• IT Accounting Application Analyst

    Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/20/2018 1:30 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-4030
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    IT Accounting Application Analyst

     


    The Role

     

    Reporting to the IT Applications Manager, the Accounting Application Analyst will be in-charge of evaluating and implementing functionality improvements and changes to Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains (GP) application. He / she will be responsible for the administration and support of Microsoft GP application.

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • Serve as the point of contact for all GP application related requirements of the Accounting department
    • Proactively identify gaps and opportunities to improve effectiveness of the application
    • Recommend and implement application / functionality enhancements and changes to address business requirements
    • Partner with business to create business requirements / functional specification documents
    • Develop technical specifications and work with programmers to implement changes
    • Produce testing documentation, manage and perform testing as required
    • Manage the upgrade, maintenance and administration of GP application
    • Provide Production Support for GP application – triage and troubleshoot application related issues
    • Identify reporting requirement and develop reports in Management Reporter (or other reporting tools)
    • Own user profile management and coordinate user access reviews   
    • Partner with Accounting to evaluate and implement business processes changes
    • Identify technology needs (beyond GP) to enhance accounting processes and engage with vendors on software selection and implementation  
    • Develop and deliver training to end-users



    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required in Computer Science, Information System or Quantitative disciplines (Math/Statistics/Finance/Economics or other)
    • 3+ years of experience supporting Microsoft Dynamics GP
    • Functional knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics GP financial module
    • Familiarity with GP table structures
    • Knowledge of integration tools (eConnect, Scribe, etc.)
    • Experience developing and modifying reports using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), Management Reporter, Crystal Reports or Business Analytics tools a plus
    • Proficiency in Project Management Tools and procedures
    • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) & ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) processes preferred
    • Ability to influence and build relationships
    • Strong communication and presentation skills
    • Must be flexible to travel within US & Canada, if needed

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