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Finance ERP Manager

Garden, Colorado, United States
Closing date
May 24, 2024

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Full Time
The Finance Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Manager will be responsible for implementing and maintaining the finance ERP software for Weld County. As part of the Finance team, the Finance ERP Manager will manage data related to financial operations and related business functions including, but not limited to, financial reporting, accounting, payroll, purchasing, accounts payable and receivables, expense management, grants, and projects.

In addition to ensuring that the finance ERP system is functioning properly, the Finance ERP Manager will also analyze financial data to identify trends and develop strategies for improving financial processes. In the Finance department, the Finance ERP Manager role combines the responsibilities of both a Finance manager, an IT specialist, and a manager of the Finance ERP team of employees tasked with managing financial data and ensuring that the department functions effectively.

The Finance ERP Manager will be responsible for providing vision, leadership, planning, project coordination, and management to develop and improve a cost-effective ERP system while concurrently facilitating efficient operations to meet current and future business needs within the Finance department. Responsible for collaborating with finance partners, various departments (i.e., IT), and outside vendors to develop efficient and effective processes and workflows as well as analyze and direct all functionally related activities within the scope of the ERP. The incumbent in this position will be accountable for ensuring continuity and successful delivery of functional services to users throughout the organization.

$108,155.36 - $137,007.97 annually, plus benefits (see benefits tab on the job posting).

As an applicant for this position, you should be aware of Senate Bill 19-085, the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The act requires employers to announce the pay range for job openings. This range encompasses the nine pay steps available should you receive the position and demonstrate satisfactory performance over time.

This position is exempt from the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is therefore ineligible for overtime pay.
All applicants must apply on the Weld County site, apply today, using the following link:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:The following job duties are established to outline the basic duties and responsibilities of the above captioned position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Finance ERP Maintenance and Operations (40%):
Responsible for the successful implementation, maintenance, operations, and optimization of the Workday system and interfaces, including, but not limited to, financial reporting, accounting, payroll, purchasing, accounts payable and receivables, expense management, grants, and projects.
Identify opportunities for process improvement, automation, application operational efficiency, and security.
Conduct and participate in the analysis of workflows and design of functionality and/or improvements to systems, ensuring both process and system requirements are fully identified, evaluated, tested, and implemented.
Identify and troubleshoot system issues and work with others (IT, finance partners, vendors, etc.) as needed to bring to resolution.
Assist with past and current employee data analytics and reporting capabilities, ensuring systems are optimized to reduce manual reporting.
Develop end-user procedures, guidelines, and workflow documentation.

Finance ERP Team Management (40%):
Responsible for effectively leading a team focused on increasing ERP functionality to streamline county-wide workflows.
Attract, develop, coach, and retain team through construction of development plans and performance measures; create environment that promotes employee engagement.
Establish performance metrics and identify opportunities for professional and technical development such as educational workshops.
Lead initiatives to streamline ERP functionality and service team standard work processes that result in improved cost, time, resources, or quality impacts to service delivery for service team.
Utilize finance analytics to identify county areas of improvement in collaboration with senior leadership to drive effective change.
Develop career path processes and recommends new approaches and procedures to improve efficiency and performance.

Cross-functional Collaboration (10%)
Work cross-functionally with Weld County leadership to understand business needs and provide actionable insights for ongoing customer needs.
Work with department and county leadership to ensure timely implementation and delivery of new functionality and enhancements.
Work with stakeholders to create, update and oversee processes and workflows for ERP systems and implement timely updates as changes occur.

Other Duties as Assigned (10%)
Follow policies and procedures, the Weld County Code of Conduct and adhere to strict confidentiality guidelines and appropriate release of information outlined in both.
Not all duties mentioned may be applicable to every position, and the examples provided do not encompass all possible duties that may exist within this job classification.

All applicants must apply on the Weld County site, apply today, using the following link:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field.
At least 5 years of experience using Workday financials or database management.
At least 3 years of experience in Workday or database architecture, configuration, troubleshooting, and communicating technical and conceptual information effectively with end-users.
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft 365, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Must have advanced knowledge in Excel, including use of filtering, pivot tables, v-lookup functionality, charts, and graphs.
Demonstrable experience handling sensitive, confidential organizational, department, employee, and performance information.
Must possess strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills and relationship building with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Master's degree in Computer Information Systems, Business, or related field.
Workday Pro certification.

Other Necessary Requirements:PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

COMPUTER USE (5.5 to 8 hours/day) - Utilize office equipment such as laptop or desktop computers to engage in business activities and communication.
STANDING (2.5 to 5.5 hours/day) - Particularly for sustained periods of time.
WALKING (2.5 to 5.5 hours/day) - Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
REACHING (2.5 to 5.5 hours/day) - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
HANDLING (2.5 to 5.5 hours/day) - Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands. Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are an extension of the hand.
TALKING (Not Limited) - Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Talking is important for those activities in which workers must impart oral information to clients or to the public, and in those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
HEARING (Not Limited) - Perceiving the nature of sounds. Used for those activities which require ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sounds, such as when making fine adjustments on running engines.

Standard work hours for this position are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM almost exclusively in an office environment. The noise level of this environment is typically moderate. The Finance ERP Manager is expected to work onsite exclusively during a 90-day evaluation period, after which the possibility of a hybrid work schedule, not to exceed 2 days remote per week, may be discussed.

All applicants must apply on the Weld County site, apply today, using the following link:

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