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Analyst, Finance Systems and Controls in Lansing, MI at AF Group

Date Posted: 7/14/2018

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Job Description


This position is responsible for assisting in the implementation of new reconciliation and ledger software, assisting in mapping and refining existing and future business processes. Assisting in the reconciliation of the general ledger, creating financial reports, and a variety of other accounting related functions.


  • Develop optimization strategies for finance processes and systems.
  • Utilize multiple system platforms to automate and support processes, expand reporting and analysis capabilities and explore new system technology.
  • Analyze data processing, workflows and reporting systems to identify possible solutions for achieving greater productivity in Financial Reporting.
  • Assist in defining system requirements, priorities, and recommends viable alternatives.
  • Assist in coordinating the efforts of internal and external team members to locate, assess, install, test, and maintain applications.
  • Support ad-hoc vs. standard management reporting process to help determine when repetitive ad-hoc requests should be included as standard reporting.
  • Perform testing of systems development and reports.
  • Other related duties as assigned

    This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant essential functions may be required.



    Bachelor's degree in accounting, or accounting systems. Relevant combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of degree. Continuous learning, as defined by the Company's learning philosophy, is required. Certification or progress toward certification such as CPA, CISA, etc., is highly preferred and encouraged.


    One or more years experience working in a financial environment. Exposure to a regulatory environment preferred. Experience working with financial technology solutions preferred.


  • Ability to solve practical problems in potentially chaotic environments
  • Technical skills to perform analysis and problem solving using a variety of tools
  • Analytical and research capabilities
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Knowledge of application of departmental procedures processes and work flows
  • Ability to learn new software and adapt to new technologies.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to translate data a concise and meaningful way.
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously and to work calmly under pressure of goals and deadlines.
  • Attention to detail


    Work is performed in an office setting with no unusual hazards.

    The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum education, experience, skills, knowledge and ability levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is valued and we will not tolerate discrimination or harassment in any form. Candidates for the position stated above are hired on an "at will" basis. Nothing herein is intended to create a contract.

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