Published
24th June 2024
Location
Sandton, Johannesbueg, South Africa
Category
Finance  
Job Type
Salary
R1 mill p.a.
Recruiter Name
Caitlind Lendrum
Email
caitlind@toptalent.co.za

Description

The purpose of this role is to lead the business analysis team. The role will require you to lead business analysis across our business systems, leading the team, create a high performing and efficient function through process optimisation, development and upskilling the team.
The key tasks & responsibilities for this position are to:
• Coach and lead the business analysis team, determining the right approach for the team to take and evaluating this through the life of a project. Act as a recognised expert, continuously reflecting and challenging the team and creating an environment for success.
• Ensure business needs and requirements are understood and met by the team. Apply
strategic thinking in how to provide the best solution for the business.
• Provide business process design and documentation expertise, recommend business process and/or system improvements using formal and informal techniques. Lead the development and implementation of these improvements / new processes.
• Provide guidance and feedback on how to improve the quality of the business analysis team and ensure that changes implemented result in a positive outcome.
• Set the methods and standards for eliciting requirements, defining standards and quality targets whilst managing multiple stakeholder perspectives and expectations.
• Identify business problems/opportunities and define the most suitable approach to ensure that recommendations fit with strategic business objectives.
• Assist the manager with initiation and scoping of new projects.
• Develop Use Cases and other artefacts (tools) required to articulate business requirements
• Prepare plans for the work to be completed and agree these with the Manager and/or team
• Operate in a team environment
• Identify and manage any risks associated with the Work Package.
• Ensure that risks are entered on the Risk Log
• Manage specific risks as directed by the Manager
• Take responsibility for the progress of the team’s Work Package. This may include implementing corrective action within the constraints and tolerances laid down by the Manager.
• Ensure all Project Issues are properly reported and maintain the Issue Log.
• Liaise with Project Assurance and/or internal audit roles
• Attend any project, system or business assessments as directed by the Manager.
• Ensure that quality controls of the team’s work are planned and performed correctly

• Maintain and ensure the maintenance of team files
• Maintain traceability between requirements and ERP implementation
• Manage the team in the development of ERP and BI Tool related training and implementation
material
• Assist and manage the team’s related support calls logged with the Helpdesk
• Provide remote and on-site support to K8 and Syspro users
• Guide the team to document relevant finance and trading related issues, including replication details,
where possible.
• Manage the progress of all calls logged with the Software Provider
• Facilitate trading and finance training to new and existing K8 and Syspro users
• Assist with QA and modification testing
• Assist with Service Pack testing
• Assist and facilitate User Acceptance Testing
• Assist Group Financial Management Team with all financial reporting requirements
• Assist with IT Audit requirements
The key educational requirements and qualifications for this position would be:
• A Bachelor’s degree in Information / Business Systems is a MUST
• Extensive knowledge of financial system, K8 and Syspro is an ADVANTAGE
• Expertise in change and process management, project implementation, and testing solutions
• Proven experience as a Financial Business Analysis Manager
• Solid understanding of the Payment, VAS and transaction processing industry and environment,
specifically relevant to retail, is an ADVANTAGE
• Knowledge project management practices and techniques

The desired skills and competencies required for this position amongst others would be:
• Strong work ethic
• Strategic thinking; ability to translate strategies into objectives and projects for implementation
• Project Management skills; ability to analyse, plan, design, develop, implement, train and support business systems
• Business analysis skills; ability to understand data analysis, interpret requirements and business rules and system analysis, design, development, and implementation
• Objectivity skills; ability to make tough decisions on a regular basis, including finding ways to reduce budgets, restructure department, which requires a dispassionate and business- focused disposition

• Time management skills; ability to manage own time and that of a team and being able to work in a fast-paced environment
• Stress tolerance; ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
• Hands-on commitment; ability to get the job done
• Problem solving skills; ability to listen, understand and solve operational problems
• Critical thinking; ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems
• Attention to detail; being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
• Dependable; being reliable, responsible, and fulfilling obligations
• Co-operative attitude; being pleasant with others on the job
• Ability to work independently in a team and under pressure with minimal supervision
• Strong interpersonal skills to communicate with internal and external customers

Salary - R1mill pa CTC

Send cv to caitlind@toptalentps.co.za

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