Financial System Analyst at Amherst
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.
Assist Accounting Management in eliciting and documenting requirements for Accounting processes, develop and design test plan and acceptance criteria, execute test plan according to criteria, and exception tracking and reporting.
Assist Accounting Management in eliciting and documenting requirements for Accounting processes, develop and design test plan and acceptance criteria, execute test plan according to criteria, and exception tracking and reporting
Ability to quickly learn navigating internal systems and propose testing strategy to meet Accounting business requirements
Performs user acceptance testing by verifying calculations performed by tech/automation solutions are complete and accurate based on business requirements and financial reporting standards
Tests functionality alongside business subject matter experts and independently with minimal guidance
Ensures issues uncovered during testing are tracked and validates that corrective actions taken by development resolve those issues found during UAT
Supports the development of the business analysis, including participating in the creation and implementation of templates and improvement of the relevant sections of the development life cycle
Bachelors degree in Accounting/Finance with a focus in Management Information Systems (MIS) required. Education in MIS may be substituted with 2 years of work experience.
Experience working in real estate operations, construction, property rehabilitation and preservation, and property management industry preferred
Strong business analytical skills and Excel experience required
Must be able to comprehend and write intermediate to complex Excel formulas for testing IT solutions
Knowledge of Power BI and Power Query strongly preferred
Experience with Yardi, Salesforce, Tableau and JIRA preferred
Knowledge of best practices for software testing methodology and techniques as well as GAAP Accounting required
Experience with documenting software product requirements and acceptance criteria
Our full-time employee benefits include:
- A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
- Flexible PTO including 7 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday, and 1 volunteer day
- Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
- Professional career development and reimbursement
- Up to 16 weeks paid maternity leave; up to 4 weeks of paid parental leave
- Backup childcare offered through Bright Horizons
- Relaxed casual environment with virtual office events
Amherst is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or veteran status, and encourage all applicants to apply.