D365 Analyst - Accounting in Northlake, IL at Empire Today

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Opportunity Snapshot

Opportunity Description

Business Area

Empire Today’s Finance/Accounting/Payroll/Tax teams supports the back office functions of the organization.  This includes payroll, cash management, cash collections, cash payment, tax, procurement and inventory.  This function is vital to the operation which supports the continued success of Empire Today.

Responsibilities

Empire Today, LLC, is a currently implementing a new ERP and operation system which has created a need for identifying system design flaws, errors, and potential enhancements, while also providing additional focus on business process design, improvement, and adherence. The D365 Analyst - Accounting position will be part of a team initially focused on providing system administration support, transactional level research, and accounting analytics to support the company during the ongoing Microsoft D365 ERP implementation as well as the adjustment period that will follow.

We are looking for an innovative, forward-thinking professional, who will dig into data and search for system errors, investigate breakdowns in business processes, and uncover process weaknesses and vulnerabilities. This position will be working with a newly implemented ERP system as well as many home-grown systems that are integrated at varying degrees. The ideal candidate is a big-picture thinker and has strong working knowledge of the following Microsoft D365FO modules: General ledger, Accounts payable, Accounts receivable, Project management and accounting, Credit and collections, Cash and bank management, Inventory management, Fixed assets, Management Reporter, and Budgeting.

  • Understand the business as a whole and identify shortfalls or vulnerabilities in both current systematic and business processes
  • Perform financial analytics to identify abnormalities
  • Perform transaction level research to determine the root causes for identified issues and provide potential solutions on how to prevent and fix the problem
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect investigatory results and document process
  • Work with multiple departments to identify, investigate, and resolve issues
  • Maintain open communication with management
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess:

  • 3+ years’ experience and strong working knowledge of Microsoft AX/D365FO
  • Experience with advance warehouse and project management within D365FO is considered an asset
  • Strong practical Finance experience gained through industry experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office, Excel & Word skills
  • Responsible & dependable - comfortable working with deadlines

Benefits

Employees are eligible for numerous benefits including:

  • Quick enrollment into our benefit plans.  Eligibility is first of the month following just two weeks of employment.
  • 401K Investment Plan to A premium 401K Investment Plan, with the company matching your amount invested dollar for dollar up to 4% with no vesting.  Find another Company that can beat that! And make it the first bullet point.
  • Medical Insurance with several plan options and a Health Savings Account to meet you and your family’s health needs.
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental Insurance – Twice a year visits at no cost.
  • Vision Insurance with materials coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical & Dependent Care
  • Wellness Program – A best in class program offering substantial awards payable right on your paycheck
  • Basic Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays including Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) that grows with years of service
  • Empire Perks – An employee discount purchasing program offering you great savings on the things you want.

The company conducts a background check and drug screen for all new hires. 

Empire Today is an equal opportunity employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills.

By Submitting your resume and application information, you authorize Empire Today to transmit and store your information in the Empire Today group companies’ world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.

About EMPIRE TODAY®

Empire Today has been a leading provider of installed home improvements for 60 years. Empire offers the largest in-stock selection of flooring in the United States. Convenience, quality, and selection make Empire stand out.  With Empire Today, homeowners and business customers can get quality Carpet, Hardwood, Laminate, Tile, Vinyl Flooring, and Window Treatments from top brands they know and trust. And because Empire warehouses thousands of products, customers can get the right product, professionally installed when they need it, as soon as the next day.

Empire was founded in 1959 and provides service to more than 70 metropolitan areas in the United States. With more than three million satisfied customers, Empire Today is dedicated to its mission of Making Beautiful New Floors Easy.

By Submitting your resume and application information, you authorize Empire Today to transmit and store your information in the Empire Today group companies’ world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.  By pressing apply and providing your telephone number and email address, you authorize Empire Today to contact you by email or telephone at the wireless or landline phone number provided using automated phone technology and/or text messaging. Message and data charges may apply. You may revoke consent at any time.

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