Date:  Feb 20, 2021

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Finance

Business Analyst

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.



Purpose Overview

Aecon is well-positioned in the Canadian marketplace as an industry leader in the development and construction of infrastructure. We have a roster of ongoing major projects here and abroad, record backlog diversified across multiple sectors and duration, and a robust pipeline of future project pursuits. We are in a strong market position, but we are ultimately aiming higher.


The Business Process Analyst is responsible for analyzing and evaluating existing/proposed systems and devises processes and procedures for solving business issues. Due to advanced functional and enterprise-wide knowledge the incumbent will be expected to provide training, mentoring and support to the business.


Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitate business process reengineering workshops to streamline and improve business processes
  • Perform data analysis for purposes of migration including extractions, mapping, cleansing and transformation
  • Create documentation such as policies, procedures, workflows and user guides and recommend controls by identifying problems; writing improved procedures and user guides
  • Engage appropriate teams throughout project to ensure adherence to technical standards and architecture and provide recommendations on the practical application of technology
  • Provide regular updates to meet expectations of Project Manager, Business Stakeholders and Management
  • Provide technical direction and problem solving assistance to other colleagues
  • Execute assignments based on project management best practices and methodologies (PMBOK) and Agile
  • Create end user process and solution documentation for purposes of testing, training
  • Construct workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; writing specifications
  • Improve systems by studying current practices; designing modifications
  • Monitor project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions
  • Maintain user confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential
  • Prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Interpret, evaluate and interrelate research data and develop integrated business analyses and projections for incorporation into strategic decision-making
  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly reviews and analyses of current processes using operational metrics and reports
  • Review a variety of areas including operations, purchasing, inventory, distribution and facilities
  • Understand and communicate the financial and operational impact of any changes
  • Suggest changes to senior management using analytics to support your recommendations. Actively participate in the implementation of approved changes
  • Create informative, actionable and repeatable reporting that highlights relevant business trends and opportunities for improvement
  • Conduct insightful, ad hoc analyses to investigate ongoing or one-time operational issues

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience as an SAP business/functional analyst, multiple areas an asset
  • Experience in BW, SAC and report design and development
  • Experience in business process analysis
  • Experience in SAP operational processes and financial systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to lead and drive projects
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with the business and define initiatives
  • Demonstrated expertise in conceptual problem solving
  • Strong skills in performing cost/benefit analysis and business cases
  • An ability to manage multiple assignments with minimal supervision
  • Process engineering; understanding current situation and recommending future state processes
  • Strong analytical skills and business requirements gathering
  • Strong support experience and excellent documentation skills 
  • Experience in testing, documentation, user training, or project management related to the application development life cycle


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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