Finance Business Systems Analyst

  • Job ID: SUPP-23/24-125
  • Location: Brockville (with Tri-Campus Responsibilities)
  • Deadline: December 18, 2023
  • Job Type: Support
  • Start Date: Immediately 
  • Department: Finance
  • Positions: 1


Under the direction of the Manager, Peoplesoft Finance, the incumbent provides functional support to end-users, troubleshooting and analyzing problems or issues, maintenance and enhancement of all Peoplesoft processes for the Finance System and related business functionality (e.g. bolt-on applications; third-party software etc.) within the Financial Services Department.

Utilizing strong knowledge of accounting and finance operations, the incumbent participates in the analysis, design, development, testing, and validation of financial systems.  The incumbent works with end-users and other Peoplesoft Business Analysts and Information Technology staff to gather functional information and translate that information into detailed business requirements, functional specifications, test plans, end-user training materials and procedural documentation that will assist in process improvements, assessing the need for implementation of maintenance packs and version upgrades.

The Finance Business Systems Analyst is expected to be analytical, process focused, highly detail-oriented and have excellent communication skills.


    Education and Experience:

    A minimum of a 3-year diploma/degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Information Systems Technology, Computer Science, or other related fields is required.

    A minimum of 5 years of experience in a PeopleSoft Finance Business Analyst role including production support, application upgrades, or continued enhancement of an ERP system. Experience in building reports using PeopleSoft reporting tools (query, Crystal and nVision). Experience with systems implementation processes and practices, and test execution. Experience with PeopleSoft Application Designer, Microsoft SQL Server, writing scripts, executing for issue resolutions an asset. Experience working independently and in a team environment, planning, organizing, and prioritizing work to meet deadlines. Experience in negotiation and conflict resolution while working effectively with various people, including other ERP Functional Application Owners, ITS staff, clients, communicating with technical and non-technical staff. Experience dealing with sensitive and confidential information appropriately and keeping with the College policies related to confidentiality and the Protection of Privacy (FIPPA).

    Other Required Qualifications:

    • Working knowledge of financial accounting systems/processes and their proper functioning
    • Excellent communication skills (written/verbal)
    • Proficiency with computer applications and related software: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project); Internet; email (Outlook)
    • Effective problem-solving skills and highly organized
    • Ability to write functional specifications
    • Conflict resolution skills
    • Highly detail-oriented
    • Strong time management skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Technical expertise in PeopleSoft Finance 9.2 modules including GL, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Purchasing, Expenses, Cash Management

    Physical/Work Environment Essential Requirements:

    The successful incumbent must have the ability to report to the work location and work temporarily from a remote location with reliable internet access, as approved by the College and in accordance with the college’s Telework Policy. The incumbent may be required to work hours outside of regular workdays as required (i.e., when scheduled or in emergency situations).

    Salary & Terms

    • Support Group:       Pay Band J
    • Hours per week:      35
    • Start Rate:                $41.12/hour
    • Posted Date:            November 16, 2023
    • Closing Date:           December 18, 2023 (4:00 p.m.)


    How to Prepare your Application for Submission: You will be able to attach only one document to your application. To prepare your application: Combine your cover letter and resume as one document. Save your document in .PDF, .doc, or .docx format using Last Name, First Name as your naming convention. Click on the Apply Here link and complete the application form. Attach your cover letter/resume document to the application form.


    This competition will be processed in accordance with College policy, the Academic and Support Staff Collective Agreements. In addition to comparing candidates’ qualifications and experience to the listed technical skills, education, work experience, and personal characteristics (values, attitudes, motivation, and performance), the seniority of Bargaining Unit members will be considered. If the search extends beyond the Bargaining Unit, consideration will be given to accumulated service with the College.

    St. Lawrence College is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage and welcome applications from members of the designated groups, including women, racialized minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation and identity.  St. Lawrence College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. SLC provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Belonging, People and Culture at To obtain a copy of this position vacancy or any of the position related documents in an alternate format please contact and our Talent Management Consultants will address your requests for accommodation confidentially.

    This job opportunity is open to both internal and external applicants. Only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.