Sr. Financial Systems Analyst

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Linthicum, MD


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Full-Time (40+ Hours)

Overview: <p>SECU is currently seeking a Senior Financial Systems Analyst for our Accounting department.&nbsp; This position is mostly remote with the expectation of coming into the office 1-2 times per month.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>The Senior Financial Systems Analyst supports the planning, development and implementation of business-related systems that impact Accounting/Finance. This person will perform daily, weekly, and monthly analysis of all assigned balance sheet general ledger accounts. Verify accuracy of data, research and identify errors made by SECU and S3 staff. Take full ownership of resolving variances in a timely manner. Effectively lead and participate in projects and coordinates testing of systems. Assists in the development and maintenance of accounting systems. Training of Accounting/Finance staff on systems procedures and support materials. Provides support to Accounting and Finance departmental staff.</p>
Responsibilities: <p>Major duties:</p> <p><strong>Application and Systems Support</strong></p> <ul> <li>Provides a valuable and enjoyable experience to both internal customers and members during interactions. Consistently suggests ways to improve the member/customer experience through improved processes and technology.</li> <li>Design new business processes including system analysis, development and implementation.</li> <li>Analyze Accounting/Finance functional systems usage and recommend changes in procedures or system enhancements that would improve productivity and/or accuracy. This would include recommendations for new systems.</li> <li>Ensure accuracy of all output of the Accounting/Finance systems.</li> <li>Perform balance sheet reconciliations</li> <li>Identify operations and system weaknesses and ensure adequate internal controls are in place and maintained. Document, coordinate and assist with development and maintenance of operations and systems procedures and support materials.</li> <li>Develop, coordinate, and conduct training sessions for systems and related accounting operations processes and procedures.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Project Implementation Management and Testing Support</strong></p> <ul> <li>Act as an Accounting/Finance liaison with other SECU business users on initiatives related to systems. This would include core and other system releases, updates, enhancements, product implementation, testing, problem resolution and quality assurance.</li> <li>Coordinate and communicate Accounting/Finance department testing and implementation of new releases, new products and improvements.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Analysis and Reporting</strong></p> <ul> <li>Create complex financial models and conducts ad hoc analysis with organization- wide impact for executive management, the Finance Committee and Board of Directors.</li> <li>Design and develop financial, analytical and statistical reports across multiple systems and data sets to address organizational needs.</li> </ul>
Requirements: Requirements, experience, and skills: <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree required (in Accounting, Finance, Economics or IT preferred)</li> <li>Minimum five years&rsquo; experience in a combination of the following areas: general accounting, financials, budget cost analysis and banking system software application analysis (Fiserv DNA and Fiserv Prologue preferred)</li> <li>Knowledge and understanding of accounting and banking systems Experience with multi-dimensional reporting. Strong PC skills with experience and proficiency using Microsoft Word, advanced to expert Excel, Access and Power Point, Altair Monarch products. Fiserv DNA and Fiserv Prologue. Fiserv Reconciliation and Knowledge of SQL is an advantage.</li> <li>Ability to work independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments</li> <li>Ability to work effectively on project teams cultivating working relationships and producing time sensitive deliverables</li> <li>Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work well under pressure Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate results with senior level executives.</li> <li>Basic knowledge of accounting reconciliation best practices.</li> <li>Eagerness to embrace new systems and system enhancements with the goal to improve procedural efficiencies.</li> </ul>