SAP Business analyst

Full Time Torrance, California US IT SOLUTIONS

We are currently accepting resumes for a SAP Business Analyst in Torrance, CA. The selected candidate will perform the following duties: * Gathers, refines, and validates complex business requirements, interdependencies, potential risks and issues * Analyzes business partner’s operations to understand their strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities to automate processes and functions * Assists in the business process design or redesign and documentation as needed * Translates high level business requirements into functional specifications and manages changes to such specifications * Facilitates communication and gains commitment between business units to align solutions with business strategies * Develops complex business cases * Works on multiples projects as a project team member, at times as a project leader * May coach and mentor less experienced staff * Assists with facilitating project governance and corporate priorities * Advanced ability to assess corporate impacts of changes and recommend strategies to senior management * Work with the business users and the APO team lead to understand business requirements * Requirements analysis for APO-related enhancements and projects * Create and maintain requirements documents for system changes * Create and maintain Functional Specifications for system changes * Communicate requirements and functional design to the technical team * Create test plans and conduct or supervise testing Required Skills and Experience: * Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field or equivalent work experience * In-depth knowledge of business requirement and corporate priorities * Advanced ability to gather/refine complex business requirements, recommend or make decisions on business requirements/interdependencies * Advanced ability to develop complex business cases * Advanced ability to create impact analyses to make recommendations * Advanced ability to present complex positions and strategies for business decisions, processes and plans * In-depth knowledge of compliance principles * In-depth understanding of the business architecture and its relationship to other architectures. * 8 years of experience in business and systems analysis * Knowledge and experience in SAP, especially functional knowledge of APO * Skill and experience in writing requirements, design documents, test plans and test scripts * Ability to document business scenarios from business work flows and system flows * Strong analytical skills * Strong verbal communication skills * Ability to act as an effective liaison between the business and the technical teams * Proficient in Microsoft Office tools Preferred Skills and Experience: * Well written functional design documentation * Well written and effective test plans and test scripts * Well written project documentation in PowerPoint slides for management review * Effective communication with business users * Effective communication and guidance for the technical team * Knowledge and experience in SD module in SAP * Knowledge and experience in BW module in SAP * Project management experience.

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