Manager of Financial Systems and Implemenation
at Engage Partners, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/18/2019

Job Description


Are you an experienced Manager of Financial Systems and Implementation seeking to elevate your career? If so, we are hiring in Western Essex County, NJ.

Here is what you MUST know:

Now Hiring: Manager of Financial Systems and Implementation
  •         Location:  NJ
  •         Perm, FTE only. This is not a contract. You must be local or willing to relocate.
  •         Salary + Benefits + Relo
  •         Amount of Travel Required: 10%
  •         Reports to CFO
  •         Please note: The candidate will need to have either Aderant or Elite experience, Aderant preferred. Company is a national law firm. We are seeking qualified candidates with experience in a law firm in a hybrid role such as this.

Job Summary:
  •         The Manager of Financial Systems and Implementation will be integral to managing the software infrastructure which supports the firms various finance, accounting and business needs.  
  •         As part of continuous innovation, the individual in this role will be involved in system selection, implementation and upgrades to software and technology solutions for various accounting and finance systems which support the firm's efforts at delivering superior client service to both internal and external client bases.
  •         In addition to requiring a level of technical expertise in business and financial software, the individual in this role will work closely with peer financial, business teams and the firm's IT function, and be responsible for administering aspects of the financial system, queries, modifications, upgrades, system enhancements, programming and system analysis.
  •         This role owns key oversight responsibility for systems process management, implementation, model & architecture optimization, system performance, and user experience and engagement to support reporting, planning and analysis activities throughout all levels of the firm.

Essential Job Functions:
  •         Lead and manage projects and the system development life cycle; review, clarify, and/or test deliverables prepared in conjunction with the finance team before providing the final product to stakeholders.
  •         Work with Finance to define requirements, conduct needs analysis, determine project specifications, identify solutions, and implement recommendations.
  • Work with Directors, Managers, Stakeholders and end users to create, implement, and document project specifications, project plans, and business processes and procedures with an emphasis on developing efficient procedures and methods to increase productivity by streamline processes.

  • Update, modify, test, and/or repair existing software systems and propose innovative solutions to problems.

  • Provide functional and technical analysis and documentation related to the design, development, and implementation of software systems and reports.

  • Develop test strategies, tools, and systems.

  • Oversee, design, track, and safely introduce modifications to the systems.

  • Maintain and support existing Finance and Accounting applications, including but not limited to; Chrome River Expense & Invoice, Aderant Expert and UltiPro.

  • Act as liaison between the Finance and Technology departments.

  • Learn related tables / data structure and all aspects of the financial and related systems.

  • Design and perform ad hoc queries, financial and operational reporting, and analysis.

  • Maintain working knowledge of system associations and data logic flow.

  • Create or update and test functional specifications for new or modified reports and applications.

  • Apply accounting and auditing principles and techniques to ensure that data integrity, internal controls, and audit trails are maintained throughout all applications.

  • Ensure data integrity and accuracy across all financial applications, inquiries, ad-hoc reporting and systems.

  • Keep abreast of changing and emerging technologies which support and enhance business operations.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities required and/or preferred:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Accounting, Engineering, Management or a related field is reqd.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus.
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of related experience leading projects is reqd. Strong financial systems/expertise
  • Strong accounting/systems skills including accounting principles, financial analysis, and common accounting terminology
  • Candidates should have strong Microsoft Office skills, Microsoft Excel VBA, MS Project or Visio, experience with relational databases, data validation and report writing; SQL (SSRS) and Access, Tableau and experience with financial data systems and data visualization prefd.
  • Must be well organized, work independently, comprehend business requirements and proactively identify systems and reporting capabilities to address those requirements.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with creativity and vision.
  • Proactive with demonstrated troubleshooting, problem resolution, and follow-through skills in order to manage multiple and diverse projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, detail-oriented work environment.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, and an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.



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Join a winning team that gets the job done right. At Engage Partners, Inc., we focus on excellence in the industry of staffing solutions. We work hard every day to get it right and get it done – the right employees, the right businesses, the right time.

There’s a reason why we have been around for decades. Engage Partners, Inc. has a wealth of experience matching people to their prospective employers (and vice versa). We have the ability to provide the opportunity for long-term career paths or temporary project assignments, temporary or full-time positions, executive management recruitment or attracting seasonal assistance. We work with a strong, diverse network of organizations across the country that are always looking for top-notch candidates to fill their open positions. From small business start-ups to Fortune 100 companies, we want your next job to be the one you’ve been waiting for.

We are a full-service staffing agency with opportunities for employment all across the U.S. Our recruitment efforts are focused on professionals in many areas of expertise:

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  • Pharmacy
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