BANNER FINANCE PROGRAMMER ANALYST – REMOTE

WVNET is seeking to hire a full-time, Banner Finance Programmer Analyst, to lead statewide consulting services for Banner Finance modules in developing complex management reports, creating statewide interfaces, and managing crucial application data which directs WV Higher Education universities, colleges, community and technical colleges, and the Higher Education Policy Commission to adhere to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) policies.

Work Location: 837 Chestnut Ridge Road, Morgantown, WV, 26505 (Remote Available)

Classification: Classified Staff, Full-Time Benefits, FLSA Non-Exempt

Salary:  Starting salary range is $60,000 to $70,000 and commensurate with experience.  Additionally, WVNET offers excellent state government benefits: health insurance, dental, vision, hearing, Health Savings Accounts / Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement investing, and life insurance plans, short-term/long-term disability insurance, as well as, generous amounts of vacation, sick, state & federal holidays, and professional development opportunities.

MINIMUM EDUCATION / TRAINING

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field with a strong understanding of business and accounting.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE  

***Details of relevant experience must be shown in your resume***
  • Two (2) years of Higher Education degree and experience.
  • Two (2) years of SCT/Banner software experience.
  • Two (2) years of wvOASIS/ADVANTAGE software experience.
  • Two (2) years of consulting with users and technical personnel and utilizing the necessary tools to provide support.
  • Two (2) years of using Oracle based administrative software on Unix and/or Windows operating systems.
  • One (1) year of client/server and networking experience.

JOB SUMMARY

The Banner Finance Programmer Analyst develops/generates wvOASIS payroll reports into WVNET’s job server, running Banner processes to interface wvOASIS payroll into Banner, creating tickets and uploading reports to the OZ ticket system, reviewing Banner processes to assure that they are processed correctly, review reports to make ensure that balances are matched and reporting any unusual activity.  Responsible for troubleshooting issues with Banner Finance, Accounts Receivable, etc. and answering questions, researching documentation, modify and read through code pertaining to the payroll interface process, adding and updating Ellucian tickets, facilitating Zoom calls with Ellucian to assess and fix issues.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and develop complex management reports using ARGOS, SQL*Plus, or other software which can be conveniently processed by the user. Lead statewide technical employees in the development of finance reports and the functional employees in the processing and use of the developed reports. Create documentation as it relates to the reports developed.
  • Lead in the development and management of the Banner Finance to wvOASIS invoice, manual warrant, payroll, and purchase card interfaces and future wvOASIS and Banner Finance interfaces.
  • Troubleshoot problems with Banner software, evaluating cause (user error, data errors, software defects, etc.) and recommend or provide solutions. Work with software vendors and employees when necessary to provide solutions.
  • Perform testing, evaluation, and training on supported areas and provide technical and functional expertise for the successful daily operation of WV higher education institutions. Assist with the implementation and testing of software upgrades.
  • Organize and participate in knowledge distribution to WV higher education institutions through statewide user groups, training sessions, and service on committees.
  • Serve as additional support for Banner modules Student Accounts Receivable, and Student Financial Aid, though, not areas of primary coverage for this position. Provide additional support for member institutions during emergency situations.

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities (KSA)

  • Strong understanding of the Banner Finance, including setup/functionality, to fully master the software skills and database concepts required to provide the maximum level of support to the various institutions.
  • Ability to write and troubleshoot complex SQL, including: Oracle SQL, Pro C, Python, and shell scripting.
  • Strong business or accounting knowledge is necessary to assist functional users throughout WV higher education.
  • General knowledge of state (WV) and federal requirements of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and institutions of higher education.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and presentation. Comfortable leading interactive Zoom (Video) sessions and phone calls with customers to troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Must have strong/proven analytical and troubleshooting skills to effectively, and quickly, address functional and technical issues.
  • A knowledge of system development concepts and database management principals is required.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Veterans/Disabled

West Virginia Network for Educational Telecomputing (WVNET) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination regarding a person’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. WVNET provides a collegial, respectful, and inclusive environment that values the diversity, creativity, and contributions of its staff.


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