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Senior IT Business Analyst - FICO

Date: Dec 31, 2021

Location: Jacksonville, FL, US, 32256 Houston, TX, US, 77084

Company: Kraton

Make a +Difference at Kraton!

At Kraton, we make a Positive Difference, and we are looking for individuals who are also looking to make a difference in their jobs, for our customers, and to the world.  We are looking to hire a key member of our IT team in Jacksonville, Florida.  

 The purpose of the IT Business Analyst role is to analyze business and technical processes to formulate and develop new and modified business information processing systems, such as production and inventory control systems, financial tracking systems, marketing, and human resources systems.  An incumbent in this role represents the business unit to define requirements and business cases for the technology developments.  This role may be assigned to interface with and support one or more client organizations such as Finance, HR, Operations & Supply Chain, Procurement, Commercial/Sales/Marketing, Corporate Development, Legal, IT, Research & Development/Science & Technology, and other internal business partners and regional locations.   

Key Responsibilities


  • SAP Finance/Controlling (FICO) experience
    1. Controlling (CO) – Product Costing, Profitability Analysis (CO-PA), Cost Center Accounting, Project Systems
    2. Finance (FI) – General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Asset Management
    3. Treasury – Bank Statement Processing, Foreign Exchange
  • Deep understanding of finance business operations, processes, and reporting with experience identifying, designing and recommending value-enhancing improvements with a focus on digital solutions
  • Exposure or knowledge about Finance IT industry trends with the aptitude and desire to envision and lead the transformation from traditional to digital finance structure and reporting
  • Global/Inter/Multi-national
  • Experience with SaaS and Cloud Solutions

These are required but should be somewhat expected at this level of experience which is why they were not listed in top 5

  • Analytical and Troubleshooting/Root Cause Analysis for complex issues and enhancements
  • Works independently and collaboratively in a senior/lead role on all aspects of diverse research, analysis, design, support, and development of business solutions
  • Develop functional and design specs
  • Project Management Exposure and experience leading initiatives
  • Microsoft Office Suite



Required Skills

  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant work experience in business processes/systems analysis. 
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) and/or Certified Systems Engineering Professional (SEP) credential preferred.
  • Individuals at this level have broad IT knowledge and considered an expert in a technical/functional IT arena. 
  • Has business knowledge but organizational agility is not as extension as Principal Analyst. 
  • This individual proactively analyzes business and technical processes looking for opportunities to streamline, automate, and improve on day-to-day activities of the users. 
  • This individual also delivers recommendations for change and improvements to the IT leadership as well as identifies and applies system solutions to business problems as directed by the IT leadership. 
  • Decisions made by this individual are significant but done with general oversight adn approval. 

Education, Certifications & Licenses

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field of study from an accredited college/university.
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or related field of study is preferred.


The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification.  Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.


Kraton’s internal talent acquisition team manages our recruiting efforts and from time to time works with pre-selected/pre-approved external staffing agencies. We do NOT accept unsolicited resumes or candidate referrals from recruiters and/or agencies who are not pre-selected/pre-approved.


Kraton is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville