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Berean Group is looking for Senior Professional Business Analytics - Operations Accounting

This is an onsite position.


Location: Miami, FL

Type: 6 months Contract to hire


Note: Only US Citizens and GC Holders eligible for this job

Scope of work:

Responsible for the planning, development, implementation and support of financial tools / applications related to the Operations Accounting group functions. Acts as the subject matter expert with respect to applications requiring robust VBA Macros and Access Database development and customization. Creates, develops, analyzes and maintains new and / or existing systems, applications, and processes to identify integrity issues and process improvements. Act as the liaison / lead between Operations Accounting, Financial Applications and IT to identify support issues and develop and deploy resolutions for systems / applications requiring the support or involvement of these groups. The position will also be responsible for developing documentation and conducting / directing system testing and training programs based on shoreside and shipboard user requirements / needs. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Designs, develops, and implements robust applications with Excel and/or databases? (e.g. Access) front ends requiring extensive macro, VBA and / or SQL development / customization.
2. Performs frequent updates, maintenance, modifications, and enhancements of databases to support business requirements.
3. Develops and executes resolutions for identified issues related to system integrity / processes by analyzing existing databases / macros / applications to ensure compliance with the organization?s Sarbanes Oxley controls.
4. Works directly with management, shipboard and shoreside financial teams, Financial Applications, IT, and internal / external auditors in the development, implementation and support of financial applications / systems as required. 
5. Creates functional specification documents and test scripts with respect to the development and implementation of new applications or upgrades of existing applications.
6. Directs user testing throughout project development and implementation.
7. Develops training documentation for shipboard and shoreside application users.
8. Performs other duties as required. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the occupant of this position. Will be required to perform other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management. 

Required skills/competencies:

Programs / designs / develops / maintains applications used as tools in the Operations Accounting department for the purpose of accounting for and recording over $1 billion in shipboard hotel revenues, $1 billion in shipboard hotel expenses and $1 billion dollars of vessel related expenses.

Knowledge and Skills:
? Development / programming experience with MS Access / Excel applications using robust macros, VBA and SQL required. 
? Experience with Oracle, JD Edwards, and Crunch Time knowledge is a plus.
? Experience with project life cycle implementations including development of project scope / spec documentation and test scripts.
? Analytical and problem solving skills to identify and resolve systems / application integrity and financial issues.
? Ability to work on projects lacking structure or precedent with minimal direction from a systems perspective.
? Ability to understand accounting / financial requirements and applying these when developing systems / applications.
? Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
? Ability to work in large groups and interact with various levels of management. 


Preferred Education:

? Bachelor?s degree or related experience (2-3 years) in the area of Information Technology.
? Bachelor?s degree or related experience (2-3 years) in Finance and/or Accounting is a plus.