Sr. Financial Systems Analyst

Confidential Company  •  Westchester, IL

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/16/17
Westchester, IL
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/16/17

Job Description

Follett Coporation as an exciting new opportunity for a Sr. Financial Systems Analyst!

Summary:

Designs, develops, maintains, and enhances finance-related systems and procedures. Ensures that financial modules are working effectively and efficiently and that proper security is in place.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Prepare data sets, statistical reports and computer applications to support financial analysis work
  • Develop and present data to other members of the organization
  • Design, maintain and develop SQL Server databases
  • Develop and maintains SQL queries and procedures
  • Design, maintain and develop reporting tools
  • Generate financialreports for management
  • Identifies areas of improvement for existing systems and processes
  • Resolves any data issues that may arise during the close cycle
  • Prepare and/or train others on financial systems and serve as a technical resource to accounting team
  • Run ad-hoc queries as requested

 

 Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field along with a Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5-7 years experience in accounting with a focus on IT systems
  • Proficient in SQL Server, Oracle and Hyperion Essbase
  • Has experience with reporting tools (Crystal Reports, Tableau, HyperionReporting Studio)
  • Strong understanding of financial statements and financialreports
  • Multi-unit retail accounting experiencepreferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (technical and non-technical)
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office, including Excel, Access; experience with VBA programming is preferred
  • Detail orientated with the ability to multitask and be a team player in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical and problem resolution skills
  • Willingness to work outside of normal business hours during monthly, quarterly and annual close related deadlines

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