Senior Financial Systems Analyst
Reinsurance Group of America - Weldon Spring, MO

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Under limited supervision, oversees the maintenance of financial systems structures and functionality, assists system users in obtaining transaction details and provides consultation regarding development of financial systems, reporting tools and /or reports necessary for users to perform their assigned tasks. Provides user-testing of enhancements/changes and input to user signoff, reviews changes to peripheral systems and evaluates their impact on financial systems and the accounting functions. Develops customer relationships, serves as a financial system reporting expert and provides support and training to system users.
  • Oversees the financial system applications, ensuring they are functioning properly.
  • Provides support to financial system users by addressing needs, identifying root causes of problems and providing resolutions in a timely, professional manner. Recommends system changes or enhancements that will improve efficiency of users and /or meet user requirements.
  • Participates in and sometimes lead special projects, including but not limited to enhancements, programming, upgrades, and new system initiatives, as assigned.
  • Gathers and analyzes user requirements, develop functional specifications and perform gap analysis of existing information systems.
  • Tests system solutions. Consults with users in the development of test data and review results with users.
  • Develops and maintains documentation of technical architecture required to provide quality application development and support, protection of data assets and support business resumption planning.
  • Evaluates and rectifies data integrity and integration issues related to the financial systems.
  • Develops and maintains effective customer relationships.
  • Provides training and guidance to users as required.
  • Mentors and coaches other team members as necessary.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements :
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of accounting or auditing experience
  • 3+ years of PeopleSoft or other accounting software experience
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience
  • Proficient MS Word, Excel and SQL/Query skills
  • Proven conceptual understanding of relational databases, operating systems, networking concepts, and systems integration.
  • Competent project management skills. Demonstrates an ability to evaluate project objectives and scope for feasibility and understanding
  • Advanced level of people management skills, demonstrating the ability to lead, mentor, and develop associates; including the ability to delegate key areas of responsibility
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills demonstrating ability to share and impart knowledge.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new methods, work under tight deadlines and stressful conditions.
  • Advanced level of investigative, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Advanced ability to set goals and handle multiple tasks, clients, and projects simultaneously; Ability to appropriately balance priorities, deadlines, and deliverables
  • Ability to work well within a team environment and participate in department/team projects
  • Ability to balance detail with departmental goals/objectives
  • Advanced ability to translate business needs and problems into viable/accepted solutions
  • Advanced level of skills in customer relationship management and change management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects or teams and set applicable goals
  • Advanced negotiating and persuasion skills
  • Ability to liaise with individuals across a wide variety of operational, functional, and technical disciplines
  • General business knowledge

  • Progress towards CPA
  • Progress towards FLMI / LOMA certification
  • Insurance / Reinsurance financial reporting experience
  • Experience developing PeopleSoft client nVision reporting and Query Manager or other similar reporting and business intelligence tools.

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