Finance Information Systems Specialist

Chicago, Cook County
Apr 25, 2014
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Job Summary: The Finance Information System Specialist provides technical support and assistance to Finance functions and staff including financial planning, accounting, budgeting and student accounts in the accurate and efficient use of the Banner database and related systems. This position is located on the Chicago Campus and reports to the Associate Vice President of Finance.

Minimum Qualifications: See Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required.

Job Type: Full-Time

Working Hours: Monday-Friday

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field OR combination of equivalent college level coursework and at least 3 years direct experience with Ellucian/ Banner ERP and/or related products experience in multiple areas (Finance, Payroll, Accounts Receivable, etc.). Experience on the functional side of at least one major system of any of the Ellucian/ Banner related projects. Proven project management experience. Demonstrated experience of collaborative work with all levels of system users: executives, functional technicians, application vendors and end users. Ability to obtain, interpret and assess end user needs and support, make recommendations/ decisions about and guide the implementation of new or re-designed business processes and procedures. Experience working with a transactional reporting writing tool (Argos preferred). Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, facilitation, collaboration, written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field. Experience in Higher Education.