Job Openings Senior Business Analyst

About the job Senior Business Analyst

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

6-month contract.

COMPANY:

A large retail chain based in Cape Town.

LOCATION:

Cape Town (hybrid working model - 3 to 4 days a week onsite).

JOB OVERVIEW:

The client is seeking a business analyst to join their Finance team and contribute to various projects.

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

  • Streamlined operations and modernised technology through innovative solutions.
  • Create clear documentation outlining business workflows and technical requirements.
  • Ensure successful implementation by conducting thorough testing and providing ongoing assistance.
  • Facilitate a smooth transition by managing change and providing user training.
  • Offer expert guidance on system usage and provide ongoing user support.
  • Lead projects from start to finish, ensuring efficient execution and successful delivery.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • A strong understanding of accounting practices including financial reconciliations, depreciation and stock accounting.
  • Knowledge of SAP or similar ERP software processes.
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Above-average computer literacy - Google Workspace, MS Project, Excel, Word, MS Access, Visio.
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including:
    Change Impact Management
    Testing Methodologies
  • Knowledge and experience in Agile methodologies (scrum) and work practice.
  • The successful candidate will also need to: Perform well under pressure, be results-oriented, be able to structure, be cooperative, have organisational sensitivity, be flexible, and be able to analyse and form opinions.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Finance/ Commercial related degree with analytical/commercial subjects.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Minimum 5 years systems/business analyst experience, preferably in a retail/financial environment.
  • Experience in working on large complex projects with cross-functional teams as the Lead Business Analyst.
  • Experience in using business process management software (i.e. Jira, Confluence, etc.)
  • Experience in managing and developing junior Business Analysts.

ADVANTAGEOUS SKILLS:

  • Any additional qualification(s) with regards to Information Systems or Finance.
  • SAP Certification.
  • Business Analysis Certification/Diploma.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Experience in IT Service Management and Defect Management.

**Please note: If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.