Financial Systems Advisor

Employer
AARP
Location
Washington DC
Posted
May 19, 2022
Closes
Jun 18, 2022
Ref
2951
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
Overview

AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

The Controller's Office is responsible for AARP's enterprise-wide accounting activities. This includes maintaining internal controls; compliance with federal, state, and other legal reporting requirements; grants management; revenue recognition; general ledger activity; accounts payable/receivable; payroll; tax; and procurement functions to include managing strategic outsourcing, contract negotiation and supplier management.

The Financial Systems Advisor will bring extensive Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) knowledge, both functional and technical skills. The Advisor is responsible for effectively coordinating operational tasks and providing customer service and follow-through. The Advisor provides training and serves as a subject matter expert. This position is also responsible for performing testing and maintaining documentation.

Responsibilities

  • Utilizes functional/technical knowledge to maintain and improve the utilization and efficiency of the ERP.
  • Resolves incidents and tasks assigned for resolution.
  • Performs or coordinates the testing to support verification of changes and the configuration changes performed in the ERP.
  • Provides customer service and shares knowledge to users, IT and business groups.
  • Creates and updates documentation, training materials, communications, business cases, business requirements and configuration modifications as needed.
  • Performs scheduled tasks to support monthly & year-end closes and audit events.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree and minimum of 3 years experience.
  • Experience working with PeopleSoft and Microsoft Power BI.
  • Experience leading, developing and designing system requirements definition, testing, training, and implementation support, documenting requirements and/or building test cases.
  • Knowledgeable of the source-to-contract and procure-to-pay segments of procurement operations.
  • Experience providing the link between the technical and the business views of the system and ensuring that the technical solutions developed will satisfy the needs of the business.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • In-office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise.

Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)

AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.

Compensation and Benefits

AARP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance; paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.