HarperCollins Publishers

Business Analyst (JDE Functional Analyst)

US-NJ-Monmouth Junction | US-PA-Moosic
Information Technology


HarperCollins Publishers is seeking a highly motivated individual to be a member of an IT Organization to liaise with the business to develop functional specifications for enhancements to a customized JD Edwards ERP system, and see such enhancements through Quality Assurance into Production.


  • Work with the business and others to understand and document business requirements.
  • Consider methods by which these can be introduced into JDE
  • Align business requirements to functionality in the core system.
  • Work with design and development teams to an implementation approach and plan
  • Perform software testing and debugging
  • Develop integration test plans and conduct testing
  • Program documentation/Maintaining Up to date System Documentation (SOX)
  • Support the daily, weekly and monthly production processes of the JDE system, and help identify and correct any issues that arise.
  • Support, educate, and train business staff in JDE methods and procedures
  • Adhere to all HarperCollins policies and procedures for system change and development, including documentation and promote procedures.
  • Keep management informed of progress on all key projects.
  • Work with vendors to ensure provision of quality service.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work with minimal supervision essential







  •  2 full implementation cycles with either JD Edwards Distribution or JD Edwards Financials(GL, A/P, A/R) preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong experience in Distribution or Financials business processes and best practices
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and analytical skills.
  • The successful candidate should be driven by the principles of continuous improvement
  • Detail orientated

About the Company:


HarperCollins Publishers is the second largest consumer book publisher in the world, with operations in 18 countries. With nearly two hundred years of history and more than 120 branded imprints around the world, HarperCollins publishes approximately 10,000 new books every year in 17 languages, and has a print and digital catalogue of more than 200,000 titles. Writing across dozens of genres, HarperCollins authors include winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Newbery and Caldecott Medals and the Man Booker Prize. HarperCollins, headquartered in New York, is a subsidiary of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) and can be visited online at corporate.HC.com.

HarperCollins Publishers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please note: HarperCollins Publishers does not accept resumes from agencies unless our Human Resources department has authorized in writing a specific agency to submit resumes for a specific position.  Therefore, if an agency submits a resume without Human Resources’ prior written approval to do so, the individual identified on that resume will not be considered a candidate presented by your company.


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