Title:  Business Sys Analyst I

Job Req ID:  8871

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer. 

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco’s value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations’ spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.


We are looking for a seasoned Business Systems Analyst to join the Digital Implementation Division within our Digital Finance Department. 

Digital Finance is responsible for the coordination, development, and management of information systems used in financial accounting, treasury, financial planning & forecasting, performance management and the entire suite of digital solutions for the Finance Business line.  The systems cover all the business cycles relating to Finance & Accounting in SAP; such as Record to Report, Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Build to Dispose, Plan to Results, and Hire to Retire. The main digital solutions used in supporting the various business cycles, beyond the standard SAP applications, are Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Advanced Analytics technologies including SAP Business Warehouse (BW) and SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC). The department personnel are multidisciplinary professionals with key focus on Financial Applications functional experience and IT technical background. 

Digital Finance Department is also coordinating and leading the Finance digital transformation program to accelerate the digital transformation through business-led workstreams to enhance major processes that align with the Finance objectives such as strategy management and execution, financial planning, analysis and performance management, global affiliates governance, among others, and prepare the Finance workforce for the digital era.     

The senior business systems analyst primary role is to drive end-to-end digital transformations across business process, technology, people readiness dimension, creating value by transforming and optimizing our business processes. The analyst will identify business opportunities, gather business requirements and translate them to systems specifications, drive business transformation, develop process maps, support and maintain relevant applications as assigned by management, build and maintain business relationships with the user community, IT, Corporate Digital organization, and Finance management. 

The successful candidate will:
pursue a robust value centric methodology to identify core finance transformation opportunities enabled by digital technologies, such as RPA, AI/ML, Analytics, Cloud, Mobility and Blockchain. 
leverage industry best practices to formulate and facilitate successful process transformation of finance functions, to improve both effectiveness and efficiency. 
The candidate will be responsible to ideate digital solutions, develop scope of the transformation initiative, design business processes collaboratively with business owners, facilitate implementation of intelligent automation and other digital solutions, and coordinate change management to enable smooth launching of the digital solutions  
Investigate and resolve systems issues to ensure accuracy and completeness of data.
Maintain and manage digital solutions.


You will be required to perform the following within tight deadlines: 

Work with different Finance users to help in the transformation of their business areas
Organize and facilitate workshops with different users and consultants to document processes and drive transformation
Conduct process assessments and develop process maps 
Identify business opportunities and devise new ways for business processes
Lead the delivery and execution of key Finance transformation projects  
Participate in solutions development through projects and programs, collaborating with business and technology groups. 
Perform problem solving through root cause analysis, provide findings and recommendations relating to systems tasks
Maintain, support and optimize digital solutions.
Perform other related staff and analytical duties, as assigned. 

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Computer Science, IT, MIS or a related discipline.  Possession of an advanced business degree (e.g. MBA) and/or relevant professional certification (e.g. CMA, CFA, CPA) is preferred but not required.  
You should have 10+ years of related experience in designing and managing financial systems, with at least 5 years of process improvement experience. 
Demonstrated capability and track record of working on large size Finance Transformation programs and latest digital solutions such as RPA and Advanced Analytics.
Strong knowledge of SAP Finance is required, supported by multiple SAP Finance implementations
You should possess solid knowledge and understanding of Accounting and Finance processes in Controllership, Treasury, Corporate & Strategic Planning, Financial Performance & Analysis. 
You should have experience with multiple SAP implementation cycles in a leading capacity for the Finance area. 
Experience with SAP BPC and BW is desirable.
RPA knowledge is highly desirable.
You should have an excellent command of oral and written English and have strong interpersonal skills.

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world’s biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs – one of the largest in the world.


Country/Region:  SA