SENIOR FINANCIAL SYSTEMS ANALYST

Location
Arlington, Virginia
Salary
$89,897.60 - $137,280.00 Annually
Posted
Jun 25, 2021
Closes
Jul 10, 2021
Ref
1007-21B-DMF-BL
Function
IT, Systems Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Position Information

Arlington County's Department of Management and Finance (DMF) is seeking a Senior Financial Systems Analyst to provide functional IT support to all users of the County's Oracle e-Business finance modules, as well as the financial reporting and dashboarding applications. This position will be responsible for assisting users with resolving system-related issues, performing application administration tasks, developing ad-hoc reports, supporting testing, developing requirements, and providing functional user trainings. The County is currently anticipating an upgrade to the Oracle Could ERP solution beginning 2022. This position will also serve as the DMF lead in the upcoming major system upgrade project.

These responsibilities will require the position to work closely with DMF core business owners, key financial stakeholders throughout the County government, and the Department of Technology's technical team.

Specific Duties Include:
  • Assisting users with routine Oracle e-Business Suite application and reporting issues and questions related to finance modules (e.g., iProcurement, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Cash Management, iExpense);
  • Collaborating with stakeholders across the County to analyze reporting needs and business processes and procedures to identify opportunities for process improvements and improved business intelligence;
  • Serving as a primary subject matter expert on financial business processes during system upgrades or modifications;
  • Maintaining the County's chart of accounts and financial approval workflows in support of data quality/reporting principals and internal controls;
  • Documenting and providing users with guidance and instructions on processes and procedures when documentation is unclear or non-existent;
  • Writing reports and queries using SplashBI and SQL to extract data when requested;
  • Providing regular training courses for end-users around the use of the finance modules and reporting solutions;
  • Developing requirements and coordinating with the technical team when system enhancements, patches or customizations need to be developed; and
  • Performing functional testing after patching, and upgrades are applied.
The successful candidate will be an innovative and collaborative problem solver who helps analyze the County's financial business processes and data needs, and develops and implements enhancements and custom reporting solutions to solve for those needs.

Selection Criteria

Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Mathematics, or a related field, as well as considerable experience directly related to area of assignment, including experience managing and implementing information systems, utilizing Oracle's e-Business Suite, programming, systems analysis, process re-engineering and/or project management. .

Substitution: Additional experience may substitute for the education on a year-for-year basis.

Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
  • Reporting and data visualization applications, such as Noetix, SplashBI, Power BI, or Tableau;
  • Hands-on experience analyzing and administering governmental financial business processes;
  • Experience with data warehouse, database development, data architecture, and integration techniques and principles; and/or
  • Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain working relationships with, and provide training to, managers, executive staff, and stakeholders.