financials-related processes, supporting Treasury Operations, Office of Student Account Services and External Departments. This position will analyze business processes, gather functional requirements and perform testing to ensure the functionality meets specifications and participate in short and long-range planning for current and future PeopleSoft Campus Solutions needs.General Description (Purpose and Function):The Business Analyst will serve as the functional expert in PeopleSoft Campus Solutions for all Student Financials-related processes, supporting Treasury Operations, Office of Student Account Services and External Departments. This position will analyze business processes, gather functional requirements and perform testing to ensure the functionality meets specifications and participate in short and long-range planning for current and future PeopleSoft Campus Solutions needs. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Partners with end users to gather all requirements to formulate specifications and translates those into business functionality.
  • Performs analysis and documents workflows and results.
  • Assists the technical team in translating business requirements into application functionality.
  • Configures the system to meet the business requirements of the enterprise.
  • Recommends, defines, and tests security roles for end users.
  • Conducts training sessions to implement new or improved systems and procedures.
  • Primary liaison to the business unit personnel for departments at the University.
  • Plan, design, develop, launch and support efficient business, financial, and operations systems in support of the PeopleSoft Enterprise Financial System.
  • Works closely with the Student Life Cycle team members, System Administrators, Developers, Database Administrators, and business personnel to resolve and troubleshoot technical issues.
  • Manage relationships with decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define business, financial, and operations requirements and align with optimal system functionality.
  • Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems.
  • Develop reports, recommendations, or alternatives that address existing and potential trouble areas in production systems.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Strong knowledge of Campus Solutions 9.0 systems capabilities.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and problem solutions.
  • Ability to effectively work with people in other departments and/or outside of the enterprise.
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) required.
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Computer Science, Engineering or Business Information Systems. Other fields will be considered.
Work Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum two years’ experience in working with business analysts in maintenance and modification of applications.
  • Experience that demonstrates initiative and motivation, self-direction and adherence to deadlines.
  • Exercises delegated authority to make independent decisions and assume responsibility for analysis and decision that impact people, costs, and/or quality of service.
  • Recommends and participates in decisions/actions involving University policy and procedures with management.
Apply online. Position #P100034028

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