Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Per Year
Location:
Northbrook, Illinois
Country:
United States
Industry:
Other
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Not Specified
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Finance Business Systems Support Analyst

Overview:

Other companies make products. We make a difference!
Promoting safe living and working environments.
UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in areas such as sustainability, renewable energy, mobile payment security and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitates trade and provides peace of mind

Under general supervision, the Finance Business Systems Support Analyst contributes to the functional administration, implementation and maintenance of financial business systems. Supports Finance leadership with planning and managing Finance projects and ensures goals and objectives are met within an arranged time frame. Manages projects including the formulation and definition of systems scope based on user needs, a thorough understanding finance concepts, financial business systems, and industry. Acts as liaison with the IT resources that support Finance from a technical perspective. Ensures solutions meet or exceed customer expectations.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports Finance leadership with planning Finance projects, ensuring goals and objectives are met within an arranged time frame.
  • Interfaces with Finance leadership, IT business analysts, financial system users and system support. Responds to user incidents/service requests and logs technical assistance requests as needed. Works with internal and external system support groups to resolve questions, problems, and enhancement requests.
  • Manages projects including the formulation and definition of systems scope based on user needs, a thorough understanding of finance concepts, USGAAP, financial business systems, and industry.
  • Supports other departments, divisions, and organizations as a liaison between Finance and IT.
  • Utilizes industry best practices to drive the implementation of financial business systems and acts as the SME (subject matter expert) on specific projects.
  • Gathers system and accounting requirements from finance and business users and creates functional requirement documents. Consults with business and technical teams to define necessary requirements. Works through and contributes to all phases of development through the lifecycle of a project.
  • Contributes to system development through the analysis of finance and business requirements, financial business design, training, data conversion, testing and maintenance.
  • Prepares documentation such as charts, diagrams, and recommendations for business solutions while ensuring conformity with global finance requirements.
  • Administers and supports finance system during monthly financial closing activities and annual IT application control audits.
  • Performs other duties as described


Qualifications:

  • University degree in Accounting or a related discipline plus generally four years of directly related experience.
  • Strong working functional, technical and/or IT development experience with Oracle EBS, Hyperion suite, and Microsoft Office systems.
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