MAXIMUS

Financial Systems Manager

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/27/2020 2:55 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-50193
# of Openings
1
Job Schedule
Regular Full-Time

MAXIMUS Introduction

Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit https://www.maximus.com.

Job Description Summary

The Financial Systems Manager will be responsible for managing the overall performance and delivery of cross-functional projects, system enhancements and end user support. The position requires hands-on functional experience in the Cost point system configuration and a strong understanding of Finance and Accounting principles including payroll.

Job Description:
• Lead finance and accounting special projects to align with corporate objectives. Responsible for development and management of overall project plan, project milestones, scope analysis and risk management and resolution. Full cycle systems implementation experience.
• Serve as a functional and technical expert to support end users. Troubleshoot user issues and provide resolution.
• Provide and manage ongoing production support and support system enhancements and upgrades as the subject matter expert that includes: coordinating schedules, defining test strategy and implementation timeline, and project managing to completion.
• Lead full cycle testing and implementation of system upgrades and patches/hotfixes.
• Work across departments to define opportunities for improvement. Provide technical and functional support for accounting and finance users.
• Establishes best practices for financial systems use and ensures that these practices are used throughout the organization.
• Works under minimal supervision. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish a variety of tasks and goals.
• Performs other implementation and accounting related tasks as assigned.

Requirements & Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree and minimum of 5 years of experience in finance/ accounting including payroll relevant experience, including data analytics and systems analysis. Additional years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree.
• Ability to work with government contractors which includes knowledge of applicable federal laws and regulations (SCA, DCAA, etc.).
• Proficiency with vendor management, financial systems Deltek (Costpoint), IBM Cognos and TM1.
• Knowledge of GAAP and government contract accounting principles and FAR.
• Strong Project Management skills required and PMP certification preferred.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite – Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint is required.
• Proven ability to lead/manage multiple projects/work streams simultaneously.
• Excellent communication skills and able to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
• Strong organization skills and work well under pressure.

 

  • Lead finance and accounting special projects to align with corporate objectives.  Responsible for development and management of overall project plan, project milestones, scope analysis and risk management and resolution. Full cycle systems implementation experience.
  • Serve as a functional and technical expert to support end users.  Troubleshoot user issues and provide resolution.
  • Provide and manage ongoing production support  and support system enhancements and upgrades as the subject matter expert that includes: coordinating schedules, defining test strategy and implementation timeline, and project managing to completion.
  • Lead full cycle testing and implementation of system upgrades and patches/hotfixes.
  • Work across departments to define opportunities for improvement. Provide technical and functional support for accounting and finance users.
  • Establishes best practices for financial systems use and ensures that these practices are used throughout the organization.
  • Works under minimal supervision. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish a variety of tasks and goals.
  • Performs other implementation and accounting related tasks as assigned.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and minimum 8 years of finance/ accounting including payroll relevant experience, including data analytics and systems analysis. Additional years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree.
  • Ability to work with government contractors which includes knowledge of applicable federal laws and regulations (SCA, DCAA, etc.).
  • Proficiency with vendor management, financial systems Deltek (Costpoint), IBM Cognos and TM1.
  • Knowledge of GAAP and government contract accounting principles and FAR.
  • Strong Project Management skills required and PMP certification preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite – Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint is required.
  • Proven ability to lead/manage multiple projects/work streams simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication skills and able to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong organization skills and work well under pressure.

 

EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

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