PeopleSoft Financials - Senior Business Systems Analyst - Functional

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Information Technology
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CF-Office of Chief Financial Off
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88047 Requisition #

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), The Office of the CFO (OCFO) has a full-time career opportunity for a Senior Business Systems Analyst-Functional.  Reporting to the Manager of Business Systems Analysis and working closely with functional users and IT developers, this position will independently address and resolve business and technology problems of diverse scope related to Lab’s PeopleSoft Financials and Supply chain applications and related processes, especially in “Contract to Cash’ lifecycle (Grants, Contract, Billing, Accounts Receivable, Project Costing and General Ledger) and Travel & Expense. This position will contribute to and/or lead system implementations, enhancements, upgrades and user support.


This position is a key contributor to systems implementation, enhancement and maintenance projects such as troubleshooting system problems, testing fixes, responding to help desk tickets, and assisting users with complex query and data analysis issues. In this position you will also make contributions that are critical to successful business operations, and may coordinate the activities of other cross functional team members. You will use and apply business principles and concepts to make recommendations for solving business process and technology issues. 


This position may be filled at a higher level dependent on experience.


What You Will Do:

  • Execute components of complex business systems projects.

  • Prepare, coordinate and execute test plans to validate system changes and communicate the results of testing including required corrective actions to the system owner and IT as appropriate. 

  • Contribute to the reconciliation, validation and acceptance of transactional data conversions during system upgrades and new system implementations.

  • Troubleshoot system problems of diverse complexity and scope. Provide primary support in maintaining user profiles including account reactivation, updating access role assignments etc.

  • Manage the OCFO systems Help Desk tickets created by system users and assist users in building or troubleshooting complex queries. 

  • Contribute to on-going communication between system owners, IT and users on the status of system problems and requests. 

  • Provide business systems support to key business processes including monthly and annual fiscal closes.

  • Take a lead role in conducting periodic system access reviews to validate user role assignments for OCFO systems. 


What is Required:

  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field; or 6 years of relevant experience and a Master's degree in Accounting or related field; or equivalent experience.

  • Experience in financial and cost accounting.

  • Recent experience making significant contributions to major systems projects including developing and conducting system testing and validating data conversions.

  • Prior experience supporting time-critical business processes, providing system production support including responding to help desk tickets and monitoring and troubleshooting batch processes, and maintaining system setup and configurations.

  • Experience querying and analyzing complex transactional data including creating queries and using Excel pivot tables.

  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing complex process issues and working with IT to troubleshoot system problems.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and analyzing and resolving problems of diverse complexity and scope.

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills and able to facilitate communication between functional and technical staff.


Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Professional certification or advanced education in project management or management information systems.

  • Experience using and troubleshooting PeopleSoft financials and supply chain management applications release 9.0 or higher.

  • Experience working with bolt-on or highly customized financial applications.

  • Experience using PeopleSoft Query and SQL.

  • Experience working for a large, Federal direct- and grant-funded research organization.

  • Experience with XML, Cognos or similar BI tools, Crystal or other reports, Access.

  • MBA or advanced education in systems, accounting, or project management.


The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.


Notes:


  • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

  • Work will be primarily performed at the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) — Bldg. 971, 6401 Hollis St., Emeryville, CA; however, travel occasionally to/from the Berkeley Lab Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA is required.


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Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities.  To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab- Click Here.


Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.


Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4.  Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."


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