PeopleSoft Jobs - PeopleSoft Senior Business Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN, 13915

at UnitedHealth Group
Location Eden Prairie, MN
Date Posted February 1, 2018
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


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Primary Responsibilities:

An outstanding candidate is needed to support multiple PeopleSoft General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Purchasing projects. The candidate will be involved in the end-to-end project life cycle from requirements gathering through testing, implementation and post-production support. Desired mix is 60% functional/40% technical.

  • Candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication and relationship management skills

  • Leading customer-facing requirements gathering, fit-gap, and system walkthrough sessions

  • Eager to learn process or systems, and drive to solve problems and perform root cause analysis

  • Comfortable developing innovative approaches and charting a course of action in ambiguous situations

  • Comfortable with standard PeopleSoft AP and GL batch job functionality and ability to troubleshoot issues and errors

  • Comfortable meeting with business users (in person and remotely) to document requirements, draft process flows, and present findings to a variety of stakeholders

  • Researches new system functions or capabilities within PeopleSoft General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Purchasing, and trains others on key benefits, setup required, and constraints of new functionality

  • Prioritizes and organizes own work to meet deadlines

  • Provides explanations and information to others on topics within area of expertise and acts as a subject matter expert on process/business needs to testers, developers, and peers

  • Act as the liaison between Business and Systems Analysts, Software Developers and project management groups in multiple sites and countries

  • Configures the system based on business requirements, tests, and resolves system issues and defects during full project lifecycle

  • Authors and  executes system tests to assure that new modifications/functionality meets requirements and anticipated benefits

  • Interfaces with offshore test team during testing phases

Positions in this function are involved in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation and/or ongoing support. Responsible for one or more areas of complex ERP projects requiring additional specialized technical knowledge. Makes well-thought-out decisions on complex or ambiguous ERP implementation and support issues. Coordinates with users to determine requirements. Ensures that ERP system improvements are successfully implemented and monitored to increase efficiency.

  • Generally work is self-directed and not prescribed

  • Works with less structured, more complex issues

  • Serves as a resource to others

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of “back office” PeopleSoft financial systems experience (Accounting, Payables, Receivables, General Ledger, Purchasing)
  • 4+ years of funct-technical experience with PeopleSoft General Ledger, or Accounts Payable functionality in version 9.0 or higher
  • 2+ years of experience in leading or helping facilitate User Acceptance Testing
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience facilitating requirements gathering or leading solution brainstorming sessions
  • Ability to manage tasks and deliverables utilizing basic Project Management techniques (including but not limited to creating project plans with milestones, tracking deliverables, providing status, managing issues / risks)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to write SQL queries and navigate through code to troubleshoot issues
  • Experience with payment files and banking interfaces (checks and electronic payments)
  • Experience as a payment or purchasing analyst
  • Experience working with test plans and test cases
  • Understanding of data gathering/analysis methods
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio
  • Knowledge of the Software (System) Development Life Cycle
  • Experience with non-US business customers and team members
  • Experience with Agile Scrum methodology
  • Experience with Fluid Navigation functionality
  • Experience customizing BI Publisher reports (checks, specifically)
  • Prior development experience a plus

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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