Financial Systems Administrator
Seyfarth Shaw LLP - Chicago, IL

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This position provides highly-skilled functional and technical expertise with regard to the Firm’s financial systems, with a strong focus on the accounting system and reporting data-warehouse. Requires over 3-5 years of financial systems experience, preferably in the professional services industry.

Provide support towards the implementation, upgrade, functional and technical maintenance of financial systems applications.

Participate on project teams for implementing new systems, or enhancing or upgrading existing systems.

Provide technical and application support to users of financial applications.

Coordinate and provide end-user training as necessary.

Other duties and projects as assigned.

Response to ad hoc reporting and inquiry requests

Identify and recommend production customizations and enhancements.

Educational and Experience Requirements:
College degree. Coursework in accounting and technology fields desired. The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of 2-3 years experience in a financial applications or related position.

Application Skill set:

Excellent functional skills, knowledge of structured query language (SQL), and in-depth knowledge of financial, time entry and cost recovery applications. Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary.

Evaluation Criteria:

Demonstration of ability to work effectively within a team environment.

Demonstration of ability to communicate, cooperate and conduct oneself in a professional manner.

Demonstration of ability to organize and prioritize workload.

Demonstration of ability to adapt to shifting priorities and willingness to handle new assignments.

Demonstration of ability to meet deadlines.

Demonstration of initiative in creating improvements in present practices.

Demonstration of ability to organize multiple projects within simultaneous time frames.

Good punctuality and attendance.

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call (312) 460-6545 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

We offer an outstanding benefit package which includes: medical/dental, 401k with employer contribution; life insurance; transportation fringe benefit program; generous paid time off policy; and long-term and short-term disability policies.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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