Finance Information Systems Analyst - SAP
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: December 8, 2018
Currently, Meijer is looking for an Finance Information Systems Analyst - SAP . The Analyst will be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) responsible for overall technology advancements and development for Meijer's Finance systems, specifically in SAP . The Analyst selected will work very close with various Finance leaders and ITS teams to define, prioritize, develop, and launch new features and capabilities. The Finance IT Analyst is also a key leader and liaison with product managers within the Agile environment (SAFe) that Meijer has adopted across multiple areas of the business. This role offers the unique opportunity to influence and create new finance experiences that impact users across the whole Finance area. Individuals in this role must demonstrate the ability to understand customer needs and have the aptitude for both technical and business requirements. They must be able to understand the impacts finance requests have on other areas, and communicate and prioritize cross functionally. Key Responsibilities and Deliverables: Responsible for managing features, user stories, spikes and/or enablers on the finance train that drive development changes in IT, many of which are tied to other Agile trains. (Agile trains are a team of teams delivering results within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). Leads, collects, and analyzes business requirements and implements business solutions in a multifunctional project, assesses and communicates issues of technology impact on the business. Leads Projects from start to finish, including detailed breakdown of features at the beginning, through measuring success post-rollout Conveys the vision and goals to their team for each new feature prioritized Maintains and prioritizes their portion of the team's projects during the sprint and PI planning processes Serves as a Finance/SAP Subject Matter Expert (SME) for contributions toward the creation and development of larger project roadmaps, project strategy and planning process. Identifies conflicting business practices and integration issues, suggesting alternative solutions. Identifies requests requiring custom programs and suggests "standard" alternatives that still meet the business need. Attends all regularly scheduled meetings as part of the SAFe framework, including sprint planning, sprint demos, system demos, retrospectives, and program increment planning events Communicates status and progress internally and externally Plans and executes program/feature transitions with high customer impact as needed Engages in systems tests, monitors results, and takes required corrective actions as needed Additional projects outside of the agile project teams as assigned This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of this position; may perform other duties as assigned or required. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, IT, or related discipline 5 years' experience in Accounting or Finance, or IT field supporting Finance applications Experience working with technical teams required, preferably within an Agile environment (SAFe) Experience in working within teams and cross-functional partner relationships Advanced Excel and PowerPoint experience Demonstrated ability to deliver simple customer experience solutions Strong written, editing, proofreading and oral communication skills Strong presentation skills, comfort leading cross functional projects Strong organizational, planning, and time management skills with ability to prioritize multiple/competing projects and assignments Attention to detail with an ability to meet tight timelines Strong problem solving ability and dealing with ambiguity Strong work ethic complemented by a positive, can-do attitude Ability to communicate and interact with various divisions and levels of the organization Exceptional ability to extract strategic insights from data and adjust and/or plan accordingly
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