Senior Business Systems Analyst

Accounting, Business analysis, Business systems, Consumer goods, Agile, Accounting software, Forecasting, Finance, Data warehouse, Documentation, Project management, Product strategy, Publishing, QA, End-user training, Licensing, MicroStrategy, Roadmaps, User stories, Cross-functional, Information systems, Product management, IT, SAP, Software development, Workflow, Reporting, Scrum, Strategy, Business partnership, CAN, Change management, Communication skills, Computer science, Contract management, Education, Engineering, Ideation, Interfaces, Leadership, MBA, MDM, Problem solving, Troubleshooting, UX, Attention to detail
Contract W2, 12 Months
$80 - $87
Work from home available

Job Description

18 month contract

*W2-only*

The Senior Business Systems Analyst will identify workflow improvements, facilitate conversations with our Controllership, Revenue Accounting, Finance and Licensees across the global Consumer Products, Games and Publishing segment and technology partners to align overall business and technical objectives.  This role will drive change management plans to prepare the business for next generation features in our forecasting platform. This person will collaborate with project management and software development teams to support the launch and ongoing operational improvements of our proprietary forecasting platform.

The successful candidate will have a global perspective, looking across all regions when developing solutions to meet the needs of the organization.  The Senior Business Systems Analyst will ensure IT processes are repeatable, recommending smart approaches to gather requirements and deliver projects while providing business value. The candidate will identify and assess potential “forward-thinking” solutions for both technical and business feasibility. 

You will be able to work well under pressure, thrive on change, and seek opportunities to find solutions for new business opportunities. You will be detail oriented, have strong communication skills as well as be able to operate and interact at many levels in an organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Play a key role in defining the product vision, strategy, and roadmap for royalty system products and solutions aligned to business goals
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, across business, technology and licensee partners, to execute on the product strategy and roadmap end-to-end
  • Connect with users regularly to have a deep understanding of their needs, pain points, and how they experience your products
  • Define and write clear requirements and user stories for the development team
  • Participate in and influence technical discussions to solve complex business/system problems
  • Understand and coordinate dependencies across multiple teams with competing priorities
  • Prioritize the product backlog and make recommendations to business partners and leadership while considering any trade-offs
  • Establish product release plan and set expectations with new feature delivery
  • Perform analysis across a complex finance environment to assess data accuracy, troubleshoot issues, answer partner questions
  • Become a data subject matter expert to identify opportunities where royalty data can be leveraged to address business goals
  • Create user training documentation and host user training sessions for product adoption
  • Communicate and present product strategies and priorities to business partners and leadership
  • Demonstrate knowledge and mastery of Agile project methodology and change management principles
  • Experience in developing products with consumer-facing user experience quality

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in building consumer-quality technology products from ideation to launch/support
  • 5+ years of experience in Product Management, defining and implementing end-to-end product strategies influencing the business
  • Understanding of Licensing and Consumer Products industry with demonstrated domain experience in Revenue Accounting, Finance and Contract Management Systems including, but not limited to contract processes and practices, licensee royalty statement submission processes, royalty and revenue transaction processing
  • Experience in creating product roadmaps for new and existing products
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, with the ability to balance multiple priorities and set expectations
  • Proven leader that nurtures positive relationships with business users and technology engineering partners
  • Ability to explain complex concepts in a digestible way across business and technology partners at all levels
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Experience with highly integrated accounting applications, including interfaces to SAP, forecasting, data warehouses, master data management, and product master is desirable
  • Experience with MicroStrategy reporting or equivalent reporting system
  • Excellent analytical, trouble shooting and problem solving skills with attention to details
  • Ability to lead cross-team projects
  • 5+ years of Project Management experience on complex level projects is desirable

Education:

  • Requires BS/BA in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Finance, Accounting or related field
  • MBA or other advanced degree preferred
Dice Id : 10289726
Position Id : 7338215
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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