ISynergy Sr. Payroll Finance Analyst

  • Adventist Health System
  • Altamonte Springs, FL, USA
  • Jan 24, 2018

Job Description

If you want to be a part of a place that provides nothing less than extraordinary compassionate care, then Adventist Health System is the place for you!

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Sr. Finance Analyst position that will be based in our Finance ISynergy department.This position is based in Altamonte Springs, FL.

The Finance iSynergy Senior Financial Analyst has an extensive background in the Accounting, Finance and/or Payroll process with a focus on system processes and is responsible for leading in the design, build, implementation, training, evaluation, testing and maintenance of the assigned software. Review, analyze and evaluate company functions, processes, and activities to improve computer-based business applications for the most effective use of money, materials, equipment, and people. Documents requirements, defines scope and objectives, and formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies. Manages team members assigned to the software team. Ensures the integrity, security, effectiveness and efficiency of the software. R esponsible for managing one or many projects or initiatives, depending on scope and complexity, to deliver the agreed project outcomes and objectives within the agreed scope, quality, effort, resources, risks, timeframe, contractual framework and customer satisfaction.

Job Duties :

  • Studies existing systems and associated accounting or payroll processes for overall effectiveness and develops new processes to improve productivity, quality and maximize the value of the software.
  • Maintains awareness of management responsibilities and project status including any potential delays, situations or concerns that may affect outcomes. Completes documentation for all phases of software development life cycle.
  • Manages risk, scope, and project planning and escalates issues as appropriate.
  • Has a clear vision of the project deliverable and may assist to ensure strict adherence to the envisioned plan within defined timelines.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of accounting or payroll principles and has a strong understanding of business processes including applications, technology and business process to anticipate, assess and define potential needs.
  • Ensures the integrity, security, effectiveness and efficiency of the software.
  • Documents requirements, defines scope and objectives and formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies.
  • Assists in creation of and maintains project plans, status reports, and checklists
  • Assists with cross-team functional integration testing
  • Demonstrates verbal ability to analyze issues and effectively present ideas and views to audiences at various levels. Able to lead group efforts toward the resolution of complex problems in a professional, courteous impartial manner.
  • Creates test scripts for applicable applications and creates, updates, and manages client project Open Issues List.
  • Works with technical and functional AHS personnel & consultants to ensure tasks are completed on time.
  • Creates support documentation for customizations.
  • Demonstrates high level conceptual and analytical skills and the ability to foster a culture of learning by exploring creative solutions.
  • Effectively prepares and presents technical and/or educational documentation of assigned projects and/or systems to enhance the knowledge of the team members.
  • Develops and provides input to create policies and procedures related to system process.
  • Creates effective internal and external training documentation related to business processes for implementation and provides a bridge between implementation and training by guiding customer through process.
  • Assists in development of training/implementation timelines
  • Provide day-to-day end user support of the applications including trouble shooting data issues.
  • Continuously and proactively improve applications to enhance end user experience by providing training and adding new functionality
  • Write and maintain financial/payroll reports
  • Assists with the monthly/quarterly/annual close process as relevant which may include payroll calculations.
  • Provides functional testing, unit testing, system testing and end user acceptance testing
  • Provides implementation support as well as on-going maintenance support
  • May provide status updates and project plan updates
  • May prepares functional design specifications and documentation as necessary
  • May assist with developing and implementing plans for all manual data conversion as required by the implementation plan
  • Troubleshoot issues within PeopleSoft applications; or other relevant applications
  • May create and maintain detailed documentation related to development or reporting change requests
  • Assists with the training development material, testing documentation and conduct sessions when needed
  • Assists with the training and testing at on-boarding companies in conjunction with the roll out schedule
  • Completes any and all other work required for successful conversions during the on-boarding process


  • Demonstrates expertise in a wide variety of accounting or payroll concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible, disciplined, a quick learner, team builder, and motivator
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to manage issues and projects to consistently meet timelines.
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills particularly in reporting and consulting with all levels of leadership.
  • Ability to negotiate and communicate with relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to manage and complete multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Advanced time management skills, disciplined, ability to multi task with attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively with others
  • Strong organizational skills and a high level of integrity
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment and flexibility to work hours needed to meet deadlines
  • Understands financial statement relationships between balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statements
  • Understands the interrelationships between timekeeping, human resources, benefits, payroll, and financial systems (as relevant to module)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Effective organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Must be adaptable and flexible to changes in priority and direction
  • Work in a team environment with little supervision
  • Ability to learn and operate new applications and systems
  • Thorough understanding of accounting/finance/payroll related concepts
  • Knowledge of Oracle PeopleSoft or other ERP financial systems (Preferred)
  • Knowledge with Oracle Hyperion products (Preferred)

Education and Experience Requirement:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management, or related field or equivalent experience
  • 4 or more years' experience in related field
  • Master's degree (Preferred)
  • Experience with Oracle PeopleSoft (Preferred)
  • Experience in ERP environments (Preferred)
  • Previous project implementation experience highly (Preferred)
  • Experience in financial consolidations, financial reporting, month-end close and year-end close procedures (Preferred)
  • Previous experience with PeopleSoft FSCM, HCM/Payroll implementation projects (Preferred)
  • Experience in a large hospital, multi-hospital system, or healthcare field a plus (Preferred)

Licensure/Certifications Required:

  • CPA (Preferred)

Attribute :

  • Achieves Results: Reflects a drive to achieve and outperform, continuously looking for improvements, and accepts responsibility for actions and results
  • Communication Skills: Exhibits excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Critical Thinking: Methodically analyzes and evaluates business problems by defining the challenges, identifying alternatives, and making timely decisions
  • Problem Solving: Identifies and solves problems using data collection methods, analysis, experience, and judgment
  • Service Orientation: Listens to and understands the customer, anticipates customer needs, and gives high priority to customer satisfaction
  • Subject Matter Expertise: Possesses deep knowledge and specialized skill set pertaining to the job function
  • Teams with Others: Creates an environment that values individual perspectives while driving towards common goals; assists teammates as necessary
  • Manages to Results: Contributes to the successful realization of goals and demonstrates accountability for goal realization
  • Builds and Shares Knowledge: Develops and shares subject matter expertise/reusable assets that can be readily applied to new tasks

If this position sounds like a great match for your skills set and experience, please apply online now !