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Senior Business Analyst - Financial Applications at Brookfield

Senior Business Analyst - Financial Applications

Brookfield Gatineau, Quebec Full-Time
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Reporting to the Director, Financial Applications, the Senior Business Analyst Financial Reporting Applications is responsible for the growth and development of Brookfield Renewable's Financial Consolidation and Reporting application portfolio. This role will focus on managing and delivering key system improvements and projects that enhance the useability and business value of these systems. 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the business stakeholder teams in the planning, design, configuration and deployment of new functionality and enhancements to existing and planned applications.
  • Work with functional managers to define business and financial requirements and system goals, and identify and resolve system issues.
  • Manage and drive external consulting relationships and related deliverables
  • Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing financial systems and develops strategies for improving and further leveraging these systems, including interfaces between systems.
  • Assess vendor roadmaps and determine the impacts on the long and short-term lifecycle planning process for financial system upgrades and new application or system procurement.
  • Perform unit testing of system improvements; plan, coordinate and support user acceptance testing
  • Leads and convenes working groups to address specific problems identified with application functions and features
  • Elicits, analyzes and documents business system requirements; prepares formal documentation
  • Govern and manage external consultants engaged to work on system projects
  • Supports the resolution of critical, escalated system incidents
  • Primary software vendor relationship manager
  • Works with the stakeholders to develop objectives, set priorities, and participate in planning for the systems including developing multi-year roadmaps and plans

Experience

  • Experience as an business systems analyst or implementation consultant in the consolidation and financial reporting software realms (e.g. HFM, OneStream, Cognos Controller, etc..)
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of complex financial consolidation concepts and underlying accounting theory and principles;
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines; 
  • Ability to work effectively in ambiguous or changing situations; ability to manage time effectively;
  • Strong analytical and management skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements; 
  • Ability to identify problems and deal with situations and issues proactively;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally and affectively with executives, managers, and subject matter experts;
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to work in a conscientious, consistent and thorough manner; 
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Familiar with business analysis methodology and frameworks
  • Exposure in the areas of application integration and methodologies, business process design, process re-engineering and continuous improvement;
  • Exposure with internal control procedures and audit requirements in relation to data access, security and master data configuration would be an asset. 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Information Technology or related field; 
  • Professional Accounting Designation (CPA) preferred;
  • Minimum of 7 years of professional experience in a systems management, business analysis, or finance capacity;

 

Recommended Skills

  • Acceptance Testing
  • Analytical
  • Application Integration Architecture
  • Attention To Detail
  • Auditing
  • Business Analysis
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Job ID: SENIO003458