JOB TITLE: Financial Systems Specialist
JOB CODE: 000526


Primary point of contact for all production and scheduling matters related to FRS and APS. Coordinates and tests all program changes to FRS and APS with Information Technology and users. On-call person, with decision authority, for all FRS/APS production and scheduling problems.


Develops and maintains daily, weekly, monthly and yearly Financial Records Systems (FRS) and Accounts Payable System (APS) processing schedules. Monitors all runs, balances bank deposits, processes daily exception reports and makes adjusting entries for payroll transaction advances. Coordinates with the Controller's Office, Purchasing, Payroll, Position Control, the Budget Office, and Information Technology (IT) to ensure all jobs are properly scheduled and to coordinate adjustments when problems occur.

Responsible for coordinating and testing all fixes and enhancements to FRS, APS and FPR programs. Advises which features to include, modify, or delay in order to maintain system integrity while meeting implementation deadlines. Provides assistance with interfacing the Departmental Management System (DMS) and FRS.

Primary point of contact for resolving FRS/APS system problems with IT and Pinnacle Software Corporation. Includes problem identification, coordination of corrective actions, testing and implementation of the fixes in the production system.

Develop and maintain the Financial Administration World Wide Web page. Responsible for including and organizing all pertinent financial system information for use by faculty and staff across the University.

Installs and supports report writing software for FRS users. Assists with report retrieval and other ad hoc programming. Assists Controller's Office with procedural and systems issues related to FRS processing.

Develop, schedule and conduct FRS and APS training for all University users.


Bachelor's degree in a related field


Four years of experience.  Additional experience may be used on a one-to-one basis to offset the educational requirements.