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Senior Business Systems Analyst with Professional Services Automation / PSA experience (FinancialForce preferred)

General information

Location:

USA - USA - Remote

Function:

Information Technology

Ref #:

20210019970

Description & Requirements

Description

Job Summary: UKG is seeking an Senior Business Analyst to join our IT team and will play a key role in implementing a new Professional Services Automation (PSA) application (FinancialForce experience is a huge plus). The Business Analyst will partner with a cross functional group of stakeholders including Global Delivery, Sales and Finance to elicit and document requirements for the new solution. Qualified candidates must possess broad experience conducting requirements gathering sessions, creating solution designs, configuring the system to meet the requirements and work with developers with solution extensions are required. This position demands strong organizational skills and problem-solving expertise, while working with current and emerging technologies, and managing team dynamics. Excellent analytical skills, team orientation, flexibility, innovative thinking, problem solving, and self-motivation are required for success.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Business Analysis
• Work with numerous business stakeholders across multiple departments to identify and prioritize requirements for Professional Services Automation (PSA)
• Collaborate and co-ordinate with team members developing PSA requirements in other workstreams
• Lead and create deliverables for all aspects of business analysis and functional design for our initiatives. Activities include requirements elicitation, functional specification creation, use case analysis and visual model development
• Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders, analyzing and understanding business requirements, business processes, functional requirements, cross-functional needs and system capabilities
• Employ a variety of approaches to collecting and documenting business, functional and user requirements such as leading workshops, writing use cases, creating context diagrams, performing stakeholder analysis
• Collaborate regularly with Technical leads, Salesforce developers, and integration developers on functional requirements to implement custom extensions or application integrations to satisfy business requirements when needed
• Builds and maintains strong peer relationships within the team and across the organization
Project/Portfolio Management
• Work with stakeholders to understand, prioritize and estimate development resources required for new features in addition to enhancement and bug fix work efforts
• Execute responsibilities with an understanding of the product vision, strategic objectives, and priorities
• Develop, lead, and execute organization readiness activities, including clear and detailed plans or checklists for testing, communications, training, technical cutover, go-live, and post go-live support
• Be able to identify and implement process improvement
Leadership
• Mentor and educate others regarding analysis methodologies, best practices and tools.
• Keep current with other system changes that may impact the solutions provided by the team.

Qualifications

• 6+ years of experience in Business Systems Analysis (CBAP – Certified Business Analysis Professional preferred)
• 4+ years of experience with Professional Services Automation (PSA) systems (FinancialForce PSA preferred -- Mavenlink, OpenAir or other is a plus)
• 2+ years of experience with Salesforce administration
• Strong understanding of PSA tool functions to include entire project lifecycle, processes, and metrics
• Able to look at the big picture, speculate and conceptualize outcomes and identify trends
• Strong Problem-Solving Skills - Ability to analyze and critically evaluate gathered information to resolve conflicts, anticipate issues, and make priority decisions.
• Experience writing requirements and acceptance criteria on an enterprise software development team
• Must have working knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word, MS Visio, and MS Project
• High degree of organizational and time management skills, with attention to detail.
• Self-motivated and willing to “do what it takes” to get the job done while working remotely

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Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at www.ukg.com/careers

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 


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Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email UKGCareers@ukg.com or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.

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