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Sr Business Analyst- Finance

Company: Southland Industries
Location: Garden Grove
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

**PEOPLE FIRST: BUILDING TALENT BY DESIGN**At Southland we aspire to build a workforce that's as diverse as the people who occupy the buildings we design, build and maintain. Building talent by design, is our intentional approach to creating a truly safe, collaborative and inclusive work environment that fosters growth, empowers professional achievement and where people are treated with respect at all levels.If you're someone with a true passion for our industry, a life-long learner, with high accountability and a drive for results we're looking for you! At Southland, we hire problem solvers that are focused on providing customer value through continuous improvement and will take ownership to create the best experiences that will have an impact wider than their own job. We thrive on creating a strong company and culture where you'll feel engaged, challenged and valued.If you're ready for the next big step in your career and want a career full of fun and excitement and to be a part of a fast-paced growing company, then **JOIN** our team and become a part of an organization that values **PEOPLE** , **SAFETY, INNOVATION, COLLABORATION, INTEGRITY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUSTAINABILITY.****POSITION SUMMARY**We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join our Business Operation Technology (BOT) team in the Information Technology (IT) department. In this role, you will work primarily in our COINS ERP+ application. You will interact with the Corporate Finance, Division Accounting, and Division Project Operations teams. Your day-to-day work will be in supporting the overall business needs regarding financial and project operations, including general accounting and construction project accounting. You will work directly with our users to analyze their business needs and collaborate with other IT functions to support, design, build and implement technology solutions to solve their business challenges.The ideal candidate is a detailed planner, effective communicator, and experienced business analyst. You need to have a working knowledge of general accounting and finance and a strong expertise in construction accounting or related specialties. You should be energetic and committed to the discovery and development of innovative solutions in a fast paced quickly evolving business process environment.**What you'll do:**You will report to the Director of Business Operations Technology. In this role, you will work in a very collaborative environment with other members in the BOT team. You will work primarily with data and processes to support our accounting, finance, construction job/project management business units.You will have two areas of responsibility:Business SupportYou will support our users with their business process and our COINS ERP+ application. You are expected to understand the construction job management accounting process and data. You will use your analytical skills to dissect their business needs/problems/challenges and apply sound technical/process solution to solve their issues. Specifically, you will:+ Support the business users and answer their support tickets. You will guide, coach, teach our users based on your business and system knowledge.+ Work with the vendor to ensure that software bugs are fixed and implemented.+ Review and test vendor supplied fixes.Project SupportYou will work with other BOT team members and the IT department to analyze and implement solutions to further the business objectives. Specifically, you will:+ Participate in the project team. Support the Program Manager and the Project Manager in capturing, documenting user requirements+ Lead small projects/initiatives to improve internal processes**What you'll need to be successful:**+ Excellent organization skills with high level of attention to detail.+ Effective communicator with strong written and verbal communication skills.+ Excellent Excel and data manipulation skills.+ Strong analytical mindset/skill.+ Strong expertise in construction project accounting process and job cost accounting functions. Previous accounting experience with specialty contractor teams, and lump sum, GMP and IPD contracts strongly preferred.+ Good working knowledge of general finance and accounting concepts (AP, AR, GL, etc.)+ Good working knowledge of data analysis. Relational database knowledge is a plus.+ General understanding if IT organizations and IT processes.**What you bring to the table:**+ 3-5 years of experience in the area of construction operations and/or accounting for a mid-large company is required.+ Experience with COINS ERP systems is ideal.+ Great written and verbal communication skills are required.+ Excellence customer service skills are required.+ Previous business analyst, data analyst, process analyst experience is highly preferred.**YOU Matter****Benefits:**As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:+ 401(k) Plan with **50% Company Match** (no cap) and immediate 100% vesting+ Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement+ **Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance - 100% Paid for Employee**+ Term Life, AD Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance+ Disability Income Protection Insurance+ Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)+ Paid Parental Leave Benefits+ Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave+ Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses**For more information on Southland Industries, please visit our web site:** Southland Careers ( **or on** Facebook ( **or LinkedIN ( or** Twitter ( hear what our employees are saying about working at Southland Industries, check out our Career Video - Working at Southland ( Industries and all its subsidiaries are an **Equal Opportunity Employer** and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.****All employment offers are contingent upon successful, drug test, background check and professional reference checks. ********We are not able to offer sponsorship of employment at this time****If you don't feel this position is match for you, we encourage you to share it with others. Feel free to share throughout your social networks and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram to keep up to date on what we're doing as a company.Required SkillsRequired Experience

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