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  • Posted: Aug 27, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Shoprite Group of Companies, Africa's largest food retailer, operates 2,653 outlets in 15 countries across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands and reported turnover of R71.297 billion for the six months ended December 2016. The Company's headquarters are situated in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Shoprite Holdings Ltd is a public company li...
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    Senior Business Analyst (Finance)

    Job Objectives    
     To understand the current business environment:

    • Analyse and understand the current business environment
    • Analyse and understand the current business strategies
    • Understand the current trends and developments in the industry

     To identify and understand business requirements:

    • Work with user departments in the identification and documentation of user requirements
    • Assess and document the business implication of user requirements to the business process involved
    • Propose and document process improvements where appropriate
    • Define business rules and guide the implementation of these rules in the development of the various application systems

     To determine a suitable solution to address business needs/requirements:

    • Works closely with System Analysts and Project Managers to design and implement solutions
    • Provide input on alternatives presented by the technical designers and answer detailed questions regarding the business design
    • Engage the most appropriate business representatives to obtain input and agreement on alternatives that are presented

     To deliver the required solution:

    • Research, document and prepare business cases on appropriate technologies, which will align with the business strategies of the organisation
    • Define scope of solution and ensure understanding of scope by business user
    • Review technical solutions and As Is business processes against business requirement specification
    • Documenting and evaluating required data and information
    • Facilitate and co-ordinate User Acceptance Testing
    • Understand, document and escalate project risks
    • Liaise with other project areas to co-ordinate interdependencies and resolve issues

     To train business users:

    • Render support and facilitate sessions for end-users, including training where applicable

     To continuously support the business environment:

    • Maintain an understanding of enterprise business initiatives and objectives, the various line portfolios, and
    • current trends and developments in the technology field

    To lead, mentor and coach junior and intermediate BA’s within the stream:

    • Assist Senior Business Analyst to monitor portfolio activities
    • Coaching and mentoring for the domain stream BA’s in BA tools and processes
    • Provide input to strategic planning and setting of goals objectives
    • Prioritise business requests
    • Understand interdependencies across capability areas
    • Manage BA workload
    • KPA/KPI monitoring
    • Manage BA leave, overtime, etc.


    • 3 year Financial Degree/Diploma
    • Desirable:
    • FTI Diploma


    • (5 years) Business analysis in Finance
    • (5 years) ERP systems
    • (2-3 years) Retail industry
    • SAP FI experience


    • S/4 Hana experience

    Knowledge and Skills    

    • Formal training in business analysis and design methodologies
    • Experience in participating in projects
    • Solid track record in successful delivery in the BA environment


    • Experience in a global business environment is preferred
    • Business understanding of the broader retail industry will be advantageous.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to The Shoprite Group of Companies on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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