Analyst IT Systems Senior

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Company: SRP

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.

Job Brief

The successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing and reviewing an organizations business’ systems including both technical and nontechnical processes. Will use information garnered from analysis to make suggestions about how to make improvements to those systems. Acts as a liaison between the IT development group and Stakeholders for the development and implementation of new systems and enhancement of existing systems. Understands the architecture behind different software solutions. Evaluates new applications and identifies systems requirements. Evaluates new IT developments and evolving business requirements, and recommends appropriate systems alternatives and/or enhancements to current systems. Leads in assisting with the business case. Elicits, organizes, translates and simplifies requirements. Provides requirements management, requirements analysis and communication of requirements. Uses requirements to drive the design or review of test cases, processes change requests, and manages a project’s scope, acceptance, installation and deployment. Assesses and validates activities to determine if a solution has fulfilled the requirements. Prepares communications and makes presentations on system enhancements and/or alternatives.
Responsible for planning, scheduling and monitoring, for projects. Occasional contacts with vendors of software, equipment and services. Occasional travel to industry organizational functions and SRP facilities. Ability to work effectively using the services of various organizational groups within SRP.

Job Responsibilities

As a member of the Solutions Team, daily responsibilities will include:
• Conduct Business/Functional requirements review to ensure clear understanding of business processes, requirements.

• Collaborate with business unit representatives, SAP functional teams, and development teams to propose and deliver innovative and scalable solutions

• Work with appropriate teams to gather and present risks associated with proposed solutions

• Build consensus with business and IT through the proposal of alternative solutions, process improvements and/or standardization.

• Research best practices and standards in the industry that apply to or can improve the functionality of the application.

 • Create and maintain documentation required to support the implementation of the application; functional and configuration designs, test scripts, and all other documentation required by the application.
• Perform daily work with the understanding of the ITIL service lifecycle including change, release and deployment, event, incident, request fulfillment and problem.
• Ensure that design is compatible with IT roadmaps and support capabilities.
• Provide validation of operational continuity from end to end FI process, data, workflow, system, user, customer, etc.
• Communicate with ABAP/BI/PI developers and getting the work execution.

• Coordinate proof of concept exercises for proposed solutions and exploration of new technologies


Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


Promotion to Level 2 requires a minimum of two years of experience at Level 1; demonstrated capability to perform advanced and more difficult work as determined by the supervisor. Promotion to Senior Level requires a minimum of three-years of experience at Level 2; is fully competent in all aspects of functional area of assignment and as such would be recognized as a specialist in area of assignment and may have periodic or occasional lead responsibilities.

Additional Information

Preferred Qualifications:
This position requires a unique skillset requiring both functional and technical knowledge related to SAP. Candidates whose experience demonstrates a significant understanding and experience with the following will be given preference:
•Deep understanding of both business functions and SAP technical support skills in order to review solution approaches with business resources

•Strong experience in testing SAP interfaces with third party applications

•Integration of Maximo in an SAP environment

•Significant understanding of SAP ERP Supply Chain; including knowledge of:

  • Requisition and purchase order processing
  • Inventory management
  • Goods movements
  • Accounts payable

•Knowledge of Supply Chain integration with related SAP modules such as FI/CO

•Knowledge of taxation related to purchasing process and of 1099 process

•Integration experience with tax solution Vertex; including knowledge of:

  • Tax codes
  • Tax Assist rules
  • Jurisdiction codes
  • Calculation procedures
  • Vertex Custom User Exit mapping
  • Vertex Tax Accelerator and related reports

•Hands on design and configuration experience in Accounts Payable and Banking

•Experience with AP integrations to automated solutions such as Ariba, OpenText, and Kofax

•Expertise in AP configuration in any or all of the following areas”

  • vendor groups
  • payment terms
  • automatic payment program
  • customization of outputs for various payment types
  • DME engine

•Experience setting up banks and designing processes related to banking interfaces


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 9148

EOE - SRP encourages a diverse workforce

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.


Why Work at SRP


SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:


• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• Retirement pension
• Paid vacation
• Parental leave
• Holiday pay
• Sick leave
• Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
• Wellness programs
• Pre-tax benefits
• Short and long-term disability plans
• Tuition assistance


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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