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Senior Business Systems Analyst (Microsoft Dynamics D365, Accounting/Finance)

Company: Dessert Holdings Inc.
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Senior Business Systems Analyst (Accounting/Finance, D365)Opportunity OverviewAre you ready to elevate your career and be a part of creating the world's best desserts? Dessert Holdings partners with some of North America's most iconic chains to bring people together to celebrate life's sweetest moments!Dessert Holdings is looking for a Senior Business Systems Analyst to be based out of company headquarters in St. Paul, MN. The company is currently in the process of integrating five separate legacy ERP systems into a single ERP platform, Microsoft Dynamics D365. As a Sr. Business Systems Analyst specializing in accounting operations and proficient in Microsoft Dynamics 365, this position will play a pivotal role in leading the Finance workstream to optimize financial processes, streamline workflows, and ensure accurate reporting within the organization.Key Responsibilities:Business Process Analysis: Conduct a thorough analysis of existing accounting workflows and collaborate with stakeholders to understand their process and requirements and identify areas for improvement.System Configuration and Customization: Using prior expertise in D365, configure and customize the system to meet accounting requirements; implement changes to workflows, reports, and dashboards; and implement system upgrades, patches, and enhancements.Requirements Gathering and Documentation: Elicit and document detailed business requirements from accounting stakeholders, translate into functional specifications for system configuration and development, and maintain comprehensive documentation of system configuration, customization, and integrations.User Training and Support: Develop and deliver training materials and sessions to educate accounting staff on system functionality and best practices and provide ongoing support to users by troubleshooting issues and acting as a liaison for issue resolution and system enhancements.Data Analysis and Reporting: Extract and analyze accounting data from D365 to support financial reporting and decision-making, develop and maintain standard reports and dashboards for accounting stakeholders, and identify trends, anomalies, and opportunities for process improvement by analyzing data.Compliance and Risk Management: Ensure adherence to internal controls within accounting processes implemented in D365, identify and mitigate risks, and support internal and external audits with documentation and explanations of system configuration and process.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Information Technology or equivalent experienceAt least 5 years of experience in a business systems analyst or similar role, with a focus on accounting operations, preferably with a process manufacturer, specifically in Microsoft D365 surrounding the following core business processes:Recording to ReportingAcquire to Dispose / Capital project accountingInvoice to CashInvoice to PaymentTaxConsolidation and EliminationsForeign Currency ManagementHire to RetireStrong understanding of accounting principles and practices.Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions.Effective communication skills, with the ability to convey complex information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.Experience with data analysis tools and reporting techniques with deep understanding of Microsoft ExcelExperience working in a multinational or multi-entity accounting environment.Familiarity with other Microsoft technologies such as Power BI, Power Automate, and Azure services.Project management experience or certification (e.g., PMP, Agile).Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities effectively.Strong Problem-solving skills and service-oriented mind-setAbility to adapt and change in a fast-paced, growing environment; dealing with ambiguityTeam player mindset willing to pitch-in to assist in areas outside of individuals defined responsibilitiesStrong math and analytical skillsHigh level of accuracy and attention to detailAbout Dessert HoldingsDessert Holdings is North America's fastest-growing premium dessert company, recognized for provide retail and foodservice customers with chef-inspired, innovative desserts made with real ingredients, a flexible and low-cost supply chain, and best-in-class service. The company is a collection of premium dessert companies and brands: Steven Charles, The Original Cakerie, Lawler's Desserts, Atlanta Cheesecake Company, and Dianne's Fine Desserts. Dessert Holdings is owned by Bain Capital, employing more than 3,200 people across eight manufacturing facilities, and is continuing its journey of rapid growth.EEO StatementDessert Holdings and its related entities provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Dessert Holdings company (Lawler's Desserts, Atlanta Cheesecake Company or The Original Cakerie) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to abide by all federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination; therefore, Dessert Holdings company (Lawler's Desserts, Atlanta Cheesecake Company or The Original Cakerie) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, military status, pregnancy, or disability or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state and local antidiscrimination Jobble

Keywords: Dessert Holdings Inc., St. Paul , Senior Business Systems Analyst (Microsoft Dynamics D365, Accounting/Finance), IT / Software / Systems , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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