Financial Systems Analyst

Chicago Public Schools Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 4 months ago

The Financial Systems Analyst will be held accountable for the following:

Systems Maintenance and Management

  • Manage various aspects of Oracle HRMS, including, but not limited to maintaining business rules, job codes, grades, salary plans, pay group, and other position attributes

  • Update new Unit, Fund-Grant, Account, and Program segments and work with Accounting and ITS to update hierarchies on as-needed basis

  • Provide systems training on Oracle EFS, Business Intelligence, Hyperion, Position Control, and Budget transfer for new employees

  • Manage interface of budget logic and business rules between systems, including Hyperion, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Kronos, and other financial systems

  • Maintain relationships with IT technical teams to troubleshoot issues related to system configuration and processing

Budget Development

  • Work with ITS to set up Hyperion provisioning for school users, budget analysts, and other users

  • Update DRM metadata and smartlist and validate that updates are reflecting correctly

  • Ensure department mapping and changes to budget class hierarchies are reflected in Hyperion, BI, and Oracle for new fiscal year budget load

  • Run Hyperion budget and position reports on daily/weekly basis and test to ensure all updates are reflecting correctly in system

  • Validate and provide final budget data to ITS for loading into Oracle and BI systems

  • Troubleshoot any systems issues for users inputting data and running reports in Hyperion

Customer Support

  • Work with the district's ticketing system to resolve tickets and manage user requests, escalations and inquiries

  • Maintain relationships with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Talent departments to troubleshoot issues related to policies and procedures

  • Provide technical support and guidance to schools and departments and assist them with opening, updating, and closing positions

  • Collaborate with HRIT, ITS, and Payroll to process payroll runs on a bi-weekly basis, correcting for exceptions and ensuring payroll run interfaces correctly with Oracle positions

  • Support the Office of Budget and Grants Management team on an as needed basis and perform related duties as required


Education Required:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Technology, Business Management, Public Policy or related field

The successful Financial Systems Analyst must:

  • 3-5 years of financial systems experience, including but not limited to Oracle and related modules, Hyperion, and PeopleSoft

  • Experience preparing and presenting spreadsheets that are accurate, clear, and efficient

  • Ability to understand programmatic design, goals, and implementation

  • Have initiative and follow-through to achieve goals with limited direction

  • Ability to collaborate with various stakeholders at all levels

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Be willing to occasionally work extended hours in order to complete projects with condensed timeline

  • Be passionate about public service/education field

Residency Requirement:

  • As a condition of employment with the Chicago Public Schools (CPS), employees are required to live within the geographic boundaries of the City of Chicago within six months of his or her CPS hire date and maintain residency throughout their employment with the district


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