Jun 14, 2021

Financial Systems Analyst

  • TrulyHired
  • Lewisville, TX, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

Position Summary:

The role will support the Director of Accounting Systems and will implement, maintain and update financial systems. Modifies system menus, edits spreadsheets and reports, and troubleshoots system problems. Imports files to and exports files from financial databases. Trains staff on the use of financial systems and acts as a liaison to the information technology department.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification

Bachelor's Degree in Information Science, Finance, Accounting or related field Experience
4-7+ years related experience
Information Technology background (a Plus)
Texas Public School financial department experience (a Plus)
Experience using Skyward Accounting Software (Preferred)
Experiece with SQL, Crystal Reports, or Visual Basics
Proficient in MS Office applications and Google Drive

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Exceptional communication skills
Advanced Excel skills including pivot, vlookups, and formulas
Demonstrate professionalism across the organization with business partners
Strong analytical skills to understand as-is business processes to effectively identify and document the to-be requirements
Excellent problem solving ability to identify root cause of an issue to help determine the optimal solution
Ability to work with limited supervision, having significant latitude for independent judgement
Ability to adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to district needs

Responsibilities and Duties:

Quickly understands the business issues and data challenges of the organization and industry
Provides ongoing analysis, maintenance, and technical and functional support for Skyward throughout the organization Provides technical guidance to identify system deficiencies and analyze system problems and solutions
Extensive database management
Instrumental in design and implementation issues
Provides primary reference to associates on system capabilities and issues
Provide system demos to end users
Provide training and guidance to new department team members to facilitate knowledge sharing and cross training
Leverage thorough understanding of district and system processes to make recommendations and propose technical/non-technical solutions to meet requirements
Generate scheduled and ad hoc reporting as operational requirements dictate
Collaborate with stakeholders to analyze and understand the problem/need
Collaborate with stakeholders to define project objectives and scope
Facilitate requirements gathering sessions with stakeholders and key technical resources
Document, categorize and prioritize district, user and system requirements
Proactively identify and suggest improvement areas for operational support
Support internal/external audit requests
Analysis performed is thorough and results are verified for quality and accuracy
Analysis are well documented
Analytical tasks are completed within allocated timeframes
All Other related duties as assigned

Equipment Used:

All equipment required to perform jobs duties and task previously described.

Physical / Environmental Factors:

The physical demands 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.

Responsive Education Solutions considers applicants for all positions without regards to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or any other legally protected status. ResponsiveEd is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
Job Category: Administrator > Business/Finance
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The ResponsiveEd difference is achievement. Whether a student's goal is college prep or drop-out recovery, getting a life back on track or being sure to get started on the right path to begin with, the people at ResponsiveEd are passionate about helping our students achieve their goals. Study after study and news story after news story tell us there is a pressing need for positive change in Texas education. At ResponsiveEd, we offer answers - and hope.

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Job Requirements
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Contact Information
  • Andrea Davis, Recruiter
  • 1301 Waters Ridge Dr
  • Lewisville, Texas 75057

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