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Business System Manager 

About the Organization 2ND ADVENTURE GROUP (2AG) - Brownells, Crow Shooting Supply, AR15.com, Big Springs

At 2nd Adventure Group, we Empower the Spirit of Independence and Adventure. Our passion is connecting gunsmiths, firearm enthusiasts, collectors, hunters, competitors, and protectors with products that outfit and enhance their spirit of independence and adventure.

2AG brands are aligned to empower people to be inspired, educated, and outfitted for a lifetime of enjoying outdoor experiences and adventures. We believe the spirit of independence and adventure is a mindset - in the office, on the range, in the field or with your family. It is the foundation - and reason - for everything we do. Our companies include:

• BROWNELLS - the preeminent all-things-firearms company in the world. Founded in 1939 in Montezuma, IA, Brownells' storied history of connecting firearm and firearm accessory manufacturers with freedom-loving customers is unrivaled.
• CROW SHOOTING SUPPLY - our national wholesale distributor of firearms, ammunition reloading components and shooting accessories. We proudly serve retail gun shops, major sporting goods stores, gun clubs, shooting ranges and government agencies.
• AR15.COM - the world's largest online firearm community, proud to be the gathering place for firearm enthusiasts of all types.
• BIG SPRINGS SHOOTING COMPLEX - our premier shooting/hunting facility for law enforcement agencies, shooting clubs/camps, youth groups, private citizens, and 2AG EMPLOYEES!

OUR VALUES
• R.I.C.H. (Respect, Integrity, Courage, Honesty)
• Power of the Platform (collectively leveraging our unique brands)
• Purpose Driven Performance
• Relentless Creativity & Innovation

WHY ADVENTURE WITH US
Put simply, our adventure is fun! If working in a fast-paced, hobby-based business where growth and exploring new frontiers every day excites you, then WE WANT YOU!  
Division Brownells  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Description

Adventure Summary

If you’re passionate about building on your wealth of experiences as a business systems analyst, and have a strong desire to leverage your application expertise relevant to business processes/functions across finance and accounting…APPLY NOW to join our family-owned, customer-centric, growth-minded adventure company!

As a Business System Manager, you will influence improvements in processes and capabilities at all levels of the organization while driving an agile business model. We’re looking for tech talent like you to drive change throughout our organization – to drive best-in-class system capabilities and cost efficiencies through a digitized business transformation leveraging Infor M3 as the backbone and core of our operations. In this role, you will have ownership of the processes and supporting applications involved in accounting functions and financial reporting.

 

Benefits You Will Enjoy

  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Health, Dental, and Vision packages to fit your needs
  • Additional voluntary supplemental insurance plans
  • Fully-vested 401(k) company match
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Career Pathing Program
  • Generous employee discount
  • Full range access at our Big Springs Shooting Complex
  • Opportunity to work alongside people who are passionate about adventure and the outdoors!

 

What You Will Do

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage and direct the development, implementation, maintenance and support for accounting, general ledger, and financial reporting applications and related partner integrations, both directly and through a team of knowledgeable direct reports
  • Act as a key liaison between IT, AR, AP, and other key accounting stakeholders to drive automation and process improvement projects to completion
  • Increase productivity through process simplification and automation
  • Ensure adoption of existing systems through a thoughtful, strategic, and measurable approach to user education and system rationalization
  • Identify new system capabilities as they become available, including opportunities to leverage integrations between platforms
  • Serve as a project manager, directing colleagues, internal and external resources for enterprise-wide technology initiatives and business process improvement projects
  • Engage in complex problem solving with both business users and development resources
  • Create documentation in support of business and technology requests (includes business/data requirements, data flows, data modeling, workflow context)
  • Lead and manage team of Business Analyst and Application Support staff

 

What You Will Need

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in an accounting, technology, or business discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a business systems analyst role related to ERP accounting modules and ancillary applications (Infor M3 experience preferred)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience leading teams in successful implementation and support of large and complex business systems / ERP
  • Proven application expertise relevant to business processes and functions across accounting functions in a distribution company and specifically related to AR, AP, GL, costing and financial reporting
  • Experience with (and comprehensive understanding of) financial system integrations and related technologies such as ACH and API toolsets

 

Knowledge & Technical Skills

  • Strong knowledge of current best practices in finance and accounting with a track record of success in managing and implementing related solutions
  • Good understanding of the related ERP system capabilities and ability to setup and configure system to match the needs of business processes and reporting
  • Strong business acumen demonstrated as an innovative systems analyst with a strong customer-centric mindset
  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience
  • Able to diagnose and solve technical or process issues and evaluate impact on business; able to provide alternative solutions as required
  • Experienced in collection and documentation of business requirements and the transfer of those requirements into a sound technical solution
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, strong personal integrity, and teamwork abilities
  • Proven ability to manage the recruitment, development, retention, and organization of the applications support and business analyst team
  • People leader who acts as a positive role model, influencing and motivating others, enhancing the team’s ability to contribute to the organizational goals; demonstrated commitment to the ongoing professional development of team members

 

Physical Demands

Sedentary work. Sedentary work involves lifting no more than 10 pounds at a time and occasionally lifting or carrying articles like docket files, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required occasionally, and other sedentary criteria are met.

 

Physical Hazards – Health and Safety Concerns

  • General office environments
  • Ergonomics

 

Where You’ll Be Located

Grinnell, Iowa (with options for hybrid working arrangements)

 

Live Your Adventure!

Brownells is a subsidiary of 2nd Adventure Group. At 2nd Adventure Group, our mission is to provide a platform to connect people with their passions. Our brands are aligned to empower people to be inspired, educated, and outfitted for a lifetime of enjoying and sharing the spirit of adventure. Our sister companies include: Crow Shooting Supply, Sinclair International, AR15.com, and Big Springs Shooting Complex.

 

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, the employer may consider whether the individual applying for or holding the position is qualified. There are two steps involved in this determination. The first concerns whether the applicant or current employee satisfies the prerequisites for the position. The second step involves whether or not the person can perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

 
EOE Statement Brownells, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at careers@brownells.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://crow.appone.com



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