Business Systems Analyst

Location: Brea, CA

Department: Information Technology

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

POSITION PURPOSE

The Business Systems Analyst’s role is to plan, design, develop, and launch efficient business, financial, and operations systems in support of core organizational functions and business processes.  This includes gathering and analyzing data in support of business cases, proposed projects, and systems requirements.  The Business Systems Analyst is also responsible for generating and compiling reports based on the findings, complete with probable causes and possible solutions to systems issues.  This individual will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help maximize the benefit of IT system investments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Chart existing business processes in order to define current business activities for the development of procedures and models.
  • Meet with decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define business, financial, and operations requirements and systems goals, and identify and resolve systems issues.
  • Research, review, and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing processes and develop strategies for enhancing or further leveraging these processes.
  • Lead design sessions in prototyping new systems for the purpose of enhancing business processes, operations, and information process flow.
  • Identify and establish scope and parameters of systems analysis in order to define outcome criteria and measure-taking actions.
  • Collaborate in the planning, design, development, and deployment of new applications, and enhancements to existing applications.
  • Conduct research on software and hardware products to justify recommendations and to support purchasing efforts.
  • Prepare and deliver reports, recommendations, or alternatives that address existing and potential trouble areas in operating systems across the organization.
  • Communicate process changes, enhancements, and modifications – verbally or through written documentation – to management, peers, staff, and other employees so that issues and solutions are understood.
  • Create process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide documentation to users.
  • Ensure compatibility and interoperability of in-house computing systems.
  • Coordinate and perform in-depth tests, including end-user reviews, for modified and new systems, and other post-implementation support.
  • Liaise with various business groups in the organization to facilitate implementation of new or improved business processes.

EDUCATION

College diploma or university degree in the field of business administration, computer science, accounting, or management information systems or related work experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Proven experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of software and hardware solutions, systems, or products,
  • Working knowledge of network and PC operations systems.
  • Extensive practical knowledge in importing data for use in report software, spreadsheets, graphs, and flow charts.
  • Extensive experience with core software applications, including Microsoft Office, ViewPoint, B2W Track, etc.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.

COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
  • Logical and efficient
  • Detail oriented
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Stress management
  • Customer service oriented
  • Team player

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Occasional evening and weekend work to meet deadlines.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard or mouse, and to handle other computer components.
  • Occasional travel to jobsites and other office locations.

Relocation assistance will be provided to candidates outside of the local area on a case-by-case basis.

Visit us at: www.griffithcompany.net

Griffith Company is an equal opportunity employer and an employee-owned company.

 

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