Financial Systems Manager Job Description

Financial Systems Manager Job Description

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Financial systems manager provides functional and technical support to the Accounting, Finance, and Audit groups in both the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 and Oracle EBS 11.5.10 systems.

Financial Systems Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Oversee and administrate full suite of Hyperion products including EPMA, Planning, Essbase, Essbase Studio, FDM, ODI, Financial reports, Smartview & OBIEE
Development and maintenance of Hyperion Planning and Essbase applications to address the issues gathered during the requirements review
Business line (Channel Management) relationship management
Manage Sarbanes-Oxley and other controls-related activities
Partner with the finance organization to evaluate requirements for BPM and reporting systems and ensure the system is leveraged to achieve optimal results
Upgrade and Patches for Hyperion software on servers
Elicit, gather, analyze, organize and document functional and non-functional requirements for projects throughout their life cycle
Support/coordinate user testing systems solutions
Manage monthly close in Cognos models and submit consolidated data to HFM
Manage monthly close workflow and allocations in Revenue model

Financial Systems Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Financial Systems Manager

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Education for Financial Systems Manager

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Employers hiring for the financial systems manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Business/Administration, Information Systems, Computer Science, Education, Information Technology, MBA, Graduate

Skills for Financial Systems Manager

Desired skills for financial systems manager include:

Finance functional areas
Accounting treatments and statistical reporting
Applicable federal laws and regulations
ERP product implementation and their integration with FP&A Systems
IBM Planning Analytics System
Oracle EBS
GAAP and government contract accounting principles and FAR
Visa transaction processing systems attractive
Essbase
Software Development Life Cycle and project management methodologies

Desired experience for financial systems manager includes:

Ability to work cross functionally with multiple business partners and be proficient at managing relationships and influencing colleagues
Ability to synthesize and consolidate large amounts of data into pertinent information
Minimum eight years hand-on functional configuration experience in SAP Financial Accounting (FI/CO) and/or SRM/MM- Purchasing
Minimum of five years of PM experience in a lead capacity
Demonstrate an understanding of the integration points between the FI/CO modules and their inter-dependencies around Sales & Distribution
Leadership role in transition from the current planning system SAP BPC to Hyperion

