IT Business Analyst (Dynamics GP)



  • Information Technology
  • Job Code: 9E588163823
  • Posted: September 10, 2018

David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a IT Business Analyst (Dynamics GP) based in Edmonton, AB.

Our client, a leader in the logistics industry is looking for a IT Business Analyst to join their expanding team. The successful candidate will be a subject matter expert, identifying opportunities and implementing technological solutions to support business operations. This role will focus on Financial ERP,  Dynamics GP (Great Plains), HRMS software, and ADP. Working as a key link in a team of four Business Analyst's this role will offer flexible work hours, challenging projects and upper management buy in. The successful candidate will be highly technical with exceptional communication skills in addition to previous experience supporting Dynamic's GP. 

The Role:
  • Act as a business process/application expert. Understand long term business requirements and implement application strategies to support those needs 

  • Develop and maintain relationships with a balanced focus on internal IT and business customers, providing support and analysis where necessary and ensuring alignment between IT and the business 

  • Liaise with external customers as required to identify opportunities to improve the customer experience 

  • Responsible for the design, implementation, documentation and support of company software, reporting and integration solutions 

  • Participate in analysis activities and lead design & integration efforts for a variety of internally developed and 3rd party applications systems.

  • Responsible for troubleshooting, testing and release management of software applications

  • Assist end users (internal or external) with technical and applications specific questions

  • Comfortable analyzing data, monitoring variances and identifying trends – familiarity with statistical modeling preferred 

  • System Administrator for various business applications (Great Plains, ADP, TMW, etc.) 

  • Facilitate requirements gathering and data validation

  • Document, analyze and manage business requirements

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Five (5) + years of experience supporting and implementing financial ERP’s, preferably in large-scale environments with many different technologies, supporting multiple business lines.
  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in business, computer science, or a related discipline
  • Strong communication skills to interpret and communicate business requirements. Experience with Technical writing, process mapping and end-user training documentation
  • Demonstrated experience with Financial ERPs / HRMS software (Great Plains, ADP), IT application groups at the business process level
  • Project management experience considered an asset
  • Advanced SQL and Excel skills are required
  • Proven analytical skills with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to explain technical concepts and theories to non-technical audiences

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Jade Murphy, Consultant, IT Professionals. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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