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MOCS Business Analyst

New York, NY - Posted on: Tuesday 06/07/16


Job Description

The Financial Information Services Agency (FISA) has a vacancy for a MOCS Business Analyst.
Under the direction of the FISA MOCS / Contracts Entity Manager with support as needed, s/he will serve as a business analyst in the Financial System Group of FISA. The Business Analyst will support the Accounting, Budget, and Procurement systems which are under the umbrella of the city's Financial Management System (FMS). The primary focus of the analyst activities will be supporting the portions of the application that manage procurement related functions.

Responsibilities Include:

• Investigate and resolve software issues and defects reported by business users and others.
• Analyze and document business requirements
• Investigate and resolve software issues and defects reported by business users and others.
• Work with technical analysts to research problems and find and implement solutions.
• Test software to ensure it meets specifications and identify any defects
• Support business users in the processing of business events.
• Run simulations of business event processing
• Communicate issues and status to management and others


Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of satisfactory full-time experience related to the area(s) required by the particular position; or, 
2. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to  "1" above.

Preferred Skills

• Extensive hands-on experience as an analyst working with procurement/purchasing business processes and practices (e.g., Catalog Punch-Out processing, NIGP or catalog code management, etc)
• Extensive experience working with planning, process and analysis/reporting tools such as; Oracle, SQL, Crystal Reports, MS Access, Excel.
• Excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal, and organizational skills are required.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills (i.e. analysis, problem re-creation and very detailed oriented).
• Demonstrated ability performing project management activities
• The candidate should have deep knowledge of the full application development and deployment life cycle processes.
• Good work task organizational skills and detailed follow-through skills are required to monitor and report on the status of development and to resolve issues that are uncovered.
• Experience working in a large organization with complex procurement / purchasing processes.
Work experience should reflect proven ability in developing and delivering successful enterprise wide applications and in coordinating such deployments.
• Experience with FMS/3, VENDEX and /or PIP is preferred. Also acceptable is experience with any other analogous enterprise wide management solution (e.g., Peoplesoft, SAP, etc).

Additional Information


HIRING RATE: $ 75,000
MAXIMUM: $90,000

To Apply

External applicants please visit https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/ to apply to Job ID # 242468. Current NYC employees may apply via Employee Self Service (ESS). While all complete applications will be given consideration, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by FISA. 



Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position.