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IT Systems Analyst

Company: MGA Entertainment
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Company Summary: MGA Entertainment, a consumer entertainment Products Company headquartered in Chatsworth, California, manufactures innovative lines of proprietary products for the toy and consumer electronics market. The company also licenses its IP in such areas as apparel, home d--cor, stationery and sporting goods. The MGA family includes award-winning brands such as LOL Surprise, Little Tikes -, Project MC2, and Zapf Creation -. For more information please visit www.mgae.com.

Summary of Major Responsibilities

The IT Systems Analyst will lead the effort to design solutions that meets the MGA requirements. Understands the MGA business processes and work closely with the business partners to deliver new and optimize existing IT capabilities. Must have a strong knowledge of the technology used to meet the business requirements.

This role is also responsible for documenting processes and working cross functionally with various operations functional areas and support ongoing process improvement projects.

Understands the business flow and information flow within Supply Chain and operations, ability to identify gaps in efficiency, visibility, and/or other areas needing improvement. Uses analytical and quantitative methods to understand, forecast and recommend improvements to the processes.

Leads cross-functional teams tasked with implementation of selected improvements. Analyze existing business processes within all segments of Supply Chain, Planning, Distribution, Operations, Finance, etc. through personal observation and user interaction.

Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, and task & workflow analysis.

Document current- and future-state business process flows. Identify process gaps and propose recommendations to current processes, utilizing a best-practices approach. Identify and document functional requirements, workflow, information sources and high level system requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Interacts cross-functionally with Supply Chain, Planning, Distribution, Operations, Finance, and Technical teams as the business analyst resource for the business in defining business needs.
* Understanding of and experience from master data setup in ERP, with special focus on Customer Master, Material Master and Vendor Master.
* Serves in analyst role of ongoing projects and special projects involving business processes or systems.
* Provides testing support for new system enhancements and project implementation.
* Documents existing standards and processes as necessary to support training of new employees and development of area MGA Entertainment.
* Ensure data quality, consistency and synchronization across multiple system environments.
* Provide systems training and support to end-users as needed to educate them how new process fits into overall Operational processes.
* Daily system support

Mandatory Skills

* Knowledge in supporting any ERP system
* Detail oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and ensure team success.
* 3 years of demonstrated knowledge of any ERP system, primarily in system implementation.
* Strong Microsoft Office skills specially excel data modeling.
* Support the business with required procedures, submit incidents and change requests when needed.
* Analytically minded and methodical problem solver.

Preferred Qualifications

* Qualifications Degree B.A. or B.S. or equivalent
* Minimum of three (3) years' experience in an ERP analytical role
* Knowledge of Order Management, Inventory, Manufacturing, BOM, Costing, Purchasing and Planning.
* Knowledge using Microsoft Axapta/Dynamics 365 is a plus.#06022021

Keywords: MGA Entertainment, Los Angeles , IT Systems Analyst, Professions , Los Angeles, California

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