BTS Business Systems Consultant

North Chicago, IL, US
Oct 03, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Provides advice, assistance and leadership in any area associated with the planning, procurement, provision, delivery, management and business use of information systems for a financial manufacturing business area. Analyzes business processes; elicits, analyzes and documents business requirements; identifies alternative solutions, assesses feasibility and makes recommendations typically seeking to exploit and leverage new or existing IT technology components. Translates business requirements into functional requirements; performs data and process modeling; manages change; and leads, coordinates/performs testing, verification, and validation of requirements.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Works directly with finance clients to understand specific business processes and business drivers and business strategy across Operations finance. Identifies and communicates resulting needs and opportunities for business process improvement that can be enabled via technology.
  • Investigates and understands capabilities of existing systems and technologies (SAP,COPA, Planning Analytics , MDM & ETL) already in use across finance and similar and interconnected business areas in AbbVie. Investigates available technologies applied to finance within the industry. Identifies information required to support the business strategy and leads the development of appropriate information management strategies, developing them as an integrated part of the business strategy.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Identifies current and emerging business needs and evaluates alternative technology solutions utilizing AbbVie's methodologies and best practices.
  • Develops, leads, or reviews the creation of information systems strategy to support the strategic requirements of finance. Identifies the business benefits of alternative strategies. Ensures compliance between business strategies and technology directions. May prepare testing plans to confirm that requirements and system design are accurate and complete. Conducts training. .
  • Develops business relationships and integrates activities with other BTS departments to ensure successful implementation and support of project efforts. Manages relationships between clients involved and BTS organizations to assure effective communication between the groups is occurring. Brokers services within BTS community on behalf of finance; coordinates portfolio of solutions, and identifies interdependencies.
  • Allies with other BTS functional areas to remain current on project status, and inform customer management of progress; conversely, keeps BTS managers aware of user issues and resolves conflicts. Identifies the impact of any relevant statutory, internal or external regulations on the organization's use of information.
  • Has defined authority and responsibility for a significant area of work, including technical, financial and quality aspects. Establishes organizational objectives and delegates assignments. Accountable for actions and decisions taken by self and subordinates.
  • Accountable for the accuracy of the fit of the proposed business process improvements and the technical solution to the business needs and the information upon which the business justification and prioritization decisions are made. Also accountable for communicating the business need and drivers to development groups to assure the implementation phase can fulfill the business need.

  • Bachelors Degree or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • 7-10 years of related work experience.
  • Financial Planning for manufacturing understanding
  • Experience with Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) and Master Data Management (MDM), TM1 or PA for financial planning technologies.
  • Understanding of data warehouse and data marts
  • Exercises latitude in the approach to problem solving.
  • Determines and develops approach and solutions to problem.

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