Learfield

  • Director of Accounting Systems

    Req No.
    2018-2397
    Location Name
    Learfield
    Location
    US-TX-Plano
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Director of Accounting Systems will report to our Chief Accounting Officer and represent Accounting and Finance as the systems product owner to manage technology within the department. This person will serve as the expert and liaison to IT and other internal or external clients, providing business analysis and Accounting-focused project management support.

    Responsibilities

    • Understand objectives, processes and the technology environment within Accounting and Finance.
    • Design, manage and oversee the process to identify and prioritize accounting technology needs resulting in greater efficiencies in the current close process.
    • Provide expertise and guidance during accounting technology product evaluations (e.g., evaluation of ERP system).
    • Define, implement, and support accounting reporting strategies (addressing internal and external reporting and static and ad hoc reporting needs) to ensure efficient and effective use of reporting tools and technologies, including creation and use of data warehouses.
    • Provide project management support for accounting team activities related to technology projects (new product development, implementations, upgrades/enhancements, product evaluations, ongoing maintenance, etc.).
    • Provide business analyst support by partnering with accounting system product owners to identify and communicate business requirements to technology teams.
    • Support effective partnership between Accounting and IT teams.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree.
    • Required strong understanding of reporting tools Power BI, Tableau, Great Plains, and Prophix
    • 5 years minimum work experience supporting Accounting operations.
    • Strong communication and presentation skills.
    • Strong project management, business analysis and process improvement skills.
    • Ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.

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