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Application Administrator III in Chicago, IL at CareerBuilder

Date Posted: 3/9/2019

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Job Description

US - CareerBuilder



Job Summary

Monitor, maintain, and enhance financial systems processes in Windows and Cloud-based server environments. Work closely with various business teams to understand and translate business needs into solutions. The Financial System team supports our critical 3rd party financial applications. The applications include, but are not limited to Lawson, BPC, Concur, ImageNOW, Document Express, Anaplan, and AP checking processing. 


Major Responsibilities/Activities -

  • Maintain financial data used in financial reporting and various downstream systems. Accurately integrate new information into existing structures.
  • Write, execute and troubleshoot database queries and software automation scripts.
  • Develop/code interfaces, reports and software customizations utilizing established tools or other tools as determined.
  • Responsible for systems security and audit requests for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Provide swift financial system support during month-end close.
  • Act as key participant in system implementations and upgrades; Develop and lead UAT activities with end users to support release of new versions or functionality.
  • Provide proactive financial system training to Finance.
  • Investigate and identify root causes of errors and provide resolutions.
  • Re-engineer processes using lean methodology to ensure that client needs are met.
  • Proactively review existing procedures, processes, bugs and problems and recommend automation or improvement.

Job Requirements:

Job Requirements -

  • Bachelor's degree; concentration in computer information systems, business, or equivalent experience.
  • Previous financial systems experience: 5 - 7 years in Lawson, SAP, or similar ERP software.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Financial systems applications configuration knowledge.
  • Experience supporting business functions from an IT perspective.
  • Experience implementing integrations between disparate systems.
  • Ability to recognize technological opportunities and apply them to the business.
  • Ability to work both within the team and independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A motivated self-starter who will actively seek solutions and answers to questions.

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities -

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products:  Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Visio.
  • SQL, SSIS, SQL Server
  • Anaplan


When we talk about career paths at CareerBuilder, we’re talking about what you want to do with your skills, passion and curiosity. We know that careers are not one-size-fits-all, so it’s up to you to decide where you see yourself going—and you have the freedom to start that conversation.

When you're focused on the goal, not the path – you can be more flexible, and that translates into more productive and satisfied employees. From flexible hours to volunteering during work hours to diverse education opportunities, CareerBuilder is committed to helping employees strike a balance. 

Here are just some benefits we offer:

  • Training that positions you to hit the ground running with ongoing learning and development courses; we never stop investing in our people.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Programs
  • Education Reimbursement Program allowing up to $5k per year towards completion of a Bachelor’s and non-MBA graduate degree, and up to $10K per year towards completion of an MBA
  • Global Wellness initiatives to promote financial, mental and physical health and well-being
  • 401(k) Program with a two year vesting schedule, discretionary match, and an opportunity to make Pretax and Roth contributions

CareerBuilder, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.


TSR ID: 001144