Advantage Functional Analyst

Bellevue, WA

Advantage Functional Analyst

Category: ERP/CRM/Tools

Main location: United States, Washington, Bellevue

Position ID: J0923-0398

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

The successful candidate will be a mid-level business analyst that enjoys leveraging their analytical and enterprise resource planning (ERP) knowledge as a consultant assisting our government clients to not only successfully implement ERP solutions but to help them gain the most benefit from their ERP investment. Candidate would be a great individual contributor but relish working as a team player in a highly collaborative, modern agile implementation environment. Candidate will leverage their government financial accounting, procurement, or budgeting experience, but is unafraid to learn new tools and solutions to hone their craft and improve how they can make our clients successful.

The successful candidate will maintain objectivity and the highest levels of integrity while balancing the diverse needs, perspectives, and opinions of our clients and teams; building a safe learning environment based on mutual respect and trust. Candidate will apply a holistic and systemic approach to improve ERP performance for our clients through root cause analysis, with a focus on qualitative and quantitative data gathering and analysis.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, able to adapt to changing project environments, be a standout colleague and have proficiency in Advantage, CGI’s built for government ERP solution.

The successful candidate will have strong analytical thinking with great client-facing oral and written communication skills that will be applied to help understand, document, assess, recommend, and implement approaches to help our state and local government and education clients successfully implement new, modern systems to improve their business processes. Successful candidate will interact with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts and will engage in high-level strategies and use strategy models to determine direction. Opportunity to leverage existing and expand upon subject matter expertise. Potential multiple growth paths including senior subject matter expert/consultant and future team lead/project management opportunities.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability in the following:

• Highly self-motivated

• Proactive communicator and collaborator with excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Team oriented and ability to work in a virtual team environment

• Ability to work under deadline pressure

• Customer service oriented

• Ability to engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously

• Ability to facilitate, present, develop, analyze, and problem solve

• Ability to coordinate and lead peer review sessions

• Ability to be a liaison between business units, tech teams, and support teams

• Ability to develop requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language

• Ability to collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs

• Ability to collaborate with client about root causes, and provide organized and detailed methods of solution implementation

• Ability to elicit requirements through interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, and task and workflow analysis

• Ability to critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, deconstruct high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying needs

• Ability to work independently with users to define concepts, as well as work under direction of project managers

• Ability to interpret and translate the business case analysis and client requirements into design documents

• Ability to document future state with good general knowledge of Advantage ERP

• Ability to navigate both the transaction details of client process and help build workflows

• Ability to collect and analyze client data and mentor, influence, and recommend changes that will improve organizational efficiency and decrease costs

• Ability to present suggestions via written reports or oral presentations and can drive and challenge business units on their assumptions; while creating and supporting a culture of respect, inclusivity, and psychological safety that still allows the organization to own the process and results

• Abilities in the following analysis practices – current and future state analysis, current and future state modeling, stakeholder analysis, maintain requirements, functional analysis, change management, assist entities in meeting objectives and goals

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Implementation experience with ERP systems, specifically with CGI Advantage. Implementation knowledge of CGI Advantage includes configuration, setup (e.g., chart of accounts, budget, event types, pay events etc.) to help government clients get the most out of their ERP. Understanding of IT technologies as enablers for helping our clients leverage those technologies to improve their decision making (e.g., data analytics) and their business processes (e.g., using ERP and other solutions to improve productivity and efficiency).

ERP Experience

3-10 years

Implementation experience – 1+ projects

Business Analysis

3-10 years

Implementation experience – 2+ projects

Strong written / oral communications

3-10 years

Team Player

3-10 years

Critical Thinking

3-10 years

Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree

CGI Advantage®

2-10 years

Implementation experience – 1+ projects

Data analysis, analytics, reporting

3-10 years

Implementation experience – 2+ projects


1 year

Government experience

2-10 years

Implementation experience – 2+ projects

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $59,000 - $130,600.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive base salaries

• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category

• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members

• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans

• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;

• Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more



  • Business Analysis

  • Data Analysis

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

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