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Financial Operations Specialist in Syracuse, NY at Empire Telecom

Date Posted: 1/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Financial Operations Specialist provides general financial and analytical support to project locations by coordinating and maintaining administrative functions for projects. This position is responsible for interacting and maintaining the customer database to ensure billing accuracy.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate project revenue and budgeting
  • Monitor progress of job sites via Norad and Maxwell and update project data; report progress to Project Manager; notify management of discrepancies between the two systems
  • Manage the process of material requisitions and purchase orders; flag and raise issues of concern Responsible for the creation and close out of projects in Company and customer databases
  • Process CMRs (Change Management Records) as directed by Project Manager
  • Support the financial staff as needed
  • Perform daily data entry into excel and Zoho trackers
  • Ad hoc reporting
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and/or Accounting; wireless telecom or utility/construction industry experience preferred OR equivalent experience



  • 1-3 years financial experience; wireless telecommunications preferred
  • Basic understanding of profit/loss and estimates vs. actuals


Technical Skills:

  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Heavy data base entry and word processing daily in Microsoft Excel,  Outlook and Adobe
  • Working knowledge of Pivot Tables, V-lookup, and basic financial functions within Excel


Soft Skills:

  • Highly organized and detail orientated
  • Excellent data entry and scheduling skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment under tight deadlines
  • Time management skills; deadline adherence is mandatory


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing
  • Sitting at a desk for 6-8 hours a day
  • Working on a computer for 6-8 hours a day
  • May be required to work long and unpredictable hours