Business Systems Analyst - Finance & Accounting

Slack San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 2 months ago

Business Systems Analyst - Finance & Accounting

As a Business Systems Analyst, you will be responsible for supporting Finance functions, working in Workday Financials, Coupa, Anaplan, and other integrated financial tools. You will serve as the primary contact for improvement, support, training and issue resolution for our Finance & Accounting team. You will work closely with business users and cross-functional teams on various systems initiatives. In addition, you will manage end-to-end life cycle for these initiatives including requirements analysis, design, configuration and testing while also making recommendations to improve financial systems and business processes. You will help document current processes projects to help the IT org continue to grow and improve.

You will partner and collaborate with various teams within Slack: Accounting, Finance, Sales Finance, PMO, other IT groups (developers, etc.). You will have the ability to touch a lot of different tools and work on different projects at our fast growing exciting company. Will get to see your contributions & hard work immediately realized by business partners and the company as a whole.


  • Work with Finance business partners to understand the project roadmap and current challenges, and participate in providing and implementing solutions using both existing technology and new tools.

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to document and re-engineer current processes for finance and accounting systems, continuously identifying gaps and opportunities for automation.

  • Work with external vendors and product support teams to troubleshoot systems issues as they arise.

  • Craft business requirements documents, tech specs, functional designs, test scripts, test plans, and training materials.

  • Provide end-user support, training, and administration of our Finance applications.


  • 2+ years experience managing and supporting Accounting & Finance applications.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Management Information Systems, or related field.

  • Strong analytical skills to translate business requirements into technical and functional specifications.

  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills along with ability to effectively communicate across cross-functional teams, development resources and external vendors.

  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities and complex tasks in a hyper growth environment work environment.

  • Preferred: Experience implementing and customizing financial applications through full system implementation life-cycles (analyze, design, build, test, implement, support).

  • Preferred: Integration experience with one or more SaaS applications like Workday, NetSuite, Anaplan, Coupa, Concur, Xactly, Stripe.

Slack is the collaboration hub of choice for companies of all sizes, all across the world. By using Slack, they ensure that the right people are always in the loop, that key information is always at their fingertips, and new team members can get up to speed easily. With Slack, teams are better connected.

Launched in February 2014, Slack is the fastest growing business application ever and is used by thousands of teams and millions of users every day. We currently have nine offices worldwide, in San Francisco, Vancouver, Dublin, Melbourne, New York, London, Tokyo, Toronto and Denver.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Slack's values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a pleasant and supportive place to work.

Come do the best work of your life here at Slack.

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