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 for Campus Solutions Student Financial will focus on deep dive analysis of exception conditions experienced processing transactions for Student Information System related business cycles that fall outside of normal and expected problems. The ERP Business Analyst for Campus Solutions Student Financial will also provide procedural guidance & recommendations, application testing, configuration management, and advanced reporting tools to the user communities performing student recruitment, admissions, and enrollment functions.
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 budgeting and general ledger related accounting 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, or the equivalent experience. Three (3+) years of experience working with any combination of student financial services, student recruitment, admissions, enrollment, and/or financial aid teams within any combination of Higher Education, Healthcare, or equivalent government organizations or the equivalent experience. 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 student administration business cycle with an emphasis on student record keeping, course configuration, and related configuration areas. Must have experience with fit gap analysis, document requirements and able to build and demonstrate the process flows with any combination of student recruitment, admissions, enrollment, financial aid, and/or student financial services business areas. Must have experience with building test plans and test scripts.
3+ years' experience working with Higher Education Student Financial (Bursar's Offices) focused organizations for implementation/and or reporting projects
Hands on Experience utilizing Data Warehousing Technologies for producing reports
Background working in or with a combination of Finance, Human Resources, or Student Information Systems technology business areas
In Depth Knowledge of service-oriented best practice methodologies such as ITIL
Three (3+) years direct experience with the following: working with modules related to PeopleSoft Student Information Systems: Admissions, Student Records, Financial Aid, Student Financial, and/or Academic Advising ERP application modules versions 9.0 and higher.
Working knowledge of PeopleSoft delivered reporting tools: PS query and/or BI Publisher.
In depth experience with SQL and relational database reporting
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: 11170
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.