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Business Analyst

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Hershey
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

We are hiring for a Business Analyst in Hershey, PA!Description:The Business Analyst supports the Product Owner within the S/4 project, ensuring that a backlog of work exists throughout the project phases of build, test, training and deployment of new enterprise standard functionality for our core processes. The Business Analyst leverages their functional expertise and customer knowledge to ensure the capability(s) is clearly documented with user stories (or backlog of work) with clear acceptance criteria, and that these user stories are aligned with the vision and expectations of the end-to-end product. Additionally, Business Analysts supports the Product Owner by ensuring there is clear process documentation (process flows, business process design documents, standard operating procedures, and job aids) for their respective components of the global template. The role also ensures the documentation is translated and updated in subsequent process/system education and training content, and supports the local super users to deliver this education and training content. The Business Analyst role is accountable to identify key business scenarios for testing and ensures such scenarios are fully tested prior to the deployment of new functionality. The role works with the Data team to ensure that sufficient and complete data exists for such testing. Lastly, this role helps to define and ensure personas (or business role expectations) are clearly defined and documented and that subsequent security (system access/role definition) is established for the respective roles. Other responsibilities of this role include:

  • Execute tactical deliverables for the overall S/4 Confirmation Phase design principles during the Agile Development Process
  • Contribute to the value creation for the sub-process design and impact
  • Represent the end user by ensuring key decisions are validated in the system and on occasion decisions are socialized among other project team members (at multiple levels of leadership) to mitigate risks and ensure cross program tactical linkages
  • Internal advocate for change within the Hershey employee and partner network impacted by the transformation
  • Identify and raise up conflicting priorities to Product Owner and/or Workstream Leadership team when work needs to be prioritized within Agile Development Process
  • Enterprise knowledge of respective sub-process functional and policies across business units impacted by S/4 upgrades/changes.
  • Areas within job scope are executed flawlessly to ensure rigorous system tool testing, training, and deployment in the associated business units without impacting business operation, financial reporting, and supply chain disruption
  • Skills:
  • Make and own decisions.
  • Ability to drive consensus and resolve conflicts across multiple parties with conflicting views.
  • Analyze and design business processes.
  • Have Expert Industry and product knowledge.
  • Take a pragmatic/economic view while prioritizing functionality - make sacrifices for the bigger picture.
  • Proven change advocate and collegial team player
  • Communication skills with end users and also with the project teams.
  • Champion the project solution and frame changes in a way that engages and excites the end user community.
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong financial, reporting skills especially in a Finance Controlling environment
  • Excellent Program and Project management skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent customer service skills (internal and external)
  • Excellent understanding of corporate policies, practices and organizations
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines and produce quality results under pressure
  • High energy self-starterAdditional Skills & Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Business, Accounting, Finance, or equivalent (Should be relevant to Sub-Process Area)
    • Minimum 3-4 years progressive responsibility within the respective areas of expertise. About Aston Carter: Please Note: Scammers are posing as Aston Carter. We'll never contact you via Gmail, Telegram, or WhatsApp and we'll never solicit money from you. At Aston Carter, we're dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions - from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless. Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients' capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today's workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit . Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call or email for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Keywords: Aston Carter, Reading , Business Analyst, Professions , Hershey, Pennsylvania

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