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Senior Business Analyst- Finance


As a Business Analyst at Tennant, you will provide applications support to the Finance area within Tennant Company.  The role will require strong collaboration with IT peers, finance stakeholders, and cross functional stakeholders to ensure world-class solutions are designed, developed and implemented to meet finance requirements.   This role will also require quick reaction and resolution of any application production issues.



  • Identify business requirements and develop the SAP ERP Global Blueprint within the area of Finance, focusing on Treasury/AP/AR applications and interfaces, electronic bank statements, payment medium workbench, and credit card processing.  Work with Global project team to provide necessary analysis and assistance to roll out related Global FICO projects.
  • Responsible for maintenance and configuration/expertise in the FI and CO modules to support global finance processes including integration with SD, MM, and PP.
  • Analyze business processes and recommend SAP best practices, including providing conceptual and detailed designs.
  • Responsible for conducting prototypes, developing functional specifications, data mapping, function mapping and setting of configuration tables.
  • Work with the business teams to perform integration testing to ensure that new functionality and enhancements do not adversely affect other functionality.
  • Devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering both required business function and long-term sustainability and scalability of solution.
  • Conduct impact analysis to identify and resolve potential cross-functional issues.
  • Establish and maintain a close working relationship with business partners.
  • Execute efforts in alignment with IT work management and prioritization processes.
  • Provide support/training to other IT resources in areas of expertise.
  • Work with outside vendors in the delivery of SAP application management of FICO applications including on-going support of bolt-on applications.
  • Undertake necessary activities to ensure achievement of process improvement plans within area of responsibility
  • Work closely with Global SAP team to provide support for FICO production support  tickets and issues.


  • 5+ years direct experience implementing and supporting business processes within FI and CO.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • FI Module: Support Treasury and AR/AP processes, Experience with general SAP configuration tasks and implications of settings. Experience with SAP tax configuration. Experience with FSCM applications: Collections/Dispute Management/Biller Direct.   Support finance reporting and business analysis.
  • CO-PA Module: Cost Center Accounting, Product Costing - Monitoring of issues related to cost roll up, cost planning, COPA Analysis - Generation and creation of various reports for decision making.
  • Ability to understand integration points to SD, MM, PP, FI/CO in the required areas
  • Ability to convert business needs into technical requirements.
  • Works independently and able to contribute to the overall success of a team.
  • Ability to communicate with internal customers in a non-technical manner.
  • Ability to communicate to developers in a manner to define the requirements needed to be implemented.
  • Working knowledge of key business processes and the applications deployed to enable those processes
  • Systematic, disciplined, and analytical approach to problem solving and system design.
  • Awareness of the wider field of information technology and broad understanding of information systems architecture and techniques.
  • Experience creating transports within the SAP environment.
  • Travel to Tennant locations globally (as required by project assignment).
  • Ability to provide support to global Tennant locations, which periodically includes after-hours work.
  • Self-confident, assertive, and present a positive attitude
  • Good organizational and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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