SHRM Analyst, Financial Systems in Alexandria, Virginia
The Finance & Accounting department provides timely and effective support to all departments related to any issues with financial impact for the organization. The Analyst, Financial Systems is responsible for the financial administration and operation of the Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP). In this capacity, the analyst serves as an internal resource to understand business requirements for the financial systems, optimize related work processes, enhance the platform and ensure applications function properly to meet the organization’s needs. The position works closely with Finance and Technology to identify and define systems needs to support operations and user job functions, including planning, testing, as well as building and maintaining reports within the ERP.
Provide financial administration and operational support of ERP system. This includes administering and maintaining functional processes and configurations, providing direction and training for ERP supported third-party applications, providing ongoing system analysis, problem resolution and process improvement recommendations.
Perform functional configurations and enhancements, system maintenance, business process testing, and recommend configurations improving and maximizing the use of the system.
Analyze and troubleshoot issues with product lines, with emphasis on sales order management and advanced revenue recognition. Coordinate with vendor support teams to resolve complex issues or to complete additional configurations. Maintain current knowledge in all aspects of the platform’s functionality.
Track resolution of issues and communicate status update.
Analyze data from the system, prepare reporting based on needs, and actively contribute to continuous improvement initiatives and system related projects, including upgrades.
Liaise with business process owners and developers to establish, document and maintain functional requirements for financial workflows, custom fields, forms, records, and user roles to ensure flow of business requirements. This includes building reports, searches and dashboards that provide comprehensive business intelligence for users and management.
Develop and maintain documentation of functional processes and procedures relating to all routine system support and projects. Develop training plans and conduct training sessions for staff.
Design and develop custom reports and manage their regular delivery to applicable stakeholders.
Implement and maintain ERP enabled third-party applications.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems or a related field
3 years of experience in financial analysis and/or financial systems with cloud-based accounting, Enterprise Resource Planning systems
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel
Ability to effectively prioritize work within a fast-paced environment and with strict deadlines
Ability to work independently or as a team member on projects of varying size and scope
Creative problem solver
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Let us know if you also have:
2 years of working experience and knowledge of NetSuite
Experience implementing financial ERP applications
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Project management skills
Experience documenting business processes
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regularly required to sit; talk and hear, use hands to type, file, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.Light lifting is required. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force to constantly move objects.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is regularly performed in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment. This job requires occasional travel 0-10%.
The Society for Human Resource Management is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).
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Category Finance & Accounting