• Sr Business Systems Analyst - Finance IT

    Proofpoint Sunnyvale, CA 94086

    Job #2266157015

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    Corporate Overview

    Proofpoint is a leading cybersecurity company protecting organizations' greatest assets and biggest risks: vulnerabilities in people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies around the world stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their users more resilient against cyber attacks. Leading organizations of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 1000, rely on Proofpoint for people-centric security and compliance solutions mitigating their most critical risks across email, the cloud, social media, and the web.

    We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect their greatest assets and biggest security risk: their people. That's why we're a leader in next-generation cybersecurity.

    Protection Starts with People.

    The Role and the Team

    The Sr Business Systems Analyst role will be responsible for gathering, analyzing, & documenting specifications & solutions for projects with focus on the ERP and Financial systems. This position will also directly work with Global Accounting & Finance to respond timely to team inquiries on related Financial systems, troubleshoot financial system issues and analyze current business and financial processes. The Sr Business Analyst will act as a liaison between finance business groups and Finance-IT. This position requires a highly motivated individual with strong analytical skills, intellectual curiosity and excellent communication and strong Project Management skills. The ability to work well in a dynamic environment, think creatively, work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously is required

    Your day to day

    • Define and document business processes, data maps, and consult with end users on requirements, functionality, & solutions; specify system designs, data, workflow, & logical processes to meet organization objectives.

    • Perform application configuration & management, project coordination, and identify / evaluate / review innovative technologies for potential solutions; and ability to perform data extraction & analysis.

    • Provide first level support by responding to inquiries from end-users and/or technical staff regarding application, system, & reporting issues, and train end-users and/or technical support staff on software applications

    • Must be able to identify, troubleshoot, solve, communicate and manage systems problems under time constraints with minimal supervision

    • Work closely and collaboratively with the Accounting business groups (P2P, R2R) to solve business problems related to finance related systems. Also, preferred working with O2C business groups.

    • Responsible to work with 3rd party vendors to understand and resolve open system issues; work with vendors on cloud and on-premise systems

    • Build master data and transactional reports using Power BI and other analytical reporting tools

    • Good experience regression testing tools like RSAT, The Test Mart, Executive Automats

    • Provide Project Management and leadership for Finance projects to provide new capabilities to the Finance users,

    • Administer and support business applications: Microsoft D365, Expense management systems (Concur, ChromeRiver), Blackline, RevPro, Avalara and other financial systems.

    What you bring to the team

    • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.

    • 6-8 Years experience with large ERP systems is required.

    • 1-3 years experience with Microsoft D365 preferred and exposure to Dynamics AX for Operations is a plus.

    • Minimum 10+ years of experience working with financial related applications and working with vendors/internal customers to resolve and respond to financial system issues and inquiries.

    • Proven track record of managing projects withing budget and timeline, PMP certification is a plus

    • Experience in multiple Finance functional areas (e.g. accounting, procure-to-pay, record-to-report, business intelligence, payroll, order-to-cash).

    • Experience working with systems that handle sensitive data and with SOX controls and change management processes.

    • Track record in working on cross-functional, team projects.

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong analytical skills, and ability to deal with ambiguity in a rapidly changing business environment.

    • Ability to prioritize and manage projects with little supervision.

    • Develop business cases and cost/benefit analysis for management evaluation.

    • Oversee security policies and procedures to ensure compliance.

    • Drive projects to completion, testing, and acceptance of project results.

    • Preferred relevant work experience with ERP systems, Blackline, RevPro and other financial systems,

    • Ability to provide On-Call and After-Hours support.

    Why Proofpoint

    Protecting people is at the heart of our award-winning lineup of cybersecurity solutions, and the people who work here are the key to our success. We're a customer-focused and a driven-to-win organization with leading-edge products. We are an inclusive, diverse, multinational company that believes in culture fit, but more importantly 'culture-add', and we strongly encourage people from all walks of life to apply.

    We believe in hiring the best and the brightest to help cultivate our culture of collaboration and appreciation. Apply today and explore your future at Proofpoint! #LifeAtPFPT


    If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

    Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.