REMOTE – Lead PeopleSoft Systems Analyst – Financial

at City of Hope
Published September 30, 2022
Location California, MD
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope's translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. AccessHope, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope's specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation's "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California and in Arizona.

City of Hope's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

This is a Fully Remote Opportunity. You may sit at any of the 48 States. Must be willing to work Pacific Hours

Position Summary

As an IT staff member, this role serves as a lead Financial Analyst and Strategic Business Partner to the COH Accounting and Treasury departments. Key responsibilities include Business Relationship Management; Advisory, and solution development with focus on Financial/Accounting operations. This role will act as a liaison between business, IT, and related business functional departments (i.e. Finance, Research, Human Resources). The individual in this role will lead complex initiatives and perform project leadership to enhance financial system functionality and business operations.

As a trusted advisor to the COH Accounting/Treasury business functions, this position is responsible for formulating an enterprise context impact understanding of business requirements in order to accurately implement effective solutions with measurable process improvement results.

The Senior Information Systems Analyst will be responsible for executing the above responsibilities in accordance with SDLC and project governance standards.

Key Responsibilities include:

* Serve as Business Partner and trusted advisor to COH Accounting/Treasury organizations. Maintain strategic perspective on the operational impact of functional business requirements against existing and planned PeopleSoft Financials deployments and upgrades.
* Performs detailed analysis of Financial system requirements to understand business needs.
* Assists Business Systems Analysts with the creation of functional specifications for PeopleSoft Financial technical development and enhancement.
* Responsible for delivery of approved PeopleSoft System requirements definition to Information Technology Development Team(s), including dependent systems impact analysis and requirements development coordination with affected user and development teams (including Partner Interfaces).
* Collaborates with Business Systems Analysts and Technical Development teammates to evaluate solution alternatives and influence recommended solution using delivered PeopleSoft functionality balancing the optimal use of configuration and development.
* Assists in establishing PeopleSoft system testing requirements and conducts system and integration tests to ensure application requirements are successfully met.
* Provides first level production support to Business Systems Analysts and assists with User Acceptance Tests.
* Function as project leader during PeopleSoft System implementations, Includes assisting with project plan development as appropriate.
* As needed, lead the staff work allocation for all Financial business facing analyst resources
* Ensure appropriate coaching for both operational skills and leadership skills required for continued growth.
* As needed, provide the necessary feedback and reviews of professional development plans.
* Provides production issues resolution analysis and support on the PeopleSoft Application Support Team.
* Coordinates with Business Systems Analysts to provide ad hoc reporting support in response to management and production support requests.
* Attends PeopleSoft Project Prioritization Meetings with users to discuss project progress and prioritize future projects in accordance with established PeopleSoft Financial implementation strategy.
* Maintains PeopleSoft Systems professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to maintain certification/licensure, and/or keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
* Maintains a positive image when dealing with department personnel and other City of Hope employees.
* Other duties as assigned

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

* Bachelor's Degree
* Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements
* Eight years or more experience with PeopleSoft Financials Management systems as systems analyst or programmer/analyst position working with large multi-user systems
* Structured development techniques in system development.
* Participation in user interface. Formulate and track detailed project schedules and estimates.
* Excellent Communication skills. Ability to lead teammates and business support staff through complex initiatives.

Preferred education experience and skills:

* Computer Information Science or related field

Additional Information:

* As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


* Posting Date: Sep 16, 2022
* Job Field: Information Technology
* Employee Status: Regular
* Shift: Day Job