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Senior Business Systems Analyst Accounting 

About the Organization Brownells, A 2nd Adventure Group Company
At Brownells, we Empower the Spirit of Independence and Adventure. Our passion is connecting gunsmiths, firearm enthusiasts, collectors, hunters, competitors, and protectors with products that outfit and enhance their spirit of independence and adventure.

Brownells is the preeminent all-things-firearms company in the world. Founded in 1939 in Montezuma, IA, Brownells' storied history of connecting firearm and firearm accessory manufacturers with freedom-loving customers is unrivaled.

We believe the spirit of independence and adventure is a mindset - in the office, on the range, in the field or with your family. It is the foundation - and reason - for everything we do.

Our values:
• R.I.C.H. (Respect, Integrity, Courage, Honesty)
• Power of the Platform (collectively leveraging our unique brands)
• Purpose Driven Performance
• Relentless Creativity & Innovation
By joining Brownells, you will help us inspire, educate, and outfit adventure-minded, freedom-lovers across the world with products that outfit their passion.

Why Adventure With Us
Put simply, our adventure is fun! If working in a fast-paced, hobby-based business where growth and exploring new frontiers every day excites you, then WE WANT YOU!

Our team is diverse, inclusive, and obsessed with new ideas. We put our customers and employees and their families at the forefront. As a third-generation, family-owned business, we understand the need for a great benefits package, professional develop opportunities, adventure incentives and most importantly, flexibility in schedules to allow for the most time possible with your loved ones.
Division Brownells  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Adventure Summary

Provide Business/Systems Analysis and support in the areas of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Costing, Financial Reporting, and other related accounting processes. Provide functional expertise relative to ERP Accounting modules and ancillary systems including their integration. The Business/Systems Analyst will be the primary Technology Services point of contact for the Accounting and Finance group.

Position Requirements

What You Will Do

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Primary liaison between business units, technology and support teams
  • Facilitate working sessions with stakeholders to gather and document business requirements.
  • Use knowledge of accounting business processes and the respective ERP system capabilities to define optimal solutions that effectively meet the business needs with efficient use of the systems.
  • Prepare technical specifications for configuration, software development and queries/reports.
  • Create process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to developers.
  • Partner with the internal and/or 3rd party development teams to ensure defined requirements are reflected in the technical design and specification documents.
  • Collaborate with business partners to develop test plans and detail test cases.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and identify modifications needed in existing applications to meet user requirements.
  • Develop and implement maintenance procedures, monitor systems health, gather system statistics, and identify errors and alarms.

What You Will Need

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required
  • Seven years of relevant experience or equivalent education (BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field and 5 years of relevant experience)
  • Three years of experience interpreting and writing use cases, application & interface wireframes, flow diagrams, activity diagrams and cross functional business flow diagrams
  • Several years of software implementation experience, with demonstrated experience leading all or large parts for complex projects in the ERP applications space
  • Two years of years ERP software experience, preferably with Infor M3
  • Experience with application of the principles, procedures and practices of project management sufficient to act as project leader including running and conducting meetings as required.
  • Experience with relational databases and SQL.
  • Proficient with project management software (MS Project or similar) and process flow software, (MS Visio or similar)

How many years of experience do you have interpreting and writing use cases, application & interface wireframes, flow diagrams, activity diagrams and cross functional business flow diagrams?


Knowledge & Skills

  • ERP systems knowledge
  • Business Process
  • Problem Solving
  • Application Integrations & systems analysis
  • Quality Assurance
  • Vendor Management
  • Project Planning
  • Data Translation and Conversion
  • SQL / Relational Database
  • Application development logic
  • The ability to provide technical expertise and recommendations in assessing new IT software projects and initiatives to support and enhance existing and new systems.
  • Provide recommendations for possible process changes to help optimize current procedures in support of maximizing outcomes.
  • Optimize outsource relationship for 3rd party application development and programming consultants.
  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills; ability to overcome obstacles to complete projects and deliver results.
  • Ability to inspire and partner with diverse individuals at all levels of the organization in a highly cross-functional and matrixed environment.


Leadership Competencies

  • Customer Focus (L3)
  • Creativity and Innovation (L3)
  • Teamwork and Collaboration (L3)
  • Communication and Interpersonal Effectiveness (L3)
  • Drive for Results (L3)


Physical Demands

Sedentary work. Sedentary work involves lifting no more than 10 pounds at a time and occasionally lifting or carrying articles like docket files, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.


Physical Hazards – Health and Safety Concerns

  • General office environments
  • Ergonomics


Where You’ll Be Located

Grinnell, Iowa


Live Your Adventure!

Brownells is a subsidiary of 2nd Adventure Group. At 2nd Adventure Group, our mission is to provide a platform to connect people with their passions. Our brands are aligned to empower people to be inspired, educated, and outfitted for a lifetime of enjoying and sharing the spirit of adventure. Our sister companies include: Crow Shooting Supply, Sinclair International,, W.L. Baumler Co. and Big Springs Range Complex.


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, the employer may consider whether the individual applying for or holding the position is qualified. There are two steps involved in this determination. The first concerns whether the applicant or current employee satisfies the prerequisites for the position. The second step involves whether or not the person can perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

EOE Statement Brownells, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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