The Davey Tree Expert Company

SAP CATS Business Analyst (Remote)

Kent, OH, US, 44240

Additional Locations: Remote

Primary Locations: OH, Kent, 1500 N. Mantua St., 44240 

Requisition ID: 177641

Position Overview

The Davey Tree Expert Company is looking for an SAP CATS Business Analyst to help design, develop, and maintain time entry systems for our organization.  This role will engage directly with IT product management, development teams and the business to implement solutions designed for the user experience first. 


Responsible for Time Entry Applications integration to CATS, Employee Central Payroll, and other necessary systems. 

Job Duties

  • Serves as an SAP functional liaison between the business process owners and the IT organization to provide technical solutions to meet user needs.
  • Guide configuration for SAP Time Management and CATS to meet process requirements
  • Collaborate with the development team of various systems including ECC, SuccessFactors, Employee Central Payroll and S4
  • Integrate HCM/CATS and Time with FICO, PS, SD
  • Develop functional specifications for Backend (SAP ABAP) and various Front-End applications (Angular, Rest, SAPUI5)
  • Ensure security in place for end users and service accounts
  • Configure CATS profiles
  • Testing functionality, creating documentation, and training end users on new and current functionality
    • Ensure users are kept informed of all system updates and process changes
    • Provide training and development support to users
  • Perform all duties as required
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent strongly preferred
  • 3-5+ years of Business Analyst experience
  • Experience integrating external Time Entry applications with SAP CATS, SuccessFactors and Employee Central Payroll (ECP)
  • Firm overall understanding of Time Management including Work Schedules, Holiday Calendars, Time Recording (Absences, Absence Quotas, Leave Entitlement, Overtime) and CATS
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English with all levels within the company required
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic required.  Consulting experience is a plus.  Must be able to lead initiatives with little supervision.
  • SAP ECC version 6.0 experience or higher required. S/4 configuration experience a plus. 
  • Experience leading or managing projects, PMP, Scrum-Master, or equivalent certification preferred.
  • Experience with a process improvement methodology such as Lean or Six Sigma strongly preferred.

Additional Information

What We Offer: * 

  • Paid time off and paid holidays 
  • Opportunities for advancement 
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match 
  • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options 
  • Group health plan 
  • Employee referral bonus program 
  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas 
  • Scholarship program for children of employees 
  • Charitable matching gift program 

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.  

Company Overview

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee owned companies in the nation!  Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.  




We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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