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Brown-Forman Senior Business Systems Analyst-SAP (Remote) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Meaningful Work From Day One

This position is an essential resource for the implementation of business systems which support direct and indirect procurement, indirect tax and expense processing. Directly interface with process owners and super users in the development of business requirements. Serve as in-house expert on enterprise-wide technologies (e.g. Coupa, Kofax, SAP Concur and OneSource tax engine), business processes, and end-user information delivery tools.

What You Can Expect

  • Analyze business systems to determine effectiveness. Identify inadequacies, inefficiencies, and problems, and recommend solutions. Develop system specifications. Coordinate application software development where necessary. Assess business partner/function needs and/or business process requirements; analyze structure and flow of work and data that support needs; evaluate possible solutions and implement and/or recommend solutions. Manage business partner/function relations and expectations.

  • Lead enterprise-wide projects/assignments with a high degree of complexity and change management components. Act as the liaison to key business clients and technology resources, coordinating requirements definition for multiple strategic initiatives.

  • Responsible for understanding all Business Systems and Processes in support of Direct/Indirect Procurement, Indirect tax and Expense processing. Be an essential resource for the implementation of these systems (e.g. Coupa, Kofax, SAP Concur and OneSource tax engine) and integrating with SAP.

  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of business and system process documentation, technical specifications, system testing and documenting test results, and quality assurance of production system changes. Establish and enforce standardization of business processes and technologies within IT and among operating unit business users.

  • Effectively communicate with all levels of the organization to ensure project success and user needs are identified and met. Participate in/on a variety of meetings, groups, and/or committees to communicate and confer about process analysis of existing procedures and systems, determine cost/benefit and complexities of new processes and projects, prepare for testing, discuss the roll-out of new projects and software upgrades, and/or discuss other applicable issues.

  • Enhance and maintain current enterprise systems by supporting the business community and rolling out enhancements and upgrades.

What You Bring to the Table

  • 7 or more years of relevant work experience in IT applications, including 4+ years of Business Analyst experience

  • Understanding of the core functions of Procurement, Invoicing and Supply Chain processes

  • SAP configuration experience in Materials Management module (e.g. Procure to Pay)

  • Ability to quickly learn existing business processes and combine knowledge from functional disciplines in order to produce optimal business solutions.

  • Ability to lead and coordinate assignments with functional and technical staff, lead system-related projects and initiatives (such as upgrades, adoption, and implementation of new functionality, integrations and business process changes) including implementation, review, and testing prior to go-live.

  • Ability to manage division level projects/assignments with a high degree of complexity.

  • Ability to facilitate workshops and deliver effective presentations that are valued by the client.

  • Possess the skills to initiate, evaluate, develop, defend, and influence users’ adoption of solid, actionable recommendations.

  • Strong experience with process design & requirements gathering.

  • Strong experience with system integrations particularly between SAP and cloud based applications

  • Extensive knowledge of cloud architecture and change control through environments

  • Demonstrated ability to manage tasks, schedules and risks/issues.

  • Excellent client interaction and communication skills (written and verbal). Must be able to facilitate meetings to gather requirements and present solutions.

  • Strong communication (written & verbal), presentation, and negotiation skills. Proven ability to effectively communicate ideas and solutions across all levels of the corporation, including system users, senior management, technical personnel and consultants

  • Ability to balance multiple demands and thrive a collaborative environment.

  • Strives for continuous improvement and has an innovative mindset.

Who We Are

Imagine working for a company that welcomes you in, inspires you to bring your best self to every opportunity, and encourages you to grow and develop your career in a resilient and fun industry. Brown-Forman offers our employees this kind of career and environment and has for more than 150 years. Together, we proudly live and work by our values, striving each day to be better and do better as people, as a company, and as members of the communities we call home. Come have a seat at our table!

Many Spirits, One Brown‑Forman- We believe that an inclusive culture, one that values the diversity and unique perspective of each individual, allows us each to bring our best self to work and leads to greater teamwork, creativity, and trust.

Cultivating a Caring Culture- We know that our strong culture is one of the many reasons people love working at Brown‑Forman.

Enriching Life. Enriching Careers- At Brown‑Forman, we craft products known for bringing people together. Our employees have made us what we are today and are the reason for our success. Do not just take our word for it. Brown‑Forman is consistently recognized as a Great Place to Work® in countries around the world.

What We Offer

Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to engage our people to ensure sustainable and profitable growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer equitable pay structures for individual and company performance alongside a premium employee experience. We offer a range of premium benefits that reflect our company values and meet the needs of our diverse workforce.

Locations across the US for a remote work from home set-up

This position is posted with multiple locations, you only need to apply to one of the postings to be considered for all locations and/or the remote work option.

B-F can employ a remote worker in the majority of the states in the US, however if you are located in one of the following states, relocation would be required. VT, RI ,CT ,NJ ,DE ,WI ,MN, ND, SD, NE, KS, OK, LA, MS, NM, AZ, UT, OR, AK, HI


Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: Global Information Technology

City: Louisville

State: Kentucky

Country: USA

Req ID: JR-00006668