CDW Sr Financial Technology Specialist in Chicago, Illinois

Role Overview :

The Sr. Finance Technology Specialist has primary responsibility for analysis, design, implementation, testing, maintenance and operational aspects of CDW’s Financial systems ranging from PeopleSoft Financials to Zuora RevPro, to EPM (Enterprise Performance Management) applications. Responsibilities may include implementing and maintaining Oracle Hyperion tools including Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management or Financial Data Quality Management Enterprise Edition (FDM or FDMEE), Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management (HPCM), Enterprise Performance Management Architect (EPMA), Essbase, Hyperion Financial Reporting Studio (HFR), and SmartView. The role provides support, guidance, and technical expertise to stakeholders on system requirements and issues.

Key Areas of Responsibility :

  • Serves as a liaison between the Finance, IT and Purchasing departments.

  • Administers PeopleSoft security, manages business configuration rules and/or table values, develops queries and reports and troubleshoots overall PeopleSoft Financials issues.

  • Creates and generates ad hoc finance related reports and data analysis.

  • Maintains adequate internal controls and SOX compliance within the finance organization.

  • Analyzes user/vendor needs to establish system design, file requirements and processing specifications.

  • Creates and executes unit tests, quality assurance, and user acceptance testing.

Responsibilities :

  • Provides feedback and recommendations on process improvement opportunities, as well as assessing the potential impact of changes. Shares overall best practices with the finance organization.

  • Participates in the implementation and/or upgrade of PeopleSoft applications. Assists in the design, implementation, management and audit of finance programs, procedures, and systems.

  • Support additional systems utilized in the finance organization (intranet and internet A/P related applications, Changepoint, and iSeries).

  • Knowledge of data conversion, import and export.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Knowledge of AP terminology, business practices and procedures.

  • Familiar with document management systems and optical character recognition software.

  • Peoplesoft Query experience.

  • Familiar with Microsoft SQL Server. Ability to test and debug existing and new applications.


Qualifications :

Education and/or Experience Qualifications :

  • BA/BS in Information Technology/CS or Finance/Accounting or equivalent experience with strong technical background.

  • 3 years of experience with financial systems support.

  • Application development and scripting knowledge.

Other Required Qualifications :

  • Application development and scripting knowledge.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing to technical, user personnel, and management.

  • Knowledge of technical tools such as SQL.

  • Solid interest and aptitude for and experience with critical, complicated analytical work and creative thinking.

  • Must be flexible, organized and able to accurately work under time constraints and deadlines.

  • Proven project management, planning and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to effectively document processes.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate to all stakeholders including senior leadership.

  • History of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships cross-functionally.

Sr Financial Technology Specialist

Chicago, IL