Lead Financial Systems Analyst
Fidelity & Guaranty Life Business Services

Des Moines, Iowa

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Job Summary

The Lead Financial Systems Analyst is responsible for administering our EBS environment (General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Accounts Payable). This position will be responsible for creating new and modifying existing complex allocations ensuring data integrity, research, database and financial report troubleshooting. This position is responsible for owning tools (EBS, GL wand) and the patching, testing, upgrades, and training for those tools. This position will also own several audit controls and interface with internal and external audit.

The Lead Financial Systems Analyst reports directly to the Director of Financial Systems. The department interacts actively with the various functional areas in the company both in order to obtain input for its analysis and reporting, and to provide output and comments for other department's reporting initiatives, including recommendations for improvements in reporting controls and efficiency.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, development and implementation of software programs for Oracle EBS, specifically General Ledger, Payables and Assets.
  • Develop information and analysis in support of management reporting including the development of new reports and recommendations for enhanced reporting. Identifies process improvements with a focus on improved quality, efficiency or controls.
  • Prepare analysis of financial data related to operations, business performance, opportunities and investments.
  • Leads projects defined as Corporate/Finance objectives for the Finance department.
  • Mentor finance members in the development/implementation of data collection and reporting initiatives.
  • Summarize and escalate significant data reporting issues and bugs as required.
  • Provide backup to financial systems team members (interface support, database management), to ensure the accuracy and availability of critical financial database applications.
  • Create and maintain documentation on system / reporting environment for internal team use.
  • Work with Financial Systems team members to maximize Oracle, Tableau and other financial systems reporting and accounting functionality and capabilities.
  • Lead efforts to work cross functionally with Finance, Tax, Actuarial, Investment and Accounting teams to develop effective reporting and delivery of data and analysis in order to improve the entire organizations functionality and effectiveness.
  • Manage working relationships with IT staff and Third-Party Administrators to maintain an efficient and stable Oracle environment.
  • Work with the business to derive business requirements, contributes to solution design, prototyping, testing, and deployment of Configuration/Customization, Extension, Modification, Localization and Integration (CEMLI) and Forms customizations to Oracle EBS and performs application configuration in support of the stated business requirements and solution designs.
  • Provide technical support for the Oracle infrastructure management, including allocation development, maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Provides functional subject matter experience, and application development support for the Oracle EBS implementation, enhancements and upgrade projects.
  • Translate business and functional requirements into technical approach, solution, and technical design specifications.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot complex system and user issues, coordinate issue resolution efforts across peer support groups, technical support teams, and vendors as needed.
Experience and Education Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or Information Systems
  • 5+ years overall business experience with a minimum of 3 years working in an accounting/finance environment
  • Experience in report development, including experience with Microsoft products
  • Experience administering financial applications such as Oracle EBS, Oracle Fusion Cloud Financials, SAP, Great Plains, PeopleSoft, etc.; general ledger experience is strongly preferred
  • Willingness and aptitude to learn additional applications such as Tableau, Alteryx, etc.
Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to produce in a fast-paced environment while addressing multiple projects and responsibilities
  • Strong system knowledge including familiarity with current era of client-server accounting/financial packages
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Highly motivated and demonstrated ability to take initiative
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels
  • Experience with understanding key data
  • Ability to successfully work on multiple tasks/projects to meet critical deadlines
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Excel, Word)
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to create complete and accurate documentation of work performed
  • Strong problem solving skills
Other Requirements
  • Perform other functions, duties and projects as assigned
  • Regular and punctual attendance
  • Minimal travel required (less than 10%)




Additional Information
Work Environments

F&G believes in an employee-centric flexible environment, which is why we offer the ability for in-office, hybrid and remote work arrangements. During the hiring process, you'll work with your leader to decide what works best for your role.

F&G complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and candidates with disabilities, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship for F&G. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact talentacquisition@fglife.com.

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About F&G

Since 1959, Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Company (F&G) has offered annuity and life insurance products to those who are seeking security in retirement and protection during life's unexpected events.

As a national Top Workplace1, an Iowa Top Workplace2 and a proud equal opportunity employer, F&G team members are empowered, collaborative, dynamic and authentic. We believe that by embracing these values, we will continue to build and strengthen the company while continuing to be a great place to work.

1Top Workplaces USA 2022 - 2023

2Des Moines Register Top Workplaces 2018 - 2022

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