Securus Technologies

  • Great Plains Administrator / Project Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-Carrollton
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  • Overview

    Job Purpose:


    Responsible for managing projects related to Microsoft Dynamics GP software and other automated systems that are within or affect the Controller Department functions, such as doc-link, SAJE, Phoenixsoft and other systems.  Includes working with the user community for planning, training and implementing designated modules for the Dynamics GP solution.


    Essential Duties:

    • Manage projects related to Microsoft Dynamics GP and doc-link; recommend new solutions to the VP, Corporate Controller that will help achieve the goals of the department and GP/doc-link stakeholders
    • Serve as team expert in designing and implementing available automated solutions to enhance process efficiencies, such as system downloads and SMARTLIST reporting
    • Act as liaison with IT Development and GP consultant for all GP activities:Coordinate with IT BSA to gather requirements for MS Dynamics GP applications
      • Coordinate with other MS Dynamics GP stakeholders
      • Ensure maintenance and patches are applied timely and coordinate such updates with the user community
      • Assists with troubleshooting related to user or system issues
    • Train the user community on available MS Dynamics and doc-link services
    • Manage projects associated with other system implementations, upgrades and enhancements that affect GP system processes and Controller department functions
    • Participate in Controller Department projects and Company initiatives; lead process analysis and improvement efforts related to department processes
    • Manage design and documentation of accounting processes and procedures affected by system changes
    • Manage or assist with other special projects as assigned by Supervisor

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of GAAP, especially related to revenue recognition
    • Demonstrated aptitude for understanding system processing and controls
    • Exposure to SOX process documentation and controls environment
    • Proven project management experience
    • Strong interpersonal and management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with other functional areas to achieve overall organization objectives
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Good written and oral communication skills
    • Capable of working independently, but also a good team player
    • Must be proactive and results oriented with a focus on meeting department deadlines
    • Good time management skills and flexibility
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks based on department deadlines and Company initiatives
    • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or other business-related degree with an emphasis in Accounting/IT
    • 5+ years accounting experience in a highly automated environment
    • 3-5 years of experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP
    • 2-3 years of administration experience with doc-link or other document management system
    • SOX experience


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Accounting or other business-related degree with an emphasis in Accounting/IT
    • Telecommunications experience


    Physical Requirements:

    Standing, sitting, walking, speaking, listening, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping and manipulating tools, typing, using peripheral computer tools.


    It is the Company’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals. Securus will not discriminate against any associate or qualified job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of that person’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected under local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.


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