Business Systems Analyst, Financial Systems

  • Spin
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Feb 18, 2021

Job Description

About Spin Spin is a fast-growing micromobility company committed to a world with clean air, liveable cities, safe streets, and widespread access to convenient, affordable transportation. If you’re searching for a top-tier career where you can make a difference and dynamically collaborate within a creative, lively environment—Spin welcomes you!

We’re passionate about transportation and technology. The work we accomplish fulfills a sense of meaning and purpose, which goes beyond the traditional dimensions of a workplace. Our products and initiatives directly influence people’s lives, which is proven by our customers' feedback.

Founded in 2017, and now a subsidiary of Ford Motor Company, we have worked together with cities, campuses, community groups, and businesses to expand internationally. Even as we expand, we maintain the close feeling of a small business, with “fireside chats” chats led by our company’s founders, weekly OKR pop-up videos, music-infused presentations at our All Hands meetings, and more. During this time of working remotely, our creativity and shared goals have kept us united and bonded within our virtual community.

We are a diverse team of artists, engineers, designers, urban planners, policymakers, marketers, and operators. We believe in inclusivity and build powerful alliances to fulfill our goals and move our mission forward. Above all, we at Spin are connected by our values and #BeOrange spirit, which represents unity, purpose, passion, and creativity.

About the Role

We are looking for a Sr. Business Systems Analyst, Financial Systems as part of the Business Systems team to design, implement and Support our Finance team, based in San Francisco.

Spin’s Business Systems & IT is responsible for supporting the hardware, software, and related technology in our globally distributed environment. As the Finance Business Systems Analyst, you will be responsible for driving improvements in the processes and technologies utilized by the Finance team. This role works closely with global finance leaders to effectively identify requirements, define scalable business processes, implement changes, manage project plans and coordinate cloud systems upgrade releases.

You will be responsible for the planning analysis, design, and delivery of solutions primarily focused on NetSuite but assist with other finance system initiatives as needed. You will lead the scoping/planning of solutions on new technologies to support the finance team. We are looking to onboard a Business Systems Analyst with experience in optimizing NetSuite’s use across the multiple business processes.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Partner closely with the Finance team to build a foundation for the project efforts by capturing the business context – problem definition, current state, objectives, business case, desired future state definition, etc.
  • Be the go-to Business Systems Analyst for NetSuite responsible for scoping, planning, eliciting requirements (business and system requirements, integration, data migration) including staying abreast of new functionality released that can improve business processes.
  • Provides first level support for issues and troubleshoots solutions as needed.
  • Provide technical and functional support and gain expertise across Netsuite, Abacus, Adaptive insights etc. Serve as SME across various finance application platforms.
  • Lead and execute full development lifecycle activities - design, develop and test enhancements in alignment with internal business process requirements.
  • Assesses current system utilization; Provide product support, track escalations, perform root cause analysis and work with vendors support teams to resolve issues as needed.
  • Facilitate discovery sessions and business process workshops. Use a consultative approach with partners to build business capability matrices and system scalability measures for Finance system portfolio.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify system and process improvements, deliver business and technical requirements with business rules, concept maps, process maps, user flows, and user acceptance tests. Document all changes to applications per internal controls.
  • Be a liaison between the finance team and system implementation partners by driving quality output and deliverables per SOW within timelines.
  • Identify and connect with partners, risk identification and mitigation, define and drive schedules, escalate internally and externally (as appropriate).
  • Partner with key stakeholders to implement and execute compliance processes for SOX, GDPR etc.
  • Manages NetSuite SaaS Upgrade releases including develop and maintain technical documentation, lead communication for features released in SaaS upgrades and conduct end-user training.
  • Keep track of standard methodologies, trends and advancements including AI in the field of Finance technology.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Business Administration, Finance or related field or equivalent experience
  • Strong understanding of Financial business processes, including but not limited to : Accounting, AR, AP, GL, Revenue Recognition, Fixed Asset Management, Intercompany Management and Billing.
  • Must be Hands on with Netsuite configuration, Workflow design and connecting systems
  • Experience in Developer tools will be an added advantage: Suite Builder, Suite Flow, Suite Analytics, Suite Script, Suite Talk, Suite Bundler
  • Experience managing vendor relationships and assisting with the software selection process.
  • Ability to work with autonomy in a fast-paced environment and a strong sense of accountability as well as a proven track record of driving results through indirect influence and delivering results.
  • High proficiency in verbal and written communication. Solid presentation skills are desired.
  • Strong attention to detail, results oriented. Must be able to effectively manage multiple activities and/or projects concurrently.
  • Adaptability, flexibility, and a willingness to work within changing priorities including ad hoc requests.
  • Commitment to excellence in delivery of customer service.
  • Comfortable in working with personnel at all levels of the organization.

Benefits & Perks

  • Opportunity to join a fast-growing startup and help shape and establish the company’s industry leadership
  • Competitive health benefits
  • Unlimited PTO for salaried roles
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Monthly cell phone bill stipend
  • Wellness perk for salaried roles
Spin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in an unlawful matter. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all individuals. Spin treats all employees and job applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competence without regard to any qualified individuals' sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. Spin also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable local, state, and federal law. Spin is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in its job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at

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