Finance Business Analyst

  • 10751 Deerwood Park Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32256, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fortegra Corporation, an insurance services company, provides insurance-related products and distribution and administration services in the United States. The company was formerly known as Life of the South Corporation and changed its name to Fortegra Corporation in 2008. Fortegra Corporation was incorporated in 1981 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

Job Description

The Finance Business Analyst leverages accounting and finance knowledge and project management skills to participate in, and execute on, non-recurring initiatives within the Department, with an emphasis on improving the Company’s use of financial software, maintaining those systems, and troubleshooting problems. Relevant systems include but are not limited to Oracle EBS, Oracle OBIEE, Blackline, and Workiva.  In addition, actively participate in process improvement initiatives as directed.

  • Collaborate with Finance Business Analyst team to actively participate in project efforts.
  • Assist in documenting project objectives and timelines, project schedules, progress tracking, and provide periodic reports to stakeholders.
  • Work with Finance, IT, and other resources to define, develop, test, and implement finance software solutions and enhancements for projects that involve a systems solution. 
  • Assist with the collection and documentation of business requirements ensure completeness of project plan requirements; liaise with technical resources to help translate business requirements to technical requirements.
  • Understand system capabilities and setup options to end users for collaborative solutions to needs; help to design and customize applications for optimal performance. 
  • Assist in performing implementation testing strategies and participate with end users in developing business use cases, test scenarios, and test scripts. 
  • Assist in troubleshooting and providing support to the business end users, through analysis of data and/or application issues. 
  • Coordinate with technical resources to resolve technical and operational problems, issues, and obstacles
  • Aid the team in review of business continuity plans, and related periodic tests. 
  • Contribute/participate in Corporate Finance & Accounting monthly, quarterly, and annual closing process
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (Accounting or Business Analytics preferred, Finance, Computer Science, Data Science, Information Management) or equivalent.
  • 0-2 plus years accounting and finance, or business and information management experience
  • 0-2 plus years participating in projects within a finance department, such as implementations of general ledger, planning, or reconciliation software, and similar efforts.
  • Oracle EBS end-user and administration experience desired, but not required.
  • Preferred systems knowledge: Common CRM & ERP systems and data tools including Oracle OBIEE, OAC, Microsoft PowerBI, TOAD
  • Collaborate with Finance Business Analyst team to actively participate in project efforts.
  • Assist in documenting project objectives and timelines, project schedules, progress tracking, and provide periodic reports to stakeholders.
  • Work with Finance, IT, and other resources to define, develop, test, and implement finance software solutions and enhancements for projects that involve a systems solution. 
  • Assist with the collection and documentation of business requirements ensure completeness of project plan requirements; liaise with technical resources to help translate business requirements to technical requirements.
  • Understand system capabilities and setup options to end users for collaborative solutions to needs; help to design and customize applications for optimal performance. 
  • Assist in performing implementation testing strategies and participate with end users in developing business use cases, test scenarios, and test scripts. 
  • Assist in troubleshooting and providing support to the business end users, through analysis of data and/or application issues. 
  • Coordinate with technical resources to resolve technical and operational problems, issues, and obstacles
  • Aid the team in review of business continuity plans, and related periodic tests. 
  • Contribute/participate in Corporate Finance & Accounting monthly, quarterly, and annual closing process
  • Other duties as assigned

Additional Information

Full benefit package including medical, dental, life, company paid short/long term disability, 401(k), tuition assistance and more.

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