• FMS Functional Analyst II

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Accounting and Finance
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention res.earch program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

    The Financial Management System (FMS) Analyst II will assist in designing solutions within the Financial Management Systems, evaluate and support upgrades & enhancements and act as a liaison between the finance business users and the IT technical team to resolve issues and implement change. The Analyst will align with a specific Finance area (Procure to Pay, Grants Management, Accounting, Financial Planning/Analysis or Business Intelligence) to deliver targeted enhancements in a suite of financial applications. The Analyst will take the lead in supporting production users of the Financial Management Systems, which may include PeopleSoft, Hyperion, Onbase, SciQuest, Huron Grants (formerly Click), and/or Web Focus. Successful candidates possess natural curiosity, the ability to gain new skills quickly, and flexibility & enthusiasm for taking on new challenges.


    Application Support

    • Perform troubleshooting and support in one of Finance’s core functional areas (Grant Management, Procure to Pay, Record to Report or Planning and Analysis)
    • This role may back up the FMS Support Analyst providing tier 1 customer support, as necessary
    • Provide detailed support in a suite of applications/functionalities supporting the core functional area (PeopleSoft, OnBase, SciQuest, Hyperion, Labor Cost Distribution, and Business Intelligence)
    • Serve as a liaison between FMS staff, end users, subject matter experts and technical support related to issue resolution.   Document and communicate problem resolution
    • Help create and maintain documentation related to business process flows (as it relates to system functionality)
    • Own the “life cycle” of an issue from identification/logging, research, workaround/fix and communication with end user


    • Gather and document business requirements and create functional specifications
    • Create and maintain Test Plans and Test Scripts. Execute testing and track results
    • Assist in the evaluation, conceptualization, design, and development of new capabilities with the Financial Management Systems

    Project Execution

    • Assist in the creation of Test Plans. Create & maintain detailed test scripts Execute testing and track results
    • Create and deliver end user Training
    • Support the planning related to resources, capabilities, and capacity to meet existing and new demands
    • Provide support in development of project plans, estimation of work, and creation of project timelines
    • Assist senior resources in project related tasks, as needed


    • Demonstrated experience (2-4 years) for the suite of applications that support a specific functional area:
      • Procure to Pay: PeopleSoft (PO, AP), Onbase Content Management, Sci Quest
      • Grants Management: PeopleSoft (GM, PC, CA), Click Commerce
      • Accounting: PeopleSoft (GL, AM, AR, BI)
      • FP&A: Hyperion (Budgeting/Planning)
      • Business Intelligence: WebFocus
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Computer Science, or related field preferred.
    • Experience in designing and leading requirements discovery sessions including use of interviews, document analysis, workshops, surveys, business process modeling, and workflow analysis.
    • Strong organizational skills (multi-tasking) and a self-motivator.
    • Experience with SQL, ETL, database design and SDLC concepts.
    • Strong verbal and written communication and customer service skills

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


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