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Business Analyst - Finance Change / System Implementation

Job Seekers Singapore Project & Change Management Commodities & Trading

Job Summary

  • Singapore
  • Permanent
  • BBBH789565
  • Aug 12, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

The client is a global commodities / agriculture organisation who are hiring for a Business Analyst to join their finance team on system implementation projects.

Main accountabilities (Main Responsibilities):

1) Act as a Regional Finance Coordinator on system/project rollouts

  • Be a central point of contact to coordinate, engage key Finance members, organize meetings, and facilitate discussions
  • Participate in finance system/project implementations end-to-end and work closely and efficiently with cross-functional Global/Regional teams to ensure timely completion of projects
  • Articulate business requirements, evaluate business process, and provide support on documentation
  • Co-lead change management, highlight blocking issues and ensure prompt resolution
  • Monitor projects and present project status and metrics to regional management and stakeholders
  • Pro-actively communicate any system implementation changes (before and after) to Finance users to mitigate any downstream impact to business operations

2) Support country deployments of front and back-office applications:

  • Translate local requirements, identify gaps, align, and integrate into global applications end-to-end following core/group global standard model
  • Validate approach on system testing, and develop jointly with team members on detailed test plan

3) Act as a Subject Matter Expert in Systems & Finance Processes

  • Be a functional expert in business systems/processes and have a good understanding on interconnected systems workflow
  • Actively participate with operational teams to define system/operational requirements for new business requirements/initiatives/acquisitions
  • Facilitate the review of front and back office business systems/processes tickets
  • Optimize, improve, and streamline business process, ensure proper control, and process compliance

4) User support & training

  • Engage with key users and arrange training for them
  • Bring any useful updates/training feedback for functional evaluation

5) Post implementation monitoring / Performance monitoring

  • Monitor projects KPIs and track deliverables are met

Knowledge and Experience:

Experience (including number of years):

At least 3-5 years of strong operational experience in project management and finance processes/systems implementations.

Knowledge/Other Skills and Competencies:

  • Project Management skills and good knowledge of key finance processes and best practices
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to interact with different levels of stakeholders
  • Positive attitude towards problem solving
  • Ability to multi-task and handle ambiguity in a high-pressure atmosphere. Flexibility on working time/travel during project implementation
  • Experience with UAT (User Acceptance Testing), systems like SAP, Microsoft Dynamics AX, trading systems, payment system (FIS TRAX) and Cash Management system (Quantum) would be a plus
  • Good Microsoft Office skills
  • Working knowledge of Financial Markets, in particular Commodity is preferred

Education:

  • Business/Accounting/Economics major

Languages:

  • English

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Daniel Jones
Daniel Jones
  • Senior Consultant | Project & Change Management
  • +65 6818 3191
  • djones@morganmckinley.com