We’re hiring a System Administrator in Remote (or Columbus, OH)

The position.
Root is looking for a self-motivated and collaborative systems professional with prior experience overseeing the administration of NetSuite, Oracle Hyperion, and other accounting/finance applications. As a System Administrator, you’ll work with business partners in accounting and finance to align Root’s financial systems with business goals. We’re searching for someone who has experience working in a fast-paced environment, with a high degree of accountability and strong technical skills.

What you’ll be doing.

  • Maintains accounting/finance applications by identifying system requirements, installing updates and monitoring system performance
  • Sustains accounting/finance applications performance by performing system monitoring and analysis; troubleshooting application issues; escalating significant application problems to vendors
  • Upgrades accounting/finance applications by conferring with vendors and developing, testing, evaluating, and installing system updates
  • Coordinates and communicates all applications updates/changes to user groups. Train and support users
  • Secures accounting/finance applications by developing system access, monitoring, control and evaluation; completes back-ups and maintains documentation
  • Develops and implements policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure data integrity.
  • Works alongside accounting and finance teams to implement process improvements with systematic solutions
  • NetSuite Specific Duties:
  • Works with accounting and finance groups to build and maintain chart of accounts and inventory of custom reports in NetSuite
  • Enhances existing functionality and improves processes within NetSuite
  • Customizes NetSuite fields, page layouts, record types, reports, and dashboards
  • Develops, tests, and deploys customizations, custom objects, and new functionality based on evolving accounting and finance needs
  • Build Test Plans, perform testing and co-ordinate testing with application users for all projects related to NetSuite
  • Develops custom code using Suite Scripts to meet user requirements when needed
  • Comprehends, articulates, and documents needed customizations and business processes
  • Oracle Hyperion Specific Duties:
  • Serve as System Administrator for Hyperion Smartview, including system maintenance, report writing, and training for end users
  • Maintain custom hierarchies, forms, reports, scripts, and rules
  • Coordinate user group provisioning including additions and deletions of associates as appropriate
  • Performs ad hoc syncs with NetSuite and DWs
  • Employ knowledge of Hyperion Smartview and to facilitate better deployment of application, application security and other interface tools
  • Enforce SOX related processes in completing assignments.

What we’re looking for.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Development or related business field
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with NetSuite and/or Oracle's Hyperion (ePBCS) administration
  • Experience working in a similar capacity with AuditBoard, FloQast, and Eagle Wings considered a plus
  • In depth knowledge of/experience with Accounting, A/P, and A/R processes
  • Experience of working in a public company environment with an appreciation of SOX compliance requirements
  • Experience in the Insurance industry preferred
  • Loathe missing deadlines and projects that drag on forever
  • A creative problem solver and have a “won’t take no for an answer” attitude
  • Be professional, responsive, resourceful and flexible
  • Can confidently provide support and user training across departments
  • Ability to work both independently and, in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Has exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Get in touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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Who we are.
Root Insurance is the nation’s first licensed insurance carrier powered entirely by mobile. We were founded on the belief that the services you need for everyday life should serve you better. That’s why we base insurance coverages on you, not your demographic. It’s the way insurance should be. And it’s all conveniently in an app.

What draws people to Root.
Our early success is in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our product is only as good as the people building and promoting it. We look for individuals who find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity, rigor, and a highly analytical lens. Ask anyone who works here and you’ll hear similar reasons for why they joined:

Autonomy. For assertive self-starters, the opportunities to contribute are limitless.
Impact. By challenging the way it’s always been done, we solve problems that have a big impact on our business.
Collaboration. We encourage rich discussion and civil debate at every turn.
People. We are inspired by the collection of crazy-smart people around us.

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