Financial Systems Analyst 7316


FT-Benefit Eligible | Grade E3 - Salary Commensurate with Experience |


The Financial Systems Analyst is a forward thinking individual who manages technical projects and implementations, leads efforts to automate business processes, provides business intelligence through the development of reports and data visualizations, works with our software vendors, users, and IT in troubleshooting system issues, and handles the maintenance of user access within the Administration and Finance division. This position provides analysis, support, and leadership for a variety of technical projects and systems, takes the initiative in moving technical projects forward with little direction, acts as a liaison to the Information Technology Services department as well as end users and software vendors, and assists with testing, training and documentation for the entire campus community with regard to the supported systems.


Candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, finance, or related field, at least 5 years of related work experience, previous successful experience in the development and implementation of financial and administrative systems, experience or knowledge in financial and administrative operations and how they relate to supporting technology, and excellent interpersonal, writing, and oral communication skills. Candidates must be flexible and enthusiastic, detailed oriented, able to work independently with little direction, be both proficient and have experience in Windows desktop environment as well as MS Office and Adobe productivity suites, and be safety conscious and able to work with a diverse group of individuals. Candidates should also have proven experience with establishing project plans, timelines, responsibility assignment and status tracking, knowledge and experience in relational database systems (particularly SQL Server) and workflows including experience in data design and report creation, programming languages including SQL, Visual Basic, XML, HTML and Java, and experience with SunGard Public Sector products (i.e. IFAS/OneSolution), Cognos reporting tools or other Financial and HR Systems.


Please apply via email to: Application materials, including cover letter, resume and/or Employment Application should be submitted as a single pdf or doc file.

Please remember to include the Req. # 7316 and/or position title in the subject line.

For questions or if necessary to submit a paper application, contact:

Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
 (518) 388-6108
 (518) 388-6529

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

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