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Finance Business Process Analyst (Contract)

IT – Analyst, Data Management
Cape Town – Western Cape

ENSURE finance strategies are implemented in a controlled manner as your expertise as a highly skilled Finance Business Process Analyst is sought by a reputable Retail Group. You will design and implement finance processes and control across multiple business areas within business projects or as part of finance continuous improvement projects. You will also ensure that there is financial integrity across the financials systems and provide business with effective, reliable, and timely financial information for management, strategic operational and financial reporting. Applicants will require a BCom Hons (Majoring in Financial Accounting), Articles experience & a Post-graduate qualification in Internal Audit. You will also need 5+ years’ work experience with financial systems e.g. General Ledger and Sub-ledgers, Projects, Process and systems documentation, Training, Financial Accounting experience, System Testing & Implementation. Please note this is a Contract role.
  • Generate end to end finance process design and complete a detailed BRS document on projects, in particular but not limited to –
    • Master Data requirements.
    • Business Rules.
    • Clear and Detailed Process Maps.
    • Accounting Rules/Entries.
    • Control requirements.
    • Reporting requirements.
  • Conduct workshops with relevant stakeholders to understand and document finance’s business requirement across multiple departments/divisions.
  • Liaise with Project Manager/IT with regards to project plans and agree deliverables and timelines.
    • Provide input to project plans and timelines.
    • Provide feedback on project risks including financial risks, time risks and requirements risks.
    • Work with the Systems Analyst to communicate the business requirement and ongoing interaction to ensure that any development meets the business need.
  • Develop test scripts in line with business scenarios –
    • Conduct thorough System and Integration Testing.
  • Resolve any integration errors (OIT/OSI) on a weekly basis.
  • Responsible for developing business requirement specifications for processes and documenting enhancements.
  • Responsible for investigating and resolving incidents logged by the business on a weekly basis.
  • Provide input into finance policies, principles, and procedures.
  • Help ensure that environment is setup for business change –
    • Analyse process changes, risks and impacts and facilitating communication thereof.
    • Assist with the analysis of process changes, risk impacts and communication required.
    • Compile training material and delivery thereof Responsible for supporting the business during implementation.
    • Support the users until processes and systems have stabilized.
  • Responsible for weekly status reporting, feedback on issues and risks.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all documentation and portfolio of evidence is saved on the network.
Qualifications –
  • BCom Hons (Majoring in Financial Accounting).
  • Articles experience.
  • Post-graduate qualification in Internal Audit.
Experience/Skills –
5+ Years of the following experience:
  • Financial systems e.g. General Ledger and Sub-ledgers.
  • Project experience.
  • Process and systems documentation experience.
  • Training experience.
  • Financial Accounting experience.
  • System Testing.
  • System Implementation.
  • Sound general IT knowledge.
  • Personal effectiveness.
  • Passion for the Brand and Customers.
  • Leads transformation.
  • Thinks strategically and commercially.
  • Connects people.
  • Delivers high performance.
  • A Merchant Mindset
  • Makes insightful business decisions.
  • Drives quality. 
  • Planning and Organising. 

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