IT Business Analyst
The Finance IT Business Analyst is responsible for the structure, operational efficiency and excellence of the financial systems, principally the ERP System, and associated reporting capabilities. The Finance IT Business Analyst position is responsible for translating business needs into IT solutions. This position will support our accounting operations, monthly close process, compliance with accounting and tax policies, and regulatory and operational reporting requirements. This position must be able to understand business trends and transactions to ensure effective controls, ensuring compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and general business regulatory requirements. This position will design and document work flow, manage and provides solutions to new business unit ideas, trends, and concepts appropriately through the latest technological paths. The finance IT business analyst will be required to understand their customer's business requirements and business process management in order to translate the requirements into particular reporting capabilities or identify new software requirements and recommended solutions.
The Finance IT Business Analyst will lead initiatives with regard to process improvement, reporting and analytical SQL support, and transition to a new ERP system, Infor LN, from our current Baan IV environment. This position will promote more efficient and effective operational finance IT performance to support timely delivery of meaningful financial reports and other analytical information.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead implementation of selected accounting ERP. Will work closely with accounting, finance, operational departments, IT, external implementation project managers and system integrators to ensure timely and successful system implementation.
Serve as the lead for employee ERP training to ensure proper training is provided consummate with their assigned role and responsibilities
Maintenance of the appropriate legal and financial organizational structures within the ERP system
Manage user profiles and database access rights for all financial systems including banking arrangements
Collaborate with and assist business process owners with the development of operational policy and procedures as it relates to financial transactions and the documentation of work flows and approval processes throughout the organization
Provide electronic communication between diverse systems across locations and divisions by developing interfaces, uploads and/or data migration paths.
Design and execute test scripts and test scenarios for new business processes and coordinate with the various department personnel who test, validate, evaluate new applications and functions, and determine issues in services and software.
Provide database administration for SQL Server applications
Implement appropriate internal controls and processes to ensure the accuracy, completeness and proper authorizations with regard to financial information throughout the organization
Monitor and ensure the financial systems are operating as designed and documented, identify issues and/or weaknesses and present recommendations for process improvements.
Serve in a leadership capacity to identify system and operational process improvements and internal controls to establish work standards, develop objectives and design/maintain effective workflows and operating procedures designed to shorten the financial close process and strengthen financial performance
Foster an environment of collaboration, process improvement, efficiency and accuracy in accounting and financial operations; as well as, throughout the entire organization
Optimize acquisition integrations into our corporate ERP platform including process, system and resource consolidation
Assess and propose systems enhancements to promote process improvement at all levels of the organization including active participation in and/or serving as the team lead for system projects
Identify security vulnerabilities and eliminate them with strategic solutions that increase data safety, such as our credit card processing platforms
Other duties, as assigned
B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent relevant experience with commitment to continuing education
Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience in a fast paced, growing and dynamic environment
International experience, including multi-currency translations and revaluations
Advanced experience with implementations and use of Tier 1 ERP systems required
Extensive experience with SQL Server database, C , JAVA, Sales Force, SharePoint and advanced knowledge of Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite
Effective interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Ability to present complex subjects to all audiences in understandable terms. Must be able to forge relationships across multiple team and various departments outside of accounting and finance
Proven success leading a team of people to achieve specified objectives with a collaborative management style
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Able to clearly communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
GSA Schedule, CRM Systems, Government Contracting or Manufacturing experience a plus
CRITICAL COMPETENCIES / LEADERSHIP ANCHORS:
Thinks through and analyzes complex problems, challenges and drives to root cause. (Charts the Course)
Prioritizes effectively, acts with speed and agility. (Charts the Course)
Demonstrates deep understanding of customer expectations and end user needs. (Drives Innovation & Growth)
Actively participates in cross functional brainstorming sessions. (Drives Innovation & Growth)
Consistently drives high quality, on-time results. (Leads through DBS)
Builds and maintains good working relationships with peers and supervisors; works collaboratively. (Builds People, Teams & Organizations)
Behaves in ways that are aligned with the Danaher Standards of Conduct. (Acts with Integrity)
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to sit, talk and hear; the employee may occasionally squat, turn/twist, or reach. The employee is constantly using hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and smell. The employee may occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment may consist of an indoor, work or home office environment with good ventilation, adequate lighting and low noise levels and/or subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions while working in the field.
Employees may be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while working in the field which may include: eye and hearing protection, protective smock, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats, or face shields.
The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the business and requirements of the job change.
The purpose of this description is to assist in ADA compliance and is not intended for other purposes such as collective bargaining, or compensation.
External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.
Danaher Corporation Overview
is a science and technology leader designing, manufacturing and marketing innovative products and services to professional, medical, industrial, and commercial customers. A Fortune 200, NYSE-listed company, Danaher serves customers in more than 125 countries and had $12 billion in revenue in 2015 across its four reporting segments: Environmental & Applied Solutions, Dental, Life Sciences, and Diagnostics.
The Danaher Business System, a global process revolving around continuous improvement, is incorporated into every operating location, function and level to shape strategy, focus execution and create value for customers and shareholders alike.
The portfolio of Danaher brands is among the most highly recognized in each of the markets they serve. Dedicated to the principles of continuous improvement and customer satisfaction, Danaher strives to build a sustainable business model achieving superior and sustainable financial results. Danaher's market capitalization has steadily increased to more than $50 billion.
Additionally, mergers and acquisitions are a key part of Danaher's growth strategy. Danaher has acquired more than 400 companies since 1984 and focus on strong performers in attractive markets, whose businesses will benefit from the Danaher Business System.
Microscopes that let researchers see life at 100 nanometers in three dimensions. Dental diagnostics that spot decay as it forms, enabling painless, noninvasive treatments. Disinfection technologies that help ensure safe drinking water at the rate of billions of gallons of water a day. Transaction systems that bring new levels of speed and security to consumers. Network analyzers that link seamlessly with sophisticated software to maximize uptime. Danaher products span some of the most demanding applications in the world, creating new possibilities not only for those who use them, but for millions more who never give them a moment’s thought. In every case, they’re delivering benefits that matter to markets that are eager for innovation. And we are doing it through a customer-centric approach that unites our businesses and has made them global leaders.