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Senior ERP Analyst, Accounting

Senior ERP Analyst, Accounting

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The ERP Application Analyst will focus their attention on the accounting processes of Cradlepoint.  The Analyst will support the current implementation, but will also define requirements for any system changes and drive the use of the ERP platform within Accounting. This role requires a deep understanding of accounting policy, procedures and processes.  It also involves interfacing with various departments to support their needs in order to promote efficient and effective utilization of the ERP platform. The successful candidate will work cross-functionally and have excellent communication skills.


  • Arbitrate needs against system capabilities and find efficient and effective solutions
  • Provide training and support for new and existing users
  • Work across accounting to establish best-practice processes within company systems
  • Interface with all departments to assist and support their ERP usage and reporting needs
  • Define ERP platform customizations
  • Assist with creating criteria for the configuration and development team
  • Support the end-user community to ensure database accuracy, integrity and cleanliness
  • Maintain integration functions of ERP with other company systems
  • Provide support in the evaluation, implementation and utilization of ERP third party add-on programs
  • Maintain knowledge of all current ERP features and releases


  • Deep accounting experience across AP, AR, GL and closing and reporting processes
  • A minimum of 5 years prior ERP implementation and support experience as an Application Analyst for an ERP such as SAP, Oracle, or JD Edwards; knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX a plus.
  • Participation in at least 2 full cycle ERP implementations preferred
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with all departments
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Ability to build reports using financial reporting tools
  • The ability to weed through wants to discern critical needs
  • A real interest in working both in accounting and within the internals of an ERP application
  • Experience with SOX and GRC and their application to business system applications
  • Familiar with ASC 606 revenue recognition and cost accounting best practices
  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree preferred in Accounting or MIS