Production Accounting Business Systems Analyst

Position Details

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Job Family: Information Technology


The Production Accounting Business Systems Analyst performs a combination of three functions: business analysis, systems analysis, and project management. As a Business Systems Analyst you will be responsible for managing the customer relationship between IS, and one or more business areas, implementing new applications, as well as supporting and maintaining a portfolio of existing applications. A Business Systems Analyst may also provide guidance and direction to Systems Analysts and Developers.


   •  Manage the customer relationship between IS and specific business areas
   •  Support, maintain, enhance and/or upgrade a portfolio of custom and package applications
   •  Analyze requests for new functionality, and document business cases to justify new application investments
   •  Develop estimates of effort for design of new, and/or modification to existing, application components
   •  Design application components to automate and streamline business processes and functions
   •  Business area planning that includes scheduling and management of application projects
   •  Understand the architecture of the applications within the groups portfolio
   •  Plan, assign and monitor daily work assignments for Systems Analysts, Developers and Developer Analysts
   •  Develop and maintain technical specifications and documentation
   •  Troubleshoot and repair problems that occur in the everyday use of an application
   •  Develop cost estimates for the annual IS capital and sustainment budgets

   •  Typically 8+ years’ experience as a Business Systems Analyst and Systems Analyst, preferably in Production Accounting, PAS/PRISM AND Field Data Collection
   •  Post-secondary degree in Computer Sciences is preferred
   •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills
   •  Highly developed analytical skills
   •  Demonstrated proficiency in business modeling, process modeling, data modeling, and effort/cost modeling and estimating
   •  Demonstrated proficiency in N-tier application analysis, design and development using the appropriate development environments and tools (Java Enterprise, Tomcat, MS   VB.NET/ASP.Net, MS SSRS, and/or Oracle 11C&12C and PL/SQL
   •  General proficiency with SQL and database query tools such as Microsoft Access and/or SQL+
   •  Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing abilities
   •  Exceptional Project Management skills

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