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Sr. Business Systems Process Analyst - (Accounting)

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Date: Sep 14, 2017

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74172

Company: Williams

Sr. Business Systems Process Analyst - (Accounting)
ReqID: 89441
Number of Openings: 1.0
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma 74172
Operating Area/Functional Area: Finance & Accounting


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Our organization is seeking a highly skilled Business Process Analyst to join our Finance and Accounting group at corporate headquarters in Tulsa, OK.  The Senior Business Systems Process Analyst will provide leadership and expertise in handling “break fix” and enhancement testing, system maintenance, special projects, monthly reports related to property accounting functions and commonality assignments.  This role is specifically related to the administration of the enterprise project and property accounting system (Powerplan) and the related capital management and property accounting processes.  This includes partnering with internal customers in order to develop innovative solutions to customer issues and to have accurate and meaningful reporting and analysis of project and property accounting activity.




  • Work with Business Partners, Financial Planning and Analysis, and Engineering Services (ES) to provide assistance and support regarding the Powerplan system administration and related property accounting processes. 
  • Lead team in system upgrades and integration projects – Requirements gathering, design, testing and change management.
  • Support ES in cost management system implementation - Requirements gathering, design, testing and change management.
  • Lead team in various efforts related to business requirement gathering, table maintenance, funding transfers, security design, system configurations, incident resolution, and vendor resolution of base code break fix items.  Also serves as the liaison between Williams IT and end users. 
  • Lead process improvement efforts with intent to improve system functionality, efficiency, and drive toward commonality. 
  • Deliver training for the assigned system and processes. 
  • Leads and implements change management techniques to encourage staff to recognize and implement required changes in capital management and system administration in order to facilitate standardization of reporting and analysis.



Functional/Technical Competencies:

  • Excellence in complex problem solving and creative solutions to complex issues
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer skills and knowledge in a collaborative work environment
  • Understanding of financial systems and sub systems and their interaction
  • Ability to maximize the utilization of a system’s capabilities and expert at maneuvering in a system
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and a diverse range of assignments using experience, innovation, independent judgment and decision making
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with and influence all levels in the organization
  • Demonstrate effective project management including leading a project team as well as personal time management and ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrate effective listening skills.
  • Demonstrates leadership and ability to work independently.



Leadership Competencies:

  • Integrity, Values, and Trust – Instills confidence of one’s intentions and positively represents the organization by being responsible and trustworthy.
  • Drives for Results – Is motivated and determined to achieve objectives while working in compliance.
  • Customer/Stakeholder Focus – Makes customer and stakeholder needs a primary focus of one’s actions; develops and sustains effective relationships with customers and stakeholders.
  • Communication – Exchanges thoughts and information clearly and concisely to ensure understanding of intended messages.
  • Self Knowledge – Personally explores and seeks feedback from others to understand talents, motivations, values, and developmental needs; utilizes understanding to improve performance and build relationships.





  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business related field (Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, etc.)
  • Have eight years plus of directly related financial systems experience. 
  • Possess demonstrated expertise and depth of knowledge in utilizing financial systems as a heavy user or administrator
  • Possess strong leadership skills
  • Demonstrated strong and effective organizational skills and aptitude for project management
  • Demonstrated success with business processes and systems background



  • Have knowledge of Powerplan applications, is highly desirable
  • Have previous exposure to capital budgeting and forecasting processes is preferred
  • Process improvement experience in accounting/finance related field is preferred



Position will be filled at a level commensurate with successful candidate’s experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.


Regular/Temporary Assignment: R
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: E
Shift: N-Not Applicable
Percent of Travel: Up to 25%
Relocation Offered: No

Williams is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected under applicable discrimination law.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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