ERP Business Analyst in Northlake, IL at Empire Today

Date Posted: 9/10/2021

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Empire Today s Information Technology team is responsible for managing our Network Infrastructure which allows our 70+ locations to interact as one company. In addition to managing our Wide Area Network, our IT team also manages our office and call center Cisco telecommunications infrastructure, desktop technology, remote users (call center and sales), and all server and desktop based application. Our IT Business Systems Team deploys and manage enterprise and leading edge software systems that are part of Empire s lead generation, sales, order fulfillment, warehouse and installation operations. We leverage Cisco and Microsoft technology solutions to enable our business to be agile and react to fulfill key business objectives in a time sensitive manner, allowing us to serve our flooring and technology customers.


The ERP Business Analyst will support IT Leadership in the capacity of both a Business Analyst and Project Manager. The candidate will work closely with the business leads from across the organization to plan, develop, implement, and maintain both new back-office applications as well as custom applications built in-house.

The candidate will:

  • Lead and support the ongoing development and expansion of SME s and Business Process Owner communities across the company
  • Support changes to applications throughout the entire product life-cycle from strategic planning to the execution of tactical tasks and activities
  • Participate in development of global systems strategy and ongoing processes to support business systems
  • Communicate product strategy, planned features, and release timelines to project sponsors and business stakeholders
  • Perform ongoing analysis and propose necessary actions to ensure continued value and reliability of business systems
  • Negotiate with business to define and manage project scope
  • Communicate with technical resources on all aspects of the product development process including release plans, progress reviews, and refining user stories
  • Translate business requirements and requests into clearly defined User Stories
  • Elicit business requirements from end users and clients


The successful candidate will possess:

  • Degree in Accounting, Information Technology, Business Administration or related field required
  • Proven Project Management track record supporting business system implementations, system enhancements, development activities, and user support
  • Experienced in managing and contributing to large projects spanning 15 or more resources across multiple locations and countries
  • 3+ years experience working with Microsoft Dynamics AX (D365) in full implementation lifecycles with experience across multiple core functional areas.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to interact with all levels within an organization and across multiple geographies
  • Familiarity with project management methodologies to support simple and complex system implementations and rollouts utilizing core phases such as fit/gap analysis, blueprint, configuration, unit, integration, regression test cycles, training and production support
  • Strong MS Office skills across PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • ERP expertise in the area of Accounting and Finance. Microsoft Dynamics AX (D365) experience is preferred.
  • Strong understanding of SharePoint and utilization within global team environment
  • Experience in Microsoft TFS or other project management tools for capturing feature requirements, User Stories, and Issue Tracking
  • A proven track record managing external suppliers, consultants and implementation partners
  • Executive presence with strong presentation skills
  • Experience in leading, establishing and motivating project team members across multiple business lines to improve overall delivery


Employees are eligible for numerous benefits including:

  • Quick enrollment into our benefit plans. Eligibility is first of the month following just two weeks of employment.
  • 401K Investment Plan to A premium 401K Investment Plan, with the company matching your amount invested dollar for dollar up to 4% with no vesting. Find another Company that can beat that!
  • Medical Insurance with several plan options and a Health Savings Account to meet you and your family s health needs.
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental Insurance Twice a year visits at no cost.
  • Vision Insurance with materials coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical & Dependent Care
  • Wellness Program A best in class program offering substantial awards payable right on your paycheck
  • Basic Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays including Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) that grows with years of service
  • Empire Perks An employee discount purchasing program offering you great savings on the things you want.

The company conducts a background check and drug screen for all new hires.


Empire Today has been a leading provider of installed home improvements for 60 years. Empire offers the largest in-stock selection of flooring in the United States. Convenience, quality, and selection make Empire stand out. With Empire Today, homeowners and business customers can get quality Carpet, Hardwood, Laminate, Tile, Vinyl Flooring, and Window Treatments from top brands they know and trust. And because Empire warehouses thousands of products, customers can get the right product, professionally installed when they need it, as soon as the next day.

Empire was founded in 1959 and provides service to more than 70 metropolitan areas in the United States. With more than three million satisfied customers, Empire Today is dedicated to its mission of Making Beautiful New Floors Easy.

Empire Today is an equal opportunity employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills.

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