Financial Systems Specialist

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Financial Systems Specialist
Toronto, ON
Reference # AC – 14920


Our client, one of Canada’s largest and most successful law firms, is currently looking for a Financial Systems Specialist to join the Finance department in Toronto.
Reporting to the Director, Financial Analysis, the Financial Systems Specialist will be responsible for creating and implementing systems solutions, maintaining the functionality and integrations of existing information systems, and supporting users of the Firm’s financial systems and certain management information systems.

Role Description:


  • Researching, developing and implementing new or improved technology solutions to meet business objectives, considering the impact and implications on other systems
  • Developing and maintaining complex SQL queries, stored procedures, views and functions
  • Performing SQL Servers administration and user-accounts maintenance
  • Working collaboratively with the IT security team, ensuring that all production servers are regularly updated and in compliance with the Firm’s security protocols
  • Providing technical support to the end-user community
  • Performing routine database maintenance tasks and optimization checks
  • Assisting with the implementation and testing of system upgrades and software patches from vendors
  • Diagnosing, troubleshooting and resolving technical issues that arise to ensure appropriate solutions are actioned in a timely manner, including engagement of various IT teams and external vendors when needed
  • Assisting with regular systems audits, user-access reviews and data cleanups.

Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • Minimum of three years of experience working with financial/accounting/information systems, designing technical solutions and providing overall technical support, with proven experience in web applications development
  • Work experience in a professional services environment is an asset
  • Experience in working with Aderant or Elite accounting software would be an asset
    developing solutions.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent programming skills using C#, VB, T-SQL, JavaScript, ASP.NET, HTML and XML
  • Excellent report development and deployment skills on the SSRS platform
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Advanced knowledge of SSIS, data mining and data warehousing methodologies
  • Solid understanding of the concepts of relational database structure and design, and development life cycle
  • Working knowledge of Citrix and VMware virtual environments
  • Strong understanding of system disaster recovery concepts
  • Proficiency in SharePoint, IIS, SQL Profiler, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Ability to conceptualize solutions to more complex issues while exploring all possible implications and outcomes
  • Ability to work collaboratively within the Finance team and with other departments throughout the Firm
  • Detail-oriented and ability to complete work under pressure and with minimal supervision

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For more information, please contact Adam Creaghan, Partner at or 647-336-1416 or Fay Hage, Recruitment Specialist at or 647-480-1709. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Fay Hage know.


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