Job Title

Business Analyst

Mpumalanga
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R25000 - R66667 Per Month
Sector: Construction
Posted: 24 January 2024

Job Details

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES, NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Ensure the transition of the finance team onto the SAP system and support with ongoing onsite SAP FI/CO support.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining the management reporting templates, project manager/assist in projects that require new financial systems (including SAP) or changes to existing systems.
  • Highlight potential cross-functional risks and opportunities to the Finance Teams and suggest initiatives to mitigate risks and capitalise on opportunities – including identifying and implementing process improvements.
  • Facilitate working sessions and workshops between finance, operations and shared services teams to ascertain and document business requirements.

Responsible for System enhancements by ensuring the following:

  • Defines application problems by conferring with clients, evaluating processes and procedures.
  • Proposals and implementing enhancements or changes to the system
  • Ensuring that the system is upgraded on a regular basis, and results are validated by testing programs
  • Develops solution by preparing and evaluating alternative workflow solutions
  • Controls solution by establishing specifications, coordinating production with programmers/business analysts and third party suppliers.
  • Maintain and build new templates for the management reporting system (Finnivo)
  • User Support, by ensuring operational implementation by training all super users and providing support

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Minimum qualification of a BCom Degree with articles
  • Must have petrochemical experience
  • Previous experience as a Finance Business Analyst, Business Partner or Super User / Subject Matter Expert (SME) with at least 2 years within a Retail Environment.
  • Must be highly proficient in the latest versions of MS Office/Google Suite: including Word/Docs at and advanced level in Excel/Sheets at an advanced level
  • Be highly proficient in testing methodology
  • Business Analyst exposure: system analysis; business process development, including the facilitation of workshops; preparing documentation; Coordination of quality assurance and testing.
  • Writing business requirements, system requirements and functional specifications
  • Experience with Finance monthly processes
  • Experience with SAP FINANCE system advantageous
  • System support exposure: maintaining an incident management process; analysing the nature of incidents; liaising with system developers in order to resolve incidents.
  • A thorough understanding and working of financial business fundamentals
  • A strong logical thinking and analytical ability with excellent numerical skills.
  • The ability to be accurate and pay attention to detail.
  • Excellent planning, organizing and time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and to deal with complexities, use initiative to solve problems.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as be a team player.
  • Ability to implement business solutions and provide the necessary change management
  • Experience in project Management advantageous
  • Exposure to successful technology implementation and process projects advantageous

 

Experience in:

  • providing user support
  • analysing business processes
  • data analyst experience (as an example, during a systems