Job Title: Financial Systems Analyst
Date Posted: 09-10-2007
Job Location: Massachusetts-Boston
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Charles River Laboratories
Contact Information: Charles River Labora   Charles River Labora (
Job Description:

The position is responsible for assisting the Manager, Financial Systems in making the
financial business process more efficient and streamlined.  It will support the existing
systems and users, new projects/enhancements and functions as an internal consultant to the



∑         Communicate and analyze business processes with accounting staff, business unit
staff, and General Managers to streamline financial processes transforming the process into a
new system.  

∑         Assist assigned new business/acquisitions with transitioning into the Charles River
Laboratories system process.

∑         Develop new approaches, processes or methods to solve new/old business problems. Act
as an agent of change and continuously reevaluate processes.

∑         Identify business requirements from accounting and management personnel.  Evaluate
and document needs.  Design an application solution in conjunction with IT staff.

∑         Lead functional group with project related activities.

∑         Maintain current financial systems and configure when necessary for new processes
and solutions.

∑         Modify user security settings as necessary to allow authorized employees access.

∑         Provide support and training to accounting staff and management for existing systems
and new systems and applications.

∑         Communicate effectively with staff at all levels of assigned business units in order
to understand the full function of the business and maintain confidentiality where needed. 
Maintain strong user relationships.

∑         Perform all other related duties as assigned.



∑         Education:  Bachelorís degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Finance or IT.

∑         Experience:  Four to six years related experience in financial systems/accounting.

∑         An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a
satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

∑         Certification/Licensure:  None.

∑         Other:  Proficient in the use of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Projects and Visio

∑         Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.

∑         Must have the ability to quickly learn new software tools and technologies.

∑         Knowledge of the system development lifecycle including; defining and analyzing
business requirements, process modeling, testing, documentation and validation.

∑         Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

∑         Understanding of Sarbanes Oxley requirements preferred

∑         Knowledge of JDE, Oracle, PeopleSoft, ADP systems preferred

∑         Experience with Toad & PL/SQL preferred.
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