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The Clerk’s Finance Systems Solutions Department are seeking a well-organized, detail-oriented professional who likes the challenge of variety, and possesses excellent time management skills to join our team as a Senior Business Analyst!
Our team of Business Analysts analyze, evaluate, and recommend technical solutions to problems and participate in planning, implementing, supporting and documenting technical and business systems. The Senior Business Analyst is functions as the lead coordinator in the Finance Department which involves creating, planning and ensuring timely completion of projects, interacting with users and vendors, and troubleshooting problems.

Examples of Essential Functions
Assists with complex problem solving; provides input, guidance, and business expertise; may act as the lead for a group of Business Analysts
Conducts project planning and implementation; monitors status of projects in relation to projected timetable; estimates timetable and presents project status updates to management; identifies problem trends and areas for improvement
Prioritizes and coordinates projects including cross-functional projects; actively participates and/or leads team in the accurate and timely completion of tasks and assignments
Coordinates and participates in problem resolution, particularly when the problem involves mission-critical areas
Acts as subject matter expert to system users by relating business/functional requirements to system capabilities; acts as a functional technical coordinator for large projects; performs as liaison to internal and external customers as necessary, which may include county agencies

Performs systems research, minor system configuration;prepares system flow diagrams;; designs forms and specifications; develops system procedures; designs system enhancements
Collects and analyzes the project’s business requirements and prepares accurate and detailed functional requirements specification documents, and user interface guides
Coordinates business units/groups responsible for testing, validating, and evaluating new or upgraded applications and functions, to determine issues in services and software; assists business units/groups in the design and execution of test scripts and scenarios
Evaluates new technologies and methods in relation to existing systems; develops recommendations based on best business practices that provide alternatives, costs and time frames; presents findings and recommendations to management.

Typical Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Analysis, Accounting or related field, supplemented by five (5) years of recent and relevant experience in analyzing problems and gathering and documenting requirements; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Strong written and oral communication skills, leadership experience along with experience and working knowledge of Advantage Financials, PeopleSoft Financials/Payroll/HCM or similar medium to large ERP System (HCM, Financials, Payroll), and SAP Crystal Reporting strongly preferred.