Sr. Finance BSA

Alameda, CA
Information Technology – IT /
External /
The Senior Business Systems Analyst, Finance and Accounting, will be accountable for the build and implementation of solutions for strategic innovation and transformation initiatives, which will integrate and enhance Penumbra’s business functionality, overall performance, and maintain a high degree of user satisfaction. 

What You'll

    • Design, configure, and implement financial systems and tools, ensuring strong business alignment and systems integration.
    • Manage, configure and administer additional applications in the financial ecosystem such as but not limited to SAP, AcceLIM, Anaplan, Blackline, Coupa, Concur, etc. 
    • Perform configurations within the SAP financial modules, working across all Finance and Accounting sub-modules (GL, AP, AR, FA, Cost Accounting, etc.), and support financial integration from processes & designs coming from in Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Manufacturing, Distribution, etc.
    • Collaborate with a variety of cross-functional IT teams including middleware, developers, Operational Change Management and Software Validation Teams, establishing highly 
    • effective working relationships with key business partners through clean execution and open, honest, direct communication.
    • Design and implementation of user stories.
    • Provide strong hands-on technical expertise; analyze business requirements; identify risks; and collaborate with other IT functional and technical disciplines.
    • Educate and mentor other business users in application fundamentals.
    • Evaluate and recommend new technologies to further improve user experiences, enterprise integration, performance and scalability. *
    • Participate in the development of IT related policies, standards, and procedures.
    • Work closely with business teams and the software vendors to resolve software defects, addressing root causes.
    • Participate on the build team as a configuration developer.
    • Follow agreed-upon project methodology to define scope, develop, test, deploy solutions and transition to run.
    • Support, optimize and maintain IT Financial systems, implementing solutions for process effectiveness and efficiency.
    • Support the definition and design of financial systems and process controls.
    • Adhere to the Company’s Quality Management System (QMS) as well as domestic and global quality system regulations, standards, and procedures.
    • Understand relevant security, privacy and compliance principles and adhere to the regulations, standards, and procedures that are applicable to the Company.
    • Ensure other members of the department follow the QMS, regulations, standards, and procedures.  
    • Perform other work-related duties as assigned.

What You'll Bring

    • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related filed with 8+ years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • 10+ years hands-on configuration experience with at least 4 areas within SAP FI/CO: GL, AR, AP, fixed assets, tax integrations, product costing, COPA, revenue recognition (RAR), banking, group reporting and consolidation, FSCM.
    • At least one full implementation of ERP Financials; strong experience with SAP S/4 preferred. 
    • Hands-on experience in configuration development within SAP financial systems, specifically in FI/CO modules and sub-modules as well as in-depth business knowledge; experience in solution designing
    • Understanding of cash management, local tax laws, treasury processes, financial consolidations, international rollout/support across NA/EMEA/APAC
    • Must be a motivated self-starter, fast learner, able to identify and complete required work activities to meet business deadlines
    • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently throughout the business and technical teams; demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion
    • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
    • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize assignments while handling various projects simultaneously

Working Conditions

    • General office environment. Business travel from 0% - 10%. Potential exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Requires some lifting and moving of up to 25 pounds. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms, and to use a computer, sitting for extended periods. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to read, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

    • Alameda, CA
      Starting Base Salary is $143,629/year - $180,587/year.       
    • Individual compensation will vary over time-based on factors such as performance, skill level, competencies, work location and shift.
What We Offer
•A collaborative teamwork environment where learning is constant, and performance is rewarded.
•The opportunity to be part of the team that is revolutionizing the treatment of some of the world's most devastating diseases.
•A generous benefits package for eligible employees that includes medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short and long-term disability insurance, 401(k) with employer match, an employee stock purchase plan, paid parental leave, eleven paid company holidays per year, a minimum of fifteen days of accrued vacation per year, which increases with tenure, and paid sick time in compliance with applicable law(s).

Penumbra, Inc., headquartered in Alameda, California, is a global healthcare company focused on innovative therapies. Penumbra designs, develops, manufactures, and markets novel products and has a broad portfolio that addresses challenging medical conditions in markets with significant unmet need. Penumbra sells its products to hospitals and healthcare providers primarily through its direct sales organization in the United States, most of Europe, Canada, and Australia, and through distributors in select international markets. The Penumbra logo is a trademark of Penumbra, Inc.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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For additional information on Penumbra’s commitment to being an equal opportunity employer, please Penumbra's AAP Policy Statement.