Financial Systems Analyst -

Financial Systems Analyst

  • Location

    Baltimore, MD

  • Type

  • Category

    Dev / Eng

Do you compare the merits of cash method accounting vs accrual method accounting? Do you enjoy tracing the path of data from raw input to formal reports? Do you speak SQL? If your honest answer to each question is an enthusiastic YES, we want to hear from you.

14 West is looking for a Financial Systems Analyst who is critical to maintaining the integration between our Ecommerce systems and Accounting System. Your goal would be to ensure that the accounting system is automatically kept up-to-date with all of the pertinent information and that all data manipulation is accurate and well-documented. You will be working closely with the Ecommerce application teams (especially the teams responsible for the web order form system and the subscription management system), the Accounting team, and Business Partners.

This position is part of the ERP/CRM/Subscription Management team. Being a part of this team means living and breathing product goals and fierce collaboration with teammates, colleagues, and customers. The first step to success in this role is working hard for your teammates and earning their trust. We expect all members of the team to display initiative, take responsibility for managing their own work, and be open to guidance and insight from those around them.


  • Analyze and document business requirements.
  • Document business process flows.
  • Audit large amounts of data.
  • Write and execute test scripts and document defects.
  • Prepare detailed functional and technical specifications from which new data flows will be written/configured or existing data flows improved.
  • Provide support for Ecommerce to Accounting integration; identify process or system issues, analyze potential solutions, and recommend steps for implementation.
  • Identify and assess probable interactions of related systems and processes and predict impact of changes.
  • Ensure data quality and integrity within program transactions and validation logic.
  • Support program upgrades, ongoing maintenance, and testing of applications.
  • Function as a liaison between the Ecommerce teams and Accounting team to develop/update data flows.
  • Responsible for the integration of data from multiple sources into unified reports.
  • Ensure data quality and integrity across data specific application implementations.


  • BS in Business, Information Systems, Accounting or related.
  • 2-5 years of System Analyst experience.
  • Strong experience with querying databases.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to organize data.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze problems and understand the necessary components of a solution through analysis, planning, evaluation of cost/benefit, testing, and reporting.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities.
  • Ability to multi-task and change priorities quickly based on business need.
  • Be a team player and be glad to pitch in to help teammates in need.
  • Be a ruthless team collaborator, ready to give and receive constructive feedback.
  • Work until the job is done well.
  • Innate curiosity about processes, systems, and user functionality.

Preferred Qualifications

About 14 West

14 West shares not only a long history but a heritage with The Agora, “a marketplace for ideas,” and the only global network of its kind for the world’s most innovative privately-owned media enterprises. Today, more than 20 of those enterprises rely on 14 West to find them the talent they need in copy, editorial, digital marketing and technology to remain consistently at the helm of the industry at large.

With a diverse range of services and a unique breadth of experience in the media industry, 14 West holds the key to creating compelling, competitive workplaces and turning entrepreneurs and their ideas into evolutionary brands.

The key is people. People that will continue to drive those brands forward for another 40 years. People like you perhaps?

Learn more about 14 West at

About Us

Comprised of Personnel & Talent, Legal, Financial, Global Technologies, Information Security, Communications, Operations, and Management experts, 14 West offers business leaders the services of seasoned administrative professionals. While they focus on growing their enterprises through new ideas, we ensure the wellbeing of their workplace.

In other words, companies supported by 14 West enjoy the unique luxury to do the work they want to do rather than the work they have to do.

Just like those companies, 14 West was the product of an idea and a small group of passionate people. It was 2001, and Corporate America was abuzz with all of the latest tactics and technologies for streamlining administrative costs and growing margins. But instead of rejoicing, we paused.

We simply weren’t convinced by these cash-and-carry strategies for building infrastructure. And we prefer the idea of people, not machines, managing the wellbeing of other people.

Fifteen years later, 14 West still supports those very entrepreneurs, our employees, and more than 20 other enterprises around the world. And our passion only continues to grow. With a unique approach to service that is thoughtful, thorough, and yet agile, we’ve got a proven track record of success that spans a wide range of industries all around the world.

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