Enterprise Resource Planning Business Analyst

  • Monterey County Human Resources
  • Salinas, California
  • Aug 29, 2023
Full Time Accounting and Finance Administrative Analysis and Research Planning and Development
  • Salary: $8,040.00 - $10,975.00 Monthly USD

Job Description

Position Description

Exam: #20/14P32/05ND
Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled

Priority Screening Date: Friday, June 30, 2023

All application materials must be received by the priority screening date for a guaranteed review. Applications received after this date will be considered on an as needed basis.

DESCRIPTION: The Monterey County Auditor-Controller's Office seeks a results-oriented individual who will support management and the business needs of the County through the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System, which includes Human Resources/Payroll, Financial, and Budget Preparation components. The ERP Business Analyst has a high degree of interaction with management, County staff, vendors, and consultants. The incumbent must represent the Auditor-Controller's Office with tact, diplomacy, and professionalism.

DEPARTMENT : The Auditor-Controller is an elected official who provides the County of Monterey with financial leadership and expert advice on a wide range of fiscal matters and advocates financial integrity and accountability in all County business practices. The department consists of five divisions: Administration, Systems, General Accounting, Internal Audit, and Disbursements (Accounts Payable, Payroll, and Property Tax).

The Eligible List established by this recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies on a regular full-time, part-time, or temporary basis.

Examples of Duties

  • Creates, documents and maintains County business processes; sets and maintains application level security; develops and administers security definitions and profiles.
  • Coordinates with information technology and end users to determine patches/updated logic and application upgrades implementation; tracks functional upgrades in new releases of ERP software; educates end users on new functionality and implements new functionality upon request,
  • Develops training curriculum and conducts training sessions.
  • Consults and coordinates with information technology and/or system vendors to resolve application/system and equipment problems.
  • Responds to end user requests for assistance.
  • Translates County business requirements into business solutions utilizing ERP system functionality; acts as liaison between executive and management staff, end users, and information technology staff to design and configure business solutions to ensure business requirements have been met.
  • Creates and maintains table driven business rules and other ERP application configuration settings.
  • Develops and manages project plans to implement business solutions; monitors and communicates progress of project.
  • Creates custom program designs to be coded and tested by information technology; develops and coordinates acceptance criteria with end users.
  • Develops, with end users, test plans and procedures for implementation of added functionality, custom programs, and software upgrades and system patches; coordinates with information technology to test patches/updated logic and overall application upgrades.
  • Creates end user reports utilizing the vendor's report writer and query tools; automates business process by using application workflow technology.

Visit the Monterey County website to view the complete Job Description: https://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-a-h/human-resources/human-resources/class-specifications

Will have a proven track record demonstrating the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

Thorough knowledge of:
  • ERP System modules in finance, and/or accounting, and/or budgeting, and/or human resources, and/or payroll, and/or property tax.
  • Business Process Reengineering (BPR).
  • ERP business solution implementation.
  • Problem diagnosis and troubleshooting techniques.

Working knowledge of:
  • Relational database theory and design.
  • Security methods for managing ERP system access.
  • Principles and practices of training.
  • Principles and methods of automated records system management.
  • Web-based business processes; such as, recruitment, procurement, employee self-serve, etc.

Skill and Ability to:
  • Develop, communicate and execute detailed project plans.
  • Define and document business requirements.
  • Configure ERP application or create custom software designs.
  • Create reports utilizing ERP application reporting tools.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships and maintain high levels of customer service.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; follow oral and written instructions.
  • Read, understand, interpret and apply ERP system manuals.
  • Work independently under limited supervision, exercise initiative within established procedural guidelines, and organize and prioritize work to meet established deadlines.
  • Log and track new releases of software, associated functional upgrades and software patches.
  • Coordinate implementation of new software releases, functional upgrades and software patches with information technology and end users.
  • Write clear and concise instructions and training plans.
  • Microsoft Office software including Access, Power Point, Excel and Word.

Examples of Experience/Education/Training
The knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above may be acquired through various types of experience, education or training. Typical ways to acquire the required knowledge, skills, and abilities are listed below:

Completion of all coursework leading to a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Accounting, or a related field
Three years of experience in business systems analysis, design or management


A graduate level degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, or a related field
One year of experience in business system analysis, design, or management
Additional Information


Monterey County offers an excellent benefits package. To view the "X" Unit Benefit Summary please visit our website. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prevail over this listing.


As a condition of employment, prospective employees will be required to submit to a background investigation to include fingerprinting and a credit check and may include a review of information concerning present and/or prior employment, driving record, and record of a criminal conviction. Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the U.S.; a list of acceptable documents is available on the USCIS Form I-9. If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your rate of pay will be hourly and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed in the summary. If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call Nairi Davis at (831) 755-5092.


Apply On-line!
Our Website: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/montereycounty

Applications may be obtained from and submitted to:

Monterey County Auditor-Controller Department
Attn: Nairi Davis, Senior Personnel Analyst
168 W. Alisal Street, 3rd Floor,
Salinas, CA 93901
Email: davisn@co.monterey.ca.us
Phone: (831) 755-5092

The selection process is tentative, and applicants will be notified if changes are made. The competitive selection process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application packet will include:
  • A completed County of Monterey Employment Application
  • Responses to all the Supplemental Questions

Priority Screening Date: Friday, June 30, 2023

All application materials must be received by the priority screen date for a guaranteed review. Applications received after this priority screen date will be considered on an as needed basis until the position is filled. Resumes, cover letters, letters of interest, and other correspondence will not be accepted as a substitute for required application materials. All required application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants that are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process. To assess applicants' possession of required qualifications, the process may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercises, performance exam, and/or written examination.


Monterey County is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. The County seeks candidates who can make contributions in an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity. Monterey County provides reasonable accommodations for the disabled. If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call the Human Resources Analyst at (831) 755-5092.


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