Business Systems Analyst Consultant

Sage Therapeutics

Cambridge, MA 02238

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

SAGE Therapeutics is searching for a creative, resourceful, integrative thinker for an important role that is responsible for implementing and maintaining applications software and systems used to support the Finance function. Under general direction, this individual plan, implements, and maintains the operation of applications, develops reports, supports ancillary software, and maintains system compliance, security, and performance. This position will serve as the primary interface with system users, and vendor contacts, and will assist with the operation of Finance systems, specifically Oracle Cloud Financials.

**Roles and Responsibilities**

+ Work with business to identify systems requirements by analyzing business requirements; constructing workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; writing user requirements and specifications.

+ Provide project management in planning, design, implementation, and support of business applications; insure interface with existing application, network, and operational server environments.

+ Act as liaison for outside vendors during installation, modification, and training, of application software.

+ Manage Sage’s and Oracle MSP’s Ticketing applications. Review, resolution, and change control documentation for change management activities and security access requests.

+ Assist in Oracle Quarterly upgrade activities, including communication to stakeholders, New Features Impact Analysis, Perform/Consolidate UAT from Functional users, and appliable Change Controls processes.

+ Identify process improvements and work with business partners effectively to implement system changes

+ Monitor and control the performance and status of corporate business applications used for accounting and financial operations, including forecasting and analysis systems.

+ Monitor software requirements, determines application utilization, and recommends upgrades/enhancements as needed.

+ Monitor and respond to application problems using appropriate problem determination tools; track problem occurrence and resolution; identify, diagnose, and repair complex problems.

+ Maintain compliance with various regulatory standards, including Sarbanes-Oxley, SEC, and Dept. of Labor.

+ Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.

**Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills**

Must thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to develop important relationships with key stakeholders, good conflict management and negotiation skills, ability to identify issues and raise to key stakeholders in order to develop relevant and realistic plans, programs, and recommendations. Demonstrated ability to translate strategy into action; excellent analytical skills and an ability to communicate complex issues in a simple way and to orchestrate plans to resolve issues and mitigate risks.

**Basic Qualifications**

+ B.S. in Computer Science, Finance, or related technical field.

+ 5+ more years of experience in commercial financial applications support/development environment.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Understands privacy regulations including, but not limited to HIPAA and GDPR.

+ 3+ years of implementation and support experience as a Business Analyst on Oracle Cloud Financial and Oracle PBCS.

+ 3+ years functional expertise in General Ledger, Payables, Purchasing, Inventory Costing, Time and Labor, Assets, Cash Management.

+ Experience supporting the following Oracle Cloud Applications modules: General Ledger, Payables, Receivables, Purchasing, Cash Management, Assets, Inventory Tracking and Costing, Time and Labor, HCM Core.

+ Experience with Oracle Financial Reporting tools, Financial Reporting Studio (FRS); Oracle Transactional Business Intelligence(OTBI); Business Intelligence Publisher; SmartView.

+ Demonstrates an understanding of SOX and other regulatory related system requirements.

+ Experience working in a biotech/pharma organization.

+ Basic application/web/database programming is a plus.

+ Experience working with all levels of management and consulting with key business stakeholders. An ability to influence for greater outcomes.

+ Strong team player that has a customer service approach and is solution oriented.

+ Attention to detail and the ability to work individually, within a multi-disciplinary team, as well as with external partners and vendors.

+ Possesses strong written and verbal communication skills.

+ Embrace our Core Values: Put People First, Improve Lives, Cultivate Curiosity, Do Right, and Forge New Pathways.

+ Excitement about the vision and mission of Sage

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other factors prohibited by law.

**Employment Type:**

Contingent Worker

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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