TITLE: Senior Business Analyst, Financial Apps
REQUIREMENTS: 4 years of experience in the job or 4 years of experience as a Project Lead or in a related occupation.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Any suitable combination of education, training &/or experience is acceptable.
JOB DUTIES: Serve as a finance applications advisor for the Senior Director of Global financial applications and North American users including and not limited to senior management extending to all the levels of the company. Provide the finance business, application leadership to support continued growth and to migrate from its current finance business applications to a cohesive finance systems environment. Specifically, participate in the planning and execution of system and application implementations. Co-ordinate North American submissions to the continuous enhancements program through quarterly releases. The North American business will submit enhancement requests which will need to be clarified, documented and approved within corporate guidelines. Liaise with the offshore support supplier when requested to maintain the level of outstanding tickets at an acceptable level. Work closely with the users of financial applications to be able to identify, develop (in conjunction with the Manager for Documentation and processes) and deliver training on system functionality. Work closely with IT staff to create an efficient and effective organization. Drive improvements to operating margin by identifying cost saving opportunities and net revenue growth. Analyzes the needs of functional departments and establishes priorities for feasibility studies and finance systems design and implementation to develop new and/or modify information processing systems. Review and approve alternative systems approaches and reengineered processes for workability and economic feasibility. Regularly meet with operating management to understand business challenges, needs and issues and identify pragmatic solutions that meet expectations. Provide leadership & solution to the business in delivering results from enhancing and optimizing finance business applications. Ensure effective work split in the Finance Applications team. Monitor workload and work priorities. Give support and guidance to others in the team as needed. Ensure that Finance is operating efficiently. Evaluate systems and tools used in Finance to ensure they are used effectively and efficiently. Drive process improvements and standardization to reduce/eliminate inefficiencies. Work with IT to develop short and long-term finance systems strategy
CONTACT: Please send resume ref#17282/contact K. Finnsson for an appointment.
Activision Publishing, Inc.
100 N. Sepulveda Blvd., 9th Fl.
El Segundo, CA 90245 (Headquarters)
Jobsite: Austin, TX (Full-time position)