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Reference # : 18-00068 Title : Needed: Senior Analyst - Financial Systems: Powerplan; 12-months; Chicago, IL 60603
Location : IL
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 09/10/2018 / 09/09/2019  
Needed: Senior Analyst - Financial Systems: Powerplan; 12-months; Chicago, IL 60603

Horizon Technology Partners has an immediate opening for a Senior Analyst - Financial Systems. Your skills are needed to provide technical and functional support to the finance community related to Lease Accounting and related Tax processes and tools to one of the nations leading energy provider.

This position is an application support role requiring the ability to understand business requirements for the Fixed Asset accounting and Tax Provision function and how to work with IT to implement the technology solution. Additionally this role requires the ability to prioritize and direct the work of IT in support of the application

You will be working with a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. The team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Interested candidates should forward their resumes to:

Activities will include:
- Provide PowerPlan application support for Leases book close processes and reporting.
- Perform configuration management and implement system fixes, updates and enhancements by working closely with IT and the Financial Community.
- Provide PowerPlan Provision support for Lease-related Tax book close processes and reporting.
- Facilitate business process improvement through the use of technology
- Provide help desk support and training related to tools to Leases and Tax user communities
- Integration with accounting and other financial systems

Required Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, general business administration or computer science
- Minimum 5+ years experience in accounting, financial reporting, financial systems or related field
- Minimum 2+ years experience in Fixed Asset accounting including FAS 143
- Minimum of 1-2 years knowledge of PowerPlan v10
- Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
- Knowledge of structured query language (SQL)
- Knowledge of PeopleSoft financials
- Commitment to highest standards of quality and integrity
- Internal accounting controls acumen
- Solid analytical capabilities
- Strong project management skills
- Effective written and verbal communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and team working capabilities
- Strong knowledge of accounting systems and technology

Required Proficiencies:
- Powerplan and Provision, v10.4 or higher
- PS Projects v9.2
- Microsoft Office 2016 (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio)
- SQL or similar

- MBA in Finance, Accounting or Systems
- CPA or other financial certification
- Public Accounting experience
- Utility industry experience
- Project management experience
- Business analysis experience

Interested candidates should forward their resumes to:
If you are qualified, available, interested, planning to make a change, or know of a friend who might have the required qualifications and interest, please call me ASAP at (847) 202-3242 Ext.110, even if we have spoken recently about a different position. If you do respond via e-mail please include a daytime phone number so I can reach you. In considering candidates, time is of the essence, so please respond ASAP. Thank you.