Business Analyst - Microsoft Dynamics GP


My client, a rapidly expanding and visionary software company, is seeking a high-performing Business Analyst with a good understanding of MICROSOFT DYNAMICS GP and a strong understanding of financial and business systems. The successful Business Analyst - MICROSOFT DYNAMICS GP will be an excellent communicator with experience in both IT and FINANCE.

Client Details

My client, headquartered in London, is an innovative global specialist software vendor operating in the key markets of Health and Community care, Defence, Offshore and Maritime. Having seen Y-O-Y growth since its inception, my client has a clear vision for future growth built increasingly from delivering Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions to customers.

Description

ROLE SUMMARY

The Business Analyst - Microsoft Dynamics GP will have responsibility for my client's finance, reporting and SharePoint systems. These systems are core to the business and are key to providing quality analytics which help guide the group's business direction and improve commercial performance.

The Business Systems team plays a vital supporting role to my client's business. A key focus for the Business Analyst - Microsoft Dynamics GP will be to maintain and continuously improve the group's financial systems and related processes to deliver an efficient, effective and scalable systems platform.

This is an excellent and exciting opportunity to join the Business Systems team as the business continuous its next phase of international growth.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with senior managers to understand their system, reporting requirements and challenges: identify any functional gaps; compare with system capabilities of the tool set
  • Develop functional specifications and system design specifications which can be used by internal or external system developers/report designers
  • Work closely with finance managers to support their business plans and system developments
  • Business Analyst ownership of the core Business Systems, including MICROSOFT DYNAMICS GP, SHAREPOINT and TABLEAU
  • Maintain close working relationship with the external system support and development partner (ST Consulting)
  • Work closely with other Business Analysts to ensure alignment of core systems with MICROSOFT DYNAMICS CRM
  • Overall responsibility for running the business enhancement projects: managing project resources; delivering project updates to stakeholders; producing test scripts to ensure all systems requirements are met; lead user acceptance testing results
  • In conjunction with the IT Director, build system roadmaps: liaise with partners and developers to keep up to date with system developments; prioritise enhancements with the business; publish regularly to the business
  • Line management responsibilities for BI Developer and Support Analyst, based in Macedonia

Profile

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Overall, a minimum of 5 years of first-class IT/commercially-oriented experience
  • Good understanding of Financial and Business systems
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced, high-growth SaaS business is an advantage
  • MICROSOFT DYNAMICS GP 2013 and above experience desirable but not essential
  • Communication skills -- can understand and be understood when discussing business and technical issues
  • Research skills -- use reference materials to find solutions, prompt innovation and aid personal development
  • Development of functional and design specifications
  • Well-developed people management skills
  • Experience of continuously improving internal business processes and systems
  • Experience delivering successful projects
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills

Job Offer

£50,000 - 55,000 plus 3% contributory pension, STL, cycles-to-work scheme, childcare vouchers, eye-care vouchers, medical insurance, life assurance, discounted gym membership, 25 days' holiday (with the option to buy more)

Job reference information
Advertiser Michael Page Technology
Contact Name James Dobbin
Telephone +44 207 269 2163 (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference 13809832/001_1489594412
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