Accounting Systems Analyst

| Austin
Accounting Systems Analyst – Austin, TX
 
Amherst is revolutionizing the way U.S. real estate is priced, managed and financed in order to unlock opportunities for all market participants. Driven by data, analytics and technology, Amherst has a 20-year history of anticipating where the next risks and opportunities are likely to emerge and designing actionable strategies for investors to capitalize on opportunities across residential real estate, commercial real estate and public securities. Amherst, along with its affiliates and subsidiaries, has more than 900 employees, $5 billion under management and approximately $15 billion under advisement and oversight. www.amherst.com.
 
The Accounting Systems Analyst provides their expertise toward the implementation, configuration, administration, development and support of the Amherst Group accounting and financial software. You will be an integral part of our team, working to build our next generation of financial reporting, budgeting and accounting systems. The successful candidate will have a deep knowledge of at least one major commercial accounting package as well as experience with all phases of the SDLC. In addition to creating requirements documents, test plans, use cases, and assisting with implementations, you will provide technical support to the accounting team.
 
A little more about this role:
  • Assist accounting and technology staff with implementation of best practices in Amherst’s accounting and financial software suite
  • Maintain internal accounting records related to the ownership of various properties and entities, and ensure the consistency of the data contained therein
  • Execute changes to users, roles, and software configurations in compliance with the company’s change control processes
  • Provide support for accounting software technical issues
  • Work with vendors and consultants to implement third-party applications
  • Participate in projects for the continued development, operation and maintenance of accounting software
  • Create project and application support documentation including, but not limited to, requirements documents, test plans, use cases and knowledge base articles
  • Assist accounting department in providing consistent, accurate, timely, and reconciled reporting to all departments, both scheduled and ad-hoc
  • Utilize JIRA to maintain up-to-date information on ongoing projects, known issues and enhancement requests
What you’ll need to have
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of Accounting
  • Understanding and experience with functional aspects of accounting and finance
  • 3+ years working experience with MS SQL, SSMS & SSRS.
  • 3+ years working experience with at least one major commercial accounting system. Experience with Yardi Voyager and or Adaptive Insights is a plus
  • Familiarity with accounting systems best practices, development methodologies, controls, and procedures
  • Must be a self-starter who works well in fast-paced environments
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Requires strong analytical and troubleshooting skills with the ability to multi-task 
What we offer:
 
Amherst is a privately held corporation located in West Austin with beautiful views of Lake Austin and the loop 360 bridge in a modern workspace with open floor plans.
  • A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
  • Flexible PTO, 8 paid holidays
  • Employer paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
  • Professional career development and reimbursement
  • On-premise fitness center, locker rooms
  • Daily catered lunches, fully stocked kitchen with snacks/drinks
  • Relaxed casual environment and weekly/quarterly office events!
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Location

5001 Plaza on the Lake, Austin, TX 78746

An Insider's view of Amherst

What are some social events your company does?

Amherst is always participating in exciting events. From Dell Match Play to SXSW, Amherst engages in a variety of local events. We also host smaller events for employees such as summer BBQ's and happy hours. Nothing tops our holiday party, a true family celebration!

Nicole Giannetta

VP Corporate Affairs

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our team juggles many different deadlines, so being able to stay organized is key! It’s also helpful to be very detail oriented and comfortable in a fast paced environment, but most importantly, you need to have a solid sense of humor and to be able to laugh at yourself (and us).

Jordan Perras

Investor Services

What are Amherst Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive compensation and bonus program. Flexible PTO. Health, vision, dental and long term disability coverage. Paid maternity/paternity leave. Attractive office space. Training certifications assistance. Daily catered lunch and stocked kitchens. Monthly birthday celebrations. Casual work environment with regular team-building outings. Breakfast Taco Thursday.

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