Financial Systems Engineer-Newark NJ

Newark, New Jersey
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The Financial Systems Engineer will be responsible for the design, customization, support and maintenance of Finance and Accounting applications for firm-wide use. Other responsibilities of the position include the research and evaluation of future applications, software upgrades, project coordination, documentation, knowledge sharing and issue resolution.

Essential Duties

  • Work in lockstep with IT Department to support finance systems
  • Provide primary technical support of the firm’s accounting and finance systems
  • Analyze, test and apply software patches and upgrades as required
  • Analyze and manage application security
  • Work closely with Finance and Accounting staff to design, document and implement new business processes.
  • Document customizations to the financial system in such a way that the firm is able to identify the current status of the application, its underlying infrastructure and utilize the documentation as a basis for training curriculum development
  • Troubleshoot applications and coordinate vendor support when necessary
  • Create SQL Jobs to proactively inform users of specific data/events
  • Provide quality control and validation of all customizations to ensure application functionality and data integrity

Required qualifications

  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills
  • Experience providing IT support for Financial/Accounting operations
  • Interest and ability to learn Finance/Accounting processes
  • Knowledge of systems analysis and design methods
  • Experience with the following software solutions: Thomson Reuters Elite, Elite Design Gallery, DataFusion, eBilling Hub, Chrome River; preferred
  • In depth knowledge of relational database systems, Microsoft SQL Server strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of reporting tools, e.g. SQL Reporting Services, Crystal Reports
  • Five (5) years of hands-on experience supporting technical systems preferred
  • Experience with web-based technologies (.NET, C#, ASP, Java, etc.)
  • Experience with VB/VBA, scripting languages, etc.



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