Business Systems Analyst / Project Manager ~ Production Accounting

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 21-12-2017
Closing Date: January 29th, 2018 (A decision will be made as soon as the ideal candidate is found.)
 
Introduction & Background
Our prestigious enterprise client is seeking a Business Systems Analyst to perform a combination of three functions: business analysis, systems analysis, and project management. As a Business Systems Analyst you will be responsible for managing the customer relationship between IS, and one or more business areas, implementing new applications, as well as supporting and maintaining a portfolio of existing applications. The Business Systems Analyst may also provide guidance and direction to Systems Analysts and Developers.
 
Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities
  • Manage the customer relationship between IS and specific business areas
  • Support, maintain, enhance and/or upgrade a portfolio of custom and package applications
  • Analyze requests for new functionality, and document business cases to justify new application investments
  • Develop estimates of effort for design of new, and/or modification to existing, application components
  • Design application components to automate and streamline business processes and functions
  • Business area planning that includes scheduling and management of application projects
  • Understand the architecture of the applications within the groups portfolio
  • Plan, assign and monitor daily work assignments for Systems Analysts, Developers and Developer Analysts
  • Develop and maintain technical specifications and documentation
  • Troubleshoot and repair problems that occur in the everyday use of an application
  • Develop cost estimates for the annual IS capital and sustainment budgets
 
Qualifications
Essential Skills:
  • 8+ years’ experience as a Business Systems Analyst and Systems Analyst, preferably in Production Accounting, PAS/PRISM AND Field Data Collection
  • Post-secondary degree in Computer Sciences is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly developed analytical skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in business modeling, process modeling, data modeling, and effort/cost modeling and estimating
  • Demonstrated proficiency in N-tier application analysis, design and development using the appropriate development environments and tools (Java Enterprise, Tomcat, MS VB.NET/ASP.Net, MS SSRS, and/or Oracle 11C&12C and PL/SQL
  • General proficiency with SQL and database query tools such as Microsoft Access and/or SQL+
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing abilities
  • Exceptional Project Management skills
 
 
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