Financial Systems Manager in Miami Lakes, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/27/2019

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Job Description

The Financial Systems Manager oversees the operation and maintenance of the organization's financial systems. Implements new software, maintains databases, and trains employees. Ensures that consistent practices are used throughout the company to maintain the integrity of the system. Works with the IT and finance departments to meet business requirements.

Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.


* Improves the business process and operations through prototyping and developing new financial system enhancements

* Provides System governance and enhancements planning for Workday Financials

* Configures, tests & maintains Workday Financials - Financial Data Model, Financial Accounting, Procure-to-Pay, Payroll, Business Assets, Banking and Expenses

* Coordinates with HR Systems and Operations leader with respect to overall system planning and governance and cross-module processes

* Coordinates, reviews and assures timely close for Corporate Accounting and ensure all financial reporting is accurate

* Directs or performs daily problem solving, including evaluation of policies and procedures for improvements

* Provides special project support for a variety of management presentation and reporting needs

* Supports all aspects of external and internal audit as related to financial systems


* Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and to operate across functional lines

* Strong knowledge of GAAP

* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with competing, multiple priorities

* Ability to work through complex issues and challenges and present business stakeholders with clear options for resolution

* Expert Knowledge of configuring Finance systems including Business Processes around Financial Data Model, Financial Accounting, Procure-to-Pay, Payroll, Business Assets, Banking and Expenses; experience in Workday reporting, knowledge of EIB a plus

* Great understanding of General Ledger and procure pay.

* Ability to troubleshoot and solution user / process issues and support the month end close process in Workday

* Must be experienced user of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint; In Excel, must have ability to create pivot tables, vlookups)

* Excellent communication skills at all levels of management


* B.S. in Accounting, Business Administration or related field, MBA preferred

* 5 - 10 years of business experience, of which 3-5 supporting or working with financial systems

* CPA preferred * Workday Financials Partner Certification preferred

* PMI Certification and/or Project Management experience preferred