PeopleSoft HCM Functional Analyst

at Port of Seattle
Published September 24, 2022
Location Seattle, WA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

**Some of what you'll be doing:**

_Applications will be reviewed regularly, and interviews may be conducted prior to the application close date._

As a PeopleSoft Business Technology Analyst in our Accounting and Financial Reporting (AFR) Department, you will analyze and implement technology and business process solutions for the Port of Seattle's PeopleSoft HCM system, in support of the Port's strategic business initiatives. This position will support the Payroll for North America and Time and Labor modules.

+ You will elicit, perform, and develop system/process requirements, functional specifications, system configuration, system testing, solutions documentation, and partner with IT on customizations development.

+ You will evaluate and provide meaningful data to improve the organizations decision-making capabilities.

+ You will build business cases for new technology projects from AFR leadership that include alternative technical solutions, options, risks, cost-benefit analysis, and impact on other business processes.

+ You will manage quality assurance by developing and implementing test strategy, test scenarios and test cases followed by executing the tests, debugging, and documenting results.

+ You will facilitate learning and development workshops/trainings with Port business partners related to change management of new systems and/or business processes.

+ You will provide advanced information retrieval and complex query development, ensuring the validity of the information produced.

+ You will define PeopleSoft user roles and responsibilities, then correlate or translate user roles and responsibilities to system access, permissions and profiles ensuring separation of duty is present and maintained.

+ You will evaluate current systems, policies, and processes to identify opportunities to best optimize resources by eliminating redundancies and by increasing automation and system functionality.

**Who you are:**

_Two years of experience may be substituted for one year of education:_

+ **Experienced** - You have a minimum of four (4) years of experience with complex automated financial management and accounting/payroll environments.

+ **Educated** - You possess a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Information Technology, or related field.

+ **Desired** - We hope that you have four plus years of experience in PeopleSoft application upgrades, maintenance, configuration and security administration and training. We also hope you have Project Management Professional certificate, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Business Analyst Professional; Six Sigma or Lean Practitioner Certification; and experience with Business Intelligence and data mining tools such as Tableau.

+ **Committed to Equity** - You will apply equity and exemplify shared values, behaviors, and practices in all aspects of the work. At the Port of Seattle, equity is a daily responsibility and a foundational expectation for all Port employees.

+ **Knowledgeable** - You are an expert in implementing, upgrading, and using PeopleSoft Financials and HCM including advanced ad-hoc query development and strong functional knowledge of system security roles and set-up. You have general understanding of Accounting and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and a strong understanding of internal controls and systems/operational risk assessment and mitigation.

+ **Technically savvy** - You have an advanced, broad technical expertise in PeopleSoft Financials and HCM and in troubleshooting cross-module system issues, requiring knowledge of system configuration, as well as Accounting functions and business processes including the interrelationships and interdependencies between each of the modules.

+ **Analytical** - You are skilled at structured analysis techniques, issue management, risk analysis and mitigation. You are able to evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicting information, breakdown high-level information into details and differentiate user requests from the underlying true needs.

+ **Great Communicator** - You offer strong oral, business, and technical writing skills that allow for facilitation of meetings, presentations and requirements gathering sessions. You offer excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills that establish rapport, persuade cross-functional business partners at all organizational levels, assist in understanding of technical information, and resolve conflicts in a positive manner.

**What else you need to know:**

+ **Work Schedule** - Your normal work schedule will be Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (40 hours per week). Slightly more flexible start and end times are available in this role. You may be required to work all assigned shifts, including weekends and holidays. You may be required to work during emergencies.

+ **Work Environment** - You will primarily work remotely in accordance with the Port's Workplace Disruption policies and may shift to working in an office environment at Management's discretion.

+ **Washington State Residency Requirement** - Employees must establish a residence in Washington state within 30 days of their first day of employment and must maintain a residence in Washington State during their employment with the Port of Seattle. If a position is eligible to telework, work performed while teleworking must be performed in Washington State.

+ **COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement** - The Port of Seattle will require that at the time of hire, and as a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be able to provide proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination status, as part of the hiring process. This is a condition of employment for all positions at the Port of Seattle. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Prior to employment, candidates may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.

**Why you'll love it here:**

+ **Healthcare** - Medical, Dental and Vision Care with options that work for you and your family.

+ **Paid Vacation** - Generous paid vacation to rest and rejuvenate.

+ **Holidays** - More than ten days per year to celebrate with family and friends away from work.

+ **Pension/Retirement Plans** - A pension and additional savings plans to prepare for your future after the Port.

+ **Getting to Work** - From subsidized parking and a low-cost public transit card to alternative work arrangements giving you an opportunity to work from home.

+ **Parental Leave** - Six weeks of paid leave to spend with new additions to your immediate family.

+ **Development** - From tuition reimbursement, training, stretch assignments and internal internships, we support a learning culture.

+ **Diversity** - We foster opportunities for employees to contribute to our communities and business success in a way that celebrates a fully inclusive and engaged work environment.

+ **Work-Life Balance** - We provide the resources to help you create habits to be healthy and balanced.

+ **Mission Driven** - We are focused together in promoting economic opportunities and quality of life in the region by advancing trade, travel, commerce and job creation in an equitable, accountable and environmentally responsible manner.

** Please note if your position is represented by a union, please reference your "** **Collective Bargaining Agreement** **" or call your Union Representative for specific information related to benefits and eligibility, as they may differ from the above .**

**Why the Port of Seattle:**

Every role at the Port of Seattle is vital to our thriving community. We are a leader in moving people and cargo across the country and around the world. With facilities and property ranging in scope from a half-acre park to one of the largest airports and container terminals on the West Coast, we maximize the public assets in our portfolio with an eye toward best uses and environmental sustainability. Find out more here .

**Location:** Downtown Seattle

**Organization:** AFR Business Technology

**Employee Status:** Regular

**Schedule:** Full-time

**Posting Expires:** Ongoing

**Req ID:** 001044

The Port of Seattle is an equal opportunity employer that values diverse perspectives and life experiences. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply, knowing decisions concerning the employment relationship will be made without regard to age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, regulations and ordinances. To help comply with all state and federal requirements, we appreciate you voluntarily answering the questions below. The information on this form will be kept confidential. Click www.portseattle.org/page/ethnicity-definitions for definitions and descriptions of the categories referenced below regarding Ethnicity and Race. Click www.portseattle.org/page/vevraa-information for information and definitions of the categories referenced below regarding Protected Veterans status.