EFS Business Systems Analyst - Confidential

County Of Sonoma   Santa Rosa, CA   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on November 19, 2021
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Position Information


Become an Enterprise Financial Systems Business Systems Analyst with the County of Sonoma!

Starting salary up to $46.05/hour, an additional $0.90/hour "Confidential" premium on top of the hourly pay rate, plus a $600 monthly cash allowance, and a competitive total compensation package!*

The Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector's (ACTTC) Office seeks a Business Systems Analyst to provide technical and functional support for all County Enterprise Financial Systems (EFS) users. Assisting the EFS Senior Business Systems Analyst, this position works closely with all members of the EFS Support team to support the County's internal and external customers. This position will include the following EFS-related responsibilities:


  • Providing support services to process owners and end users of all EFS applications
  • Participating in system redesign efforts, executing test plans for system changes, and creating documentation associated with system changes
  • Evaluating the critical needs of end users and providing formal recommendations for improvement based on reviews of existing business process and system functionality
  • Participating in the evaluation of technology products and solutions
  • Providing internal and external user support of the County’s Supplier Portal

Successful EFS Business Systems Analyst candidates will have experience working with EFS, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and PeopleSoft Financials and Supply Chain Management. Additionally, ACTTC seeks candidates who:

  • Are highly motivated, self-starters, and work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Have a strong customer service focus, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess technical aptitude and continued interest in sourcing and learning about new industry offerings

The Department

The ACTTC Office provides a broad range of quality accounting, auditing, collection, financial, financing reporting, and investing services to County Departments, agencies, districts, and the public. Their mission is to provide reliable and relevant financial services in an efficient, ethical, and effective manner to the citizens of Sonoma County while promoting fiscal responsibility and accountability.   

What We Offer
Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to a competitive total compensation package* including:

  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1000 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range

*Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can be found in the Salary Resolution (SalRes) and our Employee Benefits directory.  

This recruitment is being conducted to fill a Business Systems Analyst - Confidential position in the ACTTC Department. This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help (temporary) positions as they occur during the active status of the list. Qualified County employees who wish to be considered for future positions should consider applying to this recruitment. The Civil Service Title for this position is Business Systems Analyst.




Minimum Qualifications


Education: Any combination of education, training and experience, which provides an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Typically, possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, information processing, business administration, public administration, or a closely related field. 

Experience: Typically, three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience analyzing business processes and information systems and managing complex business projects, which must have included two (2) years of design and project management responsibility for small and medium business applications.
License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Knowledge of: Principles and practices of project analysis and management on large business implementation or change management projects; methods of long-term strategic management and technical planning; business and financial best practices; methods of developing business process specifications; procedures and methods for testing business functions; principles and practices of producing effective project documentation; application software including presentation, spreadsheet and work processing applications; business systems applications in finance, and/or human resources; enterprise resource planning systems.

Ability to: Analyze, evaluate and integrate business processes and procedures; develop and document business and technical process, functions and procedures; apply the principles of business or public administration and marketing; coordinate and manage large groups of people from various business units or departments in business re-engineering projects; work closely with technical and business managers and staff in a teamwork setting; develop a solid understanding of departmental business processes and technology requirements; read and interpret a variety of technical manuals and instructions; respond to requests and inquiries from external groups and citizens, business and automated system users; employ high levels of independent judgment and decision-making in the process of problem resolution; prioritize and meet project timelines; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships.


Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying


  • Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process.
  • You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application. Be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions.
  • You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately.
  • Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification.