Systems Accountant Job Description

Systems Accountant Job Description

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Systems accountant provides resolutions to a diverse range of problems consistent with an understanding of the mission, vision, role, and goals of the NJCBM, and consistent with a comprehensive understanding of accounting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), applicable regulations, and university policies and procedures.

Systems Accountant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Experience in PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle, or another major ERP system
Work extensively with Oracle Enterprise accounting system including GL, AP , and AR
Perform & manage maintenance in Oracle & TM1
Review and analysis of Group and business unit SAP Controlling Profitability Analysis (COPA) and SAP Profit and Cost Centres (PCA) usage to identify key trends and issues in current usage and deployment
Manage and support various financial systems
Develop and implement new finance systems
Manage a more junior employee
Responsible for leading and overseeing the monthly physical inventory counts, audits, and resolution of variances
Responsible for ongoing forecasting, management, and analysis of the Operational Financial metrics on the Balance sheet and P&L
Responsible for the analysis and calculation of the quarterly FIFO capitalization model

Systems Accountant Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Systems Accountant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, ACE, VSM

Education for Systems Accountant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the systems accountant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Education, Auditing, Finance, Business Law, Business/Administration, Public Administration, Performance, Engineering, Graduate Education

Skills for Systems Accountant

Desired skills for systems accountant include:

Commonwealth of Virginia’s accounting system is highly desirable
Commonwealth of Virginia’s fiscal process and procedures is highly
Enterprise resource planning systems systems is highly desirable
Generally accepted accounting principles
Oracle
Reporting systems
With the ability to create reports
With the ability to interpret and apply procedures in accordance with state and college policies
Chartfield Request System
PeopleSoft Financials

Desired experience for systems accountant includes:

Advanced knowledge of mid-range accounting and procurement systems
Project management in Finance systems
Liability accounting/accruals
Responsible for month-end closing and consolidation processes, including preparation of monthly closing journal entries and account analysis and quarterly review of specific reserves
Monthly headcount reporting and analysis
Acquisitions & impairment analysis

