The Office of Budget & Finance is hiring an IT Business Analyst III to assist the finance team. This position provides IT system support and conducts maintenance updates to the PeopleSoft finance system. This position will also research, analyze, and evaluate complex business problems and processes, gather business requirements, and recommend automated solutions in the credit to cash area.Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit employee referral program.Location and hours:This position is remote. Remote workers may be required to come on-site 0 to 12 days a year for work meetings, trainings, or for any other reasons that their supervisor may deem necessary (may include additional days for onboarding and new employee training). Supervisors will provide as much advance notice as practicable. Work hours will be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Based on business needs of this position, hires must live in or relocate to Minnesota.New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.About the position type:This is a full-time, benefit earning position.This position is also eligible to receive an additional cash merit of up to $2,621.08 that can be earned annually based on performance.This position is internally classified as an IT Business Analyst III.Clickhere to view the job classification specification.In this position, you will:
· Serve as a business analyst for the PeopleSoft credit to cash business processes; supporting the PeopleSoft modules such as billing, accounts receivable, and cash management.
· Lead in gathering business requirements, conducting fit-gap analyses, creating functional designs, creating test plans and automated test scripts, performing testing, and leading end user testing.
· Create business process models, identify business process improvements, and work with departments to implement them.
· Analyze, prioritize, and complete complex enterprise system change requests and provide input to management on the prioritization of larger million dollar plus enterprise system projects.
· Provide daily production support to an enterprise system, including monitoring daily batch processing jobs and interfaces, troubleshooting system issues, and managing month-end and year-end processes.
· Design PeopleSoft queries and work with the Cognos team to design and test new Cognos reports; conduct ad-hoc analysis.
· Develop, design, and implement end user support; including ownership of help tickets, develop and deliver end user training, and maintain training materials and job aids.
· Assisting auditors with investigations and complex annual IT audits.
Need to have:
· One of the following:
o Five or more years of technology experience.
o Two-year college/vocational technical degree in a technology field or an approved IT certificate and two or more years of information technology experience.
o Completion of five or more college/vocational technology courses and two or more years of information technology experience.
o Completion of approved IT Hennepin County internship and two or more years of information technology experience.
o Bachelor's degree in a technology field and two or more years of information technology experience.
o Master's degree or higher in information technology.
Nice to have:
· Two years or more of accounting, billing/accounts receivable processes, and cash management/treasury.
o Using PeopleSoft or other enterprise resource systems.
o Configuring complex applications such as Peoplesoft.
· Knowledge of:
o Business and technology architecture and infrastructure.
o Systems development methodology.
o Business and technical analysis and research techniques.
o "As is" and "to be" information and business process modeling.
· Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
· Ability to work independently and on a collaborative team.
· Ability to communicate functional business requirements to technical developers.
About the department:The Office of Budget & Finance works hard to ensure sound credit conditions, working capital, and overall financial health within Hennepin County by supporting strategic objectives through leveraging technology, effective management of financial and human resource systems and services, as well as Hennepin County's commitment to equal opportunity, affirmative action, diversity, and inclusion. About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (select guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here. This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates will be required to complete a background check.If you have any questions, please contact:Pajoua ChangPajoua.Chang@hennepin.us
Hennepin County Government Center300 South Sixth StreetMinneapolis, Minnesota, 55487