P2P/Procurement Process Business Analyst - Retail

Posted 26 January by Pontoon

P2P/Procurement Business Analyst - Retail Client

Welwyn Garden City

6 Months

The Purchase to Pay Business Analyst will be responsible for reviewing documentation, including SOP's and test scripts, working closely with the offshore team, the testing and training leads and business end users. The role will act as a liaison between the business and programme to ensure that objectives and timescales are on track to meet go live dates (globally). The successful candidate will be an important member of the P2P transformation team as well as operating independently and objectively to review, promote and evaluate issues/concerns within the Goods and Services Not For Resale function.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Examines existing documentation and evaluates them against the agreed criteria
  • Proposes changes or enhancements to help achieve goals
  • Collaborates with other departments to develop, improve and implement process, policies and procedures
  • Coordinates activities of individuals and departments involved in a particular task to ensure that objectives and timescales are met
  • Identifies potential areas of vulnerability and risk; develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues and provides general guidance to management on how to avoid or deal with similar situation in the future
  • Works closely with testing to ensure E2E testing is completed effectively
  • Partners with training and HR to create and maintains an effective communication program for the organization, include understanding new and existing process, policy and procedures
  • Works closely with training to develop an effective employee training program
  • Clearly articulate emerging issues with management and employees
  • Maintains high degree of creditability, independence, integrity, confidentiality and trust

Skills and Experience

  • Experience and understanding of Purchase to Pay processes from Requisition to Payment
  • Experience of influencing and collaborating with key team members to identify subject matter experts and resources necessary to complete the testing and training on time
  • Understanding business needs, evidence of clear and concise SOP materials and a proven track record of successful E2E testing in a P2P environment
  • Excellent communication skills (written/verbal) are critical
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to operate successfully in a constantly changing, fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates ability to collaborate, communicate, influence and work effectively with a broad cross section of functional areas
  • Demonstrates ability to work seamlessly with business end users and support teams
  • Strong customer focus, integrity and relationship building skills
  • Demonstrates initiative, enthusiasm and an ability to complete multiple tasks in a timely and accurate manner
  • Understands complexities of the business; Involves others appropriately in consultations and decision
  • Oracle or Cloud experience
  • Good understanding of Finance Systems
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification preferred
  • Good project management skills
  • Experience of working across multiple locations, business functions and cultures
  • Working on large systems implementations

Reference: 34328515

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