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Process Engineer - Financials (ERP)
$98,112.00 - $121,548.00 Annually
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24 days vacation. 14 holidays. 12 illness days.
Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) has a unique opportunity for an Enterprise Business Systems Process Engineer - Financials for its Business Enhancement/System Transformation (BEST) project.
LACOE is initiating an exciting multi-year project to transform its current systems into an Enterprise Resource Planning system that integrates financial, payroll, and human resources management systems. This project will improve the operational efficiencies of the over 125 educational agencies served by LACOE, which include school districts, community colleges, and charter schools. For more information about the project, view our BEST Project informational videos.
The Enterprise Business System Process Engineer – Financials is the functional expert in financial business practices, responsible for developing system requirements, administering system tests, and acting as a liaison with subject matter experts at districts.
The Well Qualified Candidate Will Possess the Following
Financial business processes and functions (e.g. budget development, procurement, purchasing/contracts, accounts payable, general ledger/accounting, inventory, billing/accounts receivable, and asset management)
Principles and practices of enterprise business system functionality, ERP implementation, analysis and design
Methodology of business process modeling and business process improvement
Principles, practices, regulations, and reporting requirements of California public education financial functions
Computer-based data management, systems analysis, and project management
Principles and functions of Business Intelligence
Understanding of Structured Query Language (SQL) and Relational Database Concepts
Business Objects or Data Warehouse Reporting Solutions
Analyzing & Interpreting Data – Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data
Critical Thinking – Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims
Professional & Technical Expertise – Applying technical subject matter to the job
Attention to Detail – Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products
Self-Management – Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability
Presentation Skill – Formally delivering information to groups
Writing – Communicating effectively in writing
Customer Focus – Attending to the needs and expectation of customers
Relationship Building – Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships
Leveraging Technology – Applying technology for improvements in organizational efficiency and effectiveness
Cultural Proficiency – Modeling communications and interactions that respect and include all individuals and their languages, abilities, religions and cultures
Required Education and Experience
Education: A Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, management information systems (MIS), computer science or other field closely related to the knowledge and ability requirements of the classification from an institution of higher learning recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Foreign degrees and credit units require translation and equivalency established by an agency recognized by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Experience: Four years of experience in accounting or finance in the areas of purchasing/contracts, accounts payable, accounts receivable, asset management, inventory, general ledger/accounting, billing, or budget development including one year of experience implementing or upgrading an ERP System as a member of the functional team.
Additional Requirements: Experience implementing ERP financial systems in a California public sector (e.g. school district, community college, university, office of education, city, county, state) in an accounting or financial unit and experience with CGI Advantage 3.x are preferred. A valid California driver's license and the availability of private transportation or the ability to provide transportation between job sites is required.
Candidates who meet the minimum requirements above, will be invited to participate in an examination that may consist of a training and experience evaluation, performance examination, and oral examination (structured interview).
For information about the examination process you may send an e-mail to
Jennifer Kirkpatrick at email@example.com
For general inquiries please call 562.803.8360 (Mon- Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
For complete application information, please go to https://www.lacoe.edu/PersonnelCommission.aspx
LACOE Personnel Commission, 9300 Imperial Hwy, EC-Annex, Downey, CA 90242
Minimum qualifications must be met by the close of filing date. For complete application information, please go to https://www.lacoe.edu/PersonnelCommission.aspx. For additional information on our selection procedures, please visit Exam Preparation on our website. Selection and promotion are based on a competitive examination process. Candidates who pass all exam parts are ranked according to overall exam score and placed on an eligibility (hiring) list. Vacant positions are filled from the top three ranks. Eligibility lasts for 12 months; however, additional recruitment may occur under a separate bulletin with additional candidates being merged onto the eligibility list. Some positions that involve public contact may require bilingual proficiency for which selective certification may apply (Education Code 45277.5). In addition, the eligibility list resulting from this examination may be used to fill vacancies in related job classifications for which no eligibility list exists (Education Code 45272). Veterans' Credit may be awarded for entry jobs.
Reasonable accommodations in completing an application and testing are available to individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request an accommodation, please call 562.803.8360 as early as possible.
This examination is authorized as Open to the Public
Recruitment ID: 19-2863
This announcement does not constitute an implied contract. Any part of this announcement is subject to change.