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Business Systems Analyst in Winnipeg at New Flyer

Date Posted: 6/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Winnipeg
  • Job Type:
    Finance
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/26/2018

Job Description

New Flyer– North America’s largest transit bus, motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor is seeking a Business Systems Analyst to join its growing international team.

Join us as we continue advancing innovation and sustainable transit solutions that connect people with places. With 31 locations across the U.S. and Canada, and over 85 years of experience manufacturing buses, New Flyer is building on a solid foundation to drive North America forward with progressive transit technology that serves communities and makes cities smarter.

Don’t settle for a job when you can build an impactful and exciting career.

 Position Summary:

As a key member of our Finance Team you will be responsible for performing complex and extensive business process analysis used to define business problems and implement strategies for solutions. The Business Systems Analyst will also lead user groups through workflow analysis and the development and implementation of technology-based solutions.

What you will do:

  • Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of business processes, the information/data required and generated by these processes, and the computer application functionality that ensures these processes are cost-effective and efficient.
  • Organize and facilitate meetings and interviews with business users and subject-matter experts (SME) to gather information for the identification and definition of their business processes and for the identification of scope and impact of their business process issues.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities in the business through reviews and assessments of current business processes and systems.
  • Provide support and consultation regarding business process redesign.
  • Prepare conceptual designs of proposed technical solutions; acts as the liaison between the business and ITS in transforming system design concepts to a detailed system design.
  • Lead acceptance testing of new business systems and system enhancements to ensure system functions in accordance with detailed specifications.
  • Assist in business process conversions and implementation plans for local and remote sites.
  • Resolve business system issues to ensure the needs of finance are met.
  • Implement changes to business system processes that improve efficiency and/or quality of finance.
  • Support continuous improvement and provide direction to the finance team through Lean principles, BABOK principles, and/or PMBOK principles.
  • Consolidate finance processes to best practice for all locations when possible.
  • Work collaboratively with the functional areas to support system enhancements with finance leadership.
  • Develop and apply team’s standard operating procedures.


Preferred Skills

  • Three to five years’ experience in a financial environment
  • CA, CGA, CMA, CPA designation strongly recommended
  • Project Management. Business Analysis, and/or Systems Analysis related training.
  • Experience with Oracle ERP or Oracle EPM will be considered an asset
  • Exceptional planning, organization, analytical, interpersonal, leadership, decision making, oral and written communication skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of business process redesign or reengineering
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office – Power BI, Project, Teams, Word, Excel, Visio, Access, etc.
  • Exposure to basic SQL querying, Data Management concepts, and BI Tools is preferred.

Apply Now!

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