The primary purpose of this position is to provide companywide strategic data analysis making use of business intelligence and reporting tools, as well as being a key contact for ERP technical support. Works with project teams and administration to collect, clarify, and translate business requirements into reports and documentation.
The Business Analyst will be involved with the development, distribution, and delivery of all KPI’s, Dashboards and other reporting functions within Nelson Jameson, Inc. as well as form modifications.
Daily support of ERP users within Epicor Prophet 21 is expected, including new user setup, ongoing training, system optimization, process mapping.
Will work with the Business Analyst team to accomplish these tasks.
Designs, develops and maintains reports and analytical tools, including ongoing monitoring and refinement.
Epicor Prophet 21 analytical tools (SQL based)
MS SQL Server 2016
Partners with departmental teams to define and document business requirements for new metrics and reports as needed. Obtains requirements using interviews, document analysis, business process descriptions, tasks and workflow analysis.
Evaluates alternate solutions and design processes and systems which include: user impact considerations, cost and benefit analysis and processing specifications.
Critically evaluates information gathered from multiple sources, reconciles conflicts, and works with members of a team to uncover unmet business needs.
Develops and maintains existing business data files. Helps promote end user understanding of available data through training. Also makes sure that duplication of effort is not occurring within the organization or in IT for reporting.
Carry out other duties as may be assigned or requested.
Required Education and Experience:
High school degree or equivalent.
Minimum 2-3 years’ experience as a business analyst or in a related field.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Education: BS Degree in one of the following subject areas: Computer Science, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Information Technology or other related field preferred.
Strong knowledge of SQL reporting/query tools and practices
Broad understanding of general business and management practices
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Strategic, intellectually curious thinker with focus on team outcomes
Ability to communicate effectively; excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees and supervisors.
Technical documentation skills.
Self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to handle, or feel, and talk, or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, or stoop.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25#. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. An office environment is typical in this position, with occasional visits to the warehouse. The noise level is generally quiet.
Hours: 42-45 Days: Monday-Friday Weekends: As required
The above is an overview of the position described and is not intended to be all inclusive. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Responsibility and Duty satisfactory. The qualifications including physical demands listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High School or better
Bachelors or better in Business Administration