Financial Systems Manager

$180,000 - $200,000 yearly
Job Category: Technology
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 139677
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance
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LaSalle Network is currently partnered with one of the world’s leading law firms, who serve a broad range of clients with market-leading practices in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions. Their US headquarters in Chicago, IL is seeking a dedicated Financial Systems Manager to join their dynamic team.

The Financial Systems Manager will be responsible for overseeing the management and administration of the Firm's financial systems aligning with the business processes of the Finance function. The selected individual will lead the planning, design, development, testing and implementation of various financial systems, collaborating closely with Finance team leadership, IT function and internal/external resources to identify opportunities for continuous improvement.

Financial Systems Manager Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of business analysts responsible for financial system operational tasks such as data integrity checks, month-end processing, system setups and providing tier 1 and 2 financial system application support
  • Manage troubleshooting, issue documentation, design enhancements and prioritize enhancement requests
  • Establish standards and best practices for supporting Financial Systems and related BI solutions
  • Assist Finance staff in managing financial system data/report requests
  • Understand the interplay between existing financial system modules, integrations and other related systems to maintain their integrity in a changing environment
  • Engage with Finance and IT teams on financial systems strategy and execution globally
  • Manage vendor relationships, including statements of work, resource onboarding and invoice processing

Financial Systems Manager Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field
  • 10+ years of hands-on experience with large scale financial management systems, preferably Elite Enterprise or Elite 3E, with a strong understanding of law firm or professional services industry
  • 5+ years of team management experience with proven leadership and team development capabilities
  • Solid grasp of finance business process cycles, accounting principles and common accounting terminology
  • Strong analytical, research and conceptual thinking skills
  • Proficiency in SQL query logic, relational databases and report writing
  • Ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple priorities and work independently

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, please apply today!

Thank you,

Autumn Kemske
Project Manager – Technology Services
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.