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Assistant Director, Financial Systems

Capitol Recruiters Inc.
Washington, DC
$226k - $318k based on geography/exp.
July 16, 2024

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Assistant Director, Financial Systems – for a global law firm. This role will be remote but must be local to an office in Washington, DC, New York office, or Boston. This is a key role responsible for building the next generation of financial and HR focused applications. This role will lead efforts to develop/reinvent systems that support business operations. This position is responsible for implementing best practices, integrating applications with internal and external vendor managed systems, and assisting with automation. *Ideal candidate has 3 or more years of management experience in a legal environment utilizing specific/unique systems used within law firms. Professional services experience considered. Candidate should have knowledge of the system side with experience in finance and accounting. This role is more of an analyst with business acumen. Experience with project management would be ideal. This role will also have a partial focal on HRIS systems. Prior experience using Workday as well as 3E preferred. This role have 7 direct reports.

Responsibilities: Lead project teams of functional and technical leads in new software implementations, upgrades, and system enhancements. Monitor health of applications, troubleshoot errors, resolve data inconsistencies and address performance related issues. Lead effort to train and support end-user community. Analyze effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for continuous improvement. Oversee development of new reporting solutions and support ad hoc reporting requests. Establish procedures in support of data integrity, security management, and other audit and compliance functions. Evaluate new products and tools as needed.

Position Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree; 5+ years in related role showing progressive growth in responsibilities; minimum of 3 years management experience. Experience managing ERP systems, HRIS applications and/or data analytic platforms. Strategic and analytical thinker. Proven problem solving and decision-making skills. Strong written and interpersonal communications skills to clearly/concisely summarize conclusions to senior/executive management. Maintaining enterprise-wide software applications is required; experience implementing data management solutions is a plus. Elite 3E, Workday, SQL, SSRS, XML and/or similar tools. Experience with data visualization software (Tableau or similar) is a plus. Intermediate/advanced Microsoft Excel skills; proficient in developing complex formulas and using advanced level features.