1053 IS Business Analyst-Senior - PeopleSoft Financials

General Ledger, Commitment Control, Asset Management

Recruitment #PEX-1053-081214

Introduction

 Senior Business Analyst
PeopleSoft Financials
General Ledger, Commitment Control, Asset Management

Financial System Project:
The Controller’s Office recently completed a successful multi-year project to implement the City’s new Financial and Procurement System for the City and County of San Francisco (City). This new system replaced FAMIS, the City’s current central system of financial record and budgetary control, and additional functionality currently in ancillary departmental systems. The transformational project implemented 17 modules within the PeopleSoft Financials & Supply Chain Management (FSCM) enterprise resource planning system. Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) was also implemented as the City’s new data analytics and reporting platform.

The Systems Division within the Controller’s Office manages the following enterprise-wide systems for the City: Oracle Interaction Hub, PeopleSoft Human Capital Management, PeopleSoft Financials & Supply Chain Management, PeopleSoft Enterprise Learning Management, Oracle Business Intelligence, Cognos Business Intelligence, and Informatica.

Position Description:
This position will perform and participate in a range of analytical tasks including: Provide analytical and functional support for PeopleSoft Financials & Supply Chain Management system (the system) to ensure system and data integrity as well as control and reliability; identify functional processing and reporting requirements; complete end-user testing and documentation; research and analyze governmental accounting policies and standards and City accounting policies and regulations to recommend modifications, enhancements or improvements to the system; generate reports to ensure compliance; perform analyses of financial data to recommend proper internal control and procedures for review and input in the system; prepare system and user documentation and training materials for user workshops; develop, test, document, and prepare report templates, extracts, and databases for financial reporting, system monitoring, analysis, and troubleshooting; analyze trends in financial and statistical data and related reports/analyses to ensure accurate recording, reporting and control in the system; may direct complex financial or operational activities; this position will interact with financial, systems and management staff across the City; performing other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification.  Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

Education:
An associate degree in computer science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university OR its equivalent in terms of total course credits/units [i.e., at least sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter credits/units with a minimum of twenty (20) semester or thirty (30) quarter credits/units in computer science or a closely-related field].

Experience:
Three (3) years in the information systems field, including system analysis, business process design, development and implementation of business application solutions or IT project management.
 
Substitution:
Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis (up to a maximum of two (2) years). One (1) year is equivalent to thirty (30) semester units / forty-five (45) quarter units with a minimum of 10 semester / 15 quarter units in computer science or a closely related field.
 

Desirable Qualifications

  • PeopleSoft Financials 9.2 experience with the following modules: General Ledger, Commitment Control, Asset Management.
  • Experience with setting up PeopleSoft Charts of Account, Commitment Control and General Ledger configuration with Version 9.x experience in a public sector environment.
  • Strong technical knowledge of the PeopleSoft Financials configuration options, table structure and data model.
  • Sub-Module to Ledger Reconciliation as well as KK module Reconciliation.
  • Professional IS Business Analyst work experience in the Public Sector (Government or Nonprofit).
  • Advanced-level skills in accounting, reporting, budgeting, general ledger, asset management systems analysis methodologies and techniques including requirements gathering and documenting; preparing functional specification documentation, system and user testing techniques and documentation, process flow and diagramming.
  • Three (3) years of experience analyzing, creating, documenting functional business/application solutions with clients and/or end users for large complex systems.  This experience must include.
  • Working knowledge of formal software development life cycle methodologies; 
  • Working knowledge in developing and executing application test plans;
  • Demonstrated expertise in utilizing appropriate tools for analyzing data, documenting processes, developing and testing prototype solutions (for example SQL, Excel, Visio, MS Access).

 

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

  • Select the desired job announcement
  • Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
  • Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
  • Follow instructions on the screen

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file.  Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records.  Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline.  Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the  analyst, Vicente Centeno, by telephone at 415-554-7605, or by email at Vicente.Centeno@sfgov.org

Selection Procedures

Only those candidates who most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited to continue in the selection process.  Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection process. 

Verification:  Applicants will be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

Conviction History

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Conclusion

Requests:

Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures: Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20 or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

Copies of Application Documents: Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

Right to Work: All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

Permanent-Exempt (PEX) Appointment:  This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the appointing officer. The project has a maximum duration of up to three (3) years.

Recruitment Type: PEX
Issued: 11/29/2017
Micki Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: PEX-1053- 081214
CON/VC/(415) 554-7506

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

 



Powered by JobAps