Functional Systems Analyst Sr - 11586BR

Functional Systems Analyst Sr

Department: 
Comptroller's Office
Location/Division: 
Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

Serves as subject matter expert for the functionality of assigned management system modules within Oracle Financials in the Cloud and/or Concur. Analyzes business processes to identify management systems applications and requirements. Documents and communicates programming requirements and/or system configuration requirements. Sets up and maintains system configuration and/or security access profiles. Coordinates application modules and upgrades with technical resources. Develops test scripts and tests system functionality - identifies processing issues, evaluates for cause, recommends solutions in a timely and accurate manner to allow for continuous and uninterrupted processing of information in the management system. Makes recommendations to approve migrations and fixes to the management system as needed. Creates and modifies queries and reports for users as requested. Continuous monitoring of management system processes to ensure successful completion of transactions in the system. Provides ongoing maintenance and support of management system. Investigates new system functionality for improvements in user experience. May develop and/or present training materials and coach users on system functionality. May supervise staff.

Job Description

40%- Provide ongoing maintenance and support as the subject matter expert of specific financial system modules. Communicate with FMS team, IT and end users to ensure appropriate configuration and security within the financial system. Ensure the business processes are consistent with system functionality. Continuous monitoring of financial processes to ensure successful completion of posted transactions in financial system. Monitor tables to validate successful processing. May develop and/or present training materials and coach users on system functionality. Create and modify queries and reports for users as requested. Respond to user inquiries.

35%- Identify processing issues within the financial management system. Evaluate for cause of problem; identify use cases, create test scripts and test possible solutions in order to resolve such problems in an orderly, timely and accurate manner to allow for continuous and uninterrupted processing of information in the financial system. Create functional design documents, communicate with developers for possible solutions and/or request assistance and make the recommendation to approve migrations and fixes to financial system as needed.

20%- Coordinate with FMS leadership to solve problems and/or improve system functionality – may include upgrades/implementations. Analyze business processes to identify management systems requirements by working with Business Process owners. Document and communicate requirements and related functional designs to IT and FMS Leadership. Design use cases and draft test scripts for testing of upgrades, service packs, enhancements and new financial system projects. Submit results and recommendations to FMS Leadership for desired changes and migrations to production system as needed. Prepare documentation for testing and training materials used by departmental staff to train university users.

5%- Perform other tasks as assigned by Comptroller Management.

Required Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in business, management, computer science, information systems and 3 years relevant work experience OR high school diploma and 5 years of relevant experience.
  2. Three years’ experience in accounting/auditing using automated financial systems.
  3. Advanced knowledge and experience with MS Office software including Outlook, Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Ability to evaluate, interpret, detect and reconcile discrepancies in a financial system and reports.
  2. One year of financial systems experience in an Oracle product.
  3. Knowledge of State and University regulations, policies, and procedures.
  4. Ability to read and interpret system configuration.
  5. One year experience in automated Travel/Expense system.
  6. Excellent written communication as evidenced by material submitted.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of:

A cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met.
Resume
3 Professional References

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Deadline for applications is Wednesday April 25th, 2018.

Contact Information to Applicants

Judy Hamner
jhamner@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$55,000-$60,000

Application Review Begins

18-Apr-2018

Anticipated Start Date

14-May-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
11586BR
Department:
Comptroller's Office
Location/Division:
Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
18-Apr-2018
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