Senior Staff Finance Business Systems Analyst

Archer Technologies

Archer Technologies

IT, Accounting & Finance
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Archer is an aerospace company based in San Jose, California building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft with a mission to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. We are designing, manufacturing, and operating an all-electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 100 miles at speeds of up to 150 mph while producing minimal noise.

Our sights are set high and our problems are hard, and we believe that diversity in the workplace is what makes us smarter, drives better insights, and will ultimately lift us all to success. We are dedicated to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment that embraces our differences, and supports and celebrates all of our team members.

What you’ll do:

We are looking for an Architect level Business Systems Analyst, with a focus on Record to Report (RTR). Working in the IT Applications organization, you will support all SAP FI/CO modules and peripheral application activities. As the RTR Business Systems Analyst, you will be the Subject Matter Expert for all Record To Report activities, supporting the finance business users, and functioning as a key member on project teams throughout the project lifecycle (Discover, Prepare, Explore, Realize, Deploy and Run)

  • Lead and manage all aspects of RTR projects from discovery to deployment and support.
  • Analyze complex business problems / processes and translate business requirements into workable application solutions.
  • Partner with and provide guidance to business teams, and act as the translator between Finance and IT teams to ensure business requirements are communicated properly.
  • Conduct root cause analysis, recommend process improvements, redesign and automation.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to facilitate project progress and ensure integrated solution design and implementation.
  • Provide operational support to the finance teams
    • Business as usual and Period end closing
      • Facilitate the financial close (monthly and quarterly) and consolidation activities ensuring they are completed timely and in accordance with corporate timeline, guidelines and policies.
      • Support financial controller in GAAP & local statutory reporting fillings.
    • Compliance and Reporting -
      • Define and execute compliance requirements related to SOX Audits & other internal / external audit requirements.
      • Conduct financial controls testing and document results.
      • Support the external reporting and regulatory processes such as Tax Reporting.
  • Manage bank & other finance related external system interfaces.
  • Develop project related documentation for GAP analysis, functional design documents, functional specifications for development activities including reports, interfaces, conversions, enhancements, and forms.
  • Develop and execute functional end to end test scripts and perform unit testing, integration and regression testing, including build test cases, executing tests, and making changes to configuration and or processes as needed.
  • Train the end user community in the conversion and implementation of new processes.
  • Collaborate with Application Managed Services provider support team to quickly resolve critical operational issues that impact business functions.

What you need:

  • Extensive experience designing and configuring SAP ERP Finance and Controlling solutions, ideally with S4HANA.
  • Should be part of 2+ SAP implementations in the Record to Report from Blueprint to Go-Live
  • Should have 10+ years of experience in SAP systems
  • B.S. with Finance major or CPA
  • Ability to be detailed in a fast-paced environment

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Aerospace industry experience.
  • Experience implementing SAP Group Reporting.
  • Experience deploying SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) solutions.

At Archer we aim to attract, retain, and motivate talent that possess the skills and leadership necessary to grow our business. We drive a pay-for-performance culture and reward performance that supports the Company’s business strategy. For this position we are targeting a base pay between $163,200 - $204,000. Actual compensation offered will be determined by factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Archer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.