Senior, Business Analyst
Company: Watkins Wellness
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Job Description The Business Analyst focus will be on Finance
and BI. This position must possess outstanding skills in the JDE
Finance modules (GL, AP, AR, FA, Costing) as well as a sound
understanding of business intelligence and visualization processes.
In order to be successful this candidate must also be a seasoned
communicator and interviewer, capable of directing conversations
and probing both explicit and implicit needs and expectations to
curate accurate documentation that aids in the delivery process.In
this role the BA must demonstrate the ability to identify and
outline business needs in concert with Finance and Accounting team
members and then determine approaches to solving the business
problems via process, technology and training. These solutions will
take the form of a combination of approaches from business process
improvements, organizational change, strategic planning, software
configuration and/or customization.Principal functional
- Partner with functional teams in the development of
simplified/lean process improvements or operating practices which
best utilize the systems to improve quality, increase productivity,
and support business goals.
- Act as the functional change agent by creating a sense of
purpose to meet the goals & objectives of the business by
influencing and engaging others across multiple teams.
- Collaborate with all levels of the organization to define
requirements and functional specifications, and to analyze and lead
requirements and specifications through a solid understanding of
the domain and thinking of the supported function.
- Create solutions that work within both IT Strategies and
Organizational Strategies and drive the effective utilization of
existing tools in the solutioning process.
- Assure conformance to system architecture, methods, standards &
practices and promote their creation.
- Bridge the communication gap between technical and
non-technical staff to ensure clear understanding of project
objectives, deliverables, requirements and expected results.
- Understand the customer (internal and external), anticipate
their needs, and give high priority to customer satisfaction while
exhibiting professional behaviors.
- Develop functional training and coordinating the on-going
functional support, including, but not limited to the development
of Business Unit (BU) "super users"
- Own issue / risk identification, escalation, resolution and
communication with the project team and functional management
including functional leaders.
- Show initiative and prepare for upcoming situations, take
advantage of opportunities, act quickly and critically, address
issues before they become problems, work independently, and to
deliver results aligned with critical deadlines.Minimum
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience (finance or
- Minimum 10 years' experience within the Business Analysis
Domain configuring the J.D. Edwards ERP System with strong
knowledge/experience with the General Ledger, Accounts Payable,
Accounts Receivable, Manufacturing Accounting, and Fixed Asset
- Minimum 5 years' experience with Business Intelligence tools
and Visualizations.Preferred qualifications:
- Functional understanding of the application of CI and lean
- BA Certification preferred
- JDE experience with Watchlists, Cafe One, and Orchestrator
- Demonstrated strong functional and configuration expertise with
JDE Financials including G/L, A/P, A/R, F/A, Costing, preferably
with 9.2 or above tools.
- Aim to continue to learn and grow in the use and application of
a variety tools and techniques (i.e. JD Edwards Citizen Developer
Tools, third-party reporting, analytical tools, continuous
improvement, Six Sigma, etc.).
- Proven ability in Business Intelligence tools including
- Demonstrable ability to communicate effectively, engage, and
influence teams and functional leaders.
- Ability to write complex business concepts into necessary forms
(feasibility analysis, cost/benefit analysis etc.)
- Ability to act proactively and anticipate what is next.
- Contributes to team development and performance to achieve team
and organizational goals.
- Provide coaching and mentoring to teammates and peers.
- Strong abilities in critical thinking, problem solving,
negotiation, and decision-making.
- Ability to perform complex tasks with minimal coaching.
- Ability to develop and deliver clear and concise written and
oral presentations appropriately to various organizational levels
and technical/functional backgrounds.
- High level of initiative and attention to detail.
- Good interpersonal and leadership skills.
- Competency in the fundamentals of project management.
- Contributes to a positive work environment through own
- Work responsibly, collaboratively, with honesty, empathy, and
awareness of others in a team environment.ABOUT US
Brasscraft Manufacturing Company is a leading manufacturer and
distributor of high-quality water and gas flow control products,
plumbing service and repair parts, and drain cleaning and plumbing
hand tools for the new construction and repair/remodel markets.
Headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Brasscraft supports a wide array
of channel partners including wholesalers, retailers and specialty
dealers, who serve residential and commercial markets across the
Americas. Brasscraft has set the plumbing standard for 70 years,
with industry leading brands including BrassCraft--, Plumbshop--,
and Cobra--.Brasscraft (the "Company") is an equal opportunity
employer, and we want to have the best available persons in every
job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It
is the Company's policy to prohibit discrimination in any
employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment,
employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and
all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color,
sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed,
national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical
condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran
status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected
by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to
complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment
opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in
the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is
located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of
the Company.Brasscraft is an E-Verify employer.CompanyBrassCraft
Manufacturing CompanyFull timeMasco Corporation (the "Company") is
an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best
available persons in every job. The Company makes employment
decisions only based on merit. It is the Company's policy to
prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including
but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary
increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions
of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation,
gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information,
pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age,
physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic
partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any
other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws
providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies
to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless
of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful
discrimination by any employee of the Company.Masco Corporation is
an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated
by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with
the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating
employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of
their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on
the following links for more information. E-Verify Participation
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Masco Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture and
distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Our
products enhance the way consumers all over the world experience
and enjoy their living spaces. Our portfolio of industry-leading
brands includes Behr-- paint; Delta-- and Hansgrohe-- faucets, bath
and shower fixtures; Kichler-- decorative and outdoor lighting and
HotSpring-- spas, to name a few.-- At Masco, we believe in better
living possibilities-for our homes, our environment and our
community. Across our businesses and geographies, we seek out these
possibilities to grow ourselves, enhance our consumers' lives,
create returns for our shareholders and improve the world around
us. We believe a strong, supportive presence in the communities
where we live, work and do business is vital. We partner with
organizations that are as driven as we are to support the growth of
our communities, encourage and enable equity and provide safe,
affordable housing for all families.
Keywords: Watkins Wellness, Novi , Senior, Business Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Novi, Michigan
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