SMART is helping educators and businesses succeed all over the world. Our technology empowers teachers, students and teams to learn and collaborate in innovative ways, inspiring breakthroughs – from improved learning outcomes to moving businesses forward.
Reporting to the Finance Controller this position would support the Finance team in the use of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (“Dynamics 365 F&O”) and related applications. This individual would act as an intermediary between Finance and the IT/IS team by using a deep understanding of the ERP system, accounting, business processes and technology to help achieve desired outcomes. They would additionally offer ERP support to the Finance team by providing coaching, preparing user instructions and training sessions.
This role requires someone with a deep understanding of the intersection of internal finance business needs and technology such that they can readily engage in issue resolution and investigation for complex financial challenges related to integration and reporting.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide support for Finance team with Dynamics 365 F&O including:
Document functional requirements and business process documentation according to in-house standards
Validate business processes with business users of solutions
Translate requirement specifications into application configurations for applications and systems
Develop and maintain user test cases
Coordinate and support user testing for fixes, upgrades, and enhancements
Communicate changes, enhancements, and modifications to the Finance team
Supporting the internal users to fix / correct data entry transactions
Maintain financial dimensions
Maintain and document user and functional system requirements in context of segregation of duties conflicts and propose corrective or detective solutions
Develop and maintain effective relationships with the Finance and IT business units
Develop and maintain regular reports to suit the specific requirements of the Finance teams
Develop ad-hoc reports as requested and perform analysis on data as required
Support external audit requests for data
Performing other duties as required
Education and work experience
In-depth systems experience with Dynamics 365 F&O (or Dynamics AX) is required
CPA designation or equivalent strongly preferred
Prior experience working closely with finance, tax and/or treasury functions as business support
Experience with developing reports in Financial Reporter (formerly Management Reporter)
Experience with PowerBi is considered an asset
Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Knowledge of Inventory and Manufacturing Costing and Accounting an asset
Experience with business processes analysis and efficiency improvement
Strong understanding of accounting procedures, terminology, & standard practices
Strong functional knowledge in finance (General ledger, account payable, account receivable, fixed assets, deferred revenue, multiple company management, multiple currency management, etc.)
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Superior organizational, planning and time management skills
Excellent analytical, problem solving capability and ability to translate analytical findings into actionable recommendations/processes
This position has no direct reports
High volume, office-based role in a fast-paced and evolving work environment.
Strict reporting timelines which may require working outside of normal business hours during key times.
This role requires a background and credit check
Please note that SMART will be closed during the holiday season, returning January 2021. We will carefully consider your application upon our return for the initial screening and will contact you if you are selected to continue in the recruitment process.
We apologize for the delay and wish you a happy holiday!
SMART Technologies Talent Team
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