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Senior JDE Business Analyst

Reference ID: 1358
Information Technology
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valued customers worldwide. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales offices around the world, you can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy.

JD Edwards Senior Business Analyst

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Sales & Supply Chain Systems, the JDE Senior Business Analyst will design, implement and support the organization’s business ERP (JDE) through research and fact-finding while considering the business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment. Role is expected to optimize and deliver best practices within the business functional groups.

Key Duties & Responsibilities (include, but not limited to)

Analysis and Solution Definition

  • Collaborate with users from various business units to provide support, resolution of issues and enhancement of JDE system functionality
  • Understand the organization’s direction, structure, priorities and requirements
  • Build relationships with users, technical staff and management
  • Collaborate with various departments to gather business requirements and specifications to map out process workflows
  • Translate business requirements to value-added solutions
  • Document and analyze information and data as it relates to JDE (and other Oracle applications)
  • Prepare recommendations

Technical Recommendation and Testing

  • Understand technical design specifications
  • Define test conditions
  • Develop accurate and complete test plans
  • Conduct unit and integration testing according to plan
  • Identify and document system deficiencies and recommend solutions

Project Execution

  • Assist in enforcement of project deadlines and schedules
  • Understand the necessity of project standards and apply them consistently
  • Develop internal and external meeting objectives and agendas
  • Prioritize multiple tasks effectively
Required Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years experience implementing, optimizing and supporting JDE (EnterpriseOne 8.12 or greater) in the areas of Foundations and Distribution, with knowledge of Financial Management
  • Basic understanding of Internet and client/server architectures
  • Organized and able to manage multiple and shifting priorities
  • Strong analytical skills with a solid attention to detail
  • Self-starter who takes initiative and explores options
  • Computer literacy with solid knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point).
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, effective communicator
  • Proven capability to accurately prepare written business correspondence that is coherent, grammatically correct, effective, professional and engaging
  • In-depth understanding of functional area(s) enabled by JDE applications
  • Working knowledge of database concepts and JD Edwards file structures
  • Experience integrating JDE Edwards to outside applications through various methodologies such as Business Services
  • Experience with JDE EDI transactions (810, 820, 857)

Vancouver, BC

Grand, green and clean, Vancouver is a piece of perfect on the southern coast of British Columbia. The city of Vancouver is both a natural beauty and a progressive urban centre, peppered with beaches, green spaces and glimmering glass towers that reach from sea to sky. Vancouver has one of Canada’s mildest climates, allowing days to be devoted to outdoor pursuits, health and wellness. Once night falls on the city however, a very different scene pulses to life with options for laughter or libation, cuisine or culture, and action or entertainment. Vancouver boasts countless choices for culturally diverse, world-class cuisine, a flourishing cocktail scene and an inventory of arts and entertainment events.

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Posted: October 22, 2016
Closes:November 14, 2016
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Canfor is a story of people; about how two entrepreneurs created an enterprise that grew from a modest beginning to become one of Canada's major forest products companies. Canfor is the leading Can...