The Office of Information Technology at UT Arlington provides premier solutions and support to our Maverick Community. We are a team of highly skilled professionals who approach our work with pride, respect, and a shared purpose. The ERP Business Analyst will process transactions for Research Grants and Grant Accounting business cycles that fall outside of normal and expected problems. The Analyst will also provide procedural guidance & recommendations, application testing, and advanced reporting tools to the Grants and Grant Accounting User communities.
Work with associated business areas to resolve exceptions preventing normal business operations as they relate to financial software applications and business procedures. Perform in depth problem/root cause analysis of research grants, business process and/or application related issues. Develop business process documentation and configuration guides. Develop reports using database queries and associated reporting toolsets. Act as a liaison on behalf of OIT and Business Affairs to technology services providers. Identify and develop practices and procedures as requested in related by business areas. Performs other duties assigned.
Bachelor's degree in information systems, computer science, finance, or accounting. Three (3+) years of experience working with the Research Grant, Grant Accounting, and Accounting Services teams within any combination of Higher Education, Healthcare, or government organizations or seven (7) years of equivalent experience working with the Research Grant, Grant Accounting, and Accounting Services teams within any combination of Higher Education, Healthcare, or government organizations. Experience creating queries using PeopleSoft query or equivalent reporting tool. Experience working with business users and technical staff to produce change requests. Ability to identify, analyze, and design solutions to business problems as they relate to the Grants and Grant Accounting business cycle. Must have experience with fit gap analysis, document requirements and able to build and demonstrate the process flows in Grants and Grant Accounting business areas. Must have experience with building test plans and test scripts.
3+ years' experience working with Financially focused organizations for implementation/and or reporting projects
Hands on Experience utilizing Data Warehousing Technologies for producing reports
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 10535
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.