Accounting/Finance, Information Technology (IT), Operations
The Financial Systems Engineer will be responsible for the design, customization, support and maintenance of Finance and Accounting applications for firm-wide use. Other responsibilities of the position include the research and evaluation of future applications, software upgrades, project coordination, documentation, knowledge sharing and issue resolution.
Work in lockstep with IT Department to support finance systems
Provide primary technical support of the firm’s accounting and finance systems
Analyze, test and apply software patches and upgrades as required
Analyze and manage application security
Work closely with Finance and Accounting staff to design, document and implement new business processes.
Document customizations to the financial system in such a way that the firm is able to identify the current status of the application, its underlying infrastructure and utilize the documentation as a basis for training curriculum development
Troubleshoot applications and coordinate vendor support when necessary
Create SQL Jobs to proactively inform users of specific data/events
Provide quality control and validation of all customizations to ensure application functionality and data integrity
Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
Strong customer service skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills
Experience providing IT support for Financial/Accounting operations
Interest and ability to learn Finance/Accounting processes
Knowledge of systems analysis and design method
Experience with the following software solutions: Thomson Reuters Elite, Elite Design Gallery, DataFusion, eBilling Hub, Chrome River; preferred
In depth knowledge of relational database systems, Microsoft SQL Server strongly preferred
Knowledge of reporting tools, e.g. SQL Reporting Services, Crystal Reports
Five (5) years of hands-on experience supporting technical systems preferred
Experience with web-based technologies (.NET, C#, ASP, Java, etc.)
Experience with VB/VBA, scripting languages, etc.
Note: While the list of essential duties is intended to be as inclusive as possible, there may be other duties, which are essential to particular positions within the class.