Business Systems Analyst

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

Job posting number: #7100245

Posted: May 17, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary: The Business Systems Analyst is responsible for supporting the university operations by managing computer system activities and processes in the Financial Services Department.
Duties & Essential Job Functions: 1. Optimizes functional/technical computer systems productivity and performance by acting as liaison between Financial Services Department and Information Systems Department.
2. Determines operational objectives by analyzing financial functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and needs.
3. Plans and implements system upgrades by analyzing system requirements; developing and coordinating schedules for upgrade testing and implementations; assessing, documenting, and integrating new upgrade functionality.
4. Improves systems by studying current practices; designing modifications; coordinating personnel activities with system functionality.
5. Recommends controls by writing improved procedures; managing system activities and processes; administering system security.
6. Defines project requirement by identifying project milestones, phases, and elements.
7. Monitors project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions.
8. Prepares staff to use system by updating system protocols; providing user documentation; training users.
9. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience: • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Accounting, or other applicable business major.
• 3 years’ experience in a related accounting/financial systems environment, including experience in project management.
Preferred Education & Experience: • Knowledge of and ability to implement and maintain PeopleSoft Financial systems.
• Knowledge of and ability to implement and maintain Jaggaer systems.
• Knowledge of and ability to implement and maintain Concur systems.
• Skill in effective written and verbal communication.
• Skill in the use of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel and Outlook.
Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training: • None.
Preferred Licensure, Certification, and/or Specialized Training: • MBA, CPA or equivalent experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: • Knowledge of data analysis, data mining tools including data warehouse applications, MS Access, Advanced MS Excel, and other query and reporting tools.
• Skill in effective written and verbal communication.
• Skill in the use of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel and Outlook.
TCU Core Competencies: University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.
Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations): • Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
Work Environment: • Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• This role is an on campus, in-person position.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
AA/EEO Statement: As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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