This role is a PeopleSoft HR/Payroll Business Analyst (BA) in our Global Product Development group, supporting the US and Canada. The primary responsibility for this role is to ensure that our customer’s PeopleSoft systems are kept compliant with the various legal requirements published by legislative entities.
Business Analysts combine in-depth product expertise with the latest tax and regulatory changes to provide input to user stories through system impact analysis, participate in solution design, and offer test strategies and acceptance criteria for the scrum team in an agile environment. The position will follow each tax and regulatory change from discovery through successful translation into an application update, ensuring the end result is a potentially shippable increment. This role is vital in providing high quality deliverables to our clients and keeping their mission critical enterprise applications in compliance. This role reports directly to the Senior Manager Business Solutions, PSFT North America.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
In-depth knowledge and understanding of US, Canada and Quebec Payroll/Financials
Demonstrate proficiency in Payroll/ Financials from a business perspective and as an end-to-end process.
Supply subject matter expertise in how US, Quebec and Canadian HR/Payroll/ Financials legislation is set up, calculated, and reported in PeopleSoft
Provide in-depth functional knowledge of PeopleSoft applications across multiple releases
Ability to work within the Rimini Street Agile framework, participate in scrum ceremonies, accept feedback from Scrum Master, Product Owner, and scrum team members
Assist the Product Owner in preparing prioritized stories in the backlog for product backlog refinement with the scrum team
Actively participate in scrum activities and ceremonies
Assist the scrum team in evaluating and breaking down user stories to ensure timely deliverables of legislative changes to clients base
Convert Business Requirements (stories) describing a legislative change into functional specifications, which outline how PeopleSoft will be configured and/or developed to support the legislative change
Work closely with the development team to ensure adherence to the acceptance criteria by providing system/process knowledge expertise, assist with testing, and perform demos of the completed product to the Product Owner and stakeholders
Ensure total product compliance with all applicable legislation and regulations through the analysis of each tax and legislative change and provide functional information detailing the impact to a specific PeopleSoft application
Work with team to ensure high quality deliverables – assist team with test strategies, review test plans, perform system tests
Provide end user documentation that is client-facing, with an appropriate level of content for clients to understand the legislative change, system business process impacts (ready for use by the sales and marketing team)
Assist with or produce client educational information, presentations, webinars, etc., using a variety or tools and communication modes
Assist with client case issues from troubleshooting through resolution
Effective communication skills and maintain working relationships with teams and stakeholders
Communicate effectively across various teams
Be committed to excellence and high quality standards
Bachelor’s Degree or related experience in related discipline
Specialized leadership training and/or demonstrated capability to perform job responsibilities through previous experience and education preferred
7+ years of proven PeopleSoft NA Payroll analysis experience
Proficient in developing Business Analysis and Functional specification documentations from regulatory and tax data.
Ability to explain payroll processes and calculations independent of ERP system
Experience in the support of Global Product Delivery operations.
Strong analytical and product management skills
Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously
Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work well with other groups within the delivery organization.
Excellent grammar, conversational and written, in the language(s) of the target audience