Danvers, MA
Date Posted: January 11, 2017
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Job Id: 7383

Job Description

Financial Systems Manager

Reporting to the VP-Corporate Controller, the Financial Systems Manager provides leadership over the financial systems in the Finance Department, including SAP and BPC software packages.  This role will act as the main liaison for the Finance Department with IT Department and will oversee and manage the Finance Department IT projects.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as the Finance System Administrator for SAP and BPC software. Must have strong SAP knowledge (preferably an SAP super user) and working knowledge of report writing in BPC.
  • Experience working in a an accounting and finance role.  Good working knowledge of financial accounting (eg: journal entries, account reconciliations, financial reporting consolidations, budgeting and forecasting)
  • Act as Project Manager and overseer on main Finance Department systems projects.  This will include sometimes managing the projects directly or act as support person who will manage and monitor timeline/budgets for Finance Department systems projectss
  • Act as the primary liaison between the Finance Department and IT Department
  • Troubleshoot and provide technical support, training and solutions to Finance Department users
  • Assist to develop automated processes to support more efficient data processing
  • Develop enhance Excel and PowerPoint capabilities (eg: automated reports)
  • Become knowledgable and support person for other key IT systems in Finance Department (eg: ADP, Concur, Salesforce, Xactly, Adaptive Planning, etc)


  • BA in Finance and/or Accounting
  • SAP Super User  
  • 8+ years experience
  • Strong systems implementation experience
  • Fundamental knowledge of finance and accounting
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Public company experience working in a Sarbanes Oxley environment preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Experience with Concur, BPC/Hyperion preferred
  • Experience working in life sciences industry and related compliance activities (eg: Sunshine Act) desired
  • International business experience desired

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