Coordinator - Financial Systems Specialist and Special Projects, CFRE31408FINO

Glen Ellyn, IL
Mar 09, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Coordinates system modifications and preparation of system reports with IT. Acts as a liaison between IT and Finance. Prepares financial and ad hoc reports and datamining extracts. Supports various aspects of payroll, accounts payable, and other accounting operations.

Position Title: Coordinator - Financial Systems Specialist and Special Projects, CFRE31408FINO

Duties of Position:

  • Works with IT and Finance staff on the design, programming, management and maintenance of the various financial systems of the College. Trouble shoots problems with the financial system applications.
  • Serves as functional-technical resource and project coordinator for financial systems projects.
  • Works with staff to coordinate and manage all technical aspects of the finance office systems projects.
  • Plans, organizes, directs and controls the College's financial accounting system and financial reporting system; establishes and maintains system security for the financial accounting and reporting systems; establishes and maintains system security for the financial accounting and financial reporting systems; leads system implementation, upgrade and conversion projects.
  • Identifies, analyzes, and implements processes to maximize utilization of the financial accounting and financial reporting systems College-wide; designs, maintains, and makes available accounting system reports, and reports and specialized financial system information as needed for decision-making and analysis.
  • Prepares various ad hoc financial reports for department.
  • Performs complex datamining from College's Colleague and Hyperion databases to provide data needed for various financial analysis projects.
  • Analyzes and seeks to automate manual processes in department.
  • Identifies system deficiencies and problem solves for implementation of solutions.
  • Special projects as assigned by the Manager of Accounting Operations and Financial Systems.
  • Liaison between IT and Finance for system related issues.
  • Process maps various business functions.
  • Reconciles system interfaces and update to general ledger.
  • Prepares policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education:



At least 5+ years in financial systems and thorough knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Visio, Access and SQL. Knowledge of ad-hoc reporting software and SQL language. Must have strong background in datamining using SQL.


Bachelor's Degree in Business or equivalent.




Master's Degree.

Equipment & Working Conditions:

Calculator, phone, personal computer.

General office environment.

This position requires a background check and drug screen.

Department: Financial Affairs & Controller - FIN

Position Type: Full time - FT

Pay Type: Salary Exempt


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