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Finance Solutions Manager

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by Request Technology

Chicago, IL 60601
IT
Immediate Start
$125k - $165k Annual
Full-Time

A prestigious company is on the search for a Finance Solutions Manager. This role is revolved around overseeing the team that designs, configures, tests, deploys, and maintains the enterprise packaged systems while providing knowledge of the business. This person will lead the development of finance packaged systems and databases, enterprise package systems, and system administration. For this role, our client is looking for someone with 7+ years in a similar role and have an emphasis on accounting/finance systems. This person will manage 5-7 application and IT analyst.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead sessions with business management on planning features/functionality required over a 1-3 year horizon
  • Collaborate with IT management on the planning for integration, infrastructure, vendor/market trends related to finance solutions
  • Identify, assess applicability and apply new technologies and architectures; oversee efforts to analyze, design, construct and implement customizations and configuration changes to finance solutions in support of business operations
  • Lead development of procedures to ensure integrity of finance packaged systems and databases
  • Ensure that external/internal regulations and policies governing data management are met, including regulations concerning security, audit and privacy
  • Collaborate with IT management in defining user needs and developing data processing solutions as needed
  • Guide staff to extract data, format and run reports, or perform specific analytical functions within finance solution applications
  • Coordinate with IT stakeholders to maintain applications in production, including upgrades, patches, troubleshooting outages, repairing bugs, documenting application performance, and coordinating with technology infrastructure management to ensure high availability.
  • Thoroughly understand finance solution subsystems in order to assign appropriate system access to users at different levels across the company
  • Establish SLAs for finance solutions to ensure troubleshooting of application software and database problems are conducted on a timely basis
  • Maintain confidentiality of information stored in packaged systems
  • Lead and develop 5-8 Application and IT Analysts
  • Interact with Technology Vendors, Clients and Banks as needed

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years in industry or consulting with 5 years emphasis on accounting/financial systems
  • Bachelor's degree with a major or emphasis in Accounting or Accounting Information Systems CPA or MBA a plus
  • Big 4 public accounting experience, Knowledge of US GAAP and knowledge of working in a SOX environment preferred
  • Understanding of technology life cycles and when appropriate level of maturity is reached; deep knowledge of ERP systems

Reference: 745219900

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