Financial Systems Analyst

Financial Systems Analyst
Orange County
 Hillsborough, North Carolina
Job Description

The Orange County Finance and Administrative Services Department has an opening for a Financial Systems Analyst. The work involves the responsibility for providing professional and confidential administration of the operation, maintenance, development and reporting needs of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Financial System. An employee will support Tyler MUNIS module software applications including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management, Content Management, Fixed Assets, Payroll, Purchasing, Projects and Grants, Kronos and other financial subsidiaries. An employee in this class is responsible for assisting employees with training and functional system questions, while overseeing and maintaining the security and stability of the County’s financial applications.

Examples of Essential Functions Following are examples of typical work activities and responsibilities. The incumbent may be responsible for performing other related duties and responsibilities as required or assigned. A position may not include all the work examples given, nor does the list include all that may be assigned.

  • Services as the main point of contact and escalation to vendors that the County has retained for systems maintenance, support, and professional services.
  • Evaluates, chooses, adapts and drives the implementation of standards and work programs to ensure the integrity, confidentiality and availability of County financial and personnel data.
  • Ensures that the County remains current on financial system upgrades, patches while coordinating all Finance-related user acceptance testing.
  • Supports initiatives to further integrate systems to optimize service delivery to users.
  • Designs, develops and implements new system menu items, reports, tables, views, and program jobs to assist or enhance the daily needs of the users.
  • Designs, develops and tests system changes to support any changes.
  • Provides system support and implementation needs when implementing new modules or applications.
  • Administers program quality control procedures.
  • Provides technical assistance and coordinates and conducts training for system users.
  • Prepares long, and short, range planning and needs assessment for the improvement of the financial information and related systems.
  • Consults with user departments to assess financial information needs.
  • Participates in technical and administrative studies, either independently or with a group, and reviews reports of program needs and accomplishments.
  • Maintains records and prepares reports on a variety of financial system subjects.
  • Implements and monitors policies, procedures, training programs and standards that govern financial operations at the County.
  • Deploys and maintains strategically sound financial system controls and platform in support of the County’s financial planning cycle.
  • Maintains and updates a catalog of financial reports, business process maps, key business models, and end-to-end cross-functional workflows that relate to financial systems and the enhancement of business process improvements.
  • Partners with the Information Technology Department to design and implement documentation and training plans relating to our financial systems.
  • Uses computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail and database software in performing work assignments.
  • Adheres to the department’s safety rules and regulations.