Finance Project Analyst in Corning, New York
Posted 11/17/21

 

 

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 500 manufacturing and technology organization with significant investment in R&D and Innovation
  • Rich history with over 150 years of significant growth and innovation
  • Expanding global footprint in North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • Industry leader within all 8 divisions and leader in each
  • Known for growing talent internally and promoting internally

 

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
  • Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint

 

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  •  Corning, NY

 

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

 

Project Analyst within this Shared Services team participates on projects that include cost reductions, process improvements, SAP deployments, Shared Service integrations, Finance system upgrades, business process design and new functional process/technology introductions. May need to participate in multiple smaller scope projects depending on project portfolio and business needs

 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

- Support functional design of system functionality and / or processes

- Performs project analysis, reviews and documents beginning-to-end project requirements, ensuring process compliance

- Defines and documents configuration requirements, business rules, functional requirements, and data modeling requirements

- Develop test requirements and execute test scripts

- Develops change management strategies, reports, processes, and business policies for various programs/projects

- Creates content geared towards change management plans, reports, processes, business policies, regulations and SOPs

- Implements data modeling, transaction flow analysis, internal control and risk analysis, modern business methods, and performance measure techniques

- Develops training material and communications for projects; executes end user training

- Support issue resolution during implementation and at go live

- Collaborates with cross-functional teams to assess current state and design an optimal future state

- Collaborate with receivers and identify requirements / gaps

- Plans and implements approved business solutions and develops metrics to measure efficiency

- Writes, audits, and maintains process documentation; escalates areas of concern to management

- Streamlines processes where possible, communicates areas of improvement to management

 

 

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

Required Education and Experience:

- Bachelor’s Degree

- 3-5 yrs. experience working on Finance or Shared Service projects

- Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 8a – 5p with extended workdays/weekends required occasionally depending on project phase and status

 

Required Skills:

- Shared Services Process - Order to Cash; Requisition to Pay; Intercompany Payment management

- Gen. Accounting

- Functional Finance system knowledge of SAP S/4 Hana

- Problem Solving, Analytical Skills, Exceptional Follow Through

- Customer focused

- Team player

- Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

- Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented

- Capacity to work well under pressure with ability to adapt to changing project requirements and deadlines

- Ability to assess priorities and manage many project activities simultaneously

- Process excellence mindset

 

Desired Skills:

- Working knowledge of PeopleSoft 9.2

- Exposure to leading project components, recommending process improvements and escalating potential risk exposures

- Experience leading project/program metric setting and reporting results to various teams

- Experience reporting project/program progress and flagging potential conflicts early

- Certified green belt

 

Soft Skills:

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a diverse employee group and across many levels of the organization (i.e. Business requestors, CSS operations receivers, IT analysts)

- Collaborative work style and organizational savvy

- Demonstrates initiative

- Eager to learn

 

 

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 500 manufacturing and technology organization with significant investment in R&D and Innovation
  • Rich history with over 150 years of significant growth and innovation
  • Expanding global footprint in North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • Industry leader within all 8 divisions and leader in each
  • Known for growing talent internally and promoting internally

 

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
  • Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint

 

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  •  Corning, NY

 

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

 

Project Analyst within this Shared Services team participates on projects that include cost reductions, process improvements, SAP deployments, Shared Service integrations, Finance system upgrades, business process design and new functional process/technology introductions. May need to participate in multiple smaller scope projects depending on project portfolio and business needs

 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

- Support functional design of system functionality and / or processes

- Performs project analysis, reviews and documents beginning-to-end project requirements, ensuring process compliance

- Defines and documents configuration requirements, business rules, functional requirements, and data modeling requirements

- Develop test requirements and execute test scripts

- Develops change management strategies, reports, processes, and business policies for various programs/projects

- Creates content geared towards change management plans, reports, processes, business policies, regulations and SOPs

- Implements data modeling, transaction flow analysis, internal control and risk analysis, modern business methods, and performance measure techniques

- Develops training material and communications for projects; executes end user training

- Support issue resolution during implementation and at go live

- Collaborates with cross-functional teams to assess current state and design an optimal future state

- Collaborate with receivers and identify requirements / gaps

- Plans and implements approved business solutions and develops metrics to measure efficiency

- Writes, audits, and maintains process documentation; escalates areas of concern to management

- Streamlines processes where possible, communicates areas of improvement to management

 

 

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

Required Education and Experience:

- Bachelor’s Degree

- 3-5 yrs. experience working on Finance or Shared Service projects

- Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 8a – 5p with extended workdays/weekends required occasionally depending on project phase and status

 

Required Skills:

- Shared Services Process - Order to Cash; Requisition to Pay; Intercompany Payment management

- Gen. Accounting

- Functional Finance system knowledge of SAP S/4 Hana

- Problem Solving, Analytical Skills, Exceptional Follow Through

- Customer focused

- Team player

- Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

- Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented

- Capacity to work well under pressure with ability to adapt to changing project requirements and deadlines

- Ability to assess priorities and manage many project activities simultaneously

- Process excellence mindset

 

Desired Skills:

- Working knowledge of PeopleSoft 9.2

- Exposure to leading project components, recommending process improvements and escalating potential risk exposures

- Experience leading project/program metric setting and reporting results to various teams

- Experience reporting project/program progress and flagging potential conflicts early

- Certified green belt

 

Soft Skills:

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a diverse employee group and across many levels of the organization (i.e. Business requestors, CSS operations receivers, IT analysts)

- Collaborative work style and organizational savvy

- Demonstrates initiative

- Eager to learn

 

  • Employee Type: Contract to Hire
  • Location: Corning, New York
  • Category: Information Technology
  • Date Posted: 11/17/21
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