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Senior Business Analyst, ERP

Fantastic opportunity with a well-established and well-loved Vancouver company with a global reputation.  The new Sr BA will play an integral role in a major ERP implementation project. Great role for someone who was originally an Accountant but who is now a Financial Systems Analyst / Business Analyst. Opportunity for long-term career growth! This company pays for overtime and has a good pension plan. 
Who- the Company: 
This organization is beloved by Vancouverites and by people around the world, and the company has won global awards and recognition. The company’s vision is to be top of class in their sector. This is a business that values people, diversity, sustainability & environmental responsibility, creativity, and community. 
Our client has a dynamic corporate culture and the Accounting & Finance department employs close to 40 people. Many people have been loyal to this company for a long time, including the hiring managers for this role.  This is a private and for-profit organization that has exciting plans for the years to come. 
What- the Role: 
SWIM has been engaged on behalf of our client to find them a new Senior Business Analyst who will play a crucial role in the company’s ERP implementation project which kicked off this year (new system has not yet been selected).  The Sr BA will provide training and Tier 1 support to corporate employees and will ensure data integrity and internal controls. The BA will constantly be identifying opportunities for better business process and will help implement those improvements. The role also entails scheduled and ad hoc reports and documenting financial business processes. The Sr BA will report into the Manager, Financial Systems, and work alongside colleagues in accounting, corporate finance, IT, procurement, etc. SWIM will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.
Who- the Candidate: 
We are seeking a well-rounded BA with an accounting & finance background who discovered a talent and passion for systems and who is now on the Financial Systems Analyst/Business Analyst career path! 
  • Hands-on accounting work experience to understand how the financial systems ties into the accounting at the company i.e. understanding of financial reporting, general ledger, etc. 
  • Pursuit of CPA, PMP, MBA, a financial system certification, etc is a significant asset but not required. 
  • Relevant experience as an integral member of a major ERP implementation project- can be with any tier 1 ERP such as Oracle, SAP, Dynamics AX, etc. Experience with various accounting & finance modules within an ERP. 
  • Proficiency within Excel and SharePoint. 
  • Experience providing employees with tier 1 support to address and resolve user errors, business process errors, and simple back-end errors. More complex back-end systems issues will be escalated to technology team. 
  • Experience providing direct user training- in-person, over video, over phone, 1x1 and in groups. 
  • Experience with BI tools is a plus but not required. 
  • Excellent communication skills with a team player attitude and the ability to build lasting business relationships and partner with people at all levels and in various departments.
Greater Vancouver. Most employees are on a hybrid schedule- working from the office 3 days a week and from home 2 days a week. Please discuss your work-from-home and commuting needs with SWIM.  
How Much: 
Base salary is commensurate with experience, education/qualifications, and skills. Additionally, employees who aren’t yet in management are eligible for 1.5x overtime pay- this is a huge perk! Much better work/life balance than many Senior Business Analyst roles in Vancouver. Employees also participate in a group pension plan. Professional Development is highly valued at this company, and they will support employees with relevant PD (for example, PMP, CFA, etc.). 
When & How to Apply: 
This search is moving very quickly! SWIM is presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for review. If you are interested and would like to hear more about this great Senior Business Analyst opportunity, please reach out to your contact at SWIM. If you do not yet have a Recruiter at SWIM, please hit “Apply Now” to send us your resume.   Thanks! 
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