Finance Systems Analyst

Peak6 Investments Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 4 weeks ago

PEAK6 is a leading investment firm headquartered in Chicago. More than 20 years ago, we were one of the first firms to develop sophisticated proprietary technology in our trading business. Today, we leverage our technical ingenuity and operational ability across a number of investment areas, spanning early- to mid-stage growth capital, operational control, trading, and sports management, with an eye toward providing value to the customer. Over the years, we have built and operated several leading financial technology firms and today our team includes a digital wealth clearinghouse, an outsource provider of flood insurance, a Premier League soccer team, a value investment arm, an incubation lab, and more.

As a member of the Finance Team at PEAK6, you'll have a big impact on the firm by adding your financial systems experience to our organization and employees, in a rapidly growing environment and team. Additionally, our diverse business streams affords you the unique opportunity to grow across a variety of verticals, engaging you in unique challenges, projects, and technologies.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Supporting our ERP system's users throughout the organization while working with users and management to determine appropriate system configurations and setup.

  • Analyzing existing systems and processes with a goal of process improvement and implementation of best practices.

  • Analyzing and troubleshooting ERP system interface issues.

  • Leading and managing projects for the finance team and be the liaison with our tech department and external consultants.

  • Leading the testing process for new releases of ERP systems prior to use in a production environment.

  • Managing new system integrations (banks, T&E, clearing firms, etc)

  • Driving process improvements and automation by researching and testing new solutions.

  • Creating documentation and procedures guidelines for ERP systems users.

  • Assisting in year-end audits with a focus on systems.

  • Partnering with FP&A on building reports and dashboards for business leaders.

  • Partnering with finance teams across PEAK6 businesses to align processes and consistency across our financial systems.

You'll gain loads of experience in this role but before you do, you should have:

  • 5+ years of experience in systems and data analysis.

  • Must have familiarity and understanding of ERP systems (i.e Netsuite) database design and administration, SQL querying and Windows operating system.

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access etc.).

  • Strong project management skills.

  • The ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a fast paced IT environment.

  • Excellent problem solving skills as well as good communication.

  • The ability to navigate ambiguity and adapt to a dynamic and every-changing environment.

  • A strong aptitude for systems.

All of our team members have these traits. You should, too.

Collaboration Grit

Adaptability Ownership

As a PEAK6 Finance Systems Analyst you can enjoy:

  • Generous medical, vision and dental plans

  • Matching 401(k) programs

  • Adoption assistance & family leave

  • Sabbatical program

  • Speakers Series

  • Massage days

  • Poker tournament with a grand prize of a World Series of Poker buy in

  • Sports leagues

  • Corn hole tournaments

  • Annual PEAK6 Party

  • Yoga classes

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Lasik eye discount

  • Philanthropy events

  • Annual wellness screens and flu shots

  • Bagel Fridays/expiration lunches

  • Birthday gifts

  • Charitable matching gift program

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Finance Systems Analyst

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