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Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Market Related
  • Experience Level Manager
  • Total Years Experience 0-5


A large audit, tax and advisory firm offering a wide array of services to clients within the public and private sectors is seeking a Business Analyst who will combine formal training in business analysis with systems support experience to support the senior business systems analyst and process owners to extend, optimize and problem solve HR business processes in Oracle technology


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Commerce in Info Systems/ HR Management Degree or relevant qualification
  • Diploma in Business Analysis
  • 2 years’ experience working as a business analyst compiling quality business requirements, functional specifications and process flows by applying a standards-based business process management approach
  • Must be proficient in root cause analysis in the Oracle e-business suite HRMS space
  • Knowledge of oracle modules such as Taleo, compensation workbench, time and labour
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


Key Job Outputs:

Process Analysis & Design

  • Complete all business process design work using process modelling software by capturing the “as-is” for every new business process and then optimizing it into a “to-be state” ready for review and approvals by the senior business systems analyst and the business process owner
  • Model all processes in strict adherence to the process modelling standard to produce consistent high-quality process flows that are interconnected to all related business process in the architecture framework
  • Assess the impact of every change to a business process by determining the changes to activities, inputs and outputs
  • Oversee business rules, informational requirements, RACI models and other processes and system integrations which are affected
  • Advise the senior business systems analyst and business process owners on what the impact of proposed changes will be with accurate estimates in terms of time to complete the process design work as work packages
  • Scope all process changes as individual work packages that should be fully understood to clearly define the objective of the proposed change/ addition in process
  • Produce a scoping document to agree scope with business process owners
  • Collaborate with the other business system analysts in the team to fully understand all the process and system integration touchpoints across process domains to drive effective end-to-end process design
  • Produce exceptional quality business requirements and functional design documents that describe process activities, informational requirements, RICEFW needs, workflow needs, system functions and features
  • Produce business process flows using business process modelling software to clearly show the sequence of process activities
  • Handle information inputs/ outputs, decision points, business rules, RACI matrix and process integration touchpoints
  • Produce high quality process test cases to ensure system tests match the desired functionality and business rules envisioned during process design
  • Check in all changes to process models on a weekly basis so the master model is kept up to date, and the integrity of the model is maintained through following quality control procedures
  • Annually review the effectiveness of all business processes within the HTR and payroll domains by analysing system support, training needed and problems to help business process owners understand where processes can be further optimized in future


Systems Analysis – Oracle HRMS & Payroll

  • Take ownership of all HRMS system support queries that require an in-depth understanding of process
  • Work closely with business process owners and their teams to investigating and resolving system related queries, and helping them understand where process deficiencies can be better addressed through a combination of system configuration and process design
  • Test all HRMS solutions to check if they meet functional spec requirements
  • Works closely with the system support and testing team to operationalize all new HRMS changes, and making sure that all test steps are clearly defined for test automation
  • Manage lead patch upgrade testing work


User & Team Training

  • Train the support analysts in using new functionality
  • Provide user training to business process owners where system functionality changes are implemented such as “Train the Trainer”


Customer Service

  • Ensure that all timesheets and expense claims are submitted timeously and accurately at the end of each week
  • Ensure that all project tasks are updated regularly to make project management and program activities effective
  • Clearly communicate on project progress, change impacts and tracking to time estimates to business process owners
  • Help business process owners understand process of prioritizing work
  • Manage the process to meet expectations within the confines of limited time, people and money


Core Competencies:

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must be a self-starter who acts decisively in identifying solutions to problems
  • Passionate about business analysis and especially working in an Oracle HRMS environment
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and able to clearly get a point across during JAD sessions and meetings
  • Ability to deal effectively with individuals at all levels
  • Ability to have strategic conversations regarding the future of HR in a systems and process context
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Comfortable to lead in their area of expertise, but also able to be managed as required by the team or project requirements from time-to-time
  • Good organizational skills to ensure effective planning and prioritization takes place regularly
  • Strong understanding and practical application of accounting and general book keeping standards
  • Must be very detail orientated understanding that tasks are only done once all steps have been effectively completed and signed off by process owners and the change board/ project manage
  • Confident in reconciling numerical differences when checking the accuracy of solutions before deployment


Salary:   Market related

Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

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