The Squires Group

Financial Solutions Advisor/Architect, Senior

1 week ago
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ERP- PeopleSoft


Our client has been one of the leading utility companies in the Washington, DC Metro area for over 100 years.  With a history of financial stability and community commitment, they participate in programs focusing on health, education, and the environment.   


This is a contract position for a Senior Financial Solutions Advisor/Architect in Northern Virginia.  The successful candidate will lead the Solution Design and Architect efforts across numerous integrated IT applications from a financial perspective. You will interact and have input across ERP applications, primarily PeopleSoft and SAP.  This role requires a holistic view of enterprise solutions to define best practices in the critical evaluation, selection, and development of software components. Hardware requirements of applications will also be part of the solution provided. As an example, you will have design and decision-making input for the architecture design for a custom financial reporting system that includes data warehousing, data sourcing and report tool format. There will be additional IT Services projects performed that this position will have direct advisory and architectural input to as well.


This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging organization, which is highly focused on results.   


  • Lead Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems implementation that encompasses financial analysis, consolidation, reporting systems and tools
  • Collaborate effectively and actively with corporate and business unit VPs, Finance, Procurement, and other corporate business partners to identify future state needs and streamlining of systems, processing, data warehousing and reporting, including key metrics dashboards
  • Work with Finance and other business partners to define and execute a short and long term roadmap, project milestones, gate reviews and quality standards
  • Participate and advise customer on software and system integrator selection process
  • Help with organization change management process and provide input into end user training


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Finance, Management Information Systems
  • 10 years+ experience with:
    • Implementing and supporting ERP applications such as PeopleSoft, SAP Business Planning and Consolidation(BPC), Oracle Hyperion technologies, and Anaplan, HANA, Microsoft Analysis Services
    • Information management, data acquisition, data management, and data governance
    • Functional knowledge of financial processes and monthly, quarterly, and yearly close cycles
  • Experience in financial reporting, metrics and key finance performance indicators
  • Working knowledge using Business Process Management tools such as ARIS, or Appian
  • Skills with tools such as HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and ServiceNow
  • Strong business knowledge and process design skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and presentation skills required for interaction with senior leadership
  • Build and maintain relationships across all levels of finance and systems
  • Certifications such as PMP, ITIL, CPA are preferred 

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4 Reasons to Join The Squires Group, Inc.:

  1. Our Commitment to You - We offer competitive pay, multi-year projects and a list of exciting clients.
  2. Work-Life Balance - We work hard, we work smart and have quality time for family and "life."
  3. Golden Rule - We treat our consultants the way we want to be treated: with integrity, professionalism and trust.
  4. We Care About You – We help you meet your career goals and continuously support your efforts in the field. 

The Squires Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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