Business Systems Analyst - Finance San Francisco

Define the evolutionary path of our finance systems.

Stripe’s Finance Systems team is responsible for the enabling our core accounting, tax, treasury, and strategic planning & analysis functions with the information and tools needed to scale their capabilities as the company continues to grow. The business systems analyst role on the team is generally responsible for analyzing processes to determine capability needs, developing requirements and breaking them down into actionable work, engaging with stakeholders to foster a common understanding, and driving projects to completion. The ideal BSA is a strong tactician who helps operationalize our systems vision.

You will:

  • Enable our finance stakeholders, by -
    • Gaining depth in our finance operational processes, identifying opportunities for new systems capabilities, gaps, and process improvement
    • Owning functional requirements gathering and work breakdown
    • Managing cross-functional initiatives, with emphasis on project planning and backlog management
    • Owning the effective communication of needs between Finance and Engineering, in both directions
  • Scope capability needs that are -
    • Usable, timely, and suitable to Finance’s use cases
    • Well-socialized and documented
    • Achievable from a business and engineering standpoint
  • Effectively partner with Engineering to -
    • Communicate and socialize finance requirements
    • Drive work to completion by unblocking any informational or understanding gaps between stakeholders

You’d ideally have:

  • 5+ years experience as a Business Systems Analyst, or Business Analyst focused on technology transformation
  • High level knowledge of finance operational processes
  • Critical thinking, analysis, and a curiosity to dig deeper into requests to determine needs
  • The ability and desire to question the status quo
  • Effective project planning, management and communication skills
  • Ability to define capability needs based on self-initiated interviews, diagrams, surveys and workflow analysis
  • Thoroughness in researching and analyzing existing business systems capabilities

Nice to haves:

  • A background in a process improvement methodology
  • Prior project management experience
  • Data literacy & SQL
  • Experience as a Product Owner and/or a Product Owner certification (CSPO or similar)

You should include these in your application:

  • A LinkedIn profile and a resume

We look forward to hearing from you.

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