Wiley, a leading Washington, DC law firm, is seeking a Financial Systems Administrator to join its Information Technology team. Under the direction of the Enterprise Applications Manager, the Financial Systems Administrator is responsible for the oversight and administration of the firm’s financial systems and serves as a subject matter expert and provides technical direction and leadership regarding the development and support of all financial systems and products between the Information Technology and Accounting and Finance Departments. The Financial Systems Administrator is also responsible for the implementation, migration, integration, upgrade and/or testing of any financial system or product within the firm’s financial ecosystem.
This position is eligible to participate in the firm's flexible work program.
Manage, maintain, and implement all financial systems software and related third party products in production, test and development environments
Serve as a subject matter expert and financial systems product specialist and build relationships with internal stakeholders and third-party vendors to ensure that the services and solutions provided meet existing and future firm business needs
Understand and leverage third-party APIs, components and like system integrations
Develop and maintain an understanding of all firm business systems and collaborate with internal Enterprise Applications team members to ensure complete and accurate reporting and data alignment
Implement and maintain online financial reporting systems, dashboards and pricing and modeling tools
Create summary and detail level reports for management and prepare ad hoc reporting using SQL, SSRS, Power BI or similar software
Manage and maintain technical requirements and setup for financial systems to include updates, backups, and improvements
Create complex reports and queries with the ability to collect, analyze, and summarize data
Support complex applications to extract, transform, and load data
Develop logical and physical data flow models for ETL applications
Prepare technical documentation for system implementations
Meet the department’s expectations to retrieve, read and/or respond to firm and client-related e-mail messages during and outside of core business and scheduled work hours by connecting a personal mobile device (smartphone or tablet with a data plan) to the firm’s network
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Microsoft certifications a plus.
Minimum ten (10) plus years of related professional experience
Five (5) plus years of experience administering legal financial systems, such as Elite or Aderant Expert
Experience with financial system migrations including applications such as Chrome River, Billblast, Prebill Manager or Paperless Proforma required
Advanced proficiency in finance data processing and workflows
Advanced proficiency in relational database design, T-SQL query, and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services) and Power BI
Broad technical skills with hands-on knowledge in database development, intranet development and application support
Strong desktop and application troubleshooting skills essential
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
The ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both in oral and written form
Excellent organizational and project/time management skills; ability to prioritize assignments and work on multiple projects while meeting deadline demands
Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language to both technical and non-technical staff and end users
Ability to write and maintain technical documentation
Ability to influence decision-making at all levels within an organization, and in a variety of contexts
Strong customer service orientation with the ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Self-motivated with the ability to work independently
Ability to be highly analytical, a creative thinker, and an avid problem-solver
Strong technical troubleshooting skills
Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy
Must establish and maintain effective working relationships in or out of a team environment
Willingness to learn and adopt new methodologies
Must maintain confidentiality of work-related information and materials
Flexibility and willingness to respond to issues during and outside of core business hours
Position operates in a professional office environment which is usually quiet to moderate
Position routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets
Position requires that the employee be able to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment
This position is primarily a sedentary position. However, some duties and responsibilities may require the employee to lift files, open filing cabinets, bend or stand, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, occasionally move about to access office equipment, file cabinets, etc.
May require employee to carry or lift items weighing up to 20 pounds
This description outlines the basic requirements of this position. It is not intended to be a complete description as other duties may be assigned.
*Wiley is committed to the continued health and safety of all members of the firm and requires all members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, all newly hired personnel must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date. Proof of vaccination will be required. Wiley will provide reasonable accommodation(s) based on approved medical or religious accommodation requests.
**Wiley is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence, diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
***This Organization Participates in E-Verify. This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Employers may not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants and may not limit or influence the choice of documents you present for use on the Form I-9.
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