IT Senior Business Analyst - Finance

We  currently have an opening for a IT Senior Business Analyst - Finance, with  responsibility for ensuring  that the Finance function gets the most value from CF’s Finance systems and that these systems remain fit for purpose, compliant with all regulatory requirements including SOx and appropriately aligned and integrated with CF’s overall applications suite.

 

Business Area
IT
Hours
Full Time
Location
Ince

Your Role

In this role you will be accountable for:

Business Needs

•Working with Finance stakeholders to understand priorities of this area of the organisation and make proposals for system improvements that address these priorities or otherwise create value or efficiency in this area. 
•Carry out analysis and design for these improvement proposals to produce defined and agreed solutions.
•Support the Finance team in securing appropriate resources and approval to deliver these improvements.
•Work with Finance stakeholders to prioritise and schedule delivery of agreed improvements.
Change Delivery
•Lead the delivery of agreed system improvements and support the delivery of associated process improvements.
•Ensure all change delivery aligns with IT development, testing and deployment standards and overall CF change management standards.
•Manage any required third party technical resources
Support and Maintenance
•Ensure that CF Finance systems are appropriately maintained and supported.
•Ensures that Finance systems continue to meet all of their agreed performance targets and service levels.
•Investigate and coordinate the resolution of potential and actual service problems.
•Support implementation of Disaster Recovery arrangements for Finance systems and conduct testing of recovery procedures.
Compliance
•Administer logical access controls and maintain security records and documentation.
•Investigate security breaches or other high priority incidents relating to Finance systems and recommend any required actions.
•Complete and evidence IT controls relating to Finance systems.
•Liaise with internal and external auditors as required.

Your Skills

•At least 5 years experience in a business analysis role
•A relevant  analysis qualification (IIBA and/ or BCS)
•Experience of working in or supporting a Finance function, ideally in a manufacturing business
•Strong time management and organizational skills to successfully manage multiple change initiatives to time, cost and quality
•Strong stakeholder management and networking skills
•Communication and presentation skills (written and verbal)
•An analytical and pragmatic problem solving focus
•Knowledge and experience of Oracle Systems (eBusiness Suite) for the management of the following:
•Accounts Payable
•Accounts Receivable
•General Ledger
•Fixed Assets
•Cash Management
•Parallel Ledger
•Inventory
•Knowledge of reporting tools such as OBIEE, Insight

CF Fertilisers

CF Fertilisers UK Ltd is part of CF Industries, a global leader in fertiliser manufacturer and process chemicals with operations in the USA, Canada and UK. The Company employs around 550 people across two Upper Tier COMAH manufacturing sites at Ince near Chester and Billingham on Teesside. A highly successful business we also value and look after our people by providing great training and outstanding reward.