KIPP New Jersey - Newark

Newark, NJ

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
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Systems Analyst - Newark

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KIPP New Jersey - Newark

Newark, NJ

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject:  
Grade:  

Organization: KIPP New Jersey - Newark
Preferred Locations:

Contact:  
Email:

Here’s what you need to know:
KIPP New Jersey is looking for a Systems Analyst to support our quickly growing network of public schools in Newark and Camden, New Jersey and Miami, Florida. We need you to masterfully maintain and continuously improve our financial and HR systems - to play a critical role in keeping those systems running seamlessly and implementing enhancements to help us scale.

You will be a member of our Technology team, and will be deeply engaged within our Finance, Accounting, and Human Resources functions. You’ll also partner with key stakeholders across the organization, including from within our Data and Operations teams.

Must haves:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field
  • At least 3 years of System Analyst experience – implementing business systems/SaaS applications, coordinating integrations, providing routine maintenance and troubleshooting, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to improve processes and procedures in a complex business environment
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to “translate” to non-IT teammates
  • Proactive inclination, positive attitude, zero ego, and ability to problem-solve under minimal supervision
  • A detail-oriented, self-starter and determined problem-solver who works best in a goal-oriented, timeline-driven environment with the ability to create and innovate
Nice to have:
  • Experience supporting medium- or large-scale business systems, managing product rollouts, and working on integrations with other systems
  • Experience working with any financial system and/or HRIS, especially one of the following:
    • Ceridian Dayforce
    • Abila/Sage MIP Fund Accounting
    •  Coupa
    • Concur or other travel and expense management
  • Strong understanding of database management systems, database structures, theories, principles, and practices; highly proficient at writing SQL queries
Here’s what you’ll be doing:
Joining our network as a System Analyst will involve a number of responsibilities which include but are not limited to:
  • Ensure business requirements are properly configured in all financial and HR systems
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all systems
  • Maintain any integrations between our financial and HR systems and other business systems
  • Establish and maintain user access, roles and permissions across all financial and HR systems
  • Lead regression and new feature testing efforts in anticipation of new releases for existing systems
  • Maintain documentation of key operational processes, system improvements and their revisions
  • Provide end-user training and support, including onboarding new users
  • Create ad-hoc reports for core group of about 30 stakeholders and validate new and existing reports for accuracy
  • Provide input and recommendations on technologies to improve the finance and HR business processes
  • Work across several closely related teams, collaborating constantly and contributing ideas
Compensation & Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, KIPP NJ offers a full comprehensive benefits plan, including health care, retirement, an optional subsidized wireless plan through Verizon, a school laptop and transportation benefits for TEAMmates commuting into New Jersey from the New York area. 

About KIPP New Jersey and KIPP Miami       
KIPP New Jersey/Miami schools are part of the nationally recognized “Knowledge Is Power Program” non-profit network of college-preparatory, public charter schools educating elementary, middle, and high school students. In 2002, KIPP New Jersey first opened its doors in Newark’s South Ward as a single class of 80 fifth graders and has since grown to teach over 5,100 students in grades K-12 in Newark and Camden. 92% of KIPP New Jersey students currently qualify for free or reduced-price meals. Today, we have grown to 16 (K-12) schools throughout Newark and Camden, NJ and Miami, FL.  Learn more about KIPP here


KIPP New Jersey is an equal opportunity employer.