Financial Systems Manager Examples

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Financial Systems Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of financial systems manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for financial systems manager
  • Drive a culture that embraces ACE and strives for continuous improvement
  • Ensuring data integrity, maintenance and accuracy for financial models within the Cognos environment
  • Managing monthly close in Cognos models and submit consolidated data to HFM
  • Managing forecasting workflow between all models and HFM mapping for consolidated reporting
  • Ensuring all dimensional changes to the system are maintained on a daily, monthly, quarterly or annual basis as required
  • Updating and troubleshooting backend forecasting logic
  • Managing Cognos BI reporting for all models and developing reports, as needed
  • Running and confirming accuracy of client profitability reporting quarterly
  • Engaging in Change Management practices for system maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Providing user support for Corporate entities and SBU’s
Qualifications for financial systems manager
  • Consistently monitor, recommend and implement improvements to current reporting methodologies and practices within the finance department
  • Bachelors of Science degree (or greater) in Accounting/Finance/Management Information Systems
  • 6-8 years of accounting/finance experience in public or private industry
  • Hyperion Administration across multiple applications
  • Financial systems integration experience
  • Project Management experience (leading design sessions, resolution discussions, progress reporting, go-live and support)
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Financial Systems Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a financial systems manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for financial systems manager
  • Work with the L&T deployment team and business on system design, testing, go-live, and post go-live support
  • Responsible for training, communication, and acceptance of future state business requirements for both process and system changes for HQ and branches for AR/Collections
  • Invoicing (mainframe elimination) for Service, NE/Mod
  • Tax system
  • Help drive the implementation of a new reporting and general ledger software through robust project management
  • Drive building various hierarchies to ease reporting and reduce closing cycle time
  • Communicate effectively with various departments regarding system implementation, reporting, and progress of various projects
  • Work closely with an implementation partner to ensure the project is on time and drive the implementation throughout various entities including international entities
  • Lead building strong planning and forecasting processes to drive accountability throughout the firm
  • Drive the design and implementation of interactive corporate reporting needs through system design and enhancements
Qualifications for financial systems manager
  • Must have a clear project and process improvement orientation with experience in delivering solutions under very tight timelines
  • Must be able to multitask within an environment of rapidly changing priorities and have strong teaming and time management skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of computers including spreadsheet, database management, graphics, and word processing applications general accounting, accounting systems, financial reporting, and financial analysis
  • Knowledge of management accounting concepts such as funds transfer pricing, cost accounting, and organizational, product, and consumer profitability
  • Master degree in business, CPA, or ACCA desired
  • 8-10 years of IT and at least 3 years as IT Manager
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Financial Systems Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a financial systems manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for financial systems manager
  • Implement and maintain internal controls for the revenue recognition and expense reimbursement interfaces of subsystems to the GL
  • Troubleshoot interface and/or data issues related to PSA, AC/BR and General Ledger
  • Work closely with Finance and Technology to ensure data integrity and the resolution of exception reporting
  • Support and help manage upgrades, enhancements and implementation projects
  • Support and help manage impact of subsequent software releases and the application of standard maintenance patches in the business and on existing customizations
  • Provide support and help manage data conversions for integration of acquisitions
  • Provide oversight and backup support for Lawson security and IPA process flow
  • Provide Lawson database data mapping support for Report developers
  • Serve as primary or backup for daily, weekly and monthly jobs and maintenance
  • Manages relationship with internal and external groups
Qualifications for financial systems manager
  • Advanced Excel, financial reporting/project tracking and or database experience
  • 5+ years in finance/accounting/management information systems
  • Oracle Hyperion certification
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform application improvements and upgrades
  • Financial systems integration experience is a plus
  • Project management experience (leading design sessions, resolution discussions, go-live and support)
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Financial Systems Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of financial systems manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for financial systems manager
  • Improve upon existing processes to drive improved reporting and increase efficiency
  • Interact heavily with high-level executives and gain buy-in from department stakeholders on new financial systems initiatives
  • Manage enhancement projects and keep stakeholders informed on progress and variances
  • Provide insightful analysis and cost-saving / profitability recommendations
  • Develop, document and implement best-in-class policies and procedures
  • Lead / implement key Finance Systems initiatives
  • Participate in the development of each aspect of the program resolving the most complex technical work problems
  • Manages test data and environments
  • Manages the VDA/VDI environment for a set of target profiles to ensure completeness of the images and full certification
  • Works closely with third-party hosting vendors to ensure contracts align to the requirements of target solution
Qualifications for financial systems manager
  • The candidate must possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills and be able to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required along with being detail oriented
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team is required
  • Must possess a basic understanding of accounting principles
  • Must possess strong time management skills and requirement gathering skills
  • Must be able to delegate and provide guidance to subordinates
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Financial Systems Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of financial systems manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for financial systems manager
  • Knowledge of treasury/banking and cash management systems
  • Schedules and conducts regular customer meetings to discuss customer-specific issues, review performance/value, ongoing projects and rollouts, and to position new solutions and insure that all outstanding invoices are current
  • Obtains customer or industry information that assists in responding to customer's needs and requirements
  • Apply presentation and consultative selling skills to deliver sales presentation at senior/executive levels
  • Ensure proper interface with local ICT community from requirement definition to solution deployment
  • Support the finance community in producing timely, accurate and undisputable financial information (compliant with financial standards & local obligations)
  • Administer web-based reporting and planning tool (Hyperion) with oversight of areas such as ports/security/access, moving servers, upgrading
  • Accountable for data quality and integrity amongst the various system applications and to perform monthly data reconciliations
  • Retain and supply supporting documents to verify data integrity to Internal Audit team
  • Interact with business users to gather enhancement requirements and conduct thorough testing to ensure design is optimal and met business requirements
Qualifications for financial systems manager
  • Olid foundation in service-oriented technologies to be able to understand service interdependencies and drive towards technical solutions for multi-tiered systems
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant experience working within a Financial Systems department
  • Knowledge of Lawson LSF Security, IPA, AC/BR, PSA, AM, AR, AP and GL modules- Strong knowledge of at least 2
  • Assist and monitors department budget (SW Maintenance PO, Invoices, Receiving)
  • Work with production support team, review SLA compliance
  • Assist with periodic reviews and evaluate how current systems and applications are meeting the needs of the company or organization

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