Systems Accountant Examples

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Systems Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a systems accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for systems accountant
  • UTC Intercompany accounting for Otis Americas
  • Conduct entity ACAs (Accounting & Controls Assessment) throughout Otis Americas
  • Complete Quarterly representation letter
  • Complete Annual PWC Representation Letter
  • Issue ticket management, including driving remediation with process owners
  • Facilitate and communicate change in controls as necessary
  • Ensure adherence with UTC/BIS/Otis Policies and Procedures
  • Interface with regional headquarters and field offices, Supply Chain Logistics, Service Center, FP&A, Treasury Services, Shared Business Services, WHQ Finance, UTC Tax and PwC
  • Controls, including participation in ACA reviews and management of SOXA issues
  • Assist with management of monthly financial close process, ensure timely and accurate reporting, including review and approval of journal entries
Qualifications for systems accountant
  • Manage Acquisitions for all accounting related aspects and support the integration process
  • Manage Restructuring for all accounting related aspects
  • Oversee Inter-company accounting (partly outsourced to third party vendor
  • Perform balance sheet analysis for NAA
  • Statistical reporting, including headcount and market units
  • Prepare various Quarter and Year end deliverables for WHQ such as Acquisition performance, Restructuring updates, Annual Intangible Assets impairment review, various tax report information and information for the UTC 10-Q and 10-K (e-collect)Participate in preparation of quarterly, semi-annual and annual reporting deliverables
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Systems Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of systems accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for systems accountant
  • Annual eCollect disclosure inputs
  • Ad hoc reporting and special projects, such as technical accounting research, manage accounting perspective of divestitures
  • Execute upgrade process for ERP system general ledger
  • To support and drive the ongoing development, and day to day operations of the SAP ERP and Hyperion Financial Management systems within Teva
  • To develop the Management Information Systems
  • Participate in the preparation and completion of the ongoing departmental outputs such as Month End Reporting, Period Forecasts, Annual Budgets, Product Costing, ad-hoc
  • To help deliver sound Financial Management
  • To provide financial support to assist the achievement of site low cost manufacturing objectives & site work plan targets
  • Provide system support for all activities with a busy finance department
  • To support the ethos of lean culture, by the identification and systemisation of all relevant processes
Qualifications for systems accountant
  • Implement and support the corporate performance management systems
  • To provide support to the appraisal process of new product opportunities by ensuring accurate product costings are completed to agreed deadlines
  • To ensure that financial reporting and audit standards and deadlines are achieved & maintained, including Sarbanes Oxley
  • Ensure that all work carried out is in compliance with the required standards conforming to company, cGMP, SOP, Specifications, Regulatory Affairs, Health and Safety and Environmental requirements
  • PeopleSoft V8 experience in GL preferred
  • Allocations, Consolidations and FX processing
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Systems Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of systems accountant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for systems accountant
  • Perform wire requests/entry in relationship bank websites
  • Review project set-up request and coordinate setting up projects in accounting system
  • Prepare journal entries throughout the month
  • Assist with maintaining reconciliations for balance sheet accounts and maintaining efficient accounting processes
  • Create and maintain financial reports for management
  • Complete monthly closing tasks and additional supplemental reporting preparation
  • Assist with various special projects to create efficiencies and establish/ maintain controls over significant business processes
  • Serve as primary contact for financial system related issues
  • Work extensively with TM1 budgeting and consolidation system
  • Assist in the design and maintenance of new financial reports
Qualifications for systems accountant
  • End to end knowledge of the Journal import and posting processes
  • Experience in other PeopleSoft modules will be highly regarded
  • Perform ad hoc report preparation using Access, SQL, TM1 and other tools
  • Run and Issue monthly financial statements in TM1 system after overseeing controls and reconciling to Ledgers
  • Monthly close and journal entry preparation
  • Minimum 2 years of accounting work experience in a mid-size or large Company’s organization
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Systems Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of systems accountant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for systems accountant
  • Ensure clean monthly close, performing detailed analysis to ensure correct balances particularly regarding intercompany transactions, de-bundling and consolidated control checks
  • Partner with the IT on financial system requirements including enhancements and upgrades
  • Grant/investment accounting
  • Mange all aspects of program related investment accounting, producing management/tax/audit reports
  • Process grant transfers, grant returns, rescissions
  • Participate in grand budget process, including monitoring budget to actual results
  • Work with programs to monitor grant payouts annually to ensure compliance
  • Assist in the system administration of budget system and financial system
  • Drive change and provide insight into leveraging existing financial systems to improve current process
  • Support users of Coda on a day to day basis (including set up of new elements, reports & user maintenance)
Qualifications for systems accountant
  • Independent with project management successes & skill
  • Knowledge of database structure, query design and some SQL
  • Advanced knowledge of SunSystems, Q&A & iPOS is a must
  • Bachelors in Accounting or equivalent
  • 3+ years relevant financial accounting experience
  • Technology proficient, with strong knowledge of financial systems
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Systems Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a systems accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for systems accountant
  • Manage the integrity of the master data files and how master data flows between systems
  • Maintain a control process for users, elements and report requests and set up
  • Manage the Business Objects reporting environment for retail stock and sales transactions
  • Support the monthly management accounts reporting through production of the pack for board review
  • Develop and improve reporting capability to streamline processes and deliver better automation
  • Provide support on project work across the finance team as required
  • Assisting the Systems Accountant on a day to day basis and on-going projects
  • Run workshops for finance and other departments (Sun, iPOS, MS Dynamics, Webexpenses)
  • Support users on the purchase order and expenses system
  • Liaise with 3rd party software resellers
Qualifications for systems accountant
  • Working knowledge of U.S. GAAP accounting and reporting
  • Experience with EA financial systems (HFM/AGIS/Smartview) a plus
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in Business Studies/Finance
  • OBIEE 11g knowledge of writing reports and resolving issues
  • Strong academic pedigree (CPA OR MBA from Top 10 schools)
  • Excellent communication skills and polish

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