Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activityand recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university withcolleges and schoolsthat offers 196bachelor's, master's and doctoralprograms in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida's anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios.FIU's Medina Aquarius Programhouses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums:Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, theWolfsonian-FIU, and theJewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member ofConference USAand more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visithttp://www.fiu.edu/.
The Applications Business Analyst:
Ensures financial systems are operating efficiently, effectively and in compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations, University policy and procedures as appropriate. Ensures timeliness of transaction processing through the financial systems, integrity of data, supporting closing of the accounting period and report generation.
Serves as the Business Analyst for assigned PeopleSoft modules. Works in the troubleshooting of issues and enhancements to financial systems. Provides updates on items noted above and recommends changes to enhance financial systems. Documents business processes, troubleshoots, investigates, tests and implements new functionality for implemented applications and PeopleSoft modules.
Works with the Associate Controller of Financial Systems & Support Services in keeping customer service delivery consistent with the goals and objectives of the University, Division of Finance and the Office of the Controller.
Develops and provides training to support the University community on use of existing and new modules or functionalities as implemented. Develops and supports key reports and queries; provide training on usage of those reports and queries.
Assists with accountability ensuring financial systems are operating efficiently, effectively and in compliance with federal, state, local laws, regulations and University policies and procedures. Ensures timeliness of transaction processing and data integrity while supporting the Account Close processes.
Assists with technology enhancements to improve customer service, accountability, human resource development and work efficiencies. Serves as a liaison between business and IT and represents Financial Systems & Support Services as Functional Lead on projects and upgrades as assigned.
Assists with special projects as needed.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or computer- related field and two (2) years of experience in related field.
Strong business/finance acumen desired. Strong analytical skills with demonstrated understanding of business transactions and the correlation to the effects of general ledger and financial reports preferred. Experience with an ERP reporting tool preferred.
Benefits of working at FIU:
Medical premiums as low at $25 per pay check
Dental and Vision plans
4 weeks of paid vacation
2 weeks of paid sick leave
13 paid holidays
Advertised Salary: $55,000 - $65,000
How to Apply: Please visit http://careers.fiu.edu for more information and to apply. Reference Job Opening ID#: 516251
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.