Blackline Administrator

Conexus - New York, NY

*Role is fully remote but must sit in one of these locations: New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island or Massachusetts

Our Client is currently implementing business wide transformation initiatives to drive standardization and harmonization across its global entities financial and ancillary systems. As a part of this initiative, Blackline will be the solution for account reconciliation, intercompany transaction matching and journal entry management. This role will serve as the global administrator supporting the Blackline platform and user base while continuing to leverage and deploy functionality within the platform to provide best in class technology. This role also works with management staff and leaders to determine and implement specific technical needs related to Blackline financial close software and will assist with system priorities of the organization.

In this role you will get to:

  • Acting as a system administration and subject matter expert for any issues relating to Blackline financial close software as well as ensuring timely and accurate processing of all Blackline requests from global users

  • Perform ongoing application maintenance, upgrade, development, testing and implementation of application enhancements

  • Testing of the Blackline software program to ensure newly implemented and existing functionality is working as intended

  • Performing daily system maintenance between Blackline and multiple ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, NetSuite)

  • Participating in broader Blackline related projects and proactively identifying technologies that can improve productivity in Blackline and beyond – such as Intercompany hub, transaction matching, etc.

  • Ensuring Blackline interfaces are tested regularly and are working well to avoid issues with the month end financial close- research issues as needed.

  • Identify efficiencies in processes and internal controls related to the business or financial processes

  • Look to advance the footprint of Blackline technologies or other technologies as opportunities arise across the global user base

  • Determine enhancements to processes and implement them while maintaining strong internal control

  • Assist in managing user accounts – security levels, additions and removals

  • Be internal control focused to ensure our control environment remains strong

  • Be customer service focused to help employees with Blackline or other issues that arise

  • Interface with internal and external stakeholders

What you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting field is a plus

  • 3+ years’ experience as a Blackline End User or related admin responsibilities

  • Good working knowledge of ERP systems (strong preference for SAP)

  • Individuals with a background in accounting/finance, business and systems experience is preferred

  • Internal controls knowledge related to interface validations

  • Strong project management is preferred

  • Understanding of internal controls with systems and process

  • Strong analytical skills when analyzing financial data

  • Strong organization and communication skills

  • Experience with Blackline Administration and Blackline ERP interfaces

  • Knowledge of the Blackline SAP connector software and SAP processing

  • Knowledge of Blackline suite of products is a plus

  • Experience of working in a shared service or large multinational company environment

  • Knowledge of the financial close process is a plus

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office sweet

Posted On: Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Compensation: $140,000.00

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