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Accounting Information System Administrator

Relevante, Inc.
Lorton, Virginia, United States
December 04, 2018


The Accounting Information System Administrator (AISA) is responsible for designing, organizing, modifying, and supporting a company's computer systems and software used in and interfacing with the Accounting Department.

The AISA must be able to fix/repair, install, move, add, and modify all Windows platforms, systems, files, and directories related to the Accounting Department. The AISA must load baseline software, support user accounts, and access configurations. The AISA is also responsible for providing basic help desk support and serves as a liaison for all system and IT related inquiries between Accounting and other departments by performing, managing, and coordinating action items and due dates. The AISA is responsible for maintaining GL Account hierarchies, assisting in bolstering the internal control environment through application security and SOD controls, and partnering with internal teams to define and implement solutions that improve accounting and reporting processes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform system/software configuration, implementation and automation.

Analyze, isolate, and resolve any configuration, implementation and integration issues

Maintain and enhance system efficiency

Manage project timeline with action plans and due dates

Maintain access control and site security

Maintain network and system security and make recommendations for future upgrades

Monitor networks to ensure appropriate security levels and availability for individual users

Maintain integrity of the network, server deployment, and security

Assign configuration of authentication and authorization of directory services

Maintain network servers such as file servers, VPN gateways, and intrusion detection systems

Utilize SQL coding to provide financial data for internal and external financial reporting

Evaluate data gathered from multiple sources, identify gaps, reconcile conflicts and deconstruct high-level information into details to drive decision-making

Maintain highest levels of development practices including technical design, solution development, systems configuration, test documentation/execution, issue identification and resolution, and writing clean, modular and self-sustaining code

Provide end user support for all systems

Develop, design, and deploy end user training

Perform various administrative duties including correspondence and document management.

Qualifications Guidelines: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


4 Year BA/BS in accounting and/or information systems required

3-5 years’ work experience or technical certification(s)

Language Ability:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required

GP Experience - especially features of newer versions(Smartconnect, Etc.)

IT Technical Savy - SQL & others

Strong Oral and Written communication

Ability to write complex correspondences.

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondences, and memos is necessary

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business memos, including financial data

Math Ability: This position requires advanced business math skills, which includes the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and detail-orientation in producing financial statements.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical and complex accounting system problems and deal with a variety of situations and people

Strong analytical/decision-making skills and organizational skills

The AISA must also possess strong interpersonal skills

Computer Skills:

Excellent personal computer literacy in Microsoft Office is required, with proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, and other appropriate software; experience in Great Plains, Host Analytics, and Concur with advanced proficiency in Excel

Knowledge of ERP systems administration a plus especially in Great Plains

Physical Demands: This position may require long hours of sitting and using office equipment and computers. There may also be extensive lifting of supplies and materials. The use of hands and arms to reach for, grasp and manipulate objects is required.

Special Requirements/Certification: Comptia A+/MCTS/other related Certification highly preferred.