Posting Number SF01060 Job Title Specialist, Controllers
Office/Financials Functional Support Position Number 107805 FTE
1.00 FLSA Exempt Position Type Professional Staff Union PSA/NEA -
Professional Staff Assoc Pay Grade Level 12 Pay Grade Range $58,317
- $88,662 Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Permanent Department
Controller's Office Contact(s)
Please note: Job applications must be submitted directly online
only at: ( Contact Phone/Extension Contact Email Physical Demands
Campus Location Kingston Grant Funded No Extension Contingency
Notes Job Description Summary
BASIC FUNCTION :
Support the functional operations of the Universitys PeopleSoft
Financial management system. Responsibilities include, but are not
limited to, functional production support, new development, upgrade
testing, implementation, university wide training and data
reconciliation. Work closely with PeopleSoft Financial functional
and technical resources to maintain and enhance the financial
systems, and support the functional users throughout the
Duties and Responsibilities
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Working as part of a production support team, provide end user
support and training. Document and test PeopleSoft as needed. Help
desk support for the functional financial users when production
issues are encountered.
Develop, update, and maintain system documentation and training
material for functional users.
Develop and conduct training classes/videos using various
methods for new and existing functional users on PeopleSoft
Responsible for meeting with functional users on a regular basis
to understand and assist with any business or system issues. Help
with business process flow enhancements. Assist in the creation of
data conversion for new interfaces.
Perform or assist power users on functional testing for
production issues, application fixes, functionality enhancements,
upgrades and new implementation.
Assist with developing, updating, and maintaining system
documentation and training material for functional users.
Complete or assist in the development of routine or special
financial reports or queries.
May assume the role of the functional Power User for a specific
module, with responsibility for creating and running queries,
assisting with data reconciliation, and running processes when
Assist with administration and maintenance of the PeopleSoft
Financial Security for functional users. Support functional network
users within the Controllers staff by serving as liaison with the
Universitys Network Administrators and the State of Rhode Island
ERP and payroll systems.
Assist with hardware and software support within the Controllers
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Perform additional duties as assigned.
LICENSES , TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT :
Personal computers, printers; Microsoft products including
Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access.
1. Bachelors degree in accounting, business administration,
finance, computer science or other business related field.
2. Minimum of three years of experience working with financial
applications/ ERP systems.
3. Demonstrated computer skills, including Microsoft Office
4. Demonstrated presentation skills.
5. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication
6. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.
7. Demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities and to be
a team player.
8. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse
1. Demonstrated PeopleSoft Financials experience with production
support and ongoing maintenance.
2. Demonstrated PeopleSoft 9.2 experience with travel and
3. Minimum one year experience developing and training end users
with various training tools.
4. Demonstrated problem solving experience.
5. Demonstrated experience working with large amounts of data
using pivot tables, VLOOKUP and macros.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO
REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES .
The incumbent is not substantially exposed to adverse
Posting Date 05/20/2021 Closing Date 06/18/2021 Special
Instructions to Applicants
Please attach the following 3 ( PDF ) documents to your online
(#1) Cover letter.
(#3) Other Doc References names and contact information of three
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