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Posted 3/1/2021

Job Title:

Financial Systems Administrator

Department:

Finance

Location:

Archbishop Quigley Center
835 N. Rush St.
Chicago, IL 60611-2030

Hours:

Full time

Description:

The Archdiocese of Chicago is the third largest diocese in the United States and serves more than 2.2 million Catholics in The Archdiocese, pastored by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, has more than 15,000 employees across its ministries, including Catholic Charities, the region’s largest nonprofit social service agency. The Archdiocese also has one of the country’s largest seminaries. The Archdiocese’s elementary and secondary schools comprise one of the largest U.S. private school systems.

Position Summary:

The Financial Systems Administrator is responsible for providing support to the operation of the various financial and related information systems, ensuring optimal reporting, performance, and workflow. The Administrator will serve as the technical resource supporting maintenance, interfaces, data extracts and reporting for multiple software solutions including, but not limited to, Infor Lawson version 10 General Ledger, Lawson Activity Management, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Cash Ledger, Requisitions, as well as the Jack Henry Banking System and One Stream’s XF.
                                               
Responsibilities:

  • Manage the operation of the various financial systems and processes, to ensure the integrity and effective/efficient operation of the systems. 
  • Provide system expertise to problem solve system-related issues and establish resultant changes in controls, policies and procedures.  Provide initial training (ad hoc basis) on underlying issues and related solutions.
  • Oversee software implementation related projects, working with the Finance team on related outputs, processes and controls 
  • Responsibility for documenting all current Finance system user materials, including calendarizing processes and procedures
  • Possess the business skills that enable working with the Finance team to analyze current business / Finance processes, addressing challenges and identify opportunities

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in one or more of the following areas: Information Technology, Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years of experience with Infor Lawson products
  • 3+ years of experience with an ERP system
  • 1+ years of experience in a system administration role
  • Experience working with a Planning and Consolidation tool such as Hyperion, SAP BPC, or One Stream desired
  • Experience in application system implementation, testing and deployment
  • Project management experience.  Experience supporting and leading transformational changes for operations and organizations.  Comfortable with dynamic/transforming environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills-ability to lead meetings with Finance and non-Finance members, building confidence and trust.  
  • Demonstrated high integrity and ethics in all operations and responsibilities
  • Affinity for mission-driven, not-for-profit organizations and a commitment to serving the Catholic Church in the Chicago area.  Must demonstrate understanding, respect and support for Catholic Church teaching, mission and values.  Hiring preference will be given to candidates who are Catholic.

The Archdiocese of Chicago is in the midst of exciting changes as we renew our local Church. With a variety of opportunities to contribute your professional talents and experience, we invite you to consider any of our current openings at archchicago.org/careers. We offer competitive salary and benefit packages, as well as opportunities for professional and personal growth and development.

If you are interested in being considered for this opening, please visit the list of open positions on AppliTrack. Please complete a letter of interest, a profile, or submit your resume.

Thank you for your interest in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

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