The Financial Systems Administrator will be a member of the finance team, supporting the firm with financial systems and technical expertise. The position will interact closely with finance and technology professionals to optimize information delivery, administer finance-related aspects of technology projects, and manage key cross-functional projects such as system evaluations, implementations and upgrades. The person hired for this position will also serve as a crucial finance resource for technical support, including electronic report distribution, SQL stored procedures, workflow, and business intelligence. This role manages the finance department’s data warehouses and controls security for our financial inquiry tools.
Financial systems support: Work with vendors, IT, administrative directors and finance team to maintain Aderant financial system and associated applications, including, star*collect, Chrome River, xcelerate, Iridium, Intapp and eBillingHub. Additionally, the position oversees data warehouses, administers firm-wide security across financial applications, and identifies and resolves systems performance issues.
Budgeting support and administration: Maintain xcelerate budgeting software system, including updates to reports and changes to the budgeting software models.
Project management: Lead cross-functional teams in design, installation and testing of externally developed applications; oversee upgrades and patches to financial system and supporting applications; evaluate new software products.
Technical support: Serve as finance team point person for technical questions from finance and IT teams.
Reporting: Interact on a daily basis with finance team to provide technical expertise on reporting projects; advise on reporting tools and process improvements.
IT systems experience with a professional services firm (law firm preferred)
Advanced knowledge of structured query language (SQL), and in-depth knowledge of financial, time entry, budgeting and cost recovery applications such as Aderant, e-Billing Hub and Chrome River.
Familiarity with information delivery tools, such as SSRS, xcelerate, Excel/cubes, and SharePoint.
Experience planning and managing technical projects, utilizing both internal and external resources.
Excellent writing and analytical skills; ability to translate business requirements into systems solutions.
Basic knowledge of financial and accounting data, or an aptitude to learn.
Exhibit initiative and innovative thinking and drive best practices; ability to work independently and collaborate with creativity and vision.
At Foley Hoag, we welcome, develop, and celebrate talented and diverse individuals in an innovative, mutually respectful, and intellectually rigorous community, and bring unique perspectives to collaborative teams that deliver exceptional advice and craft bespoke legal solutions for our clients and our world. Foley Hoag LLP is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Foley Hoag LLP considers applicants for employment, and makes employment decisions without unlawful regard to sex, race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or domestic partner/civil union status, military service, or veteran status, disability, and any other characteristic covered by applicable federal, state or local nondiscrimination laws. We value each person for their talents, expertise, experience, and perspective.