Accounting Business Analyst – Accounting Central Team

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA Boston MA US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Fidelity Investments
  • 19 Mar 18 2018-03-19

Accounting Business Analyst – Accounting Central Team

Accounting Business Analyst

Do you like Accounting and working with Financial Systems, supporting, troubleshooting and finding ways to improve systems and processes? Do you value working with end users to support and meet their reporting needs? Do you want to see the direct impact your support has on improving efficiency and processes?

The Expertise We're Looking For

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance or Accounting Information Systems, plus 3-5 years relevant experience
  • Accounting systems knowledge (Oracle, OBIEE are a plus)
  • Accounting knowledge
  • Undertake multiple tasks concurrently and meet tight deadlines
  • Planning, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • System end user training, problem solving and communications
  • Willingness to learn financial systems and multi-dimensional reporting tools (i.e., Oracle and Essbase)

The Purpose of Your Role

You will be part of Corporate Accounting's Central team, supporting Corporate Accounting's Business Unit Accounting Teams in maintaining the books and records for Fidelity Investments 300 legal entities. T his role will be responsible for administering and maintaining the setup of legal entities in key financial applications, supporting the month-end close process by administering and monitoring various close related tasks, and providing end user support of existing and new tools through issue resolution. In addition, the individual will assist in the development of policies and procedures, identification, implementation of process improvements and monitoring of system & process compliance with governing standards. This role will work closely with Accounting Teams in carrying out day to day responsibilities, not limited to reporting & Oracle EBS enhancements requests, requirements gathering and other business analysis related activities.

The Skills You Bring
  • Team player who takes initiative and works constructively with others to achieve team goals
  • Works independently at times and exhibits both independent thinking and good judgment
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, hands on work style - "can do" attitude and self starter
  • Ability to multi task, work under pressure and hit deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with technical teams and learn complex financial/accounting and reporting system and tools
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point)

The Value You Deliver
  • Perform system monitoring and oversight for close related activities for Corporate Accounting to make sure that systems are working as designed.
  • Prepare detailed information on system related close activities for review with Directors and Sr Management.
  • Work with system users to ensure applications and tools are meeting their needs and escalate system issues as needed.
  • Work with month end process owners to ensure they are aware of any system changes.
  • Partner with various teams across Accounting and Technology (CTG) to communicate and resolve system related issues.
  • Assist with Accounting driven initiatives to drive process improvement and operational efficiencies.
  • Partner with Corporate Accounting teams to document system and reporting enhancements and work closely with development team to fine tune requirements and fulfil request.
  • Provide Accounting/Financial Systems training for new and existing Corporate Accounting employees.

How Your Work Impacts the Organization

This role provides the system support needed by Corporate Accounting teams to report, consolidate and close the books monthly in a timely manner.Company Overview

At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. For information about working at Fidelity, visit

Fidelity is an equal opportunity employer.